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Venista Ventures is specializing in early-stage investments. We invest in start-ups driven by mobile-centered innovations or ideas that put high priority on mobile adoption. We provide pre-seed and seed-financing, but also technical expertise, marketing knowledge and full support necessary for mobile entrepreneurs to guide their ideas from concept to market.

Matt Alexander, Founder and CEO of Need

July 2014

Need Founder Matt Alexander looks back on the beginnings of his Dallas-based startup and shares the story of how he got in contact with Venista Ventures and Oliver Wimmeroth. He also outlines the future expansion plans of the curated shopping project which provides clothes and other lifestyle products only for men.


Mobile Marketing Company KissMyAds Signs Marc Ahr as New CEO

July 2014

The Cologne, Germany-based mobile performance marketing specialist KissMyAds today announced that Marc Ahr, 41 years old, is to lead the company as CEO with immediate effect. Ahr will be in charge of managing the overall strategy and operations of the specialist in success-based mobile advertising. The CEO position has been created especially for Ahr. Previously, company founder Florian Lehwald had been leading the operation.