Colin joined Balderton in 2016 and is based in Berlin.
At Balderton, Colin invests in purpose-driven, product-focused founders spanning verticals including Cloud, Consumer, Crypto, and Fintech. He is also part of the team at Balderton responsible for driving the firm's Sustainable Future Goals initiatives.
Prior to joining Balderton, Colin worked at SoundCloud in Berlin where he led Emerging Market Growth. He 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 where he was also a Captain of the Men’s Swimming Team. A father of two, Colin spent his childhood in Indonesia and Hong Kong, speaks Mandarin, German, Spanish and is most comfortable in the ocean.
The proof is in the pudding: after years of putting money into the system, are investors starting to see cash coming back in the form of paper returns? To what extent is Europe no longer the sideshow to the US; are we seeing outperformance that can match or even exceed that of the US? Colin joins the discussion at SuperVenture.
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