In this interview, Lukasz Gadowski from Team Europe Ventures talks about his investment philosophy, incubators, the German internet and VC ecosystem and several other topics. For anybody in the German web and startup scene this interview is absolutely worth watching.
Some background on Lukasz: In 2002 Lukasz Gadowski founded Spreadshirt.com and was the co-founder of the Social Network “StudiVZ”. At the beginning of 2008 Gadowski moved from the Spreadshirt Board of Directors to the Supervisory Board, where he is now chairman.
Lukasz is an active internet investor since 2006 and has a portfolio of over 60 internet companies across geographies and stages.
In September 2008 Lukasz launched ‘Team Europe Ventures’ which combines his existing portfolio. Within the new entity he plans to scale and expand his activities – among other towards investments in later stages and more international focus.
Lukasz was born in Poland and grew up in Germany. Today he lives in Berlin.