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Team & Partner

Our team consists of international cooperation partners, experts in entrepreneurship and venture capital.

Prof. Dr. Boris Bauke

Digital Transformation and Entrepreneurship, Initiator of VentureLab

Entrepreneur and professor at the Technical University of Aschaffenburg. Boris Bauke has founded several international IT and media companies. Boris wants to inspire more people to start a business. He is the founder and head of VentureLab - the contact point for doers at TH Aschaffenburg.

Prof. Dr. Horst Löchel

Professor of Economics and Head of the Sino-German Center at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Head of the Sino-German Center at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. For the Frankfurt School, he established the Shanghai International Banking and Finance Institute (SIBFI) as Vice President from 2003 to 2009 and was its Chairman of the Supervisory Board until 2012; since then he has been a member of the Supervisory Board. From 2009 to 2011, he was Director of the Centre of Banking and Finance at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai, China, and Honorary Professor of Economics until 2020.

Prof. Dr. Michael H. Grote

Professor of Corporate Finance and Head of the Frankfurt Institute for Private Equity and M&A

Head of the Frankfurt Institute for Private Equity and M&A at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. Since 2019 he is one of the two presidents of the "Frankfurt Institute for Risk Management and Regulation" (FIRM) and member of the board of the "Gesellschaft für Risikomanagement und Regulierung e. V.". He is one of the founders of FinGeo - The Global Network on Financial Geography. From 2009 to 2020 he was Vice President for Academic Affairs at the Frankfurt School.

Niklas Kimo Bruns

Researcher in the field of International Business Strategy

He has graduated from a joint Master of Science degree in Global Supply Chain Management from Kühne Logistics University, the University of Tennessee and Tongji University and holds a Bachelor‘s degree in General Management from Kühne Logistics University. He worked at Accenture Strategy, Deloitte S&O and in Finance Operations at FreeNow.

Xingyu Lu

Student Assistant of the Sino-inno cap., master of finance student at the Frankfurt school of Finance & Management

Xingyu holds a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics from Macau University of Science and Technology. She has built programming skills working as a research assistant at MUST and has gained professional experience in finance and banking.

Tong Zhou


He has graduated from Denison University in Ohio. He studied math and data analytics. Tong is currently a Master of Finance Student at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. He is passionate about technology, finance, and investment. In his spare time, he likes to study the possible impact of blockchain on the financial industry.

Matthias Kornecki

VentureLab Staff - Media Design

He has many years of agency experience in media and web design and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media from the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt. In addition to the conception, design and realization of diverse projects in the media sector, his passion includes film and music production as well as everything connected with modern technology.

International Cooperation Partners