Robert Sandmann

Venture Partner
More than 25 years of general management in leading European media companies. CEO at Bauer Style & Luxury and Bauer Premium. President Axel Springer France, CEO Grupo Axel Springer and Axel Springer Polska. Managing Director of Axel Springer in Germany for several German companies. Board member of Jalou Media Germany and Medweth Media Group. CEO at Vision Net AG, Vision Media, Madame Verlag. Management of companies/business units with up to 120m turnover and 500 employees. Proven track record and experience in M&A in several European countries. Launched more than 50 magazines, websites and digital offerings in Europe. Experienced in working in different cultural environments and company sizes (start-ups to leading media companies).
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Robert's FAQs

What was your dream job as a child?
Becoming a marine explorer like Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
Your advice to new founders?
Keep calm and carry on!
What makes you trust a start-up enough to invest?
What matters most is how convincing the team is and whether it really is a new business solution.