Team

Meg George

Head of Operations / Amsterdam

Christian Bækgaard

Head of Platform / Copenhagen

Ilena Mece

Associate / Berlin

CEE

DACH

Italy

USA

Summit Rosenberg

Associate / Tel Aviv

Iberia

Israel

USA

Nick Gosen

Associate / Amsterdam

Benelux

France

Nordics

UK

Talia Rafaeli

Partner / Tel Aviv

Iberia

Israel

USA

Andreas Strasser

Partner / Berlin

CEE

DACH

Italy

USA

Sebastian Peck

Partner / Amsterdam

Benelux

France

Nordics

UK

Ilena Mece

Associate / Berlin

CEE

DACH

Italy

USA

Ilena Mece is the Berlin-based Associate at KOMPAS VC. She focuses on sourcing, evaluating, and performing due diligence on deals in the German-speaking region, CEE, part of Southern Europe and the US. In addition, she supports founders in growing successful companies and teams. Meeting founders with extraordinary visions and ambition to build winning companies with a lasting impact, is what motivates her work at KOMPAS VC. She strives to build long-lasting relationships and connect people in the ecosystem that could form great teams. 

Talia Rafaeli

Partner / Tel Aviv

Iberia

Israel

USA

Talia Rafaeli is a Partner at KOMPAS. She manages the Tel Aviv office and is responsible for investments in Israel, the Iberian Penninsula, and jointly with Andreas Strasser, the US. Talia started her career as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and Barclays Capital in New York and London, covering the retail and technology sectors. She also spent several years working at Accenture as an IT infrastructure consultant in Madrid and Tel Aviv. Prior to launching KOMPAS, Talia led investments on behalf of Porsche Ventures with a focus on deep-tech deals in mobility innovation, software architecture and emerging automotive technologies. She holds an MBA from the Columbia Business School at Columbia University in New York and a dual bachelors degree in Economics and Computer Science from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Summit Rosenberg

Associate / Tel Aviv

Iberia

Israel

USA

Summit Rosenberg is the Associate at KOMPAS VC’s office in Tel Aviv. He manages the sourcing, initial evaluation, and due diligence for opportunities in Israel, Iberia, and the USA. Additionally, he works to provide ongoing support to our portfolio companies. Summit is passionate about leveraging innovation to solve social challenges and is inspired by the founders he gets to work with on a daily basis. 

Meg George

Head of Operations / Amsterdam

Meg George is Head of Operations at KOMPAS VC. Based in our Amsterdam office, she takes care of the ins and outs of what allows us to function as a global firm, from (mostly) behind the scenes. Her work at KOMPAS is directly connected to her desire to contribute to the conservation of our planet by reevaluating the way we take up space on it.

Andreas Strasser

Partner / Berlin

CEE

DACH

Italy

USA

Andreas Strasser is a Partner at KOMPAS. He manages the Berlin office and is responsible for investments in the DACH Region, Southern and Eastern Europe and jointly with Talia Rafaeli, the US. Prior to joining KOMPAS, Andreas was an investment Director at the Volvo Tech Fund before being appointed Managing Director of Smartworks Innovations, the venture capital arm of Vienna Energy Group. Andreas holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Hamburg and a joint MBA degree from the University of Hamburg and East China University of Science and Technology in Shanghai.  

Nick Gosen

Associate / Amsterdam

Benelux

France

Nordics

UK

Nick Gosen is the Associate at the Amsterdam office of KOMPAS VC. His focus is on sourcing the best deals, performing the initial evaluation of all deals, handling the due diligence process, and providing assistance to our portfolio companies. He believes that innovation thrives in a collaborative environment and that by working together with founders he can contribute to the conservation of our planet and ensure future generations can still enjoy all the magical places earth has to offer. 

Christian Bækgaard

Head of Platform / Copenhagen

Christian Bækgaard is the Head of Platform at KOMPAS VC and is based in Copenhagen. Christian ensures relations with the larger build, climate tech and manufacturing ecosystems as well as with the KOMPAS investor base to access and share knowledge, and to establish value-adding partnerships for our portfolio companies and cooperation partners. In doing so, Christian’s own motivation and KOMPAS drive to support early stage, sustainable technologies are perfectly aligned. 

Sebastian Peck

Partner / Amsterdam

Benelux

France

Nordics

UK

Sebastian Peck is a Partner at KOMPAS. He manages the Amsterdam office and is responsible for investments in the Nordics, UK, France and Benelux. Sebastian started his career at the Boston Consulting Group before joining the TMT advisory team of UBS Investment Bank. In 2010, he co-founded Digital Science, a leading UK-based data analytics provider for scientific institutions, successfully building a business from the ground up. Following his exit, Sebastian was appointed Managing Director of InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital arm, which he led for five years before launching KOMPAS. Sebastian holds an MA in History from the University of Cambridge, an MSc with Distinction in Philosophy and Public Policy from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from London Business School.

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