Since the inception of the fund in 2008, Ivo Harzdorf has supported the TGFS team with his longstanding experience as an Investment Manager. Apart from his activities as managing director of SC-Kapitalbeteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, his current tasks within the TGFS team include sourcing and consulting support of companies in the seed and startup phase located in the Chemnitz region. In addition, Ivo Harzdorf is a lecturer at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and a jury member of several business plan competitions in Saxony.
Prior to working as an Investment Manager, he graduated from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management with a degree in banking administration. Afterwards, he was responsible for business analysis and valuation at Sparkasse Chemnitz as well heading a project team on introducing credit ratings according to Basel II. Ivo Harzdorf started his professional career in 1992 with an apprenticeship as a banker.