Sebastian is a Partner of Active Venture Partners. He joined ACTIVE as a Partner in 2014. He served as the Vice President of Business Development at Cooliris, Inc, where he was responsible for corporate & business development and partnerships with special focus on Asia. He joined Cooliris in 2010 coming from T-Venture where he lastly served for 4 years as the Managing Director. He served as an Investment Manager at T-Venture Holding GmbH. Prior to this, he worked in sales and marketing at Unilever, Germany. His 15 years of international experience in corporate, investment as well as operational startup roles in the EU and US position him very uniquely to add a lot of value to current and future portfolio of companies. Mr. Blum holds an M.B.A. from NIMBAS Bradford Graduate School of Management, Utrecht, Netherlands, and a B.A. in Business from Berufsakademie Stuttgart.