Axel is a Principal at Anterra Capital, a specialist venture capital firm backing the entrepreneurs who are building the food system of tomorrow. He began his career at Bain Capital Private Equity, working in both the Boston and London offices. Prior to joining Anterra, Axel was a partner at Firestartr, a London seed-stage investment firm where he led funding rounds and held board roles in a number of technology companies. He was also the co-founder of a health and wellness e-commerce platform. Axel continues to serve as a mentor and advisor in the London startup eco-system. Axel holds a BA (summa cum laude) from Princeton University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.