The gardener.

Stefan Menden

Stefan Menden is a Cologne-based experienced entrepreneur and business angel in the web 2.0, publishing and mobile space.
He has founded several technology companies and is the founder-CEO of the social career network He has worked as a venture capitalist with Straub Ventures in London and is a co-founder of the European Venture Capital Network in London and Barcelona and of mobile booking start-up JustBook. He has been an internet-entrepreneur since 1999.

His previous work experience includes the strategy consulting firm Oliver Wyman in Munich and Dubai where he worked on various growth and turn-around cases in telecoms, retail and private-equity. He holds a Master’s in Business Management and international management from University of Cologne. He was president of the OFW World Business Dialogue and today serves on OFW’s advisory board. He is a co-founder of the European Pirate Summit – an entrepreneur event in Cologne. His current focus is to start new ventures. Above that he loves cooking fiery-hot asian dishes and enjoys cooling them down with Kölsch, Cologne’s local brew.