Cornelius Boersch (born April 11, 1968 in Hannover) is a German serial entrepreneur and business angel.
Boersch has been a serial entrepreneur since 1992. He studied business administration at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel as well as the Paris Business School and the University of Colorado. In 2001 he completed his PhD at the University of Duisburg-Essen with a thesis on "Mutual savings banks and Venture Capital".
During his studies he founded the predecessor company of ACG AG (Advanced Components Group), a smart card broker and RFID manufacturer, listed on the German stock exchange (NEMAX50) in 1999 and since renamed AZEGO AG.
In 2000, Boersch won the Deutscher Unternehmerpreis of the Harvard Clubs of Germany.
Since completely retiring from the operational business of ACG AG, Boersch has worked as a venture capital manager. He is a dedicated Business Angel, investing in young companies, primarily in the internet sector, which have included start-ups such as Alando, the forerunner of eBay Germany, and the Scout-Group.
In 2005 he founded Mountain Partners AG with Daniel S. Wenzel. The company has developed into an Asset Management Group with several dedicated investment funds for fast-growing companies such as BuyVIP, Yasni and Smartrac. Boersch has assisted over 200 companies.
In April 2009 he was named "Business Angel of the year" by the European Trade Association for Business Angels and Early Stage Investors (EBAN).