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Team

THIS IS OCCIDENT

OUR EMPLOYEES ARE OUR GREATEST STRENGTH.

Each and every member of our team demonstrates great commitment, self-responsibility and the motivation to make the difference.

The working relationship in our international, highly professional expert team is shaped by open communication, professionalism and mutual appreciation.

Our strong team spirit and actively-embraced corporate culture driven by our values set us apart.

BE PART OF TOMORROW

BE THERE WHEN IT COMES TO OUR FUTURE!

We are always looking for high potentials who want to realize the vision of OCCIDENT with deep conviction, energy and enthusiasm.

At OCCIDENT you can expect a varied, very interesting job in the versatile and innovative venture capital environment with professional coaching for your personal development.

Do you want to have real impact in your job? We are looking forward to receiving your application at personal@occident.group

Team

Patrizia Schützenhöfer

CEO

Heads OCCIDENT, defines the business strategy, brings inspiration and always maintains the overview; supports all investment decisions and is responsible for finance, human resources and marketing.

Studied economics in Vienna, has experience in marketing in international companies (Internet, consumer goods) and as a real estate and venture capital investor for many years.

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Michael Pauer

Investment Director

Heads investment management, supervises all investment cases until closing, defines the terms and brings an entrepreneurial mindset to portfolio management; supports all investment decisions and is responsible for controlling.

Studied economics in Vienna, has experience in controlling at international companies (food products, telecommunications) and as a venture capital investor for many years.

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Cédric Barra

Investment Manager (Life sciences)

Always looking for the most promising and most innovative technologies and companies in the life sciences industry; responsible for deal sourcing, due diligence and active management of life sciences investments.

Studied pharmaceuticals and economics in Zurich, many years of experience in private equity and venture capital.

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Sandra Cvetkovic

Accounting & Finance

Responsible for the financial and tax-related matters, single point of contact for all banks and tax authorities; handles the accounting and monitors all cash flows.

Completed commercial training in Lucerne, has experience in customer service and accounting (telecommunications).

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Mirco Müller

Investment Analyst (Life Sciences)

Fascinated by innovative life sciences startups; supports the comprehensive analysis and due diligence of new investment opportunities.

Studied chemistry and economics at the University of Freiburg, semester abroad in Singapore; experience in research and development of novel material systems.

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Simon Schild von Spannenberg

Junior Investment Manager (High-tech)

Enthusiastic about technology-based start-ups with sustainable business models; responsible for deal sourcing, due diligence and building a high-tech start-up portfolio.

Studied Industrial Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) as well as Energy Science and Engineering at TU Darmstadt with a semester abroad in Nicaragua; experience as a founder and in the field of M&A with a focus on Cleantech.

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Matthias Schrader

Legal Counsel

Responsible for the nexus of law, business and innovation – the lawyer as pioneer and companion.

Studied law in Lucerne, admitted to the Swiss bar.

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Melina Weissbaum

Office Management & Marketing Assistant

Responsible for the office management in Zug and Munich; supports the management and the marketing department in particular, coordinates the recruiting process.

Completed commercial training in Lucerne and further training in marketing and as a fitness instructor.

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JOBS AT OCCIDENT

Junior Investment Manager (Digital)

