Samuel Schuler joined the yabeo team as a Principal in July 2019. Samuel covers existing portfolio investments and new opportunities in the FinTech/InsurTech space for yabeo. Prior to yabeo, Samuel was an Investment Director at Allianz X, the digital investment unit of Allianz Group and one of Europe’s leading corporate venture capital funds, where he led and co-managed major portfolio investments and digital corporate initiatives. Before beginning his venture capital investing career, Samuel served as a Director of strategy and planning at Bertelsmann, overseeing their book publishing unit. Samuel started his career in finance in various roles at technology group Schaeffler in Europe and China, focusing on growth investments and corporate finance. Samuel holds a master’s degree from University of St. Gallen and CEMS in International Management. Outside of the office, he shows keen interest in travelling, the arts, dining, and sports.