Dr. Christian Nagel is Co-Founder and Partner of Earlybird.
Christian has more than 20 years of entrepreneurial and investment experience. He is currently on the boards of Auctionata (Berlin), Bonagora (Berlin), Cashboard (Berlin), LiquidM (San Francisco/Berlin), Number26 (Berlin), Smava (Berlin) and Versus (Berlin).
Prior to founding Earlybird in 1997, Christian, together with a group of investors, acquired various companies from the Treuhandanstalt (the former East-German state holding) and gained operational experience.
Previously, Christian was a management consultant with McKinsey & Co. Inc. focusing on restructuring, strategy and M & A projects within various industries.
He holds a Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur degree (Industrial Engineering, MSc equivalent) from the Technical University of Hamburg, specializing in process engineering and a PhD degree in management from the University of St. Gallen.