Uwe Horstmann


Responsible Partner for the Following Portfolio Companies

42matters, Artisense, AZOWO, Catawiki, Dixa, Homeday, Intelipost, Keatz, Klara, Laserhub, Loopline Systems, micropsi, ZenMate

Areas of Responsibility

Dealflow, Product & IT

Activities Before Joining Project A

  • Managing Director at Rocket Internet International and Rocket Internet Germany
  • Active as a member of founding teams and internal management at numerous startups, such as eDarling, CityDeal/Groupon, Wimdu

Other Engagement

  • Juror for business plan competitions of the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung
  • Regular guest lecturer for Entrepreneurship at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
  • Strategic consultant for Oxfam
  • Recognized as “Young Leader” by Atlantikbrücke e.V.


  • B.Sc. WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management (Vallendar, Germany) / ITAM Mexico City (Mexico)
  • PhD student in Entrepreneurship at Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen

Uwe has been featured in the Forbes Magazine's "30 Under 30" list (2016) as well as in Capital Magazines's "40 Under 40" list (2017).

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