CHAINWISE Capital is the external investment firm of CHAINWISE Group focused exclusively on venture and token investments.
Based in Berlin, we invest in the highest quality blockchain projects and founders in blockchain tech, digital currency, and crypto assets. We are independent of the underlying blockchain technology and ecosystem and leverage institutional capital towards a more decentralized future.
Swen is a serial entrepreneur and received a row of national and international awards – in 2017 he was also nominated as Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 in the State of Saxony, Germany. In 2017, he sold his last co-founded and market leading IT Cloud Consulting Business to Accenture. Swen has a strong financial and operational background. After studying tax law, auditing, controlling, and statistics – Swen started his career as a Business Consultant and Auditor at KPMG and Arthur Andersen. Being Group CEO and founder of the CHAINWISE Group, he also serves/ed as MD resp. in different C-Level roles at Accenture Cloud Services GmbH, solid-serVision.com GmbH, ixecINVEST GmbH, DERIVATIVES Investment GbR, and ICO Force GmbH. He also served as Business Finance Manager in different senior roles at AMD Inc. and GlobalFoundries Inc..
Before Saul joined CHAINWISE Capital he helped build the venture activities for the Deutsche Börse Group. Besides projects within their corporate venture fund as well as on blockchain projects he largely focused on building up the Venture Network where he actively advised and supported companies with their fundraising efforts. Furthermore, Saul led the regional expansion towards US and UK based investors thereby attracting foreign capital into European tech companies. In 2008 and 2009 Saul founded two startups himself and subsequently worked in the investment teams of Allianz Global Investors in Frankfurt and Aberdeen Asset Management in Singapore. Saul holds a Master in Finance degree from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.