Sebastian Johnston

Sebastian Johnston
Founding Partner, Serial Entrepreneur (Regiondo, Amaze, etc.)

Sebastian is Founding Partner at DIF where he is responsible for deal flow
sourcing, due diligence, transaction management, venture building and scaling as well as human resources.
Sebastian has been Founder and Managing Partner of JODA
MEDIA Consulting since 2008, a Berlin and Munich based consultancy firm
specializing on E-Commerce, Digital Technology, Innovation Management, Business Incubation, Growth-Strategies, Venture Capital, VC-Fund Consultancy and Investment Advisory.
He consulted over the years multiple start-ups as well as large industrial groups and media houses in these segments. He has also been advisor to many German Venture Capital and Private Equity funds in the areas
of deal flow sourcing and due diligence.
Since 2008 Sebastian has been an active serial entrepreneur and business
angel with numerous start-ups in the segments E-Commerce, online Marketplaces, Big Data, Financial Services, Consumer Goods and Med-tech. On
board level he focussed on the areas technology, distribution and sales, marketing and scaling. Previously he was responsible for the building up of Condé Nast’s
digital division.
Sebastian studied Business Administration (M.B.A.) with focus on innovation
management, entrepreneurship, finance and marketing at the
Wissenschaftlichen Hochschule für Unternehmensführung (WHU), Harvard
University, ITAM and Thammasat University.
Sebastian is a passionate football-fan of BVB, mountain-climber and enjoys
his free time with friends in and around Munich.

Expert for:
Digital Sales, E-Commerce, Online, Marketplaces, Venture Capital, mobile, SaaS