Jan Beckers manages Europe’s most successful tech fund. In today’s episode, he explains how long the tech hype could last.
BIT Capital increased its assets under management tenfold to EUR 900 million within one year. The tech fund ‘BIT Global Internet Leaders R-I’ shows 355% return since launch while the fund variant ‘Global Internet Leaders SICAV-SIF’ with more than 430% growth since being launched.
Jan Beckers has been very successful with his first fund thanks to his bet on “stay-at-home” stocks. Now he’s taking a look at electromobility, vegan burgers, but also the old economy.
About BIT Capital
BIT Capital is an asset manager focused on technology companies. Its equity fund “Global Internet Leaders 30” was titled “best in class in Europe” in the first half of 2020 by the prestigious German business magazine WirtschaftsWoche. Founder and Chief Investment Officer Jan Beckers has been successfully investing in stocks for over 20 years. He is one of the most active German digital entrepreneurs and investors and was recognized as Entrepreneur of the Year in Germany by EY in 2014.
The 18-strong team of industry insiders and financial experts he has built up combines industry-specific fundamental analysis with quantitative valuation models and in-house developed algorithms and software tools in order to achieve outstanding performance for his funds. BIT Capital currently manages a total volume of over 1 billion euros (as of February 2021).
The company is headquartered in Berlin and operates a research office for the Asian market in Hong Kong. BIT Capital is the asset manager for the “BIT Global Internet Leaders 30” and “BIT Global Leaders” equity funds which are open to all investors, as well as for the “BIT Global Internet Leaders SICAV-FIS” fund in Luxembourg, which is only available to professional and semi-professional investors.