Carsten Just joined the EIF as an Investment Manager in 2012, focussing on the ramp-up of EIF’s European Angels Fund in Germany and its further roll-out across Europe. Prior to joining EIF, he was an Investment Director of a German VC/PE manager active with a focus on secondary transactions. During previous assignments within Fraunhofer, Steinbeis and Deutsche Bank Group, he also developed and implemented services for financial institutes, e.g. one of the first national business angels networks in Germany. Carsten holds a Diploma in business engineering from KIT Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany) and an LL.M. from WWU University of Münster (Germany).