Founder and Managing Partner @ Deutscher Innovations Fonds / German Innovation Fund
Founder & CEO @ JODA MEDIA
Co-Founder @ TheAmazeApp
ALM, Management, Politics @
Founder and Managing Partner @ Established in 2014 and based in Munich and Berlin, DIF (Deutscher Innovations Fonds / German Innovation Fund) is a German venture capital firm active in seed and early stage investing. DIF is funded by national and international institutional investors, family offices, Mittelstand companies and selected corporates, offering an investment opportunity to both,
Founder and Managing Partner @ Established in 2014 and based in Munich and Berlin, DIF (Deutscher Innovations Fonds / German Innovation Fund) is a German venture capital firm active in seed and early stage investing. DIF is funded by national and international institutional investors, family offices, Mittelstand companies and selected corporates, offering an investment opportunity to both, financial and strategic venture investors.
www.dif.vc From December 2014 to Present (1 year 1 month) Founder & CEO @ Consulting, Business Incubation, Interim Management, Advisory to Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds
JODA is a digital, mobile and E-Commerce Advisory, Innovation, Product Development, and Commercialization firm. We offer a unique value proposition to the boards and senior executives of our clients, portfolio companies, funds and friends. Far beyond strategic advice around digital, mobile and E-Commerce opportunities, we provide hands on support and strategic partnership to effectuate, launch and grow. Together we leverage technology innovation to create disruptive products and services.
IT (Project Management, IT Outsourcing, Prototyping, SCRUM, Magento, Zend Framework, CMS, Drupal, Typo3, PHP, Shop systems, Payment Services, Android, iOS, Web design, Usability Testing/Optimization, Freelancer and Agency Coordination, Recruiting, Offshore-Development Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, India)
Marketing/Sales (Online Marketing, SEA, SEO, Display, Remarketing, RTB, Affiliate Management/Marketing, Email Marketing, Tracking/Analytics incl. all relevant tools, Agency Relations, Pitch Process, Customer Acquisition, Lead Generation (inbound/outbound, B2C, B2B), Performance Marketing, TV Media Planning and Tracking, Cooperations, Social Media, CRM, Sales and Support Performance Management, Call Center Management/Operations, Sales/Direct Sales/Multi Level Sales)
General Management (Business Development, Business Analytics, ERM, KPI Tracking and Reporting, Feasibility Studies, Operations, Forecasting, Internationalization, Scaling, P&L, Turnaround Management, Budgeting, Personnel Management, Personnel Acquisition)
Finance (Venture Capital Financing, Fundraising, M&A, Deal Flow, Due Diligence, Financial Services Regulation, AML, Electronic Money Regulations, Electronic Money Issuing, Payment Services)
Incubation (E-Commerce, Marketplaces, P2P remittance, Consumer Goods, building fast growing internet companies) From May 2008 to Present (7 years 8 months) Co-Founder @ From December 2014 to Present (1 year 1 month) Founding Investor @ www.foodora.de (volo)
www.medical-adhesive.de From May 2014 to Present (1 year 8 months) Mentor @ www.techfounders.com, www.wayra.co/de From January 2014 to Present (2 years) Member of the Board & Co-Founder @ Regiondo (www.regiondo.com) is Germany’s largest online-marketplace for leisure activities with a range of more than 11.000 offers from regional suppliers on its platform.
Regardless of whether you look for a power-workout, a helicopter-flight, an event-dinner, massages or a trip to the zoo - Regiondo offers you the possibility to compare leisure activities by city, distance, theme and price and enables easy online-booking. The motto of the Munich platform is as easy as simple: make search, choice and payment of leisure activities as simple as possible. Hence the customer can spend his leisure time as good as possible.
Leisure activity suppliers can upload their offers for free and profit on their part from the marketing activities as well as the platform’s online-range. From April 2011 to Present (4 years 9 months) Munich Area, GermanyBusiness Manager @ Business Manager/Commercial Director (GLAMOUR.DE, VOGUE.COM, STYLE.de, GQ.COM, MYSELF.de)
Business-Controlling, -Accounting, -Reporting, -Planning, -Strategy, -Development, Turnaround Management, Cost Optimization Program, Process Design, Change Management, Introduction of Sales Controlling System, Technical Relaunch, Restructuring of Sales-Team and Content Syndication, Corporate Venture Development and M&A Activities From 2009 to 2010 (1 year) Munich Area, GermanyConsultant @ International Project for a Swiss Bank From 2006 to 2006 (less than a year) Düsseldorf Area, GermanyMarketing @ Marketing Head, Team Lead, Marketing, Online Marketing, CRM (studiVZ.net, meinVZ.net, schuelerVZ.net) From March 2004 to March 2005 (1 year 1 month) Berlin Area, GermanyConsultant @ Visiting Consultant, Project Lead
Development of Communication Strategy for Spanish national football association (Real Federación Española de Fútbol) From 2005 to 2005 (less than a year) Madrid Area, SpainEditor @ From 2003 to 2003 (less than a year)
Diplom Kaufmann / Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Technology- and Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Strategy @ Wissenschaftliche Hochschule für Unternehmensführung - Otto-Beisheim - Hochschule From 2004 to 2008 ALM, Management, Politics @ Harvard University From 2007 to 2007 Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Sales Management, Corporate Finance, Business Development @ Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México From 2006 to 2006 Sebastian Von Johnston is skilled in: E-commerce, Online Marketing, SEO, Start-ups, Entrepreneurship, Business Development, Angel Investing, Magento, Email Marketing, Business Strategy, E-commerce Consulting, Venture Capital, Mergers & Acquisitions, Web Development, Corporate Development
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