Dr. Klaus Hommels

Chair of the Board

Dr. Hommels is the Founder and Chairman of venture capital firm Lakestar, one of Europe’s leading technology investors. He serves on a number of digital boards and think tanks, such as the Security Innovation Board for the Munich Security Conference. He is a member of the UK Capital Markets Industry Taskforce that consults the Chancellor of the Exchequer under LSEG leadership. Klaus was also the Chair of Invest Europe, the world’s largest association of private capital, from July 2022 to June 2023. Klaus is a frequent voice on the European ecosystem promoting the need for greater sovereignty in financing and technology. Klaus has been recognized numerous times by the Midas List for his investment track record in companies such as Spotify, Klarna, Revolut and AirBnB.


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