Nikolas Samios is Managing Partner of PropTech1 Ventures, the first dedicated venture capital fund addressing the untapped potential of real estate industry innovation in Europe, bringing together leading real estate companies and entrepreneurs, serial entrepreneurs from the digital sector, and venture capital experts.
Nikolas Samios is also Managing Partner of COOPERATIVA Venture Group, a platform that covers 360° of the venture capital life cycle: Direct, indirect, and LP investments in startups, fundraising and exit support, venture-specific family office services, as well as the development and management of VC vehicles in cooperation with leading sector experts.
In these roles, as well as as former CIO of German Startups Group and former Managing Director of Brandenburg Ventures, the VC vehicle of MP3 inventor Karlheinz Brandenburg, he has participated in more than 100 transactions on both sides of the table.
Nikolas Samios is a regular keynote speaker and panelist at professional events and supports the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Europe as a mentor, with experts articles, and active work in numerous non-profit associations, among other things as co-initiator of the Initiative for Standard Contracts of the German Startups Association and for the Business Angel Network Germany. Together with Anja Rath, he is also co-author of the venture capital standard reference book DEALTERMS.VC.