Together with Ashoka, Markus has founded the Financing Agency for Social Entrepreneurship (FASE) in Germany. FASE helps leading social enterprises across Europe in raising hybrid growth capital so that they can scale their social impact.
So far, FASE has built an open pipeline of investment-ready social enterprises and closed more than 30 transactions leveraging more than EUR 14 million impact investments. Prior to this, Markus worked for more than 7 years as consultant for McKinsey & Company. Markus studied Business Administration and Economics at the Universities of Witten/Herdecke and Cambridge and received his Ph.D. from the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management.