Thorsten Heldt

Authorized Signatory of the Management Company and Senior Investment Manager

Thorsten has held the position of Senior Investment Manager at NRW.BANK since 2006 with a focus on digital business and technology. He has supported the Gründerfonds Ruhr since inception and works as an Authorized Signatory and Deputy Head of the Digital Business & Technology team. Thorsten has accrued years of investment experience in the venture capital scene. He has guided several successful exits and holds seats on various advisory boards of portfolio companies.

Before joining NRW.BANK, Thorsten worked in a variety of companies in the VC and technology sector.

After completing his training as an industrial clerk, Thorsten completed a degree in Business Administration in Bochum.