COLIN HANNA

Partner

Colin joined Balderton in 2016 and is based in Berlin. At Balderton, he invests in purpose-driven, product-focused founders spanning verticals including Cloud, Consumer, Productivity, and Fintech.

Prior to joining Balderton, Colin worked at SoundCloud in Berlin where he led Emerging Market Growth. Colin began his career at Goldman Sachs in New York where he focused on raising capital for Asian internet companies, including Qunar (NASDAQ: QUNR), Tencent, Nexon, Vipshop (NASDAQ: VIPS), and Tarena (NASDAQ: TEDU).

Colin has a B.A. from Princeton University in Political Science with a certificate in Political Economy where he was also a Captain of the Men’s Swimming Team. He has competed in the United States Swimming Olympic Trials and spent his childhood in Indonesia and Hong Kong. Colin speaks Mandarin, German, Spanish and is most comfortable in the ocean.

Contact

T. +44 (0) 20 7016 6800 
[email protected] 

Executive assistant

Lucie Anderson
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Board positions

Finoa

Finoa
Berlin, Germany
The leading European digital asset custody and financial services platform for institutional investors and corporations
Series A in 2021

ORY

ORY
Munich, Germany
Open source identity platform

VanMoof

VanMoof
Amsterdam, Netherlands
High tech and feature-rich e-bikes
Series A in 2020

Vivenu

Vivenu
Düsseldorf, Germany
API-first events platform for venues and event owners
Series A in 2020

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Hiya

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Infarm

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Luno

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Rahko

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