Omnis Mundi is a network of experienced European entrepreneurs with a joint vision to revitalize the European entrepreneurial spirit.
We support entrepreneurs who want to create companies in the eCommerce, hi-tech, social media and innovative services sectors where significant market opportunities exist.
We are also supporting selected young and promising companies but we are best, when it comes down to starting a company from scratch.
At Omnis Mundi, we are entrepreneurs by heart. We share the risks associated with every venture and participate in future successful returns of the business. We believe in people who want to change the world and support them to achieve their vision. Omnis Mundi - a vision to create.
We help you to start and grow your own company, regardless if you have a vague idea, a finished business or a company just leaving the garage. The earlier you contact us, the better.
But we are selective in what and whom we support (read more in “what we seek”). But if we decide to back you, you can 100% rely on us to go through all the ups and downs of a start up.
Access to a network of top notch developers and product managers either in Germany or in low costs offshore companies
Access to leading technology companies for partnerships and joint business development (eg. Google, Deutsche Telekom, Siemens, Facebook, etc)
Support in creating convincing presentation material
Access to seed capital in the range of 50.000 – 500.000 Euro
Access to all leading venture capitalists in Europe and the US
Access to top online marketing partners
SEO / SEM / Affiliate / Emailing knowledge
Access to agencies, photographers, printing companies etc
Access to journalists, Blogger, PR Agencies etc.
Access to large corporate clients or customer databases
Access to partners for national or International expansion
Local trusted partners throughout Europe and the US
Access to leading Corporate Finance Companies
Access to potential buyers in the media, technology and telecom space
Access to top level executives
Access to leading HR Recruitment companies
We seek outstanding individuals and teams with a big vision who want to change the world. But starting a business is not as easy as it sounds so we are very rigorous when it comes to selection of who we support.
If you want to work with us fill out our application form below. If you are looking for an internship or a position please send us an email to email@example.com.
What is the problem you are trying to solve?
Are there enough people who have this problem / how big is the market?
Where and when do you earn money with your idea?
What are the existing competitors or where could competitors come from?
How do you get clients without spending 10 Mio. on Marketing right at the beginning?
How much money do you need to built a proof of concept?
How will the company look like in 10 years from now?
Tell us about yourself (education, school, hobbies, special skills) and why you want to start your own business. If you are a team, tell us about the team or send us your xing or linkedin profile.
Gerald has been an entrepreneur since 1998 when he founded at the age of 25 the first European provider for b2b reverse online auction and sourcing events, Portum. With a trading volume of more than 12 Bn. USD and offices throughout Europe and the US Portum became one of Europe’s leading providers for internet-based sourcing and supplier management solutions. The company was sold in 2006 to CapGemini / IBX.
In 2006 he cofounded with Gustavo Garcia Brusilovsky BuyVIP, a European leading private sales club offering luxury brands at reduced prices in time limited campaigns. When the company was sold in 2010 to Amazon it had more than 8 Mio. members, 350 employees and revenues in excess of 150 Mio. USD.
In 2011 he founded Pippa&Jean a social selling community with the vision to support 100.000 women to start their own business.
Since 2007, Gerald also has been an active investor in multiple companies via OmnisMundi, an incubator which he created jointly with Alain Falys.
Wirtschaftswoche and Financial Times voted Gerald as one of the Top 100 German masterminds on e-business. He was given the Budding Entrepreneur Award by GrowthPlus for demonstrating outstanding entrepreneurial skills at a young age and was twice finalist in the competition “Entrepreneur of the year”.
He truely believes in entrepreneurship as a way of living and more important as a means to make the world a better place.
Specialties: Venture Capital, Private Equity, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Business Development, European Expansion
An experienced leader with a track record in building and growing a technology and service business on a global scale, through a clear vision, multi-cultural breadth and natural leadership.
I am an entrepreneur, startup advisor and technology investor. I started my career in the computer services industry by managing a consortium of European IT companies and joined Visa International Europe in 1996 where I was senior vice president in charge of commercial cards division. In 2000 I co-founded OB10 Ltd in London and San Francisco, todays’ leading electronic invoicing network with over 120,000 corporate clients worldwide and offices in three continents. I was Chairman & CEO until 2005 and remain an active shareholder.
Following OB10, I co-founded Omnis Mundi AG, a Frankfurt-based technology and Internet incubator specialized in e-commerce. Omnis Mundi’s portfolio includes BuyVip, sold to Amazon in 2010 for €80m, Goldkurier (Germany) and VipStore in China. I have raised over £35m in seed to series B capital from Tier 1 VC’s in the last 10 years.
I am currently a Venture Partner at Imperial Innovations Plc, the AIM listed technology investment group with £220m under management. I was personally involved in three series A investments in the last year including Acunu, FeatureSpace and Semetric. I am a Partner at Firestartr in London, the new investment group. I am also a strategic adviser to a number of technology companies, including ACE Software Solutions in the UK, TreasuryView in Estonia and Power Payments Technologies in France.
Dual French-Belgian national, fluent in French, English, Italian and Spanish with good knowledge of German.
Specialties: Make a strategy, build a team, raise financing and execute globally. In Internet, e-payment, e-invoicing and e-commerce.
Serge is a financial specialist with broad experience in many aspects of accounting, auditing and financial management.
He has gather significant experiences in the past 10 years in retail, financial consulting and venture capital in companies such as VPMarket, BuyVIP and Pippa&Jean.
His specialty is financial data analyzing and planning (financial model): income statement, cash flow statement, balance, payment plan, other management reports.
Omnis mundi creatura
Omnis mundi creatura
quasi liber et pictufra
nobis est, et speculum.
Nostrae vitae, nostrae mortis,
nostri status, nostrae sortis
Sequenz der Rose
Die Geschöpfe dieser Erde
sind ein Buch und ein Gemälde
und ein Spiegel unsres Seins.
Unserm Leben, unserm Sterben,
unsrer Lage, unserm Lose
können sie ein Zeichen sein.
”Omnis Mundi Creatura (Name der Rose)” -Alanus ab Insulis (Alain de Lille)
Here is a selection of past and present companies we have founded,
cofounded or invested in over the past 10 years
A Social Selling Community started in 2011 with the vision to support 100.000 women to start their own usiness.
A Shopping Community with 10 Mio. members, 350 employees and 100 Mio. € in sales, sold 2010 to Amazon.com
A leading b2b reverse auction marketplace with a trading volume of more than 10 Bn .€, sold 2006 to CapGemini.
A leading global e-Invoicing company with 140.000 clients and operations in Europe and the US
A Germany rebuying service for valuables.
A leading Chinese shopping community with more than 5 Mio. members.
An onshore / offshore services business.
And here is a selection of past or present investors in our companies