We, the MM Venture Management GmbH (hereinafter “we” or “Vorwerk”) are pleased about your interest in our company.
We take the protection of your personal data and their confidential treatment very seriously. The processing of your personal data takes place exclusively within the framework of the legal provisions of the data protection law of the European Union, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter “GDPR”) and further applicable regulations.
This data privacy statement shall apply to data processing activities by the following controller:
MM Venture Management GmbH
Fehrbelliner Straße 45
Telefon: 0202 564 1701
Legal representatives: Norbert Muschong, Dirk Meurer, to be reached under the above contact details.
The subject matter of data protection is personal data”. This means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’). These include e.g. information such as name, postal address, e-mail address or telephone number.
Specific information on the personal data processed by us can be found below in detail in the data processing operations listed.
When calling our website, the browser used on your end device will automatically send information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is recorded without any action on your end and stored until erasure after 60 days:
In addition, so-called error logs are stored, which log incorrect page calls. In addition to the error message, these logs contain the accessing IP address and, depending on the error, the website called up. This information is stored until it is erased after 7 days.
The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:
The legal basis for data processing activities shall be Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR. Our legitimate interests follow from the purposes listed above for data collection. In no case shall we use any collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.
b) Email Contact
For questions of any kind, contact can be established via the provided e-mail address. In this case, the personal data transmitted with the e-mail will be stored.
The legal basis for data processing for the purpose of Data processing activities for the purpose of contacting is Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR. If the purpose of the contact is to conclude a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Article 6(1)(1)(b) GDPR.
The personal data collected by us shall be erased after completion of the request submitted by you.
You have the possibility to send us an unsolicited application or to apply for a job advertised on our website. In order to process your application, we process the applicant data provided by you (e.g. contact data, qualifications, degrees).
The legal basis for the processing of applicant data is Article 6(1)(1)(b), Article 88 GDPR, section 26 BDSG. The purpose of processing applicant data is to carry out the application procedure.
The applicant data will be deleted by us six months after the end of the respective application procedure.
We shall only pass on your personal data to third parties (recipients) if we are entitled to do so under the provisions of data protection law. Below we inform you about the circumstances in which this may be the case: We can pass on your personal data to third parties (recipients), if:
Furthermore, we work together with service providers, so-called processors, to whom we transfer your personal data and who process your data for us on our behalf and in accordance with our instructions in compliance with Article 28 GDPR. These service providers have been carefully selected and commissioned by us, are bound by our instructions and are regularly inspected. Specifically, please find below a list of our service providers:
Name of the service
Description of the service
Google LLC,1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
We integrate the fonts of the provider Google on our website.
Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR
You have the right:
As far as your personal data are processed based on legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR, you have the right to object to processing of your personal data in accordance with Article 21 GDPR, to the extent that there are grounds relating to your particular situation or the objection is targeted against direct marketing. In the latter case, you have a general right to object that will be implemented by us without any indication of a particular situation.
If you want to exercise your withdrawal right or right to object, simply send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In accordance with Article 13(2)(e) GDPR we would like to inform you about the following:
The provision of personal data is neither a statutory nor contractual requirement, nor a requirement necessary to enter into a contract. You are not obliged to provide the personal data. There are no consequences resulting from failure to provide such data.
In accordance with Article 13(2)(f) GDPR we would like to inform you about the following:
We do not process your personal data for the purpose of automated decision-making.
Within the website visit, we use the common SSL procedure (Secure Socket Layer) in conjunction with the respective highest encryption level your browser supports. This usually is 256-bit encryption. Whether an individual website of our internet offer is transmitted encrypted or not is evident by the closed display of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.
Apart from this, we use appropriate technical and organisational security measures in order to protect your data from accidental or wilful manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures will be improved continually according to the technological developments.
This data privacy statement is currently valid as of June 2020.
Further development of our website and offers through it or changed statutory or authority specifications may require changes to this data privacy statement. You may call and print the respective current data privacy statement at any time on the website at https://vorwerkventures.com/privacy-policy/.
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Norbert is a Managing Partner of Vorwerk Ventures since its inception in 2007. He is the initiator and driver of the Corporate Venture Capital activities from the very beginning which culminated in the independent setup of the most recent Fund. He was responsible for the
Constantin joined Vorwerk Ventures in early 2020. Prior, he was part of the investment team at the early stage VC Project A, focusing on early stage B2B topics in Europe and more specifically the Nordics. During his business developement time at the digital health startup Careship, he had hands-on operational exposure to growing a business at speed. Before jumping into the startup ecosystem, Constantin gained first experience in finance in Private Banking and Asset Management at LGT Group in Hong Kong and later in M&A at the global construction firm CPB Contractors in Sydney. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Politics and Economics from Zeppelin University. Apart from his VC activities, Constantin is a passionate Alpinist in his home country Austria.
Before joining Vorwerk Ventures as an Executive Assistant early 2020, Julia has held several positions within the Vorwerk Group. After starting off as an Executive Assistant in 2016, she transitioned to the Sustainability Department in order to push the company towards an even greener future. In 2018 Julia supported an internal restructuring program by assisting in drafting new structures and processes as well as a new IT infrastructure. In her last role, she was part of the Vorwerk IT Department as an Executive Assistant. Julia is a BSc candidate in Psychology at FOM University in Düsseldorf. Besides being the “good soul” in our office, Julia enjoys pampering her two dogs and taking them on runs and hikes.
Before joining Vorwerk Ventures as a Partner in late 2019 Holger has been active in Venture Capital for 12+ years. He worked in several high-ranking positions at Project A Ventures being responsible for the fundraising and fund administration, supporting portfolio companies in raising follow-on funding, making new seed and early stage investments as well as generating ideas for incubation projects. Before joining Project A, he was Head of New Business and Online Investment Manager at Bauer Media managing the online portfolio and developing media-related business models. In addition, Holger has several years of experience as a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York City and (unsuccessfully) founded his own digital business gaining viable operational experience. In his free time, he enjoys all kinds of sports and came to love the campervan and hiker life during a long sabbatical in 2018/2019.
Before joining Vorwerk Ventures early 2020, Katharina gained experiences in the consulting and start-up world in London. To follow her passion for the entrepreneurial space, she joined the fashion-tech start-up Lyst as a Country Manager being responsible for the company’s largest international region. Prior to Lyst, she was a Vice President at AlixPartners, where she advised Private Equity clients and helped them to optimize their portfolio companies to maximize their exit value. Projects have allowed her to work in over 10 countries and thereby experience the beauty of working with a diverse team. She studied Business Administration at WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management and Bocconi University and holds a MSc in Economics & Strategy from Imperial College London. Besides hunting exciting ventures, Katharina is an avid runner and modern art lover. She passionately scuba dives and explores untraveled countries – amongst her favourite trips is a three weeks hike in the Himalayas by herself.
Peter joined Vorwerk Ventures in 2018 and experienced the company´s development during its CVC stage, helping to relaunch Vorwerk Ventures as an independent fund entity in late 2019. Before joining Vorwerk Ventures, Peter worked in the Treasury Department of the Vorwerk Group in Wuppertal, where he was mainly responsible for foreign currency management and liquidity management besides assisting in managing Vorwerk´s investment fund. Peter holds a BA in Global Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a MA from Bergische Universität Wuppertal in European Studies. He has always enjoyed playing (semi) professional football in his spare time, thus you will most likely find him on a football pitch if not hunting for the next unicorn out there.