Florian Leibert: 468 Capital’s General Partner #007

## Florian Leibert: From Twitter and Airbnb to Silicon Valley Success | Podcast Interview

Welcome to the Silicon Valley Update podcast with Christian Hüser! In this episode, we have the privilege of speaking with Florian Leibert, one of the most successful German founders in Silicon Valley. Florian’s journey from being an early engineer at Twitter and Airbnb to co-founding Mesosphere (now D2iQ) has been nothing short of remarkable.

Throughout the interview, Florian shares his insights on the pivotal role chip manufacturing plays in Silicon Valley’s success and how his new venture, 468 Capital, is bridging the gap between Berlin and the Valley.

Listen to the podcast to gain exclusive access to Florian’s inspiring story, which includes raising over $252 million in VC funding, his experiences at renowned companies like Twitter and Airbnb, and his latest investments in startups through 468 Capital.

**Key Topics Discussed:**

– Florian’s journey from Germany to Silicon Valley
– Experiences as an engineer at Twitter and Airbnb
– The significance of chip manufacturing for Valley success
– Bridging the Berlin-Valley gap with 468 Capital

Pour yourself a cup of coffee and join us for this engaging podcast episode! To listen, simply click [here](podcast_episode_link). Don’t forget to subscribe to the Silicon Valley Update podcast for bi-weekly updates on German success stories from the world of tech.

*This podcast is proudly sponsored by [468 Capital](, your partner in venture capital investments.*

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#vid_tags: Florian Leibert, Silicon Valley, 468 Capital, Twitter, Airbnb, startups, VC funding, Berlin-Valley bridge, chip manufacturing, podcast, interview

Florian Leibert ist wahrscheinlich einer der erfolgreichsten Gründer im Valley. Nach verschiedenen Stationen als Entwickler bei (damals noch) Startups wie Twitter und Airbnb gründete er zusammen mit Tobias Knaub und Benjamin Hindman 2013 Mesosphere (heute D2iQ). Mehr als 252 Millionen USD haben die 3 an VC Funding in verschiedenen Runden geraised.

Seit Anfang des Jahres konzentriert sich Florian vor allem auf seinen neuen VC Fund 468 Capital, wo er als General Partner zusammen mit Alexander Kudlich und Ludwig Ensthaler über 170 Millionen USD in Startups investiert.

Im Podcast sprechen wir über seinen Weg ins Valley, seine verschiedenen Stationen bei Firmen wie Airbnb oder Twitter, beleuchten warum mit der Chipherstellung ein wichtiger Grundstein für den Erfolg im Valley gelegt wurde und besprechen, wie er mit seinem neuen Fund eine Brücke zwischen Berlin und dem Valley baut.

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