Martin Bellof

Project Lead Ventures & Partnering

Martin Bellof is our startup de-risking expert, someone who loves helping scientists bring ideas to life and research to market.

A startup enthusiast to the core, Martin spent almost his entire career in life science. He managed international R&D projects, acquired millions in public and venture capital funding and co-founded two startups (crossborder and pillbox). Martin has a biology and business degree from Technical University of Darmstadt and gained experience in investment banking in Frankfurt and Sydney. Prior to joining chemstars, he was CEO of Crop.Evolution, a green biotech startup based in Dortmund. 

A musician at heart, Martin loves being on stage and is proud to have played more than 100 gigs across Germany over the past five years.