I am Philipp Moehring. Quite obviously, this is my blog.

I care about Startups, the VC industry, technology, corporate strategy, internet start ups, new gadgets and toys, books, cooking, and lots more. I live in Berlin and regularly spend time in London and San Francisco.

Read long posts if you want to read my long posts.

My Work

I joined AngelList in January 2014 to take care of all things Europe. If you’re a startup looking to connect with investors and talent, hit me up. Before this, i worked at Seedcamp in London. There, I was Principal, and responsible for managing the network of investors and mentors, the Seedcamp selection and investment process, and was a sort of kindergarden cop for the portfolio of more than 100 companies. I also ran most of the content of the Seedcamp program, such as speakers and masterclasses at Seedcamp Week, Seedcamp Academy, and the big US Trip.

Before Seedcamp, I worked as an Investment Manager at DuMont Venture, an early stage venture capital investor in internet and digital media companies. I was busy with analyzing and researching new investment opportunities, preparing financing rounds for new and exisiting portfolio companies and consulting and supporting those companies in both operations and strategy. I also worked at the High-Tech-Gründerfonds, a public private partnership fund that invests in German early stage companies in all areas of technology. There, I wrote my master’s thesis on the success factors of start ups looking for venture capital backing.

I studied in the Netherlands (Uni Maastricht, Bachelor in International Business), the USA (Gainesville, University of Florida), Switzerland (HEC and EPF Lausanne, Master in Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship), and Argentina (Insitituto Tecnologico de Buenos Aires). Besides this, I worked, interned, and consulted in a number of start ups and technology companies – from photo printing to luxury cars.

What else?

Reading, photography, and cooking are my passions. When time permits, I like to travel (light and far) and see new things. I am intrigued by human history and technology, and I use my speedreading superpower to learn as much as possible about these. In my youth, i was an actor, a boy scout, hip hop DJ, shoe salesman (I still have an extensive sneaker collection), Lego addict and basketball player. I am certain that all these things are still in me today. I speak German, English, and Spanish, some French and a little bit of Dutch – a benefit of my studies all over the place.

I am happy to be contacted through email, Linkedin, Xing, or Facebook. You should follow me onTwitter to see what I am up to day to day. If you meet me in real life, don’t be shy to say hello. If you are an investor, make sure you follow me on AngelList, because it’s awesome.


The opinions expressed on this blog are solely my own, private ones. I do not speak for my employer but I try to be as open and honest as my job and privacy permit. If anything on this blog offends you, please contact me, I am sure we can sort it out.

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  • PartnerTracker

    Hello Philipp,

    Please see my startup. You will love it :) Tracking your intimacy life. – http://partnertrackerapp.com/

  • CloudHopper

    Phillip, we’re a group of American citizens living in Berlin, all from various Internet companies. We’re looking to set up a company in Berlin designed to increase visibility for German start-ups in the states and build a “bridge” of contacts with the goal being to facilitate global ambitions within the Berlin start-up scene. Let me know your thoughts, and when a conversation is possible.

  • CloudHopper

    Phillip – workshop at Betahaus would be pleased if you stopped by, should be a lot of fun – http://www.betahaus.com/berlin/event/workshop-discovering-your-rhythm-for-sales-motivation/

  • http://www.philippmoehring.de P. Moehring

    Sure thing – can you follow me on twitter so we can DM? Thx.

  • CloudHopper
  • Martin Finkenzeller

    Hi Philipp,

    wir haben uns auf dem Pioneers letztes Jahr getroffen und über eine ggf. Kooperation zwischen der Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien und Angellist gesprochen. Ich hätte nun konkrete Vorschläge, die ich dir machen könnte, weiß allerdings nicht wie ich dich erreichen kann. Solltest du noch Interesse haben, wäre es super, wenn du mir schreiben könntest. Ich folge dir bereits auf Twitter! Mein Account ist @FinkenzellerM.

    Beste Grüße
    Dein Martin

  • Mathilde

    Hello Phillip,
    I’m marketing assistant at WizzLuck, a french startup, and I would like to contact you to ask you a few questions about startup development. Could you give me an email where I could joign you? I give you mine.

  • Nako

    Hi Philipp,

    We’re hosting a Fintech Careers Virtual Summit from Mar 3 -6th, 2016 and it’s online and therefore global.

    We’re looking for speakers like you to discuss how Fintech startups are disrupting the Financial Services space in Europe.

    In exchange for guest speaking, you can post your startups career opportunities, company link and profile on the Summit site.

    The Summit is targeted at passive and active candidates interested in Fintech Careers. As Fintech Recruiters http://www.fintechrecruiters.com, we see a need for educating the general public and highly skilled candidates in other fields who may have an interest in the space; about the benefits of the disruption in Finance.

    We’d love to have you join us because our online attendees can benefit greatly from your thoughts and ideas on the startup world.

    If you’re not available, we would greatly appreciate any referrals you may have.

    Thanks in advance,
    Nako – nako@fintechrecruiters.com

  • Mike Zurich

    Hi Philipp. My name is Mike Andersson and I am the acting program manager for Swiss Kickstart Accelerator (kickstart-accelerator.com). I just read you fantastic post “This is how you raise a seed round in 2016.” and my question is if you would be interested in having us re-publish it in our newsletter that goes out to basically every start-up all over Switzerland. Would love to come in contact with you, my email is: mike@kickstart-accelerator.com

  • Michael Förstel

    Hey Philip,
    hast du auch eine Mailadresse über die wir uns unterhalten können?

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