Kai Hansen

Kai studied business administration with focus on entrepreneurship and marketing at the EBS Business School in Oestrich-Winkel (Germany), Auckland and Buenos Aires.

During his last year at university Kai founded his first startup, sportme, a social community for athletes, with Philipp Hartmann and Tobias Johann in March 2007, before going on to create Rheingau Founders as a co-founding platform. Since then Kai has been actively involved in founding and developing 20 more startups.

As Founder & Managing Director, Kai was recently responsible for the success of Lieferando, a European delivery service startup which was acquired by the market leader Takeaway.com in 2014 for more than US$100mn. With Lieferando Kai build a fast growing, multinational marketplace in a highly competitive environment and learned what it takes to make a startup successful. He now serves as a Venture Partner to Rheingau Founders.

No matter if it’s about surfing waves or dirt – with Kai you’ll have passionate sports and outdoor enthusiasm at your side!

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