Bernd Arkenau appointed to the Management Board of eCAPITAL AG

The supervisory board of eCAPITAL AG has appointed Bernd Arkenau to the management board.

Bernd Arkenau, a long-standing team member of eCAPITAL AG, will succeed Michael Mayer in January 2021, who has retired from the management board. He will continue to support eCAPITAL with his extensive venture capital experience as a partner.

Bernd Arkenau has been part of the eCAPITAL AG team since 2010. After working as a business analyst and investment manager, he became a partner at eCAPITAL AG in 2017. Before joining eCAPITAL, he worked in research and development, engineering and new business development. Bernd Arkenau holds a degree in engineering from RWTH Aachen with a focus on process engineering and innovation management. Due to his experience, he is particularly interested in sustainability issues.

eCAPITAL is a venture capital firm that provides early to growth stage funding to technology companies in the fields of software & information technology, cybersecurity, industry 4.0, new materials and cleantech. Founded in 1999, eCAPITAL has a history of supporting entrepreneurs determined to build companies with lasting significance. Partnering with eCAPITAL means joining an international network of business leaders, entrepreneurs, technologists and potential partners. eCAPITAL is located in Germany, currently manages funds with over EUR 280 million under management and was lead investor of some very successful German exits like sonnen or Novaled.

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