What we do

Flagship Founders is a company builder with a focus on maritime technology, logistics and shipping.

While all major parts of global supply chains are making substantial progress in the use of digital technologies, a central and interconnected sector is transforming rather slowly: The shipping industry, responsible for the transport of 90% of all goods worldwide. It is undisputed that it is time for change for shipping, maritime technology and logistics and we at Flagship Founders will drive the change.

We aim at bringing cutting edge technology and innovation to the logistics and shipping industry by empowering startup founders to create world-class companies. Our startups have scalable business models, a true value creation and a focus on actual problems. The Flagship Founders team consists of experienced entrepreneurs, investors and shipping experts to support our startup founders in all entrepreneurial areas.

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We have built successful startups in the past, and we will continue to do so. We are digital and love digital products.

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We partner with innovative shipping companies and provide shipping networks and insights. We enable both: Access to venture capital as well as access to investors in shipping. 

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We focus on our startup founders and the setup for excellent venture building. We support the complete evolution of a company.

Who we are

We connect the best of two worlds: Shipping and Digitalisation.
Both parts are part of our DNA, equal and essential.


Auerbach Partner
Rescape Partner


Fabian Feldhaus

Managing Director & Co-Founder
Flagship Founders

A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.

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Fabian Fussek

Founder in Residence
Flagship Founders

“Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?”

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Kjell Lillie-Stolze

Junior Project Manager
Flagship Founders

It doesn’t matter how long we have been facing the wrong direction, what matters now is where we are going and the problems we are solving.

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Lucius Bunk

Advisor & Co-Founder
Auerbach Schifffahrt

“If nobody tells you: Your idea is crazy! – it’s probably not a big idea.”

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Fabian Becker

Venture Partner
Auerbach Schifffahrt

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”

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Felix Kaiser

Advisor & Co-Founder

“Don’t panic.”

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Jannes Fischer

Venture Partner

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.”

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Join us


You are a future founder?
Contact us with your idea

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We are looking for bright, ambitious and entrepreneurial minds to join us on our mission.

Junior Business Development Manager

Technical Venture MD / Co-Founder

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We think and act global while we leverage the strengths of our origins: Hamburg and Berlin.


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