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We add funding and expertise to your startup through our extensive international investor network.
We invest in early-stage startups with a dedicated team, a scalable business model, a clear technological edge and an ambition to shape a more sustainable future.
At our Startup Studio we build ventures on our own or together with ambitious founders with a great idea.
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Our network is carefully selected and paired with our startup teams to provide a good balance of experience, mentoring and funding.
Our investors have a wide variety of competence and knowledge through their extensive industry experience. They have experience with scaling companies internationally and access to an extended network within their individual market and industry.
Ulrik has extensive experience in cross-border financial advisory services with a focus on Asia. By advising public and private companies on buyside, sell-side, capital raise, and in special situations, Ulrik has gained a deep understanding of the challenges and the best practices in crossborder M&A advisory.
By advising public and private companies on buyside, sell-side, capital raise, and in special situations, Ulrik has gained a deep understanding of the challenges and the best practices in crossborder M&A advisory.
Prior to joining ARC Group, Ulrik held positions in a boutique investment bank and in the telecom industry. Between 2017 and 2022, Ulrik was a cofounder of an M&A-advisory boutique that was acquired by ARC Group.
Lukas is consultant within Russell Reynolds Associates’ Board & CEO Advisory Partners in Europe. In this capacity, he helps companies build superior boards and advises clients on succession planning, leadership assessment and developmental matters.
Benjamin is a senior leader with Mercuri Urval (MU) and advises his international clients in finding and selecting the right leaders. His market focus includes Industrial Production, Consumer & Life Science.
Charly received a Master in Business Administration from the University of Würzburg. After six years being the head of Marketing and Sales at alpha getriebebau GmbH and the set up of an extremely successful worldwide distribution system, he became CEO of the company. In 2001 he joined Wittenstein AG (electromechanical drive solutions) as Executive Vice President and from 2006 he was appointed to CEO.
In 2016 he left Wittenstein to establish SCHWARZ CONSULT with the consultancy focus in Leadership, Internationalisation, Sales& Marketing, Industry 4.0, Corporate Succession Planning & Execution, M&A incl. PMI.
He is also working in various Supervisory Boards and Advisory Boards. In his spare time he helps start ups to find the right business model and setup for an upscale of business.
After studying economics, linguistics and literature, Johannes went on a one-way trip to London and landed a job at one of Facebook’s first three API partners. After relocating to Hamburg he started his own consulting business. Father of two girls.
Married to Sarah, father of three, (motor)biker, skier and do what I like