Kurt Keilhacker

Kurt Keilhacker

Adjunct Professor


Kurt Keilhacker is a General Partner at Elementum Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture capital fund. Mr. Keilhacker has served as a co-founder, CEO, CFO, or Board Director at several technology companies. Prior to Elementum, he invested in more than 50 companies across the U.S. and Europe as a Managing Partner at TechFund Capital and TechFund Europe. Previously, Mr. Keilhacker advised companies in New York, London, Paris, and Frankfurt on international mergers & acquisitions. He currently serves on the board of AMG Funds, a mutual fund complex, where he chairs the Audit Committee, and he is a Board Director on the private equity mutual funds of AMG Pantheon.


  • New Venture Formation
  • Deep Tech
  • Climate Tech

Research Areas

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Venture Capital
  • Private Equity
  • Deep Tech
  • Climate Tech


  • Harvard University, MTS, 2007
  • Stanford University, MLA, 2002
  • University of Chicago, MBA
  • Wheaton College, BA

Prior Experience

  • General Partner, Elementum Capital
  • Board Director, Mekonos Inc.
  • Board Director, AMG Pantheon Funds
  • Audit Chair & Board Trustee, AMG Funds
  • Managing Partner, TechFund Capital Europe
  • Managing Partner, TechFund Capital