Hereditary Princess Jeannette, member of an industrial family from the Ruhr area, studied economics in Munich, London and Paris. She completed her doctorate with a scholarly examination of the interplay between entrepreneurship and art during the Renaissance using the example of the Medici. She is Founding Partner of “La Famiglia” an European based seed stage venture capital fund investing into B2B technology companies that enable or disrupt large industries.. La Famiglia is backed by a selection of world-leading entrepreneurs from various industries that provide precious early market access, impactful partnerships and deep expertise for the portfolio companies. In 2011, together with her husband she initiated “Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch”, a contemporary art foundation and artist grant program.
The hereditary couple has four children: Prince Tassilo (2013), Princess Maria Cecilia (2015), Prince Tristan (2018) and Princess Leontine (2020).