Stefan Glänzer

Passion Capital

Stefan Glänzer is founding partner at Passion Capital in London. He was recently named the best angel investor in Europe by readers and editors of TechCrunch Europe, and was the first investor and executive chairman of Last.fm, seeing that company through to its sale to CBS (2007 USD $280 million). Prior to that Stefan was co-founder of Ricardo.de, one of the first European online auction and classified sites, which he took public in 1999 and sold to QXL ricardo in 2000 (2008 sold to Naspers for USD 1.8bn).He was first investor and executive chairman in Mendeley (2013 sold to Elsevier for ca USD 100m) and first investor in Dailydeal (2011 sold to Google for USD 130m).