By the Engel & Völkers Team
Growing up in an unassuming Bavarian village, Delia Fischer could not have imagined one day founding and owning one of Europe’s most successful e-commerce platforms, today active in 11 countries, employing 1,200 people and reaching one million consumers each year. In 2011 when Fischer was an editor at ELLE Magazine, she realized there was an abundance of robust, inspiration-based fashion retailers, yet a deep market need for the same in interior design. Thus, the birth of Westwing: the curated, online retailer for all things beautiful in interior design and furniture.
Delia Fischer pictured in her Munich home
The next minute, with a steadfast vision and nothing to lose, Fischer found herself quitting her nine-to-five…