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Christian Leybold is Co-Founder and General Partner of, a global venture capital firm backing internet & software founders.

Christian joined the San Francisco Team of in 2003 and since moved back to Europe where is working out of the Hamburg and Berlin offices, leading European Internet Consumer investments. He holds a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and previously worked with management consulting firms in Paris and Berlin. Christian also held various research positions at the Daimler Chrysler Research Center India in Bangalore and the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois. He is frequently quoted in the media as an expert on Venture Capital by key publications such as Spiegel Online and FAZ.

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