Christoph Schuh

Partner
Lakestar

Christoph Schuh Partner
Christoph focuses on growth investments in travel & mobility space such as GetYourGuide, HomeToGo, Impala, sennder and Scoutbee.

Christoph has a long track record of investing in and operating digital companies. He joined Lakestar in 2016 and is active in deal-sourcing of mainly growth-stage companies in German-speaking markets. He also advises Lakestar portfolio companies on go-to-market, marketing and monetisation-related matters.

Prior to Lakestar, Christoph was a Co-Founder and on the management board of Tomorrow Focus, a digital spin-off from the media conglomerate Burda. Christoph floated the company on the German Stock Exchange and developed it through acquisitions into a profitable internet portfolio group with more than 1,000 employees.

He started his professional career at Bertelsmann and also worked as senior advisor for the investment firms BC Partners, GCA Altium and the travel tech company Amadeus.
Christoph received a diploma with distinction in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Cologne.

Sessions

Thursday, September 10, 2020 14:15 – 14:35

Executive Roundtable: The Investor View

The pause in travel has set the stage for innovation, but not all ideas will come to light. As new solutions are created and old business models wash away, is the landscape forever changed? Some of Europe's smartest investors share their views on the state of startups, the climate for raising capital, and how to pick the winners in travel's next era.

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