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
The intuitive app for agriculture
Language tutoring platform
Automated Data Analysis
Autonomous Robots at work
AI for automation of expense- and business credit card processes
cloud-based Fleet Management Platform
A million-dollar lab one click away
The future of indoor autonomous inspection
Strengthen the defenses of trees, plants and wood
Second-generation deception technology
App for employee communication
A pan-European player in the fleet management technology sector is born!
On its growth journey, Avrios is now partnering with Vimcar, fuelled by an investment from Battery Ventures.
xFarm Technologies secures €17 million to make agriculture sustainable
Behind the Term Sheet
How Unsupervised is Solving Big Data’s Big Problem with AI-Augmented Analytics
Yokoy competes with industry leader SAP.
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.
Expense Robot is now called Yokoy
As of today Expense Robot is called Yokoy, comes in a fresh look and offers its own company credit card.
Put your expenses on autopilot
Find out more about it in the podcast with Expense Robot.
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.
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