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Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture: Hanse Ventures – Building great companies

By Wendy J Tester, on 10 March 2011

This week’s ‘Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture Series’ talk was given by Sarik Weber, serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Hanse Ventures. UCL students Mansour Abdulghaffar and Carolina Mostert summarise his lecture below.

Weber’s background

Weber is a graduate student of European Business Studies from Osnabrueck, Germany, and also studied at Buckinghamshire Business School and Deusto, San Sebastián. During his career, amongst his many start-ups, Weber helped to build XING AG and founded Cellity AG which was sold to Nokia in 2009. On 1 February 2010 Weber founded his latest and current company in Hamburg, Germany: Hanse Ventures GmbH, a start-up incubator for entrepreneurs and their ideas.