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Solutions For the New Era

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WHAT WE DO

 

COMPANION D builds up innovative b2b startups to mid-cap business, scales business, organization and teams into Silicon Valley, supported by seed capital investment and fund raising on the one hand. On the other hand, we empower large + mid-sized organizations to innovative, digital players via organizational development and change 4.0 (ODC). 

We are your COMPANION for buildup + transformation
for Digital solutions in the new era. 

 
 

COMPANION D invests as a company + business builder seed capital into b2b-oriented startups in the DACH region, drives sales, business development and partnerships with industry experienced managers and advisors. We build up organizations and teams in Silicon Valley and organize transatlantic follow-up investments. COMPANION D helps to transform from a startup to a relevant mid-cap organization and business. To do so, we work together with leading innovation platforms such as Silicon Foundry (Silicon Valley Bank), venture capital and private equity players.

COMPANION D provides in-depth expertise in co-creating and co-evolving operating models, structures, processes and organizational development in the context of digitization, AI movement and organization 4.0: transforming fast growing organizations into professional entities and leading corporates into agile and digital players. Thereby, we leverage our startup and innovation know-how from Silicon Valley and meaningful transformational insights such as Theory U!, from the Massachusettes Institute of Technology in Boston.

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COMPANIONS

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» 80 percent of digital b2b business build up success is people-based: dynamic teams –
founders, board members, ecosystem partners – managing continuous change during the set up, growth and transformation journey «

– COMPANION D

 

We are a dedicated team of founders, networkers, advisors and cooperation partners; bringing together the collective intelligence and digital power to co-create something new and truly valuable for the benefits of our clients, and their ecosystem in the new era 4.0.  

 
 
ANDRÉ
SCHUMACHER
Companion. Berlin

/ Extreme Traveller / / Mindset Changer / / Digital Storyteller /

DR. CHRISTIAN SCHWARZKOPF
Companion. Cologne

/ Trend Scout / / Entrepreneur / / True American-German/

CHRISTOPH
ZOHLEN
Companion. Berlin

/ Mr. Transformation / / C-Level Advisor / / Mindful Changer /

 
DANIEL
JENNEWEIN
Companion. Vienna

/ Austrian Investor / / Greenfield Expert / / Dino Author/

DANIEL
KELLMEREIT
Networker. San Francisco

/ IoT First Mover / / Dynamic Contributor / / Premium Liker /

DIRK
KEUNE
Companion. Karlsruhe

/ Serial Entrepreneur / / Innovation Producer / / Kids Book Disruptor /

 
DR. ERIC
SCHOTT
Companion. Frankfurt

/ Consultancy CEO / / Corporate Digitalizer / / Transformator /

HARTMUT
BETKE
Companion. Frankfurt

/ Cleantech Investor / / Enthusiastic Fund Raiser / / M&A Expert /

JAN
STENGER
Co-Founder. Frankfurt

/ Thought Leader / / Global Finance Networker / / Serial Entrepreneur /

 
DR. JAN
WILDBERGER
Companion. Frankfurt

/ Legal Advisor / / Private Equity Specialist / / Tech+Social Founder /

DR. JONAS
DANZEISEN
Companion. Frankfurt

/ Dr. Energy / / Smart E & Grids Guru / / The Brain /

LENA
STENGER
Co-Founder. Frankfurt

/ Workforce 4.0 /
/ Theory U Lover /
/ Transformation Screenwriter /

 
LORENZ
HAASE
Companion. Cologne

/ Native CEO / / Restructurer 4 Lifetime / / NRW Entrepreneur /

NEAL
HANSCH
Companion. San Francisco

/ Silicon Valley Pioneer / / Platform CEO / / Innovator /

RAOUL FELIX
MAIER
Companion. San Francisco

/ Silicon Valley Seed VC / / Tech Utopian / / Fast Thinker /

 
UDO
EBERLEIN
Companion. San Francisco

/ Silicon Valley Entrepreneur / / Digital Transformator / / Cyclist /

DR. WOLFGANG
RUNGE
Companion. Frankfurt

/ HR Transformator // Partner to Business // Navy Officer /

ZERRIN
BÖRCEK
Companion. Düsseldorf

/ Innovation Hub Founder / / Digital Women Coach / / Woman in Tech /

 
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