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Volker Hirsch

Advisor Stockport, United Kingdom, GB

Venture Partner, Emerge Venture Lab and Chairman, Cognisess.

Venture Partner, Emerge Venture Lab and Chairman, Cognisess.

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Involved In

Founder

Oystercrowd
Blue Beck Limited
Connect 2 Media

Advisor

Eduvee
Ellumia
Emerge Venture Lab
Scoreloop
Lexicum
Cognisess
Mobile Entertainment Forum
German-Maltese Chamber of Commerce

Positions

Chairman Bibblio January 2015 - present
Venture Partner Emerge Venture Lab October 2013 - present
Chairman Cognisess October 2013 - present
Founder Oystercrowd June 2013 - present
Governor The Fallibroome Academy November 2010 - present
Co Founder Blue Beck Limited June 2009 - present
EMEA Board Member Mobile Entertainment Forum March 2012 - September 2013
Director, Global Head of Business Development - Games BlackBerry June 2011 - September 2013
Chief Strategy Officer Scoreloop (sold to BlackBerry) November 2009 - June 2011
Co-Founder, Director, EVP Corporate Development & General Counsel Connect 2 Media August 2008 - June 2009
Vice-President, Corporate Development & Legal Affairs Mforma / Hands-on Mobile March 2004 - August 2008
Board Member (non-executive) German-Maltese Chamber of Commerce August 2003 - July 2005
Owner & MD Cervus Consulting Ltd March 2003 - July 2005
General Counsel & Head of iSmartMoney iWorld Group November 2000 - March 2003
Rechtsanwalt (Attorney) Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH March 1995 - October 2000
Undergraduate Associate Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer March 1994 - December 1994
VP Marketing, Member of the International Board European Law Students' Association January 1994 - December 1994

Education

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators International Commercial Arbitration 2003 - 2003
Europa-Kolleg European & International Law 1997 - 1997
University of Hamburg Law 1994 - 1996
University of Tübingen Law 1990 - 1994

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Games
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Recruiting
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Edutainment
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Teacher training
  • • Youth Leadership
  • • Higher Education
  • • Content

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Jan Matern
We worked together at Emerge Venture Lab
Analytical - strong due diligence competence Persuasive - highly skilled negotiator Intelligent - able to navigate difficult situations with ... ease and intelligently
Chris Butt
We worked together
Volker has a wealth of experience and knowledge. He is a strong negotiator with a forensic and practical approach to building a business.
Jeff Coghlan
We worked together
Volker is a charming intelligent individual that as well known and respected in our field. His depth of knowledge and analytical brain allow ... s him solve complex problems. His communication skills are brilliant and his use of the english language (not his native German) is far better than mine! Volker has helped myself with business plans, negotiations and strategy. I would not hesitate to recommend Volker for any lead role within an organisation.

Nils Henning
Board Member, adjust.com and Founder & CEO, YoungBrains.net, Co-Founder Kreditech.com, meetOne.com, Whow.com. Formerly CCO/ CMO Bigpoint.com

Gerhard Guenther
We worked together  •  CEO and Co-Founder, Digitalsunray Media GmbH. Previously Commercial Development Manager, Hutchison 3G Austria GmbH.
He is a very clued-up man in the mobile ecosystem with tons of experience!