Current Portfolio

For over a decade we have believed in the disruptive potential of the Internet and during this time have invested in a number of companies, which we, along with management, have developed into market leaders.



Zalando is the leading German online shoe and fashion store. With its special focus on high customer satisfaction, comprehensive service and short delivery times, Zalando offers a wide spectrum of shoes, clothing and accessories for men, women and children.

In addition to classic fashions, Zalando also covers the sports, outdoor and beauty sectors.Zalando operates a shop, an outlet section and the private shopping club Zalando Lounge and is expanding into other countries.

The Zalando Corporation (GmbH), with headquarters in Berlin, was founded in 2008 by David Schneider and Robert Gentz, and was officially launched in October 2008.

  • Rainer Maerkle