One Team. We work together closely and share our networks and insights.

Connected. Hosting Asia's largest technology summit.

Partnership. Strategic partnerships in ecommerce and retail.

インフィニティ・ベンチャーズLLP 共同代表パートナー
Akio Tanaka

Co-founder & Managing Partner , Infinity Venture Partners

Akio Tanaka was formerly the head of venture investment program for Adobe in Asia and was responsible for Adobe's corporate venture investment in Greater China, Japan, and India.

Previous to Adobe, Mr. Tanaka held the position of CTO for Macromedia Japan working as part of the local management team as well as the position of Technology Advisor to the CEO for Macromedia Inc. at the US headquarters advising the CEO on investment and M&A strategies in Asia.

Akio Tanaka holds a Master's degree from the University of British Columbia, Canada and received the Governor General's Gold Medal for graduating at the head of his class.
インフィニティ・ベンチャーズLLP 共同代表パートナー
Hirofumi Ono

Co-founder & Managing Partner , Infinity Venture Partners

Mr. Ono was formerly co-founder and COO of CA Mobile, the leading mobile media, content, commerce and advertisement company in Japan. Mr. Ono first began building mobile sites in 1999 when he was still a graduate student. He joined CA Mobile in 2000 as the starting employee and oversaw its revenue growth from almost 0 to 135 million USD in 7 years. As the COO of the company, Mr. Ono managed the company operation with over 300 employees. Having launched over 100 mobile services (including "NewsCafe" the largest news aggregator in Japan) and acquired over 10 million mobile subscribers, Mr. Ono possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience concerning mobile service development and monetization.

Mr. Ono is recognized as the pioneer of the "off-deck" mobile business model in Japan. Mr. Ono holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Science and Master's in Science in Molecular Biology from the University of Tokyo.
インフィニティ・ベンチャーズLLP パートナー
Teresa Huang

Partner– Infinity Venture Partners

Teresa Joined IVP Jan, 2011. Prior to IVP, Teresa worked at KPMG, California local CPA firm ,Integrated Memory Logic, also have entrepreneur experience which invested by Innovation Works and Sina. Teresa holds a BS degree form California State University.
インフィニティ・ベンチャーズLLP ベンチャーパートナー
Joseph Huang

Venture Partner, Infinity Venture Partners

Joseph is head of Taiwan and a member of the investment team. His focus is on brands, media, and entertainment.
Joseph was formally with Ability Venture Capital. He has intimate knowledge in digital imaging, gaming and entertainment. A serial entrepreneur he has built several startups in gaming, toys, and media.
Passionate about startups
A MBA from IESE Business School, and a BA in Asian American Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara
Joseph is fluent in English, Chinese and Spanish.
Bing Bai

Partner, General Counsel

Bing has years of experience in the venture capital industry. She was previously with Northern Light Venture Capital for six years where she was responsible for legal and investment operations. Prior to that, Bing worked at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, an international law firm, with a focus on venture capital financing and fund formation.

Bing holds an L.L.M and an MJur from Harvard University and Oxford University respectively, and a B.A. from Liaoning University.

Bing is fluent in English and Chinese.

Experience. Long history of investing as a team.

インフィニティ・ベンチャーズLLP インベスター・リレーションズ & ファンド・モニタリング マネージャー
Tatsuya Kawamura

CPA, Investor Relations & Fund Monitoring– Infinity Venture Partners

Responsible for Investor Relations as well as internal fund audit for IVP fund. Previously worked at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu responsible for IPO preparation as well as fund auditing for VC and PE funds. Tatsuya holds a BA in Economics from Keio University.

Global. Our investments are managed by 11 partners in 5 geographies.

インフィニティ・ベンチャーズLLP インベスター・リレーションズ&ファンド・マネージメント、マネージャー
Yuri Kawamura

Manager, Investor Relations & Fund Management– Infinity Venture Partners

Responsible for IVP Fund reporting preparation and back office.
Yuri holds a MBA degree from Temple University and previously worked at a chemical manufacturer as a sales and marketing.
インフィニティ・ベンチャーズLLP アソシエイト
Yang Zhang

Associate – Infinity Venture Partners

Yang is a member of IVP China investment team.

Prior to IVP, Yang worked as an investment banking associate. Yang participated in a variety of investment deals ranging from private placement, Pre-IPO cornerstone to secondary market equity investment, primarily in consumer goods, technology and education industries.

Yang also has entrepreneur experience.

Yang holds an MBA degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a BS degree in Finance from Sichuan University.
インフィニティ・ベンチャーズLLP アソシエイト
Sean Qiao

Associate, Infinity Venture Partners

Sean is a member of IVP investment team.

