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Alexander Schlaepfer

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Alexander Schlaepfer


BA, University of Applied Sciences St. Gallen / Masters in Finance (MSc.) 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.

Alexander holds an MSc. in Finance from London Business School.

He manages Swisscom's investments in Mycosolutions, Beekeeper, Morphean and serves on the BoD of Cybertrap.