YOUR CAREER AT LEDGY

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We are on a mission to democratize equity and want you to join us! Ledgy helps founders by making it easy to leverage the power of their company’s equity, turn their employees into owners, and engage investors. Join us on our mission!

We democratize ownership in startups

We create transparency for all owners of a startup, and bring scalability to important processes for founders such as managing their stockholders, preparing financing rounds or granting equity to all their employees.

Our customers are successful European companies, like Wefox, Kry, Bitpanda, Gorillas, Trade Republic, and many more…

Since our incorporation in 2017, we’ve been listed every year among the TOP 100 Swiss startups and are ranked as the #1 ICT startup in Switzerland.

Our $10m Series A round in September ’21 marked the entry of renowned Silicon Valley investor Sequoia Capital into the Swiss startup ecosystem—almost 50 years after its founding.

Our goal at Ledgy is to use this freshly acquired confidence (and capital) to build one of the greatest teams in Europe and boldly go to where no company has gone before 👩🏻‍🚀🚀

We believe that startups are a main driver of positive change in the world and help create equal opportunities for everyone outside of corporate hierarchies. Humanity needs solutions for the current challenges, like climate change and the best source for this innovation are startups. We try to live by strong moral values and offer an example to other companies, while helping them be more successful with our product so they can drive the change forward.

We believe that equal opportunities for all social groups of society are necessary, and are committed to a culture where everyone feels welcome and respected.

We are

  • An international and diverse team of 22 people, coming from 17 different countries speaking 18 different languages with diverse interests such as the outdoors ⛰️, meditation 🧘, and space exploration 🌌
  • A team with a strong culture and committed to our values
  • Supporting other startups with our product, who are a main driver of positive change in the world and help create equal opportunities for everyone outside of corporate hierarchies
  • Purpose-driven, trying to contribute our part to make the world a little better
A skiing team activity

At Ledgy you can

  • See “the whole journey” and be one of the first team members of a company that scales from Switzerland to be the major player in Europe and globally
  • Work with a passionate team with diverse interests such as the outdoors ⛰️, meditation 🧘, and space exploration 🌌
  • Have a chance to get to get to know the startup world and it’s leaders inside and out
  • Have flexible working hours, be able to work remotely, and benefit from 25 days of vacation
  • Get stock options to become an owner of Ledgy yourself
  • Take part in quarterly company offsites and regular team activities

…all this to create a fun 🎉 and productive 👩🏾‍💻 working environment where personal hobbies and projects have enough space as well.

Team

Timo Horstschaefer

Co-Founder & CTO

Coding since high school, Timo got an award for the best master thesis in computer science and worked one year as a computer engineer in robotics.

Yoko Spirig

Co-Founder & CEO

Yoko studied Physics at ETH Zurich, the University of Oxford and CERN. She was also project lead of Swissloop, helping to build the first Hyperloop pod in Switzerland.

Ben Brandt

Co-Founder & CPO

Ben has extensive experience in project management and worked for two years as a software engineer in an ETH Zurich’s research group.

Oriol Vidal-Cortes

Software Engineer & Mad Scientist

Oriol was pursuing a PhD in biotechnology when he came to realize his passion lay in computers. He enjoys writing and playing with software more than he enjoys sleeping.

Jules Henze

Software Engineer & Paragliding Pilot

During his studies in engineering as an excellent scholar at ETH Zurich, Jules started working as a software developer building web applications.

Marius Colacioiu

Head of Engineering & Trail Runner

Marius has a background in computer science, graduated from Milan University and worked as a lead developer at XING and On.

Jahlela Hasle

Engineering Team Lead & Neuroscientist

Jahlela has a background in cognitive neuroscience, graduated from UC Berkeley, and founded a few startups before switching to full-time software engineering.

Spela Prijon

Head of Customer Experience & Sailor

Spela found her passion for business development through her experiences co-founding a startup, and as an early employee at a SaaS company. She holds a Waldorf teaching diploma, and a Master’s degree in Pharmacy.

