Venture Associate

Jan-Soeren Zinke

Jan-Soeren joined the team in 2021 as an associate in the early stage team, based in Berlin. He is in charge of sourcing investment opportunities, conducting analysis and supporting portfolio startups.

Jan-Soeren is particularly interested in software and emerging trends combined with new business models and founders working at the forefront of technology.

Before joining Iris Capital, he was an associate at Seed + speed Ventures where he was sourcing tech investments covering the DACH region. He also worked on both sides of the Atlantic with VCs based in Berlin, Munich and New York City.

Jan-Soeren graduated in international management and business administration from ESB Business School (Germany) and North Carolina State University (USA).