Christopher Pommerening started his professional career in Spain in 1998 co-founding AutoScout24 Spain S.A. In 1999 he established together with Philipp Schroeder the venture catalyst company VCMORE GmbH by offering consulting services and investment to start-ups through a network of business angels. In the year 2000 he also set up B24 Networks, a Europe wide market place on the internet for the yachting sector. Christopher was appointed Managing Director of Scout24 Spain in 2001 in order to prepare the internationalisation of the Scout24 Group. 2002 he co-founded Active Capital Partners, one of Europe’s few entrepreneurial driven Venture Capital companies and he co-started the Spanish chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organisation (EO) being one of the largest entrepreneur organisations in the world. In 2006 He has been elected to be the Ambassador for EO Europe & Africa, in order to grow the organisation in 10 different countries. In 2007 he created the terminology for Venturepreneurship and together with his partners he created the concept for the Venturepreneurs’ Organisation. In 2008 he initiated the Global Entrepreneurs Week in Spain and founded the Barcelona Entrepreneurship City Community, in order to promote Barcelona to become one of the leading hubs for entrepreneurship in Europe.
Currently he is Founder & Managing Partner of Active Venture Partners, member of the Board of Directors of Vinus & Brindis, Polymita Technologies and BuyVIP. He also is advisor of Linqia and Gild International and a member of the Venture Committee of ASCRI.