Filip Dames Founding Partner Cherry Ventures

Filip founded his first company in 2008, an online auction house for antiques and collectibles. He then joined the founding team of Zalando (FSE:ZAL) as CEO of the group’s shopping-club. Up until 2014, he has held several executive positions leading the company’s international expansion to 15 European markets as well as the overall product/mobile strategy for all online shops until the IPO. Filip is also an active supporter of the “Ashoka” network, helping founders to start social businesses around the world. He holds a Diploma (MSc.) from WHU-Beisheim School of Management. He lived and worked in New York, Buenos Aires, Finland and Malaysia. He loves product-centric companies that disrupt the way consumers behave today.

Filip founded his first company in 2008, an online auction house for antiques and collectibles. He then joined the founding team of Zalando (FSE:ZAL) as CEO of the group’s shopping-club. Up until 2014, he has held several executive positions leading the company’s international expansion to 15 European markets as well as the overall product/mobile strategy for all online shops until the IPO. Filip is also an active supporter of the “Ashoka” network, helping founders to start social businesses around the world. He holds a Diploma (MSc.) from WHU-Beisheim School of Management. He lived and worked in New York, Buenos Aires, Finland and Malaysia. He loves product-centric companies that disrupt the way consumers behave today.