is founder and CEO of ASTUTIA. He is an expert for the development of start up companies. In his professional carreer, he worked as a consultant for corporations and assisted the development of new businesses on company side and on investor’s side. Amongst others he worked for Hubert Burda Media, WEB.DE and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. Benedict Rodenstock got his MBA at the University St. Gallen; he studied internet technologies at New York University, and at the University Bologna he aquired a degree in history.
is partner at ASTUTIA since 2007. He is specialized in managing entrepreneurial portfolios and direct investments in start-ups and growth companies. During his career he managed various initial public offerings and transactions in private equity and venture capital. In the Nineties, he founded the Family Office Extorel together with the Strascheg Family and led the companies’ investment business. Prior to this, after studying business administration, Bernd Schrüfer started his career in the investment banking of today’s Unicredit Group.