Christian Bogatu

Christian Bogatu
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Christian is a serial entrepreneur and investor. He works with SPRIND - the German Federal Agency 
for Disruptive Innovation (, identifying and supporting innovators with 
radical ideas with a billion Euro budget. Since 2018, Christian also serves as Venture Partner 
for Eurazeo/Idinvest Partners, the largest EU based Venture Capital fund, investing in 
cleantech startups. From 2017 until 2020 he was co-founder and CEO of Fresh Energy, 
generating unparalleled insights based on smart meter data, before selling Fresh Energy to 
EWE end of 2020. From 2011 until 2017 he was co-founder and managing director of 
KIWI (, building a city-scale handsfree access-as-a-service system. Prior to 
KIWI, he co-founded Kirsen Global Security in the Silicon Valley that became global leader 
in container security and exclusive provider for DB Schenker. Christian has more than 5 
years of experience as senior consultant with McKinsey. Christian holds/held several Board 
memberships: innogy (former RWE) Digital Transformation Board; German PropTech 
Initiative (GPTI); Vali Berlin - The Entrepreneurship Hub at ESMT Berlin; UC Berkeley BA 
International Diploma. Christian holds a Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) in security technology and logistics 
and a master (Diplom) in energy management and chemical engineering from the University 
of Technology in Berlin, Germany