Kurosch D. Habibi is Founder and Managing Director at Carl, Europe’s leading M&A platform for small and medium-sized businesses. In 2016, he jointly founded Pascal Stichler Carl. Even back then, he and his counterpart Pascal Stichler shared the vision of finally giving the “Mittelstand” the same access to capital markets that has long been available to large corporations. Since 2018, Habibi has been the FinTech Spokesperson for the German Startups Association. Furthermore, he gained professional experience at SAP, in the investment banking divisions of J.P. Morgan and UBS, in strategy consulting, and at Procter & Gamble. He holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.