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10 seconds: This is what I am going to tell you over the next 45 minutes: ...
20 sec: My background consists of 3 phases, first I founded 8 start-ups, then I co-financed 16 start-ups as an angel investor and finally I co-founded Switzerland‘s first early-stage venture capital venture fund
20 sec: Redalpine manages Redalpine 1, a 20m micro VC fund since 2007 and now launches Redalpine 2, an 80m micro VC fund.
We are good at detecting the most promosing high-tech high-innovation startups in Europe where we invest early at low valuations and aim for exits at high valuations (30x multiple).
25 seconds: I would like to compare our micro VC fund with a Swiss football club:
We would prefer to invest $5m in 20 young talents and sell the best talent after a few years to CSK Moscow for $100m such as Bern Young Boys did with Seydou Doumbia.
An english or spanish top club with a billionaire as sponsor would rather invest $100m in an existing star what I think limits the upside of the investment.
15 sec: The challenge for a good early stage investor is the same as for an ice hockey start: you must not skate to the place where the puck is now, but to the place where the puck is going to be, as Wayne Gretzky said