Christian Angermayer

Member of Board of Directors and Founding Seed Investor

Christian is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Apeiron Investment Group Ltd. The Group’s sector focus is on financial services, technology, life sciences, media, real estate and natural resources; its regional focus is on Germany and Africa.

Christian co-founded ADC African Development Corporation AG and serves as its Senior Advisor. He is also Founder and Chairman of Film House Germany AG and a former Consultant at Altira ADC Management GmbH. He is a Supervisory Board Member of the Cinema for Peace Foundation and co-host of the annual Cinema for Peace Award. Since 2011, he has been a Member of the Young Global Leaders programme of the World Economic Forum. He is a member of the Presidential Advisory Council of President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, and an active member of the Clinton Global Initiative. Merging his profound experience at the nexus of traditional financial services and technology, he is one of the most active and significant investors in European fintech companies with a special focus on cryptocurrencies and blockchain-related business models.

Christian has created several successful companies, many now public, including the African Banking Holding ADC, Ribopharma, which is listed on the stock market as Alnylam Pharmaceuticals. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of VCH Investment Group AG, of VCH Equity Group, and of Angermayer, Brumm & Lange Group; and as Chief Scientific Officer at FinLab AG. He was previously a Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Deag Deutsche Entertainment Ag.

He studied Business Administration at the University of Bayreuth, Germany.