A former Growth investor, Marieke works with later stage startups, particularly Enterprise SaaS companies and serves on a number of investee company boards, including Chronext, Glofox, OpenSignal and Outfittery.
Marieke joined Octopus Ventures in 2018, having been an investment manager at Zouk Capital, a London based technology investor, where she led deal origination in the German-speaking market. She was involved in numerous investments in the SaaS, payments, cybersecurity and telecom space. Prior to Zouk, Marieke spent three years in Leveraged Finance with Credit Suisse, London, and NIBC, Frankfurt where she executed transactions in the Technology Media Telco space ranging from €30 million to €3.5 billion in transaction value.
Marieke holds a Masters of Finance and Business Administration from Mannheim University and also studied at Tec de Monterrey, Mexico. She speaks French and Spanish as well as German and English.