Dr. Marcus Erken is a founding partner of Sunfish Partners. Sunfish Partners is an early stage VC that invests in Polish deep tech startups. Sunfish Partners is based in Berlin, Germany, and Warsaw, Poland.
Marcus is also a lecturer in the field of entrepreneurship. He co-lectures two annual university courses in which students start their own companies.
Previously, Marcus had the privilege to work with more than 120 student startups at WHU’s university incubator, which he helped establish and run. He still supports WHU Incubator as a volunteer.
Marcus holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Business & Management from WHU Vallendar, a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship from RWTH Aachen University, and was a Visiting Research Fellow at Harvard University.