Our Team

Venture building meets shipping

The Flagship Founders team combines decades of experience building successful ventures, domain knowledge, operational expertise and the broad industry network of a renowned shipping company. We have grown VC-backed ventures through early to growth stages across sectors ranging from aviation, travel and proptech, all the way to healthcare, facility management and fintech. These, together with our growing network of industry partners, uniquely position us to support new maritime ventures along every step of their voyage.

Fabian Feldhaus
Managing Director & Co Founder
Malte Cherdron
Managing Director & Co Founder
Anja Hochwimmer
Internal Operations & Culture Lead
Nikita Khamnaev
Product Lead
Sam Wiszniewski
Talent Lead
Manos Koukouvios
Digital Innovation Lead
Fabian Fussek
CEO Kaiko Systems
Narayana Venkatesh
Managing Director & Co Founder Tilla Technologies
Niklas Weidmann
Managing Director & Co Founder Tilla Technologies
Friederike Hesse
Managing Director & Co-Founder zero44
Nils Obermann
Managing Director & Co-Founder zero44
Lucius Bunk
Founding Partner Auerbach Schiffahrt
Jannes Fischer
Venture Partner Rescape
Felix Kaiser
Founding Partner Rescape