Martin begins his career in private equity, as an Investment Manager for Avedon Capital Partners. In 2015, he moves to the US, to join Shop.co as COO (exited in 2017 to Klarna). In 2017, he comes back to Germany to join Finleap (major fintech incubator in Europe) as CPO. In late 2017, along with Jesper Noehr, he founds Upvest. Martin is currently CEO at Upvest.