Michael Kleindl is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Blue Horizon Ventures, a Swiss based Venture Capital Fund seeking to disrupt the existing supply chain of food with technology, innovation and best in class entrepreneurs. Plant based proteins and cellular agriculture are the main focus areas of interest.
In his previous life he was a successful entrepreneur in Tech & Internet including IPO with AdLINK, successful business angel investor for KOMM and Venture Capital Investor with Seaya engaged with companies such like Adcloud, Bodeboca, Buy VIP, Cabify, Crossinx, Coru, Giant Swarm, Reservamos, Restaurantes.com, Sindelantal, Smartclip, Ticketea, Zanox and many others. He exited portfolio companies to the likes of Antena 3/RTL, Amazon, Axel Springer AG, Deutsche Post DHL, Experian, Eventbrite, Just Eat (2X) amongst others.
Michael holds a university degree in Business Administration from the European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel, (Germany) and completed a 2-year management- training program in one of Germany ́s largest public banking institutions. He is married to a wonderful woman and has four kids. He lives in Zürich, Switzerland and obviously likes all kinds of outdoor sports.