Olaf Jacobi

Olaf Jacobi

Partner at Target Partners

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Olaf Jacobi, Partner, has 20 years of experience as a manager, entrepreneur and investor. Olaf joined Target Partners as a venture partner in 2007 and became a partner in 2009.

In the past Olaf Jacobi has invested as a business angel in young IT and Internet companies. He also founded Collax Inc. (Boston and Munich) in 2005, a Linux server solutions vendor, and served as CEO of the company until the end of 2006.

Prior to that, Olaf was an investor and Chief Sales Officer of Cobion AG, an IT security solutions provider which was successfully sold to ISS Internet Security Systems Inc. (Atlanta) in 2004.

From 1999 to 2002 Olaf was a management board member at ACG AG, a company publicly quoted on the Frankfurt stock exchange.

Since 1994 Olaf served in various management positions in the IT sector, including as Senior VP for Marketing and a management board member of Minolta GmbH.

Olaf Jacobi is chairman of the advisory board at adeven GmbH, member of the advisory board of doo GmbH and member of the advisory board of hetras GmbH. He was also responsible for Target Partners’ investment in Scoreloop AG (sold to Blackberry in 2011) and in JouleX Inc. (sold to Cisco in 2013).