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MEET US HERE

UnternehmerTUM Ultimate Demo Days

30.11.2020, Online
Simon Schild von Spannenberg
Link

HTGF Private Investors' Circle

18.03.2021, Online
Michael Pauer
Link

PAST EVENTS

BioAngels – Pitch-Event

25.11.2020, Online
Cédric Barra
Link

AddedVal.io Business Angel Breakfast

24.11.2020, Online
Simon Schild von Spannenberg
Link

Alumni Angel Abend Digital, TU Berlin

19.11.2020, Online
Simon Schild von Spannenberg
Link

DxPx 2020

17.11.2020, Online
Cédric Barra
Link

HTGF Private Investors' Circle

05.11.2020, Online
Michael Pauer
Link

VentureCon B2B

29.10.2020, Online
Patrizia Schützenhöfer, Simon Schild von Spannenberg
Link

TechTour Photonics 2020

28.-29.10.2020, Online
Simon Schild von Spannenberg
Link

High-Tech Venture Days

15.-20.10.2020, Online
Michael Pauer, Simon Schild von Spannenberg
Link

XPRENEURS - Virtual Matchmaking Event

14.10.2020, Online
Patrizia Schützenhöfer, Simon Schild von Spannenberg
Link

RESPOND Virtual Demo Night

13.10.2020, Online
Patrizia Schützenhöfer, Simon Schild von Spannenberg
Link

Swiss Startup Day

06.10.2020, Online
Cédric Barra
Link

HTGF Family Day

05.10.2020, Online
Patrizia Schützenhöfer, Cédric Barra, Simon Schild von Spannenberg
Link

MassChallenge Investor Day

17.09.2020, Online
Cédric Barra, Simon Schild von Spannenberg
Link

TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award 2020

09.09.2020, Zurich
Cédric Barra
Link

TechFounders Demo Day

28.05.2020, Online
Patrizia Schützenhöfer
Link

XPRENEURS - Virtual Matchmaking Event

27.05.2020, Online
Patrizia Schützenhöfer
Link

Online HTGF Family Day 2020

26.05.2020, Online
Patrizia Schützenhöfer, Cédric Barra
Link

BioAngels – Pitch-Event

20.05.2020, Online
Cédric Barra, Kathrin Chojnowska
Link

Sächsische Investoren Roadshow

22.04.2020, Online
Cédric Barra, Julian Krick
Link

XPRENEURS - Virtual Matchmaking Event

02.04.2020, Online
Julian Krick
Link

SICTIC Investordays

01.04.2020, Online
Julian Krick
Link

Forum Unternehmertum (abgesagt)

31.03.2020, Munich
Patrizia Schützenhöfer, Michael Pauer
Link

HTGF Private Investors Circle

26.03.2020, Online
Michael Pauer
Link

Venture Conference "Growth" (abgesagt)

05.03.2020, Munich
Julian Krick
Link

Swiss Nordic Bio Conference

06.02.2020, Zurich
Cédric Barra
Link

Tech Tour Contest Final

09./10.12.2019, Dusseldorf/Essen
Julian Krick
Link

BioAngels – Pitch-Event

05.12.2019, Munich
Cédric Barra, Kathrin Chojnowska
Link

Venture Day Lugano 2019

04.12.2019, Lugano
Julian Krick
Link

Fraunhofer Munich Investment Forum

05.11.2019, Munich
Julian Krick
Link

Bits & Pretzels

29.09.-01.10.2019, Munich
Patrizia Schützenhöfer, Michael Pauer, Julian Krick
Link

HTGF Private Investors Circle

26.09.2019, Cologne
Michael Pauer
Link

Investforum Pitch Day

19.09.2019, Halle
Cédric Barra, Julian Krick
Link

Cashwalk LMU Munich

17.09.2019, Munich
Cédric Barra, Julian Krick
Link

TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award 2019

04.09.2019, Zurich
Kathrin Chojnowska
Link

5th Munich Life Science Pitch Day

11.07.2019, Munich
Cédric Barra

HTGF Family Day

28./29.05.2019, Bonn
Michael Pauer, Julian Krick
Link

Swiss Startup Day

28.05.2019, Bern
Cédric Barra
Link

Swiss Diagnostics Startup Day 2019

23.05.2019, Olten
Cédric Barra
Link

BioAngels – Pitch-Event

22.05.2019, Munich
Cédric Barra
Link

VentureCon Bavaria

21.05.2019, Munich
Michael Pauer, Julian Krick
Link

Best of Venture Leaders Technology

15.05.2019, Zurich
Michael Pauer, Julian Krick

Venture Day

16.04.2019, Zurich
Cédric Barra
Link

HTGF Private Investors Circle

21.03.2019, Cologne
Michael Pauer
Link

Swiss Nordic Bio Conference

07.02.2019, Zurich
Cédric Barra
Link

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