Armon Bättig

Head of Biz Dev & Michelin Chef

Worked 5 years as a chef before he majored in food engineering and getting a masters degree in Management, Technology, and Economics at ETH Zurich and HKUST.

Karime Andere

Customer Experience & Olympic Swimmer

With experience in consumer research and strategic planning, Karime is finishing her Master’s degree in Management with an orientation in Marketing at HEC Lausanne.

Ermias Giovanni

Head of Marketing & Stargazer

Ermias has a background in business administration and more than 10 years of marketing experience. His mission is to build the demand-generation engine that drives Ledgy’s growth.

Mariana Cely

Junior Software Engineer & Junior Human

After graduating from ETH Zurich and EPFL in Mathematics, Mariana started a traineeship at Ledgy. She now works as a developer.

Xiao Sun

Junior Software Engineer & Lifelong Learner

Xiao graduated from ETH Zurich in transport engineering. She has some coding experience and is now happily diving into the world of web development.

Marina Moric

Junior Product Manager & Yoga Teacher

After finishing her PhD in neuroscience, Marina decided to focus on her passion for technology. Her goal is to become Ledgy’s product management Jedi.

Catarina Simoes

Customer Experience & Surfer

After her MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management, Catarina gained experience in project management and continuous improvement. Looking forward to contributing to a purposeful goal, she joined Ledgy.

Nicolas Briner

Biz Dev & Landscape Photographer

During his studies at McGill University, Nicolas discovered the world of startups and has since then been on a journey to support entrepreneurs in reaching their goals.

Tanya Niznik

Software Engineer & Avid Reader

Coming from the startup nation, Tanya joined Ledgy where she uses her love of software development to help push the European startup ecosystem to the next level.

Sara Brioschi

Head Of Talent & Motorbiker

With a background in Economics and Management, Sara worked with several startups from Europe and Silicon Valley. She dedicates herself to attracting, engaging, and growing the high-performing Ledgy team.

Joe Brennan

Content Lead & Drone Theorist

As Ledgy’s Content Lead, Joe turns technical concepts into useful information for customers. In his spare time he writes about drones at rillerkobots.substack.com

Valerie Baia

Account Executive & Global Explorer

Valerie delights in interacting with companies across the spectrum of the startup ecosystem. She has extensive experience leading sales and business development projects across Europe, Africa, and APAC

Aloys Van de vreken

Operations and Finance Manager & Egg Man

As a PhD student in Entrepreneurship at ETH Zürich, Aloys saw how founders struggled with Entrepreneurial Finance and ESOPs. He decided to help Ledgy build a future in which both are simplified, instead of waiting to study it

Thomas Kuster

Legal Counsel & Amateur Shepherd

As a business lawyer with extensive experience in consulting startups, Thomas’ mission is to give Ledgy’s in-house legal resources a power-up

Luna

Rocket & Trailblazer

Luna is a model of the Saturn V rocket, which has been to space 13 times, and holds the record for largest payload to low Earth orbit. She’s still under construction — Ready to help?


Backed by

Sequoia Capital

From idea to IPO and beyond, Sequoia helps the daring build legendary companies

btov Partners

Europe’s symbiosis of early-stage VC funds and private investor network

Visionaries Club

Berlin-based VC fund backed by leading digital founders and family business entrepreneurs

Creathor Ventures

Backing the creators of our future since 1984

VI Partners

Healthcare & technology venture capital since 2001

Luciana Lixandru

Looking to partner with exceptional founders in Europe. The creative spirits. The underdogs.

Andreas Göldi

Internet technologist, entrepreneur and investor. Partner at btov.

Xavier Niel

Funding ambitious, cohesive teams with stellar learning & execution curves at Kima Ventures

Harry Stebbings

Creator of The Twenty Minute VC

Daniel Dines

CEO & Founder at UiPath

Mathilde Collin

CEO & Co-founder of Front

Dr. Paul E. Sevinç

Entrepreneur, technologist, founder of Doodle.com

Myke Näf

Entrepreneur, business angel, founder of Doodle.com