The Pre-Seed Angel Fund for SaaS Startups

2008 – now: The SaaSgarage


Category: Investment Business – Seed Stage Investments, Advisory, Coaching, Mentoring
Headquarters: Munich, Germany
Investors: privately held

1998 – 2008: Atlas Venture

Senior Partner and Member of the Investment Committee

Category: Investment Business – Early Stage Venture Capital
Headquarters: Atlas Venture Inc.,Boston, USA
Offices: Munich (-2008), Paris (-2008) London (-2010), Boston
Investors: privately held

Atlas Venture is an early stage venture capital fund that invests in promising entrepreneurs focusing on life science and technology innovation. The Atlas investment team takes pride in partnering with entrepreneurs solving difficult problems in new markets.

Alexander Bruehl joined the Atlas Venture Boston office in 1998. Having been involved in several US high-tech startups like Omnia Communications sold in 1999 to Ciena Communications and Castle Networks sold in 1999 to NASADQ listed Juniper Networks Alexander returned to Germany heading the Atlas Munich office from 1999 to 2008.

He made early stage and growth investments in IT, Media and Telecommunications companies, e.g.:
– Lead investor in Systemonic AG, Germany, one of the world’s first 802.11a/b WIFI chipset companies, sold to Philips Semiconductors (now NXP) in 2002.
– Lead investor in Virtuallogix Inc., CA, the leading Virtualization technology company for connected devices.
– Lead investor in Datango AG, Germany, a profitable, international enterprise software company with solutions for application roll-out and online help. Sold to SAP AG in 2012.

1994 – 1996: R&O Software – Technik

EVP Marketing & Business Development

Category: Enterprise Software – Database, Repository
Headquarters: R&O Software-Technik GmbH, Munich, Germany
Offices: Munich, Duesseldorf, Chemnitz, Boston

1989 – 1992: SIGNUM ComputerImage Processing; Pattern Recognition; Real Time Image Processing

Software Engineer

Category: Real Time Image Processing and Pattern Recognition
Headquarters: Signum Computer GmbH, Munich, Germany