“Life’s too short to hang out with people who aren’t resourceful.”

Jeff Bezos

Entrepreneurship

what is done here and where are we going

Venture Capital

what is done here and where are we going

Management

what is done here and where are we going

Frankfurt School Ventures is a student-run organization dedicated to fostering the entrepreneurial way of thinking among the students of Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. Our aim is to help current and aspiring entrepreneurs to develop their entrepreneurial spirit and connect them with the global business community. In addition, we are also the stepping stone for embarking on a career in Venture Capital by sharing valuable insights and key contacts. Previously known as “FS LightUp”, we have enhanced our scope from entrepreneurship to covering the whole start-up ecosystem.

Tom Richter

Tom Richter

Chairman and Founder

Tom founded the FS Venture Club in 2018 and after co-heading FSLightup he took over the student initiative with Niklas in 2017. He is a Bachelors Student with focus on Banking and Finance. Besides founding his own startup he has worked in the Venture Capital Fund investments of Germanys state owned bank and acts as ambassador for the First Momentum VC Fund.

Niklas Schäfer

Niklas Schäfer

Chairman and Founder

Niklas founded FS Ventures in 2018 after co-heading FS LightUp since August 2017. Currently, he is doing his Bachelor's degree with focus on Banking and Finance. Besides his high interest in the field of Venture Capital, he has worked in the Digital Office of KfW for 4 months and gained valuable insights concerning new digital technologies and agile methods.

You?

You?

Department Head

We are always looking for dedicated students from all semesters to join our initiative.
If you want to join just send us your CV and tell us what you want to shape at FS Ventures.

Current vacancies:
Head Entrepreneurship Department
Head Venture Capital Department
Head Management Department

Frankfurt (Ad)venture Trip

Upcoming Events

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Fireside chat

Fireside chat

14.02.2019

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Project Management Guest Lecture

Project Management Guest Lecture

06.03.2019 / 20:15 Room SR12

Our guest speakers, Dr. Jodi Wilson, Ms. Britta Eremit and Prof. Mark Reeson will guide you through the hazards of an ever-changing environment. The audience will understand how to prepare and manage the VUCA environment individually and organizationally through emotional intelligence and change management.

Startup Night

Startup Night

13.03.2019 / 18:00

Frankfurt School and FS Venture invite students, alumni and guests with an interest in entrepreneurship to join startups and accelerators for the third Startup Night. The mix of panel discussion, career fair and networking event provides ample opportunity to learn more about new ways of funding as well as internships and job entry positions within participating startups.

Past Events

Christian Lindner

„Start-ups are yeast for the economy“ He shared insights of his personal entrepreneurial career and put a political spotlight on start-ups in Germany.

Corinna Haas

She talked about differences in recruiting in IB and start-ups. Corinna was a recruiter at J.P. Morgan for 10 years and now advises Startups.