Stefan Glänzer

Passion Capital, Founding Partner

Stefan Glänzer is founding partner at Passion Capital in London. He was recently named the best angel investor in Europe by readers and editors of TechCrunch Europe. He was the first investor and executive chairman of, seeing that company through to its sale to CBS (2007, $280 million). Prior to that, Stefan was co-founder of, one of the first European online auction and classified sites, which he took public in 1999 and sold to QXL ricardo in 2000 (2008 sold to Naspers, $ 1.8bn). Furthermore he was first investor and executive chairman at Mendeley (2013 sold to Elsevier, $ 100 million) and first investor in Dailydeal (2011 sold to Google, $ 130 million).


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