A dedicated team with an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the venture capital market in Germany

Maren Eckloff-Böhme

Managing Director

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Maren is the Founder and Managing Partner of Brightpoint Fund Services and Brightpoint Capital Invest. Former CFO & Operating Partner at VC firm e.ventures, Maren is experienced in the set-up and administration of 11 funds in 3 jurisdictions. She has a broad start-up background through prior positions at eGroups Europe and AOL Bertelsmann Online. A banker by education, Maren started her career in banking at Vereins- and Westbank AG.

Mario Oelkers

Managing Director

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Mario is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Brightpoint Fund Services and Brightpoint Capital Invest. A former associate of e.ventures and entrepreneur, Mario’s key expertise lies in business development and fund operations. He gained a profound corporate background in various industries before moving into VC. Mario studied at a top-tier business school in the Netherlands and holds a degree in business economics from the University of Hamburg.

Kathrin Meier

Operations

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Kathrin deals with various compliance and operations topics at Brightpoint Fund Services. She has a background in finance & procurement and disposes of a broad international work experience, amongst others in the aerospace sector. Kathrin holds an M.Sc. in business administration and a master of law & business specializing in entrepreneurship.

Andreas Jaschke

Operations

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Andreas joined Brightpoint in January 2017 and works with our clients on various reporting and fund management topics. He is also responsible for the further development of our reporting systems and is trained in Fair Value methodologies. Prior to his current position, he held positions as financial controller in the aviation industry and at a food start-up. Andreas studied business administration with a major in finance at business schools in the Netherlands and Hong Kong.

Stephan Drummer

Operations

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Stephan is responsible for accounting and financial reporting of the diverse funds as senior accountant at Brightpoint Fund Services. Before joining the Brightpoint team in 2017, he worked as an accountant at a Hamburg-based, stock-listed investment and asset management company for over six years. Stephan previously earned further work experience in the automotive industry as well as in the media sector.

Jochen Gerharz

Operations

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Jochen is responsible for the fund administration and process implementation. Before joining Brightpoint in 2018, he worked for several years as a fund administrator for a German AIFM and as a controller in a bank. Jochen is a trained banker and holds a degree in architectural engineering.

Jan Tarnaske

Operations

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Jan has been part of the Operations Team at Brightpoint since March 2018. He assists our clients in their day-to-day administration work and ad-hoc financial queries. He holds a bachelor degree with focus on finance and is completing a dual master’s degree at HSBA in Hamburg. Previously he was a working student, spent time abroad and trained as an industrial clerk.

Dinara Utarova

Operations

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Dinara joined Brightpoint Fund Services in the fall of 2018. She supports the Operations Team and is involved in expanding the company’s business intelligence capabilities. She holds a B.S. in Finance and is currently pursuing a dual Master’s degree in Business Development at HSBA. Prior to joining Brightpoint, Dinara worked as a Business Controller for a number of start-ups in both Silicon Valley and Moscow.

Jana Eckloff-Beck

Administration

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Jana supports the Fund Services team as an administrative assistant since 2017. Prior to joining Brightpoint, she pursued her career as a receptionist and in other positions in the hospitality industry following an apprenticeship in hotel management.

Alessa Zimmermann

Administration

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Alessa manages the Brightpoint office in Hamburg. She previously worked as a receptionist in the hospitality industry and gained international experience in the United States. Alessa started her career with an apprenticeship in hotel management.