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The Delta started out of the belief that there's a repeatable code for building successful ventures.

Founded in 2015 by a team of seasoned entrepreneurs, we’ve spent the last several years discovering and mapping the blueprint for venture success.

Our mission is to accelerate the rate of solving the world’s biggest challenges, by building the capabilities that deliver unfair advantages to the ventures destined to make a positive impact at scale.

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In under 7 years, we’ve surpassed the key success metrics of nearly every other venture builder globally.

$
5.3
b
+
Total incubated
business value
5
%
Incubation to unicorn
success rate
300
+
Venture builders
globally
50
+
Operational ventures
launched

Our journey over the years, and what’s on the horizon

2015

The Delta is founded

We begin our journey of identifying standout founders and incubating their high-potential ventures.

2018

Our venture services arm is expanding

We continue to build out our capabilities to offer end-to-end design, product, and growth support to our ventures.

2021

Our investments arm takes shape

We start to partner with top-tier angel investors to back the ventures within our ecosystem that are becoming undeniable winners.

2022

The Delta ecosystem is starting to thrive

Our services team has grown to 300+ venture builders globally, our portfolio has a combined valuation of €5.3 billion, and our incubation to unicorn success rate is sitting at 5%.

2023

Coming soon!

We’re gearing up to launch Delta Zero, Delta Campus, Delta Foundation, and Delta University.

Our scaling partner

Our trusted scaling partner and Salesforce consulting firm, EMPAUA, helps startups, scaleups, and hyper-growth companies innovate. This team of scalability experts will design and implement a tailored solution that connects your marketing, sales, finance, and operations all into one, centralised source.

EMPAUA is part of The Delta Group.

Meet the team

Our board

Our team

Louis Buys
Louis Buys
Chief Executive Officer
& Co-founder
Alex Matthews
Alex Matthews
Chief Operating Officer
& Co-founder
Jared Wesner
Jared Wesner
Chief Technology Officer
& Co-founder
Denise Nel
Denise Nel
Chief People Officer
Georg Diestelhorst
Georg Diestelhorst
Chief Capital Officer
Louis Buys
Louis Buys
Chief Financial Officer
Steffi
Steffi Kromer
Chief Executive Officer
EMPAUA
Alexander
Alexander Charles
Chief Operating Officer
EMPAUA
Rico
Rico Marder
Chief Financial Officer
EMPAUA
Kirk
Kirk Heuser
MD, UK & Commerce Circle Lead
EMPAUA
Florian
Florian Evers
Managing Director
EMPAUA
Kaya Searll
Kaya Searll
Head of Venture Management
Marné Coetzee
Marne Coetzee
Head of UX Design
Alvin Finnemore
Alvin Finnemore
Head of UI Design
Thijan Dippenaar
Thijan Dippenaar
Head of Product Management
Elmar de Groot Head of Engineering
Elmar De Groot
Head of Engineering
Servaas Kriek Head of QA The Delta
Servaas Kriek
Head of Quality Assurance
Rupert Leslie Head of Platform The Delta
Rupert Leslie
Head of Platform
Odette Bester
Odette Bester
Head of Marketing Services
Angela VIsser Head of Talent Services
Angela Visser
Head of Talent Acquisition
Daniela Giuricich Head of Team and Culture The Delta
Daniela Giuricich
Head of Team & Culture
Simone Johnston Head of Delivery The Delta
Simone Johnston
Head of Delivery
Ryan Shub Head of Delta Zero The Delta
Ryan Shub
Head of Delta Zero
Georg Diestelhorst
Georg Diestelhorst
Chief Capital Officer
Tristan von Stolzmann
Portfolio Manager
Wendy
Wendy Hoffman
Legal Counsel

Our partners

Julian Teicke investment partner of The Delta
Julian Teicke
Fabi Wesemann investment partner of The Delta
Fabi Wesemann
Dawa Tarchin Phillips Partner of The Delta
Dawa Phillips
Louis Buys investment partner of The Delta
Louis Buys
David Padilla Partner of The Delta
David Padilla
Nicklas Teicke Partner The Delta
Nicklas Teicke
Steffi Kromer partner of The Delta
Steffi Kromer
Sergi Lara partner of The Delta
Sergi Baños
Georg Diestelhorst partner of The Delta
Georg Diestelhorst
Jared Wesner partner of The Delta
Jared Wesner
Alexandra Matthews partner of The Delta
Alexandra Matthews
Alvin Finnemore partner of The Delta
Alvin Finnemore

Interested in joining our team?

Dive into the deep end of startups and scaleups by joining The Delta team.