Investor, Maschmeyer Group
Carsten Maschmeyer (born May 8, 1959 in Bremen, Germany) is a highly successful German businessman, investor, speaker, bestselling-author, and panel-member of the German TV-show “Die Höhle der Löwen”. Under the strategic umbrella of the Maschmeyer Group all of his investment activities are combined. With his investment company ALSTIN (Alternative strategic Investments) he engages in companies in sunrise industries and growing markets. The investment company seed&speed provides seed investments to very early-stage companies. And with Paladin Asset Management he identifies undervalued public-listed organisations.
Carsten Maschmeyer created the independent financial consultancy. He founded the financial group AWD, which successfully entered the stock market in 2000 and rose in the MDAX. In 2007 Maschmeyer sold all of his shares in the business to Swiss Life, the largest Swiss life insurer.
Maschmeyer became a best-selling author with his books entitled “Selfmade – erfolg reich leben“, and “Die Millionärsformel – Der Weg zur finanziellen Unabhängigkeit”. He is much in demand as a speaker on the topic of success, and panel-member of the German TV-show “Die Höhle der Löwen” (in USA “Shark Tank”). He is father to two sons (22 and 26) and is married to the actress Veronica Ferres.