Dr. Alex von Frankenberg
Dr. Alex von Frankenberg has been Managing Director of High-Tech Gründerfonds since 2005 and has worked in the venture capital/start-up scene since 2000. Prior to that, he was Venture Manager at the Siemens Technology Accelerator where he was responsible for spin-offs from Siemens Corporate Technology. In 2001/2002, he was Head of Sales and Marketing at an IT start-up, having previously held the position of project manager at Siemens Management Consulting where he was responsible for setting up an internal incubator. He started his career at Andersen Consulting with the development of complex IT systems for the payment market. Alex von Frankenberg studied at the University of Mannheim and the University of Texas at Austin (MBA), earning his doctorate in Mannheim on the subject of establishing de facto technology standards.