Jana Scharfschwerdt


Inhaberin, CFO-on-demand & Interim to growth companies, Somea Partners

Berlin, Germany

About me

As CFO-on-demand I help set up the right base for growth: Building functional finance and accounting processes, planning and budgeting for the businesses next level, install a KPI/OKR driven management as well as navigating through fundraising. I build finance functions from scratch, help you select the right talent and can optimize your FP&A, accounting or reporting setup. Yes, I also take risks and invest as Business Angel. I mentor and share knowledge to startup teams at Bayer Grants4Apps, DeutscheBahn, Founder Institute or FoundersFoundation and have an expert and speaker track record in: Financing and Fundraising, Budgeting, KPI driven leadership, traction, Controlling, Reporting, CashManagement, Venture Capital, scalable business models, SaaS Having co-found two companies on my own plus spending many years in M&A and restructuring clients she can advise a startup in fundraising and in daily CFO tasks by understanding what investors want and expect from startups.


Finanzierungsberatung für Seed und EarlyStage Star
Aufbau und Finetuning Geschäftsmodelle
Business Planning
Controlling und Performance Management
Due Diligences
KPI basierte Planung und Umsetzung
Financial Planning
Interims CFO
Financial Accounting


Professional experience for Jana Scharfschwerdt

  • Current 6 years and 10 months, since Mar 2016

    MD / Investor

    Midas Touch GmbH

  • Current 12 years, since Jan 2011

    CFO-on-demand & Interim to growth companies

    Somea Partners

  • 4 years and 7 months, Feb 2009 - Aug 2013

    Geschäftsführer und Berater


    Beratung, Coaching und Weiterbildung für Start-ups, Gründer und Young Professsionals. Fokus: Personal-, Team und Persönlichkeitsentwicklung. Geschäftsmodelle entwickeln, umsetzen und heben.

  • 2 years and 2 months, Nov 2008 - Dec 2010

    Berater / Projektleiter M&A und Restructuring

    SCI Verkehr GmbH

    Strategieberatung mit Branchenfokus Transport, Logistik, Bahn

  • 2 years and 1 month, Oct 2006 - Oct 2008

    Assistant Manager - Transaction Services


    Financial Due Diligence, Commercial Due Diligence, IPO Support, Transaction Services, Audit, Financial Restructuring

  • 2004 - 2005

    Intern project management

    CPC Unternehmensmanagement AG
  • 2004 - 2005

    Assistant International Business

    University of Applied Sciences Mainz

Educational background for Jana Scharfschwerdt

  • 1 year, Aug 2005 - Jul 2006

    Business Administration

    University of Gävle (Schweden)

    Strategic Management, Finance, CRM

  • 3 years and 10 months, Oct 2002 - Jul 2006

    International Business

    University of Applied Sciences Mainz

    Controlling, Finance, Strategic Management, International Trade and Economics (VWL)

  • 6 months, Apr 2002 - Sep 2002

    International Management

    Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • French


  • Swedish



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