Arnd Kaltofen

Managing Partner, Investment Manager

Industry Team Healthcare

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Arnd Kaltofen

Biography

Arnd has collected a broad and long-standing experience in building and exiting ventures in the healthcare sector. He served as chairman and board director of companies such as Esbatech (acquired by Alcon), Kuros Biosurgery (reverse-IPO at SWX), Activaero (acquired by Vectura), or Ganymed Pharmaceuticals. In his previous career, he built a team dedicated to venture capital transactions in the healthcare industry for KPMG Corporate Finance. He gained his entrepreneurial experience in several Medical Device and Digital Health startups where he held various senior management positions in marketing, commercialization, and product development. As an MD he started his professional career in two university hospitals as an anaesthesiologist and in medical research.

In addition to being an MD, Arnd also holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate Business School, USA, and WHU Koblenz, Germany, as well as a Postgraduate Degree in Computer Sciences from TU Munich, Germany.

Portfolio Companies

Ventaleon

Inhaled inspirine against influenza - exited

SpineLab

Non-fusion spine technologies - exited

Oncalis

Kinase-inhibitors against cancer - exited

Kuur Therapeutics

Immuno-oncological treatments - exited

Ganymed

Antibodies against solid tumors - exited

ESBATech

Antibody fragments treating eye diseases- exited

Activaero

Efficiently inhaled therapeutics - exited