Director Startup Financing
Business start-ups are a powerful engine for the local economy and far beyond. I firmly believe in the many talents that bring a great business idea to the market.
Andreas Küppers implemented and heads the Frankfurt Start-up Fund
(Frankfurter Gründerfonds) at FS Impact Finance since 2010.
In parallel, he is working in a joint team of FS Impact Finance and Frankfurt School – UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance to establish an internationally focused crowdfunding platform. Before joining FS Impact Finance, Andreas dedicated his career to the start-up sector as a consultant for eight years, having previously gathered expertise as a controller in the market data sector.
He has strong training skills and developed entrepreneurship lectures for the course of studies “Betriebswirt/-in” of the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.
Andreas has a degree in International Business Administration with a focus on Financing and Controlling from the University of Darmstadt and he studied Law at the University of Bonn and Freiburg. In his spare time, Andreas enjoys singing in a pop jazz choir in Frankfurt, skiing, running and spending time with friends and family.
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