Venture Partners

Friedrich Baldinger

Foto_Baldinger_FriedrichVenture Partner of SHS since 2014, responsible for investment activities. Prior to that he managed the start-up and establishment of the Öberösterreichischer Hightechfonds for three years, he led the International Incubator of the Softwarepark Hagenberg and accompanied different Hightech-Startups. As a member of the management team of activ factoring AG in Munich as well as at a major regional bank, as consultant and Head of Finance of various companies he worked in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. Studies of Economic Sciences in Linz.

Rainer Miller

Miller-03049Mr. Miller worked for 5 years as investment manager for SHS before becoming Venture Partner in 2008. Prior to joining SHS, Mr. Miller was senior vice president/investment manager at a venture capital firm focusing on high-growth companies. Previous positions include four years as a project manager at a large private equity company based in southern Germany and credit manager at a regional bank serving small and medium sized companies. Business degree from Hohenheim University.

Dr. Volker Pfahlert

Pfahlelt-01565Venture Partner at SHS since 2010. Volker Pfahlert worked for more than ten years as a senior executive, amongst others at Roche Diagnostics and Dräger Medical. Prior to that seven years as management consultant with McKinsey & Co. Inc. For two years laboratory head of preclinical development at Heumann Pharma. He studied and received a Ph.D. in pharmacology from Technische Universität Braunschweig.