Giessing Julian


Short Profile outline

Julian is an Executive PhD candidate in Management Engineering at Politecnico di Milano. Julian has a background as founder and VC investor. He is the Managing Director of a Distressed Venture Capital Firm based in Berlin. Julian focusses on investigating special phenomena in entrepreneurial finance such as venture debt, startup downrounds, and consequences of staged financing. Julian holds a Bachelor’s in Economics from the University of Mannheim and a Master’s in Economics from New York University.

Master of Science: Economics, New York University (NYU) with research stay at NYU Shanghai.

Bachelor of Science: Economics, University of Mannheim with exchange at the National University of Singapore.


Research interests: His research interests are in the areas of entrepreneurial finance, corporate finance, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Research projects: Special phenomena in startup financing - type, source, and terms of financing.

Supervisor: Prof.ssa Annalisa Croce

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