Sean holds a BA in Applied Mathematics and Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from University of California, Berkeley.

Sean is fluent in English, Japanese and Chinese.

Nimble. As a small team, we're able to make fast decisions.

On the ground. Local investment team with Silicon Valley acces.

インフィニティ・ベンチャーズLLP アソシエイト
Jerry Fan

Associate, Infinity Venture Partners

Jerry is a member of IVP investment team.

Jerry was formerly an equity analyst covering TMT section in investment banks in China. He also worked in a mutual fund as an associate to do late stage investments.

Jerry holds a Master’s Degree in Finance from SAIF (Shanghai Advanced Institution of Finance) of Shanghai Jiaotong University, and a BS degree from Sichuan University.

Emerging. Shaping Russia's growing Internet industry.

インフィニティ・ベンチャーズLLP ファンド・コントローラー
Jing Jing Gong

Fund Controller

Jing is the fund controller for IVP.

Prior to IVP, Jing worked at KPMG, Beijing CPA firm, also has entrepreneur experiences from multiple startup companies as accounting manager and controller.

Jing has CGA and CPA Canada certificates. Jing is fluent in Chinese and English.
General Partner, San Francisco
Mathias Schilling

General Partner, San Francisco

Mathias Schilling is co-founder and Managing Partner of Mathias currently oversees the firms’ investments in Groupon, Angie’s List, Sonos, Yume Networks, AppFolio, Eucalyptus, Xango, and many others. Mathias started his career at Bertelsmann, Europe’s largest media company, working on a number of M&A and joint venture transactions including AOL Studios, Amazon, Barnes & and CompuServe. In 1997 he joined the founding team to create the venture capital firm BV Capital (today known as and became its Managing Partner in 2004.

Mathias was born and raised in Switzerland and is a German citizen. He holds a Master in Finance from St. Gallen University, one of Europe's leading business schools. Mathias is a Director of the Dignity Fund and serves on the Board of the Discovery Museum in San Francisco.
General Partner, San Francisco
Thomas Gieselmann

General Partner, San Francisco

Thomas Gieselmann is a co-founder and General Partner of He currently serves on the board of NGINX, Playhaven, Pulse News (Alphonsolabs) and Gamersfirst. Tom’s specialties are technology driven startups at the cross-section of consumer Internet and its underlying software. Within this data-driven industry Tom has created a unique way of deal sourcing, using large amounts of data on user streams, startup growth rates and viral attention of Internet and mobile startups.

At the age of 14, Thomas founded his first media company, specializing in publishing shopping guides and marketing distribution, which he successfully sold. Thomas started his career building Europe's first multimedia online service. As part of the initial team behind AOL Europe, a joint venture between America Online and Bertelsmann, Europe's largest media company, Thomas started and developed the portal.
General Partner, Hamburg
Andreas Haug

General Partner, Hamburg

Andreas Haug has started several digital businesses as an entrepreneur and has invested in startups as a business angel for years. He has broad experience in setting up, expanding and restructuring Internet and other media companies.

Andreas is the founder of infoMedia Group, which he sold to Thyssen Telecom and a cofounder of diligenZ Management Consulting. Previously, he worked in media for Bertelsmann AG.
General Partner, Hamburg and Berlin
Christian Leybold

General Partner, Hamburg and Berlin

Christian joined the firm in the San Francisco office in March 2003. He has since moved back to Europe where is working out of the Hamburg and Berlin offices, leading European Internet Consumer investments. He holds a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and previously worked with management consulting firms in Paris and Berlin.

Christian also held various research positions at the Daimler Chrysler Research Center India in Bangalore and the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois. Christian is frequently quoted in the media as an expert on Venture Capital by key publications such as Spiegel Online and FAZ.
Partner, San Francisco
Jan Henric Buettner

Partner, San Francisco

Jan is the founding partner of BV Capital / eVentures, angel investor, serial entrepreneur and new media pioneer with international reputation. He has founded several successful Internet ventures and in the process created more than $15 billion in value. Jan has a long history in developing, managing and operating Internet, telecommunications and media service companies, including an early involvement in the licensing process for the digital mobile network in Europe and the emerging value-added services market. In the early 90′s, Jan and his team created one of the world’s first consumer online services in Germany, and subsequently founded and managed AOL Europe.

