Investment Partner

MSc in Finance - London Business School

Alexander Schlaepfer


Prior to joining Swisscom Ventures in June 2016, Alexander was co-founder and partner at Paris-based Aster Capital, the corporate venture platform of Schneider Electric, Alstom and Solvay where he led investments in renewables, energy storage, industrial IT, data analytics and IoT. Before becoming a VC, Alexander headed up Strategy, M&A, Sales and Marketing at Alstom’s €3.5bn Power Service sector and prior to that held several operational management positions at ABB in the Middle East. He also co-founded and chaired a robotics start-up at ETH Zürich and is active as angel investor in Switzerland.

Deals of Alexander Schlaepfer



Labster closes $60 million Series C with Andreessen Horowitz

Labster is thrilled by this milestone and more determined than ever to reach new teachers and students.


ANYbotics Announces CHF 20M Series A

ANYbotics AG, a leading maker of four-legged robots, announced the closing of its CHF 20 million Series A financing round led by Swisscom Ventures.


Put your expenses on autopilot

Find out more about it in the podcast with Expense Robot.

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Expense Robot raises CHF 1.7 million from Swisscom and SIX

The Swiss FinTech startup Expense Robot uses artificial intelligence to automate expense- and business credit card processes.


How To Build A Global Company From Day One

Find out more about it in the podcast with Flyability.

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Avrios Raised CHF 14m in a Series B Financing Round

Avrios intends to invest the new capital in product development, the expansion of existing customer relationships and new employees.

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Labster scores $ 21M Series B to bring VR to STEM education

Labster, the Denmark headquartered startup building virtual laboratory simulations for STEM students, has raised $21 million in Series B funding

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Flyability raises 11 million USD

Flyability’s Series A investor ETF Partners co-led the round together with Swisscom Ventures to build the future of indoor autonomous inspection


Security specialist CyberTrap is expanding in Europe

Austrian scaleup CyberTrap has joined the EIT Digital Accelerator to speed up its expansion across Europe


Swiss Life enters a strategic partnership with the business software provider bexio

Simplifying the life of SMEs with unique integration