MSc in Finance - London Business School
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
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.
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
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