Marcus Polke (investment director)witnessed the Internet in its infancy. Online since the days of Unix and modems, he numbered among Amazon's first employees in Germany. Since the mid-1990s he has been exploring the boundaries of e-commerce. Today he is an investor looking for level-headed company owners who are defining new business models in the technology segment. In his view, it's the entrepreneurs that count. Marcus is an avid long-distance runner and believes it is a good thing for a VC.
Acton is a growth and later stage investor, investing 3-15 M € per company in internet enabled businesses (e-commerce, marketplaces, media, SaaS, fintech etc.). Located in Munich, the Acton team invests in internet entrepreneurs across Europe and North America.
Apply now to pitch your startup to Marcus Polke if you are in a growth financing round.