Susanne Porsche comes from the film and TV industry, in which she has been active as an independent producer since 1983. She has founded several production companies, including MPS mediaproductions in 1990 and summerset GmbH in 2007. In 2010, she took over Neue Münchner Fernsehproduktion.
In addition to her work as a film and television producer, the recipient of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany invests in start-ups as a business angel through SP Beteiligungs GmbH and is an active member of Angelgate, an internationally active business angel club. Her investments – currently 25 in total – are widely diversified.
Of particular note are her investments in Pflegebox and Auticon GmbH. Pflegebox (https://pflegebox.de/), a brand of CommitMed GmbH, Berlin, supplies materials for home care and helps customers get reimbursed by health insurers. Susanne Porsche’s goal is to improve the home care situation, and she knows what she’s talking about, having once provided care for her father when she was 14 years old.
Another example of impact investing by Susanne Porsche, i.e. investments with the aim of improving the current condition, is Auticon from Berlin (http://auticon.de/). This is an IT consulting company that exclusively employs autistic people as consultants and thus uses the special skills of this group of people for demanding IT projects.
Other investments by Susanne Porsche include Finleap (https://www.finleap.com/), a Berlin-based company builder, Secucloud (https://secucloud.com/en/Home), a cloud-based security software, and Terraloupe (http://www.terraloupe.com/), which analyzes aerial images with artificial intelligence to enable detailed object recognition.