The Venture
Capital Team

Meet Our Experts

We are an international team with colleagues working in our headquarter in Germany and abroad. Our expertise ranges from material sciences and production technologies to digital business models.
Interested in working with us?

Reach us at:

Ascan Voswinckel

Head of Venture Capital

Ascan is passionate about getting to know innovative ideas and business models as well as finding the best way of making venture investments a success for both sides.

Dirk Ploss

Senior Innovation Manager

Dirk is always searching for new ways to improve the status quo, whether it comes to AI-supported eCommerce, smart packaging or immersive technologies like AR and VR.

Dr. Stefan Gallinat

Open Innovation & Incubation

Stefan has a passion for technology-driven solutions. Life sciences, personalization and sustainability are his main fields of interest.

Jacek Brozda

Head of Ventures and New Business, Korea & China

Korea and China are true innovation hubs for skin care. With our NX Accelerator, Jacek is looking to get to know and empower promising founders in the region.

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Which beauty product should be invented?

A mood detecting lipstick, that not only changes its color but also its scent.

Dr. Luise De Almeida, Technology Manager

Why do you love working with startups?

Because I love entrepreneurial spirit and working with people who build the future.

Dr. Janina Zippel, Startup Scouting

Why Do You Love Working at OSCAR&PAUL?

At O&P, I get the chance to meet creative entrepreneurs with challenging spirit.

Yang Hu, Venture Development Manager, Korea & China

Which nautical symbol would OSCAR&PAUL be?


Siddharth Jain, Lab Manager of Formula Development, Beiersdorf India

Why should startups collaborate with Oscar&Paul?

We at Oscar&Paul love to challenge the status quo – ideally together with creative external partners.

Dr. Thomas Raschke, Startup Scouting

Corporate Indie Brands

At Mastering Corporate Indie Brands we build, run and reshape our own brands. By constantly challenging the status quo and testing out new ways of working, we incubate ideas to shape the beauty industry of tomorrow from within.


Venture Capital

At Beiersdorf Venture Capital, we support visionary startups through investments and access to the Beiersdorf assets and expertise to jointly drive disruptive technologies, new business models and skin care innovations.