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Ivo Schmiedt


Ivo advises investors, fund initiators and fund managers on the structuring of venture capital funds and on general matters of corporate, tax and regulatory law. In addition, Ivo is driving legal transformation at YPOG. To this end, he works on internal and external legal-tech solutions , closely coordinating with our legal-operations team.

Education and Career

Ivo studied law in Heidelberg and at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, Brazil), focusing on commercial and corporate law as well as on banking and capital markets law. He then worked as a research assistant to Prof. Dr. Stefan Geibel (Institute for German and European Corporate and Commercial Law, Heidelberg University) and in the Private Funds Practice Group of P+P Pöllath + Partners in Frankfurt/Main and Berlin.

Ivo's practical legal training at the Berlin Higher Regional Court included stints with the tax authorities and with a boutique firm specializing in corporate law and M&A in Frankfurt/Main.


  • German Qualified Attorney (Rechtsanwalt)
  • Front-End Web Developer


  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  •  Introduction to Brazilian company law — An analysis from a comparative-law perspective and a contribution on the choice of legal form in Brazil in: Steffen Waadt, Fabiano Menke, Lisiane Feiten Wintert Ody (eds.), Studies on German-Brazilian Law: a contribution to the Germany-Brazil year 2013,
    Heidelberg 2013 [in German]
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