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Maurice Maschmeyer

Seed + Speed

Maurice is an investor at Seed+Speed Ventures in Berlin, Germany and a Venture Partner at Maschmeyer Group Ventures in Los Angeles, where he focuses on guiding world-class entrepreneurs. Seed+Speed invests in founder-first software-based businesses in b2b and b2c. His focus is sourcing deals and providing strategic solutions to support entrepreneurs through different stages of their business. Maurice firmly believes in the global entrepreneur community and is continually an active mentor to accelerators both in Europe and the US. Earlier in his career, Maurice excelled as a designer in the yacht and automotive industry for Ferrari and Porsche, before pivoting his role towards his passion in supporting entrepreneurs, startups and their ecosystems.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Maurice grew up between Germany, France and Italy, graduated with a Transportation Design degree from ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena and a master’s of science in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from USC. He constantly travels between Los Angeles and Berlin. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, surfing, skiing, weightlifting, and meeting new people.

As a member of Class 25, Maurice is serving his fellowship at Seed + Speed under the mentorship of Marc Steven Schröder.