Friedrich is an entrepreneur and early stage investor with over 15 years of company building experience. He has co-founded four startups and invested in 16 companies.
In 2012 he co-founded an award-winning global e-commerce marketing platform that generated over €1 billion in sales for its merchants, with no external funding. As co-founder and CEO of the Berlin-based company builder MAKERS, Friedrich helped build the fastest growing tech startups in Germany, with no external funding. Several of these companies were successfully exited.
In 2017, MAKERS was taken over by Deloitte Digital and Friedrich joined the management team of Deloitte's business building practice, Digital Ventures.
Today, Friedrich is committed to investing in and partnering with mission-driven impact entrepreneurs that are building high purpose, high impact and high profit startups which are addressing the world's most pressing challenges.
“This team is on a mission to change the world! peaq has the potential to become one of the next general purpose technologies. Their collaboration with some of the world’s leading companies shows a blockchain platform that is secure and truly scalable. peaq is here to stay and I’m extremely happy to be able to take part on this exciting journey.” - Friedrich
We've worked with Friedrich for over three years on multiple projects. Having spent years building and scaling successful startups, his expert advice and guidance could not come at a better time now that peaq begins its journey to scale. We look forward to working even more closely with him on this new chapter for peaq.