Matthias Willenbacher, 51,has been concentrating on its Wiwin platform since withdrawing from the troubled wind power company Juwi in 2015. The investment company of the passionate Tesla driver is currently invested in 20 eco start-ups. Private investors can participate via crowdfunding.
Personal-Financial.com: Mr. Willenbacher, as a physics student you built a wind turbine in 1996. How did you get the idea?
MATTHIAS WILLENBACHER: While reading the newspaper, I discovered a report about the construction of the first wind turbine in my native Rhineland-Palatinate. Two to three hundred households should be supplied with electricity from it, without nuclear power or coal. I wasn’t a committed environmentalist back then,