Philipp Petrescu


Venture Partner at Hof Capital

Philipp Petrescu founded his first company at the age of 16, and after brief stints at McKinsey and J.P. Morgan, he started his career in tech entrepreneurship as VP of Corporate Finance at Rocket Internet. Thereafter, he co-founded Lendico, the world’s first cross-border P2P lending platform.
Leaving Lendico in 2015, Philipp started to invest in and support young companies in Berlin and London, including Voya.ai, MVP Factory and Redi. In addition, he began advising large corporates on their digitalization and investment activities. Philipp is a recipient of the Forbes 30 Under 30 award, studied Business Administration at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany, and is a Fellow of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.