As Founder and Managing Director of Project A Ventures, Christian Weiß is responsible for Human Ressources, IT and Venture Coaching. Before co-founding Project A Christian started Rocket Internet for the Samwer brothers and lead the Rocket operations as a founding Managing Director both in Berlin (global Headquarters) and in Sao Paulo (Latin America). Before Rocket, he was cofounder and CEO of Mundwerk AG (sold to Excelsis), the leading German developer of speech-recognition based applications and Head of FIFA Worldcup Ticketing Center for the 2006 Football Worldcup in Germany. He has also been engaged as a “Business Angel” for > 20 startup companies within the internet industry, including tausendkind, MeinAuto and Tradoria. He studied business at WHU– Otto Beisheim School of Management - in Vallendar as well as in Manchester and Nantes and loves to spend his spare time with his family and following his favorite football club Werder Bremen.