Lars Michaelsen joined the European Investment Fund in 2017, a fund of funds invested in over 600 VC- and PE-funds across Europe. He is working as investment manager performing fund investments with a focus on the ICT sector. From 2001 to 2017, he worked for T-Venture (Deutsche Telekom) conducting direct investment in early- to mid-stage ICT companies. He holds a PhD in finance of the University of Cologne and graduated in business administration at the same university. He also studied at HEC Paris, and holds a CEMS Master in International Management.