Our Team

Christian Bogatu

Venture Partner

Christian Bogatu is a serial entrepreneur and joined Idinvest Partners in 2018 as Venture Partner focussing on the Berlin ecosystem. 

He is co-founder and CEO of Fresh Energy, generating unparalleled insights based on smart meter data. From 2011 until 2017 he was co-founder and managing director of KIWI, building a city-scale handsfree access-as-a-service system. Prior to KIWI, he co-founded Kirsen Global Security in the Silicon Valley that became the global leader in container security and exclusive provider for DB Schenker. Christian still serves on the Board of KIWI as well as Kirsen. Christian has more than 5 years of experience as a senior consultant with McKinsey.

In 2016, he was appointed as Board member of the innogy (former RWE) Digital Transformation Board. In 2009, he was appointed to the Advisory Board of the UC Berkeley BA International Diploma.

Christian holds a PhD (Dr.-Ing.) in security technology and logistics and a master (Diplom) in energy management and chemical engineering from the University of Technology in Berlin, Germany.