David Barret

David Barret

Go-to-Market & Growth Advisor
Early-Stage B2B Tech Impact Investor
Ex-Energy, -Telco und -Media Product & Business Development Executive

Customer-, sustainability- & digital-First

■ Over the last 25 years, as a digital-first product and business development executive and board member, I have empowered individuals, corporations, and startups to challenge conventions, foster innovation, and push their limits to grow.■ As a native French/English and fluent German speaker, I now accompany international tech startups and SMEs to:
- embrace sustainability as an opportunity,
- speed up digital transformation,
- validate new business models,
- build partnerships with corporations,
- shape and execute go-to-market and growth plans.

As Go-To-Market Advisor

■ I enable tech startups and SMEs to navigate market complexities, reach their target audience, establish a competitive edge, and accelerate growth via strategic insights, market analysis, and actionable recommendations.
■ I ensure that informed decisions are taken via strategic business planning, business development, strategic partnerships, digital sales and marketing and sustainability-related regulations.
■ I help sketch thoughtful and nimble plans to enter and expand in the German and European markets.

As Tech Impact Investor

■ I provide early-stage tech startups mentorship and access to an extensive network of relevant resources.
■ I support founders which solutions will create positive societal and environmental impact and change.
■ I enable them to efficiently prepare and execute pilot projects with (corporate) partners.
■ I help validate initial assumptions around the business model's foundation and scalability potential.

Functional Expertise*

■ Business Strategy
■ Go-to-Market (GTM)
■ Scale & Growth
■ Digital Transformation
■ Innovation Management
■ Business Development
■ Digital Product Management
■ Strategic Partnerships & Alliances
■ Venture Building

* For further details, please visit my linkedin profile.

Industry Expertise*

ENERGY: Core Commodity Business, Neo-Utility Business, Decentralised Energy Solutions, Energy Management, E-Mobility, Smart Metering,...
TELECOMMUNICATION: Triple Play, Mobile Search/Advertising, Digital Value-Added Content Services, Billing,...
MEDIA & PUBLISHING: Paid/Premium Content Strategies, Multi-Channel Digital Publishing, Multi-Channel Performance Marketing,...
E-COMMERCE: Subscription-based Business Models B2B & B2C, B2B Procurement Marketplaces, Loyalty Programs, Gamification,...

* For further details, please visit my linkedin profile.


4SEED Investments GmbH
Peter Vischer Str. 16
12157 Berlin - Germany
Trade Court: Berlin Charlottenburg
Trade Reg.: HRB 30692B
VAT ID: DE276453251
Managing Director: David Barret