Creating Values

We’re a Series A venture capital firm primarily focused on B2B SaaS and Prop Tech. We love to work with outstanding entrepreneurs and teams building world class products which sustainably influence/change markets.

We are a small team with a huge passion for innovative business models and impressing founder teams. Our goal is it to create value together, to support talent, to force growth and to share expertise. We see ourselves as an active partner and support our portfolio companies passionately.

Jannis Roser

Jannis Roser

Managing Partner

Jannis is Managing Partner at Surplus. Previously to his engagement he successfully founded different companies in the area of e-commerce and consulting. In addition Jannis gained corporate experience with different companies in the FMCG industry where he led cross functional teams within the area of corporate strategy.

Prof. Dr. Reiner Braun

Prof. Dr. Reiner Braun

Partner and Strategic Advisor

Reiner has a tremendous expertise in the areas of venture capital, and private equity. He is the owner of the chair for entrepreneurial finance at Technical University Munich and one of the leading European researcher’s in that area. Reiner previously gained experience with other VC’s and Allianz Investment Management.

Marlena Büschl

Marlena Büschl

Investment Manager

Marlena holds a Bachelor degree in Management and Technology from the Technical University of Munich [TUM] as well as a Master degree in Management from the London School of Economics [LSE], where she wrote her Master thesis on a topic in Venture Capital. Bevor joining Surplus Invest, Marlena gained valuable experiences in Investment Banking, M&A and Consulting, in London, New York and Hong Kong..

Luca Dahlhausen

Luca Dahlhausen

Investment Analyst

Luca is working student with Surplus Invest conducting research as well as supporting the analysis of startups during the investment process from first contact on. Previously he lived in Vancouver and gained experience in several internships.

Max Vrecko

Max Vrecko

Investment Manager

Max is a real “Digital Native” his strength is the interdisciplinary between Technology and Management. He holds a Master degree in Business from Technical University Munich, but likes developing as much. Previously he founded a Start-up and worked for a Venture Capital firm. Max has experience in all success critical areas of growing ventures.

Jannis Roser

Jannis Roser

Managing Partner

Jannis is Managing Partner at Surplus. Previously to his engagement he successfully founded different companies in the area of e-commerce and consulting. In addition Jannis gained corporate experience with different companies in the FMCG industry where he led cross functional teams within the area of corporate strategy.

Prof. Dr. Reiner Braun

Prof. Dr. Reiner Braun

Partner und Strategic Advisor

Reiner has a tremendous expertise in the areas of venture capital, and private equity. He is the owner of the chair for entrepreneurial finance at Technical University Munich and one of the leading European researcher’s in that area. Reiner previously gained experience with other VC’s and Allianz Investment Management.

Marlena Büschl

Marlena Büschl

Investment Manager

Marlena holds a Bachelor degree in Management and Technology from the Technical University of Munich [TUM] as well as a Master degree in Management from the London School of Economics [LSE], where she wrote her Master thesis on a topic in Venture Capital. Bevor joining Surplus Invest, Marlena gained valuable experiences in Investment Banking, M&A and Consulting, in London, New York and Hong Kong.

Luca Dahlhausen

Luca Dahlhausen

Investment Analyst

Luca is working student with Surplus Invest conducting research as well as supporting the analysis of startups during the investment process from first contact on. Previously he lived in Vancouver and gained experience in several internships.

Max Vrecko

Max Vrecko

Investment Manager

Max is a real “Digital Native” his strength is the interdisciplinary between Technology and Management. He holds a Master degree in Business from Technical University Munich, but likes developing as much. Previously he founded a Start-up and worked for a Venture Capital firm. Max has experience in all success critical areas of growing ventures.

Our investment focus is in B2B, SaaS and PropertyTech. With great pleasure, we invest in founders who passionately develop the digital assets of tomorrow. In the two areas, we are looking for companies that can address a broad target group within a very dynamic market environment. We are an early stage/ Series A investor. We also have the possibility to participate in follow-up rounds.

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