In 1997, he moved to California where he set up the BV Capital venture funds, which grew to the current five-fund global VC, renamed as In 2000, the Wall Street Journal named Jan “one of the most influential European technology financiers on either side of the Atlantic.”
Partner, Sao Paulo
Anderson Thees

Partner, Sao Paulo

Anderson Thees is a Founding Partner of Redpoint, focused exclusively in Latin America. Before co-founding Redpoint, Anderson was CEO of Apontador, the leading local search website and geolocation webservices provider in Brazil. Prior to Apontador, Anderson was Investment Principal at Naspers/MIH, responsible for Latin America where he invested in leading companies like BuscaPe and Movile, and before that at Eccelera, a local venture capital fund. Early in his career, he worked as software developer both in Brazil and Switzerland.

Anderson received a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Campinas and a M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management.
Venture Partner, San Francisco
Charles Yim

Venture Partner, San Francisco

Charles is a Venture Partner focused on early stage mobile, consumer internet and software opportunities; he is also Chief Operating Officer at PlayHaven (an' portfolio company.)

Prior to joining, Charles was Head of Mobile Application Partnerships at Google, where he led mobile apps strategy and business development for the display advertising business. Prior to its acquisition by Google, he led games business development for AdMob. Charles was previously an early employee at PaymentWall (formerly known as Boomerang Networks) and an associate at TriplePoint Capital, where he worked on investments in Acclaim Games (Playdom/Disney), Chegg, Facebook and TwoFish (LiveGamer). Charles began his career in public equities investing and technology M&A.

Charles holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.
Chairman of the Advisory Board
Dr. Rainer Hillebrand

Chairman of the Advisory Board

Dr. Hillebrand is member of the Executive Board of the Otto Group since 1999. He is responsible for the company's major fields of Corporate Strategy, E-Commerce and Business Intelligence. This includes the more than 100 online shops of the Group’s multichannel retailers like MyToys, the pure online players such as Limango, Mirapodo, and the Shopping24 group, as well as corporate venture activities with a three-digit million investment.

He holds a Masters degree in Economics and Organizational Sciences and held various functions as an officer in the German army, including a position at the Marketing Institute of the University of the German army, Hamburg. After obtaining a PHD in Business, he joined the Otto Group in 1990.
Controlling, Hamburg
Anja Sallen

Controlling, Hamburg

Anja has been a member of the team for more than ten years. Before joining BV in 2002 as Financial Administrator, Anja was an Account Manager at GOP-Varieté – the biggest event lieu in East Westfalia, Germany. There she was responsible for monetary transactions, accounting, audit preparation, data back-ups, HR administration and payroll-related tasks. She has always been drawn to travel and has lived and worked in Byron Bay (Australia), Chicago (US), and Berlin (Germany).
Associate, San Francisco
Brendan Wales

Associate, San Francisco

As a member of the investment team at BV, Brendan focuses his efforts on building relationships with entrepreneurs in the areas of early stage consumer Internet, mobile applications, and infrastructure businesses for the prior two areas of focus.  Over the past year and a half, Brendan has worked on investments in App Annie, The RealReal, Munchery, SpotHero, Nativo, Soldsie and several others.

Prior to BV, Brendan was an early employee at zozi, one of the world's leading online marketplaces for outdoor adventures. There he worked in various capacities. Brendan also helped create Giftslate, an online tool for developing and sharing gift wish lists, and Starving Freelancers, a web-app for connecting freelance professionals with work.

Brendan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Georgia.
PR and Marketing, San Francisco
Devon McKnight

PR and Marketing, San Francisco

Devon joined the team as Marketing Coordinator at in April 2013. Prior to coming onboard, she graduated from California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Organizations and Social Sciences. Devon has diverse marketing and event coordinating experience through years of planning events for companies ranging from small local clubs to expansive global organizations. Now at she is putting her experiences to work, coordinating our events, and overseeing public relations, branding, social media, and web design. When she’s not at the office, she can be found researching music festivals, sports games, and the latest event hype.
Controlling, San Francisco
Dorothee Poetter Nam

Controlling, San Francisco

Doro rejoined BV in 2012 as a Senior Controller, supporting our finance team in reporting and accounting. She has been part of the BV family for over twelve years and held various positions such as Office Manager, Executive Assistant and Controller. Doro successfully established her own cupcake company in San Francisco called sweetiecups before returning to BV on a part time basis.
Doro started her career as a Human Resources Administrator at Bertelsmann Headquarters in Guetersloh,Germany.
Accounting, Hamburg
Jan Oldach

Accounting, Hamburg

Jan supports' financial team as Senior Accountant in our Hamburg office.

