Marcus is a founding partner of Sunfish Partners ( Based in Berlin, Sunfish Partners invests in early-stage startups in the “world of data” (machine learning, blockchain, IoT). Sunfish Partners is mostly active in Poland and the broader Central and Eastern European market.

Marcus is also a lecturer in the field of entrepreneurship. He co-lectures two annual university courses in which students start their own companies.

Previously, Marcus had the privilege to work with more than 120 student startups at WHU’s university incubator, which he helped establish and run. He still supports WHU Incubator as a volunteer. Marcus studied at WHU Vallendar, RWTH Aachen, and Harvard University.