Nicole Junkermann born 27 April 1980 is a German entrepreneur and investor. She was born in Düsseldorf, daughter of businessman Heinz Junkermann, has lived in Spain for a period, following her family, and now she lives in West London. She is the founder of NJF Holdings, which includes NJF Capital, NJF Private Equity, NJF Real Estate and The JJ Collection.
Junkermann began her business career as a co-founder of football gaming portal Winamax. Following its sale in 2001 for approximately 650 million dollars, she invested in newly-founded Infront Sports and Media, a sports media rights agency. Three of her early investments, Songza, Dollar Shave Club and RelatelQ, were acquired by Google, Unilever and Salesforce, respectively. Junkermann's holdings and activities have included Infront, United in Sports, Songza and Shanghai Really Sports.
Junkermann was one of the shareholders of Infront Sports & Media, a firm that provided sports and media rights management. Junkermann served as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Infront, which ultimately sold to Bridgepoint, a private equity firm based in Europe, in 2008.
In 2005, Junkermann founded a private equity fund, United in Sports, focused on media and sports investments in Asia and Europe. United in Sports raised €242.2 million in 2007.
In 2013, Junkermann was part of a group of investors in Songza, an application developed to provide playlists. In July 2014, Google announced its acquisition of Songza, for which it paid an estimated $39 million.
On 13 June 2017, Junkermann was named co-chair of Magnum Global Ventures, alongside Thomas Dworzak. In July 2017, Junkermann invested in a newly created subsidiary, Magnum Global Ventures, to manage the assets of Magnum Photos.
Junkermann served on the Department of Health and Social Care’s Healthtech Advisory Board, having been appointed by The Right Honourable Matt Hancock, MP in November 2018. The board guides the Secretary of State and government on its mission to transform technology in the National Health Service. Junkermann also invested in the startup Owkin through the found NJF Capital Founders.
Junkermann supports the work of both her mother-in-law Mila Peretti (the National Inspectress of the Italian Red Cross and the only woman in Italy to carry the military grade of General)  and Elsa Brachetti, the prominent Italian jewellery designer and philanthropist known in particular for her design pieces created for Tiffany & Co.
As a supporter of the arts, Junkermann has been a committee member of the Tate Americas Foundation, an independent charity that supports the work of the Tate Gallery in the United Kingdom, since 2005. To date the charity has raised over $300m for the Tate Gallery. In 2014 she founded the JJ Collection dedicated to supporting emerging Latin American artists 
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