Make sure you know your risks and how to mitigate them. We specialise in Tech Due Diligence and technology audits and help you identify strengths and risks of your portfolio companies and targets or your own startup company.
Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, we operate world-wide, mainly in Europe, Asia and North America.
We perform Tech Due Diligence with our 360 approach, which is a healthy mix of data analysis, senior expertise and contextual knowledge. With over 20 years experience working with hundreds of startups and investors worldwide, it’s clear for us what it takes to succeed.
– Tech Due Diligence for Venture Capital firms
– Health Checks for Startups
– Tech-related M&A services for buyers and sellers
We rely on our trusted framework with data insights and patterns collected from hundreds of transactions, plus the battle-tested expertise from people who live and breathe the startup world.
We aim to establish a new industry standard for Tech Due Diligence, particularly for startups.
Tech Due Diligence is our speciality. We optimize your tech portfolio with absolute preciseness, using our tried and tested framework and years of expertise.
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We support growth-stage startups reach their full potential. Whether it’s a Tech & Product Health Check or you want to sell to or buy a competitor: We can help you!
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MD, Founding Partner
Chris is a well-known face to both the Berlin and international startup scene. He has worked as a Tech advisor and Interim CTO for startups and investors and has 20 years of experience.
With his both Liberal Arts and Computer Science background, he knows what is required to build bridges between Business and Tech. Chris’ focus topics are Tech Due Diligence, leadership and scaling startups. He has performed more than 200 Tech DDs across four continents and has helped build and scale companies such as DailyDeal (sold to Google). He contributes regularly as a conference and keynote speaker, to books about Tech, Agile and leadership and was a visiting teacher at Hyperwerk FH Basel, Masterplan and many others.
Last but not least, Chris is on the board of directors at
In addition to our core team of four, we have an experienced team of 10 long-term industry experts at founder, CTO and senior consultant level that we work together with on a regular basis, plus a network of around 50 experts for specific domains and technologies.
We hand-pick these professionals based on a project’s specific requirements. This enables us to approach each project from a 360 degrees angle.
Our carefully selected team has been built over many years and each individual remains a trusted part of our skilled network. All of our team members work according to Philipps & Byrne’s frameworks and quality standards and are supervised by one of the senior partners.