Managing Partner @ Cavalry Ventures

Claude co-founded the European early-stage venture capital fund back in 2016, currently focusing on pre-seed and seed stages with EUR 260+ million in assets under management.

Claude Ritter is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Cavalry Ventures, a Berlin-based early-stage venture capital fund. Notable Cavalry investments include Forto, Bryter, or PlanRadar. Prior to co-founding Cavalry Ventures, Claude co-founded Delivery Hero (DHER:FRA) in 2010 and served for four years as the company’s Chief Product Officer. Delivery Hero is the world’s leading local food delivery platform and is active in 50 countries across four continents.

In 2014, Claude co-founded Tiger Facility Services, a digital facility services platform operating in the DACH region, employing more than 500 cleaning professionals as well as running a network of 100+ contract partner companies. Tiger Facility Services was successfully sold to Helpling in 2019. Claude is an avid developer and holds a university degree in Business Information Systems from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland. ‍

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