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Dr. Alexander Buchberger

Partner

Alex is an optimist at heart and excited about supporting ambitious founders. With more than ten years of VC experience, he has profound knowledge in scaling businesses and loves working on marketing and sales with our portfolio companies.

After studying technology management in Munich and Sydney, he passed his PhD in start-up risk assessment from WHU Otto-Beisheim School of Management.  He gained his professional experience working first at startups and later at a corporate VC. As a Partner and Co-Founder at Senovo, he focuses primarily on process-optimization software solutions. 

In his freetime, Alex is a passionate pilot and enjoys fitness and hiking.

Companies include:
Riskmethods, shyftplan, Veact, Atheneum (exit) and Orpheus (exit)

alex@senovo.vc

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Frederick Mallinckrodt

Partner

Frederick is fascinated by the power of innovation and how fresh ideas paired with courageous entrepreneurs can turn entire markets upside down. With 10 years of investment experience he knows the do’s and don’ts of early-stage SaaS companies.

Having worked as a business trainee at Siemens and as a PE/M&A lawyer in Washington D.C. and Munich he is all too familiar with the disruptive nature of ambitious startups. He jumped into the VC space and co-founded Senovo in 2011.

As a father of three, he enjoys taking his family on bicycle tours and ski rides to the Bavarian alps.

Companies include:
Anyline, Customer Alliance, Holidu and Smartlaw (exit)

frederick@senovo.vc

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Lucas Behem

Associate

Lucas is passionate about working with founders who make a dent in tomorrow's world and supporting hands-on to realize their vision. With an affection for numbers and data, he especially enjoys turning early-stage companies into data-driven powerhouses.

Taking part in scaling two fast-growing startups early in his career, he experienced first-hand what can be achieved with courage, dedication and team play. Lucas studied Business and Finance at Bocconi University in Milan and Maastricht University.

Outside of the office you will likely run into Lucas in nature or on a sailing boat.

Companies include:
IP Fabric, Hello Customer, Websitebutler, IamIP

lucas@senovo.vc

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Markus Grundmann

Partner

Markus has 20 years of experience in the software industry. Before his first VC investments in SaaS startups in 2011, he had a decade of operating experience in software development, systems integration and IT strategy, mostly for blue chip companies. He holds a MSc in computer science, a MBA from University of Cambridge and is a Partner at Senovo.

Markus particularly likes to work with founders who have deep domain expertise and loves to talk hours about deep tech and enterprise products.

Outside of work you can usually find him on a mountain bike barrelling down steep downhill trails.

Companies include:
Quantilope, Manta, tado, Falcon.io (exit)

markus@senovo.vc

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Mona Müller

Associate

Mona joined Senovo to partner with vision-driven entrepreneurs on their journey to reshape entire industries. She has a heart for the Spanish startup scene and is particularly enthusiastic about Industry 4.0, HealthTech and data-enabled solutions in Supply Chain and Procurement.
 
Previously, she worked as a management consultant specializing in digital growth strategies and M&A. Mona studied International Business in London and holds an MBA from IE Business School.
 
Besides being a big foodie and avid traveller, she enjoys volunteering for social initiatives linked to entrepreneurship and technology. Mona also started a Women in VC meetup in Munich. Reach out if you’d like to join.

Companies include:
Anyline, OpenAsApp, Synfioo

mona@senovo.vc

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Marco Mielenz

Analyst

Marco is a tech & startup enthusiast and believes that entrepreneurs are the catalysts of positive change. His excitement and enthusiasm to contribute to new ideas, challenges and opportunities motivates him every day.

Doing his masters in Management & Technology at the Technical University Munich he combines his passions for emerging technological megatrends and the business world. Furthermore, he gained first entrepreneurial experience during his exchange semester in China and in a digital business incubator.

Apart from work he is a passionate kitesurfer and skier and enjoys playing football and tennis.

marco@senovo.vc