Team

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“At Picus we work in a culture combining the discipline of a financial investor with the creativity and pragmatism of an entrepreneur.”

 
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Approach

We follow a comprehensive and well-structured investment approach in order to identify the most attractive and ambitious investment opportunities in our target industries and geographies. Within our core investment team every member has a distinctive industry competence and a functional or geographic focus.

We are working closely together with our portfolio companies to develop large and successful market leaders. This comprises in particular leveraging our marketing & sales expertise and our global market perspective to provide strategic advice, providing HR management to grant access to top talent, connecting our portfolio companies with our broad B2B & investor network as well as supporting the fundraising process.

 

Jeremias Heinrich, Founder

Jeremias founded Picus Capital in 2015 together with Alexander Samwer. Prior to that he gathered practical experience in the consulting, construction and real estate industry. Jeremias graduated from the Technical University of Munich with a Master’s degree in Construction Engineering and Business Administration.

Robin Godenrath, Managing Director

Robin joined Picus Capital in 2016. Prior to that he worked for McKinsey & Company in Munich where he was in particular involved in marketing & sales, digital customer experience and lean services topics. Before, he gathered practical experience in financial markets & equity sales, asset management and the industrial sector. Robin graduated from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management with a Master’s degree in Finance and Economics.

Florian Reichert, Investment Manager

Florian joined Picus Capital in 2017. Prior to that he worked for The Boston Consulting Group in Zurich with a focus on corporate & innovation strategy, organizational restructuring and digitalization topics. Before, he gathered practical experience in investment banking, private banking/ wealth management and the automotive sector. Florian graduated from the University of St. Gallen with a Master’s degree in Banking and Finance.

Maximilian Forster, Entrepreneur in Residence

Maximilian joined Picus Capital in 2018. Prior to this, he worked for Accenture in Munich where he was involved in building up the company & market offering for Blockchain & DLT. He gathered additional experiences by engaging with the European Parliament as well as financial services consulting, innovation management & eCommerce. Maximilian graduated from Copenhagen Business School with a Master’s degree in Management of Innovation & Business Development.

Konstantin Kochan, Investment Associate

Konstantin joined Picus Capital in 2017. Prior to that he gathered practical experience in transaction advisory, consulting and marketing. He also founded his own start-up developing a social platform for app developers. Konstantin graduated from the Maastricht University with a Bachelor’s degree in International Business.

Oliver Heinrich, Entrepreneur in Residence

Oliver joined Picus Capital in 2017. Prior to that he worked for McKinsey & Company in Munich where he was in particular involved in marketing & sales, business building for retailers and organizational design. Before, he gathered practical experience in research consulting, portfolio management at an investment holding and in the automotive sector. Oliver graduated from the University of St. Gallen with a Master’s degree in Banking and Finance.

Marko Mandic, Investment Associate

Marko joined Picus Capital in 2018. Prior to that he gathered practical experience in investment banking and corporate finance as well as in the private equity and venture capital space. Marko graduated from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management with a Bachelor’s degree in International Business Administration.