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DN Capital Hires Gülsah Wilke as Partner and Head of German Office

Guelsah Wilke
Guelsah Wilke

DN Capital, a Menlo Park, CA-based early-stage venture capital firm, appointed Gülsah Wilke as Partner and Head of the firm’s German Office in Berlin.

The newly created role is part of the firm’s continued drive to bolster its European presence through the addition of talent and strengthen its German operations building on investments in Auto1, Hometogo and Quandoo. Wilke joined DN on 19 March 2024 and will be based in Berlin, working with Nenad Marovac and the wider DACH team.

Gülsah Wilke is an investor, advisor and the co-founder of 2hearts – a platform for people with a migrant background from the tech scene. She will maintain her involvement with 2hearts alongside her new role at DN.

Wilke previously worked as Chief Operating Officer at Ada Health and as an investor at Axel Springer where she also led the Group’s Pricing & Monetization team. She was the founder of Axel Springer_WoMen, a global network supporting women in leadership positions, promote equal pay and mentor female talent. While heading Investment activities at Axel Springer, Wilke was a member of the supervisory board at StepStone. Prior to this, she was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company and IBM.

Led by Nenad Marovac, Managing Partner, DN Capital is an early stage venture capital firm with operations in London, Berlin and Menlo Park, CA. The firm focuses on Series A investments in software, fintech, marketplace and consumer internet. DN was an early backer in such companies as Auto1, Shazam, Endeca, Incode, Go Student, Job and Talent, Mister Spex, Hometogo, OLX, Remitly, Quandoo and Yassir.