About Us

Build your Mobile Business with Top-Notch Data

42matters offers a full suite of products and services for App Market Data and Mobile Audience Data. We bring a unique combination of technical and business skills to provide our customers with thorough analysis of the latest developments on the app market and user demographics that help them increase users’ engagement and efficiently target their online marketing efforts to the right audience in the mobile space. We work with the world’s leading mobile companies, helping them build better business through mobile data.



CTI
ETH Spin-Off

Management and Team




Andrea Girardello

Andrea Girardello

CEO and Co-Founder

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CEO of 42matters, Andrea is an engineer at heart with a strong background in computer science, mainly focused on Mobile and Web technologies. Andrea loves minimalistic design and likes to play retro games.




Andreas Budde

Andreas Budde

CTO and Co-Founder

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Co-founder and CTO, Andreas loves crafting applications, releasing them to thousands of people, and making a real impact. At 42matters, he works on technology related to data processing, automation and integrations. He enjoys sports, and loves to cook thai curries, sushi and cheese fondue.




Bo Wang

Bo Wang

CPO and Co-Founder

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One of our co-founders, Bo loves to make new things. He is constantly pushing things around and taking them apart, digging for new possibilities. His expertise and focus in the company is making sense of the data and Android development.




Ivan Delchev

Ivan Delchev

VP of Engineering and Co-Founder

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Co-founder and VP of Engineering, Ivan has been building bigger and better applications for over ten years, and occasionally enjoys coding interesting mobile hacks. He reads fantasy, plays tennis, loves his wife and two little daughters and believes in freedom.




Christian Ammendola

Christian Ammendola

Head of Data

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As a data enthusiast, Christian enjoys working with and learning from big data. He loves to try out new techniques and stays up-to-date with the newest evolutions in the field. At 42matters his focus is data architecture and machine learning. In his spare time Christian enjoys running, swimming and hiking. Affiliated with ETH Zürich and working as a project engineer funded by CTI.




Xuan Zhang

Xuan Zhang

Machine Learning Scientist

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Xuan is interested in machine learning and data mining. Currently, he is applying these super cool techniques to solve some real problems. In his spare time, he likes to grab a coffee and take some MOOC. You might find him on Coursera. Affiliated with ETH Zürich and working as a project engineer funded by CTI.




Paul Weinberger

Paul Weinberger

CFO

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CFO of 42matters, Paul has over 10 years of experience in structuring, negotiating and leading Venture Capital transactions. The Austrian enjoys to work hands-on together with great teams and in his spare time he loves doing sports.




Hendry Soong

Hendry Soong

Head of Marketing

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Hendry enjoys exploring new ways of marketing, which is why he leads our marketing team at 42matters. When he is not busy failing and learning fast, the Singaporean enjoys writing music in a shared studio space, housed within a now-defunct women’s prison.




Yohann Pollonghini

Yohann Pollonghini

Data Engineer

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Yohann has been working in different parts of the globe and has made data engineering his main professional focus. He loves to discover new cultures and visit new cities. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, cooking cheesy French food and tweaking his terminal. Affiliated with ETH Zürich and working as a project engineer funded by CTI.




Hannah Barkan

Hannah Barkan

Office Manager

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Hannah was born in Switzerland, but belongs to British and American parents. At 42matters she takes care of the office, and all of us, and on the weekend can be found soaking up the sun in the mountains.

Key Advisors




Karl-Heinz Götze

Karl-Heinz Götze


Karl-Heinz is Managing Partner at the Austrian VC Gamma Capital. Karl-Heinz has over 20 years management experience.




Kai Millarg

Kai Millarg


Kai is co-founder and managing partner at Intellion AG, an innovation leader for wireless turn-key logistics solutions. Kai serves in the board of 42matters AG and provides financial expertise to the company.




Uwe Horstmann

Uwe Horstmann


Uwe is a Co-Founder and Managing Director responsible for investments and deal-flow at Project-A Ventures. He is a regular lecturer in Entrepreneurship at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and Investor / Business Angel in various startups.




Christophe Maire

Christophe Maire


Christophe is a business angel, founder and advisor of 42matters AG. Christophe has 15 years experience as founder and CEO of technology ventures. Christophe is a well- known entrepreneur in Europe.




Elgar Fleisch

Elgar Fleisch


Elgar is professor at ETH Zürich and University of St. Gallen. He is a co-founder of several university spin-offs, e.g. Intellion, Synesix, Coguan (online advertising), Amphiro (smart water taps) and Dacuda (mouse-scan technology).




Max Moldenhauer

Max Moldenhauer


Max is making sure business goes smoothly and is constantly looking for new deals for 42matters. He spends most of his time in the european startup capital Berlin.







Investors




Gamma Capital Partners



Project-A Ventures



Atlantic Labs