Peter Kayatz

            Owner of Waterbergh Management

            I am a management consultant with 20 years of experience in evaluating, consulting, and managing innovative high-tech companies.

            In 2008, I established Waterbergh Management to serve my clients as consultant, coach, and trainer to increase planning reliability, business performance, and valuation of their companies.

            Corporate Career

            Venture Capital Advisor

            In the position of  "Head of Life Sciences", I served a German venture capital advisory firm (IVP Innovations & Venture - Partners), based in our Berlin and Munich office.

            • Business modeling

            • Business planning

            • Financing

            • Negotiations

            • Interim management

            • Experts opinions

            Experts opinions

            Investment Manager

            As an interim investment manager of a venture capital firm, IMH - Industrie Management Holding, Berlin/Hanover, I was engaged in the investment phase of the fund.

            • Planning and execution of the life science competence center

            • Managing due diligence processes

            • Deal structuring

            • Financing

            • Deal monitoring


            Interim Manager

            During my time as interim manager at Innovatis AG, Bielefeld, I led the change process from a business angel financed academic spin-off company to a venture capital backed growth company, that was finally acquired by Roche.

            • Structural organization

            • Process organization

            • Business Development

            • Product development

            • Supply Chain


            CEO of a high-tech company

            As interim CEO of a drug development start-up, AlcaSynn Pharmaceuticals, Innsbruck, I guided the academic founders from the lab bench, to a mixed trade sale / corporate venture capital financing.

            • Spin-out from University

            • Incorporation

            • Business Model

            • Product Strategy

            • Patent Strategy

            • Public funding > 1,3 mn €

            • Equity funding 12 mn €

              Academic Career

              As a trained Biochemist ("Diplom-Biologe"), I have researched and prepared my diploma thesis at the German Diabetes-Center, Duesseldorf. I have received a PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) from RWTH Aachen, and another one in medical basic-research (Dr. rer. medic) from the medical faculty of the University of Cologne.

              • Protein chemistry

              • Signal transduction

              • Cell biology

              • Ophthalmology

              • Electron microscopy

              Please see my Research Gate Profile for details:

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