Michael Kleindl (53) is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Collateral Good Ventures, a Swiss-based climate-first Venture Capital platform. Collateral Good seeks to transform the existing food, food waste, fashion, packaging and building systems towards a sustainable future through technological innovations and partnering with best-in-class entrepreneurial teams. Doing Collateral Good is the essence of what we
Michael has been a successful entrepreneur and venture capital investor for many
years. His track record includes 2 IPOs, and numerous exits of invested startups to prestigious buyers such RTL, Amazon, Axel Springer AG, Deutsche Post DHL, JustEat, Pernod Ricard, Michelin and Unified Post Group, amongst others. In addition, he has been serving as a board member of various public companies.
Michael holds a university degree in Business Administration from the European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel, (Germany) and completed a 2-year managementtraining program in one of Germany´s larger public banking institutions. He is married to a wonderful woman and has four kids. He lives in Zürich, Switzerland and enjoys all kinds of outdoor sports.