As part of the Future of Health team, Marieke focuses on patient-driven medicine, clinical decision tools, digital health and disease prevention technologies. She sits on a number of investee company boards including Chronext, Outfittery and Uniplaces.
Marieke joined Octopus Ventures in 2018, prior to this Marieke was an investment manager at Zouk Capital, a London based technology investor where she led deal origination in the German speaking market and 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. In her time in investment banking, she executed transactions in the Technology Media Telco space ranging from €30 million to €3.5 billion in transaction value.
“Healthcare is heading towards becoming the world’s biggest industry. The teams and technologies emerging to tackle the issues of prevention, changing demographics and new treatments are forming part of a new revolution in human development.”
Marieke holds a Masters of Finance and Business Administration from Mannheim University and also studied abroad at Tec de Monterrey, Mexico. She speaks French and Spanish as well as German and English.