Point Nine Capital, a Berlin, Germany-based early stage venture capital firm, has promoted Rodrigo Martinez to Partner.
Martinez joined Point Nine as an associate about four years ago. According to a post by co-founder and partner Christoph Janz, he played a key role in investments in Automile, KISI, OnTruck, Sqreen and several other companies, has helped the firm expand its investment focus to areas that require a deep technological understanding such as AI/ML, drones, blockchain, developer tools, and IoT and broaden Point Nine’s reach to Spain, where they have made two investments already and are in the process of closing the third.
As a trained engineer, Martinez is mainly involved in infrastructure and hardware related investments, basically in depth looking at the tech part behind startups and projects.
He joined the team after finishing his MBA at London Business School in 2013. Before that, he was a Summer Associate at Index Ventures in London and worked as a Senior Strategy Consultant at PwC in Madrid.
Co-founded and led by Janz and Pawel Chudzinski is an early-stage venture capital firm primarily focused on SaaS and online marketplaces all over the world.
Investing out of their a $75m fourth fund, PNC’s team also includes:
– Louis Coppey, Associate
– Robin Dechant, Associate
– Savina van der Straten, Associate
– Jenny Buch, Head of Talent
– Ricarda Friedrich, Team Assistant / Office Manager
– Karolin Geike, Executive Assistant/Event Manager
– Paula Pastor-Castaño, Legal Assistant
– Clement Vouillon, Senior Research Analyst
– Aleksandra Zorylo, COO