Andre Retterath is an early-stage investor with Earlybird Venture Capital focusing on “deep tech” companies utilising AI, machine intelligence and data analytics, alongside developer tools and (open source) enterprise software more broadly. Before transitioning into VC in 2017, he gained more than 5 years experience as a process automation engineer and technology consultant with ThyssenKrupp. Andre conducted his PhD on Machine Learning in Venture Capital at Technical University of Munich. He holds a M.Sc. in Management and a B.Eng. in Mechatronics.