Dr. Alex von Frankenberg

Managing Director of High-Tech Gründerfonds

Honorary Jury member

Dr Alex von Frankenberg is Managing Director of High-Tech Gründerfonds and has been active in the venture capital / start-up environment since 2000. Previously, he was venture manager at the Siemens Technology Accelerator, responsible for spin-offs from Siemens' Corporate Technology. In 2001/2002 he was sales manager in an IT start-up. Before that, he was a 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. Dr. Frankenberg studied at the University of Mannheim and the University of Texas at Austin (MBA) and completed his doctorate in Mannheim on the formation of de-facto technology standards.