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Europa-Kolleg Hamburg, Uni Hamburg, Uni Tuebingen
Blue Beck, Emerge Venture Lab, Digital M, Bibblio, Cognisess
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom · Member since June 2011
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I am working in the tech industry. I am currently the co-founder of 2 start-ups (Blue Beck, Digital M) and Chairman of another two (Bibblio & Cognisess). I am a Venture Partner at Emerge Venture Lab, an education-tech accelerator born out of the University of Oxford's Said Business School. I used to be the Global Head of Games for BlackBerry. I am also a school governor at the Fallibroome Academy, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and a co-founder of Mobile Monday Manchester.

I am originally from Germany but I live in the UK. Married with two kids and a dog, I love skiing, good books, travel (50+ countries) and golf (though I am utter rubbish at the latter). You'll find more about me if you search for vhirsch.