Markus Weitzel joined Fraunhofer Venture in September 2013 as an investment manager. After assignments for Siemens Management Consulting and Detecon (Switzerland) AG, the graduate business manager founded baimos technologies gmbh in 2006, the company behind the much acclaimed technology of BlueID – a security software for smartphones and smart watches. As the commercial managing director, he was responsible, among others, for the finance, controlling, marketing and sales sectors at baimos technologies. He was responsible for several financing rounds between 2006 and 2013 before he successfully sold his shares in the business in 2015. Mr. Weitzel studied technology and management (TUM-BWL) with a minor in computer science at Technische Universität München and is engaged in various start-up networks as well as as a juror of the Munich Business Plan Contest.