Prior to joining Balderton Capital, Colin worked at SoundCloud in Berlin where he led Emerging Market Growth and worked as a Business Analyst. Prior to SoundCloud he was at ProSiebenSat.1 building out their media for equity business in Asia and investing for their Berlin-based E-commerce incubator. Colin began his career with three years at Goldman Sachs in New York where he worked on several Chinese internet IPOs, including Qunar (NASDAQ: QUNR), Vipshop (NASDAQ: VIPS) and Tarena (NASDAQ: TEDU).
Colin has a B.A. from Princeton University in Political Science where he was also a Captain of the Men’s Swimming Team. He has competed in the United States Swimming Olympic Trials and spent his childhood in Indonesia and Hong Kong.
With private and public markets in upheaval, this session promises to be one of the highlights of Quantum.Tech Digital. How are investors viewing “deeptech” companies turning this period of turmoil, and how has investment criteria shifted over the last few months? What are the future prospects and what can we expect?