8. February 2022 by kmoeller 0 Comments

Andrea Buhofer became Partner

Zurich, January 2022Andrea Buhofer joined EquityPitcher Ventures in mid-2019 as Business Development Manager. She now completes the Partner team with Hermann Koch and Sascha Horrig, who founded the company in 2016. In addition to the general business development of EquityPitcher Ventures, her focus includes activities in Investor Relations as well as Investments and Portfolio Management of various portfolio companies such as vestr, OnlineDoctor or Futurae.

Andrea Buhofer (1994) worked in various trading companiesbefore joining EquityPitcher. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the ZHAW School of Management and Law in Winterthur and completed her Master of Science in Entrepreneurship at the renowned UCL in London last year. During her time working for DKSH in Asia, she discovered her enthusiasm for the startup ecosystem.

Commenting on her start as a Partner at EquityPitcher, Andrea says: 

"I grew up with the entrepreneurial gene. Working in a company that is still in the process of being built up has always been something that has excited me. In the last two years, I have gained valuable experience in fundraising for our second fund as well as investing in new and existing portfolio companies. I am convinced of the potential of venture capital as a value-creating asset class and look forward to contributing to the continued success of EquityPitcher as well as to a generally thriving startup ecosystem in my new role."

Founding partner Hermann Koch is delighted with the Partnership:

"Andrea Buhofer has been instrumental in building EquityPitcher. We are in a very exciting time and see great demand for our asset class, which is why we are also planning another growth fund in 2022 . With Andrea in the partnership, we are positioning ourselves more broadly and are well positioned for the future."

Sascha Horrig adds:

"With Andrea Buhofer, we were able to win a Partner whose expertise, network and understanding of venture capital make her ideally suited to take the next step in our growth together with us. We are pleased that we were able to lay the foundation for a long-term cooperation through this partnership."

EquityPitcher Ventures will focus on the closing of the second fund with a targeted volume of CHF 50M this year and will continue to identify promising young companies from the DACH region and support them in their sustainable growth.

About EquityPitcher Ventures

EquityPitcher is an early-growth Venture Capital firm that supports promising startups from the DACH region. Through close cooperation with renowned industry experts, investors and exit partners, we pave the way for entrepreneurs to attain the three decisive success factors: capital, know-how and network.

For any questions
Sascha Horrig

Sascha Horrig

Phone: +41 (0) 44 273 07 09
Mail: sh@equitypitcher.com

Andrea Buhofer

Andrea Buhofer

Phone: +41 (0) 44 273 07 07
Mail: ab@equitypitcher.com

Hermann Koch

Hermann Koch

Phone: +41 (0) 44 273 07 08
Mail: hk@equitypitcher.com