Kingstone Schweizer Ventures (KSV), a Dusseldorf, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland-based family office joint venture solving humanity’s inheritable crises with creativity, capital and technology, officially launched.
Co-founded by Umut Ertan, Philipp Schomberg, and Dr. Tim Schomberg, Kingstone Schweizer Ventures is led by Alexander Hoffmann, Managing Director, who was previously Investment Director at M Ventures. He was responsible for investments in pioneering early-stage companies in the fields of healthtech, foodtech and deeptech and served on the board of companies such as Mosa Meat and Formo.
Their goal is to fund, through investment, those strategies within the impact universe that are particularly distinguished by their pioneering spirit and disruptive approaches.
In its analysis of investment opportunities, the firm is supported by a scientific advisory board, which includes the pharmacologist Prof. Dr. Mark Post, Maastricht University and co-founder of Mosa Meat, the civil engineer Prof. Simone Stürwald, Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil and expert in building materials and sustainable construction, and the chemist and sustainability expert Prof. Dr. Herwig Buchholz, Merck KGaA.