Marieke Christmann joined Octopus Ventures in 2018, drawing on eight years’ experience in investment banking and private equity. Marieke focusses on the healthcare space. She sits on a number of investee company boards including Chronext, Outfittery and Uniplaces.
Prior to Octopus, Marieke was an investment manager at Zouk Capital, a London based technology investor where she led deal origination in the German speaking market and was involved in numerous investments in the SaaS, payments, cybersecurity and telecom space. Prior to Zouk, Marieke spent three years in Leveraged Finance with Credit Suisse, London, and NIBC, Frankfurt. In her time in investment banking, she executed transactions in the Technology Media Telco space ranging from €30 million to €3.5 billion in transaction value.
Marieke holds a Masters of Finance and Business Administration from Mannheim University. She also studied abroad in Monterrey, Mexico (Tec de Monterrey). She speaks French and Spanish in addition to German and English.