We are Senovo

Dr. Alexander Buchberger


Alex joined Senovo in 2011 and became managing partner in 2013. After studying technology management in Munich and Sydney, he gained his first professional experience working first with startups and then at a corporate VC in Berlin and Munich. In his free time, you can find Alex flying, motorcycling or hiking.

Frederick von Mallinckrodt


Frederick joined Senovo in 2011. He's fascinated by the power of innovation and how fresh ideas disrupt entire markets. He started his professional career as a management trainee with Siemens and subsequently studied law. Prior to joining Senovo he worked as a lawyer in Washington D.C. and Munich.

Markus Grundmann


Markus got hooked on startups when he joined one during the .com boom. After the bust, he worked in R&D teams at SAP and IBM, then later ventured into consulting. As a consultant he focused on remodeling technology organizations within German blue chips. He first began investing in SaaS startups as an Associate at Target Partners in 2011, where he invested in the teams behind Falcon.io, tado and Dedrone (among others).

Philipp Wallraf


Philipp studied physics and business administration since he's always been fascinated by technology and young companies. He completed his PhD in Physics and joined Senovo in 2016, after gaining some prior experience at a management consultancy. In his free time, you can find Philipp traveling, biking or skiing in the alps.

Andreas Melzer


Andreas developed his passion for entrepreneurship and tech startups during his interdisciplinary studies in management and electrical engineering at TUM. After gaining first work experience in operations management at German blue chips and in management consulting, he joined Senovo in early 2016. In his spare time, he enjoys travelling the world - especially South America which he fell in love with during a three-month stay in Colombia.