Volker Hirsch

Partner at Amadeus Capital

Volker is a Partner at Amadeus Capital, one of the leading European deep-tech VCs, where he looks after their Early-Stage Funds with a focus on AI, Human-Machine Interfaces (including AR/VR) and Industry 4.0. He previously invested as an angel investor and has a portfolio of a dozen technology companies, including Pi-Top, Bibblio and Wonde.

He is an entrepreneur who founded/co-founded a total of 7 companies so far. He is a co-founder of Blue Beck, a 50-strong mobile development firm with 400+ person-years mobile software development experience.

Volker also acted as a Venture Partner at Emerge Education, Europe’s leading EdTech accelerator, and is the Chairman of Bibblio. He has extensive board experience in EdTech, AI, IoT, Travel, Advertising and Gaming and is a co-founder of Tech North Advocates, a non-profit initiative seeking to aid the evolving tech ecosystems in the North of England. Volker is also a frequent keynote speaker at technology conferences and corporate events around the world.

Previously, he was the Chief Strategy Officer at Scoreloop (a mobile social gaming platform with, at its peak, 450m users), which was acquired by BlackBerry where he subsequently acted as its Global Head of Games. Volker is a corporate lawyer by original profession.