LinkedIn Co-Founder Konstantin Guericke knows something about finding talent, since he co-founded the Internets most well known place to look for it – LinkedIn. The German-born Silcon Valley giant is now returning to the continent of his birth to embark on a different, and much larger scale, talent search than the hiring manager normally embarks on.
After years of collaboration, Guericke is joining Berlin-based Earlybird Venture Capital as a managing partner.
Guericke is on the look out for the best European start-up talent, particularly because it can be difficult for U.S. based start-up to get into Series A rounds in Europe. He is particularly interested in mobile-reinvention, open-source projects and supply chain management oppurtunities.
“In the end I think the venture capitalist is a service business. The best way to do that is by picking the best companies and providing the best service,” he told Venture Beat.
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