Delivering real value as an angel investor: Interview with Matthias Hilpert
Matthias Hilpert is a seasoned business angel and sales expert with 23 years of experience in his own startup, as well as in the telecommunication sector with Orange and Vodafone. He is one of the top angels supported by the EIF and has built his reputation on functional expertise — he is known among the b2venture portfolio companies as “Mr. Sales”.
Dr. Jörg Dörnemann, got to speak to Matthias about his journey from corporate career to angel investing. Check out why Matthias believes that working with founders should be viewed as an honor, why being “coachable” is not always a good thing, and why business angels can sometimes have more influence than institutional investors.