Benedict Rodenstock, born in Munich in 1970, is founder and CEO of Astutia Ventures, a Munich-based investment boutique specialized in direct investments in internet companies. Astutia Ventures holds some 15 investments, among them such gems as Mister Spex, MySportWorld, and Fashionette. Benedict’s former employers include Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, more.de (a subsidiary of Web.de), and Hubert Burda Media.
Benedict holds a Diploma (Laurea) in Contemporary History from the University of Bologna (Italy), a Certificate in Internet Technologies from New York University (USA), and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Universitiy of St. Gallen (Switzerland).
In his scarce spare time, Benedict enjoys contemporary art (he is president of Kunstclub13, an art club in Munich) and mountain sports, especially mountainbiking and skiing.