Dr. Alex von Frankenberg – Managing Director
Dr Alex von Frankenberg has been active in the world of venture capital and start-ups since 2000 and became Managing Director of High-Tech Gründerfonds in 2005. Prior to this, he was responsible for spin-offs from Siemens Corporate Technology in his role as Venture Manager at the Siemens Technology Accelerator (STA). In 2001/2002, he was head of sales and marketing at an IT start-up. Before taking on this role, he served as a Project Manager at Siemens Management Consulting, where his responsibilities included the establishment of an internal incubator at the company. He started his career developing complex IT systems with Andersen Consulting.
Dr Frankenberg holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and explored the establishment of de-facto technology standards in the PhD he obtained from the University of Mannheim.