As a partner at HPE Growth, Manfred is jointly responsible for building the firm and its investment strategy. He oversees the firm’s investment activities and chairs the investment committee. He serves on the boards of and works closely with HPE portfolio companies eGym, Uberall and NGData.
Manfred has over 25 years of technology experience as an entrepreneur, investment banker and investor, primarily in Silicon Valley, where he managed over 30 transactions in the technology sector, with an aggregate value of over $2 Billion, including 16 Nasdaq IPOs.
As an entrepreneur and part of the senior management team, Manfred took a silicon valley start-up backed by Kleiner Perkins and TCV from an idea through significant growth and eventually a highly successful Nasdaq IPO. After spending time in the entrepreneurial trenches he first started investing in technology and growth companies at TPG Capital, where he was one of the founding partners of TPG Ventures (which later became TPG Growth).