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Our mission is to be an uplift: To your revenue and to your valuation.


That's why we don't provide only capital but our combined wealth of working experience from top-tier VCs, startups, banking and consulting.

We want to get to know you. Please do get in touch.

Before founding Uplift1, Ariyan spent three years at Goldman Sachs, working in Private Wealth Management. Previously, he worked at HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, various tech startups and in consulting. He holds a MSc. Finance from WHU and BSc. in Business Administration from University of Mannheim.

Ariyan Seyed Nassir
Founder & Managing Director

Isabelle supports Uplift1 in Business Development. She is currently studying Business Administration at Humboldt-Universität in Berlin and has gained startup experience at several Berlin-based startups, working in marketing and operations.

Isabelle Thierfelder
Business Development

Before founding and selling his first startup, Trian worked for two years at McKinsey. He has a strong background in tech and data science and holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Bonn.

Dr. Trian Xylouris
Advisor - Tech & Analytics

Having held several high-level positions in international institutions like HSBC and Standard & Poor’s, Gloria advises Uplift1 with credit scoring and risk management.

Gloria Kulbatzki, CFA
Advisor - Risk Management

Kai was part of the investment team at Earlybird and is now investment manager at early stage investment firm True Growth Capital. He holds degrees in business administration and economics from LSE (Msc) and WHU (BSc).

Kai Künne
Advisor - Due Diligence & Portfolio Strategy

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