Kurt Keilhacker, Managing Partner, TechFund US
Mr. Keilhacker is Managing Partner at TechFund Europe. Prior to the co-founding of TechFund Europe, TechFund Capital, and its technology incubator, Kurt was the Director of International Development for CHIPS and Technologies, Inc. (acquired by Intel), and CEO of its Summit Systems subsidiary focused on emerging markets. Previously, Kurt was an investment banker in European mergers & acquisitions at Translink, a Swiss corporate finance firm, working successively in its New York, London, Paris, and Frankfurt offices.
Mr. Keilhacker has been involved with the founding of a number of TechFund’s portfolio companies and has often served as Chairman or CEO at such Silicon Valley companies as Cobalt Networks, NetMind, Embrace Networks, and Verano. In Europe, he currently serves on the Boards of 6WIND and Miyowa. Kurt is a graduate of Wheaton College and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, an MLA from Stanford University, and an MTS from Harvard University.