He joined from the Otto Group and is mainly responsible for financial statements and consolidation of all group entities. After starting his career as a trainee at the Otto Group, he gained experience in accounting and controlling in various positions within the Otto Group. Jan is Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Associate, Hamburg and Berlin
Jonathan Becker

Associate, Hamburg and Berlin

Jonathan supports the Hamburg team as an Associate. Before rejoining the team in Hamburg, Jonathan had been part of the firm’s San Francisco team.

Prior to joining europe, Jonathan completed a three year trainee program at the Otto Group. There, he obtained a diverse an insightful experience in eCommerce, web development and business strategy. His duties included the rollout of a new eCommerce platform for Otto Japan in Tokyo and the creation of several web applications for the product discovery startup

Jonathan has a technical background holding a degree in Computer Science and Business Management. He gained additional experience studying abroad in Indonesia.
CFO, São Paulo
Marco Camhaji

CFO, São Paulo

Marco is a partner at Redpoint and supports the team as CFO. Prior to joining RPeV, Marco held positions as CFO at Movile, Apontador and NetMovies. He also worked as tax consultant at companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers and KPMG and was Finance Manager at General Electric and Kyocera Wireless. In the last 5 years, Marco developed a robust experience in the Internet environment, with a strong exposure to various business models and dealing with different investors.

Marco majored in Law and Accounting and holds a MBA from Fundação Getulio Vargas in Brazil.
CFO, Hamburg
Maren Eckloff-Böhme

CFO, Hamburg

Maren has been our Chief Financial Officer for more than ten years. Prior to joining the team, she most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of eGroups Europe GmbH in Germany and was responsible for the organizational and financial development of the European operations. Before she joined eGroups, Maren was head controller at AOL Bertelsmann Online, where she developed the controlling systems for sales and marketing. Maren started her career as controlling manager at Vereins & Westbank AG.
Marina is supporting the team with ongoing market research in the Russian internet industry, analyzing newly emerged businesses for [...]
Marina Kuznetsova

Marina is supporting the team with ongoing market research in the Russian internet industry, analyzing newly emerged businesses for [...]

Marina is supporting the team with ongoing market research in the Russian internet industry, analyzing newly emerged businesses for potential investment both in the B2C as well as B2B segments. Marina has prior experience in financial consulting at Swiss Consulting Partners (SRG Holding, SA, Geneva) in Russia.
Executive Assistant and Office management, Hamburg
Martina Mattersberger

Executive Assistant and Office management, Hamburg

In 2013 Martina joined the team in Hamburg. Martina is originally from Austria and completed her Bachelor of Business Administration and hospitality management studies in the Netherlands. After her studies, Martina gained international experience in France and the U.S., before moving to Germany five years ago. Martina gathered her know-how in Office management and assistance in different consultancies in Hamburg.
Executive Assistant and Operations, San Francisco
Nadia Niver

Executive Assistant and Operations, San Francisco

Nadia comes to BV as a seasoned administrative professional. She joined the team in January, 2012 and currently supports the two managing partners in San Francisco. She also supports the finance team and oversees the operational functions of the firm. Originally from Australia, Nadia began her career in retail management and then moved into a client relations role in the telecommunications industry. Nadia recently moved to the Bay Area and spends her time convincing others that Fosters is not Australian for beer.
Associate, Sao Paulo
Nicholas Reise

Associate, Sao Paulo

Nicholas is an Associate with Redpoint, based in São Paulo. Nicholas spent a year prior to joining Redpoint mapping the nascent Brazilian startup/VC landscape and structuring two startups. In 2010 he was a Summer Associate at DFJ-FIR, the Brazilian affiliate of American venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. From 2005 to 2009, Nicholas was at Citi, where he structured leveraged finance transactions for Latin American companies. He first moved to Brazil in 2008.

Nicholas holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and an MA in International Studies from the Lauder Institute, focused on Latin America and Portuguese. He earned his bachelor’s degree in international political economy and African studies from Georgetown University.  He is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, and dabbles in Swahili.
Alexandra is supporting since 2008 and initiated deals such as Darberry (Groupon Russia) and NGINX. Currently, she organizes’ [...]
Alexandra Rasskazova

Alexandra is supporting since 2008 and initiated deals such as Darberry (Groupon Russia) and NGINX. Currently, she organizes’ [...]

Alexandra is supporting since 2008 and initiated deals such as Darberry (Groupon Russia) and NGINX. Currently, she organizes’ Russian deal-flow and supports cross boarder joint-ventures within’ international portfolio.

Previously, Alexandra gathered experience in management consulting at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Moscow, KPMG in Frankfurt and Theron Business Advisors in Cologne.