Before joining Speedinvest as a General Partner to setup the Marketplaces & Consumer team, Mathias was a general manager for the German market at Uniplaces, an international marketplace for student accommodation. Before that, Mathias built out the marketplace practice at Berlin-based Point Nine Capital, an early-stage fund focusing on SaaS and marketplaces where he was a Principal for four years.
Mathias also led the M&A-department of Ricardo Group, then a subsidiary of South African Naspers, which operates several online marketplaces, classifieds and platform businesses across Europe. He began his career as an Investment Manager at Mountain Partners Group in Zurich, where he led early-stage investments in companies such as Lieferando (today part of Just Eat Takeaway) and reBuy.
Mathias holds a dual German-French diploma from the European School of Business Reutlingen and Neoma Business School Reims.