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Daniel Kirchleitner


Over the past decade, Daniel has had first-hand experience as a startup founder. Currently, Daniel leads the European investment team for Next47, the global venture firm created by Siemens in 2016. He was one of the founding members of Next47. Prior to Next47, he founded, scaled, and successfully exited two startups in the energy and adTech area.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Daniel has a Diploma and PhD in engineering from the Technical University of Ingolstadt and the University of Luebeck. He is a fellow of the Foundation of German Business.

As a member of Class 23, Daniel is serving his fellowship at Next47 under the mentorship of Matthew Cowan (Mentor Class 12), a US-based Next47 Partner.