Christopher Steinau

Partner, Lightrock

Chris is a Partner at Lightrock. He is a former entrepreneur turned investor having founded, scaled, and exited Uncover the app to discover and book the London’s most desirable restaurants.

Prior to joining Lightrock, he served as a Principal at Northzone, where he invested in several successful scale-ups like Personio, Forto, Tier Mobility, Infogrid and Flink. Through his work with such businesses, he witnessed first-hand the power of founding teams with a strong sustainability mission, which he is now backing at Lightrock, where he led the investment in Alasco.

His focus areas are future of work, property tech, mobility/logistics as well as food tech.

He holds an MBA from London Business School and Diplom-Kaufmann from the EBS, Wiesbaden, Germany.