Claude Ritter is co-founder and managing partner at Cavalry Ventures and supports founders in areas such as product management/technology, marketing, strategy and fundraising. He primarily focuses on marketplace and SaaS business models.
Claude co-founded Tiger Facility Services, a digital facility services company, which he ran as CEO up until the sale of the business to rival Helpling in early 2020. Since its launch in 2014, Tiger Facility Services has raised more than 20m EUR in venture capital and operates a network of >500 employed cleaners as well as 100+ other facility services companies that partner with it.
Prior to Tiger Facility Services, he co-founded Berlin-based Lieferheld/Delivery Hero in 2010 and served 4 years as chief product officer (CPO) for Delivery Hero, the world’s largest food-ordering network with presence in 40+ markets. Delivery Hero went public at the Frankfurt stock exchange on Jun 30, 2017 (DHER).
Before Lieferheld, Claude spent 5 years as CEO of The NetCircle, a Shanghai-based web company that develops and operates large scale community websites. He also co-founded DUQI, a Chinese real-time photo-sharing site, and Aionics, a web agency based in Switzerland.
Claude is originally from Switzerland, grew up in the town of Oberentfelden and studied Business Information Systems at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland.