Jörg Diehl started investing in equity-based crowdfunding in early 2012 and over time became one of the most active crowd investors with more than 60 projects in all kinds of sectors and company stages (start-ups, SMEs, environmental projects, etc.). Being an active member in associations such as the German Crowdfunding Network, Deutscher Crowdsourcing Verband e.V., Bundesverband Crowdfunding e.V., Rhein-Main Start-ups, he has built a broad network across the entire start-up ecosystem in Germany, expanding into the EU. Numerous presentations at industry events, panel discussions, press interviews, etc. make him one of the best-known crowd investors in Germany. In 2014 he was one of the founding members of Aescuvest GmbH, the first equity crowdfunding platform in Europe specializing on healthcare companies. Jörg studied Business Administration in Germany and the United States and received his Master of Business Administration degree from St. Cloud State University, MN, USA.