Alex NiehenkePartner at Scale Venture Partners
Alex has over a decade of experience in advising and investing in early and growth stage software startups. At Scale, Alex focuses on opportunities in business software (marketing, sales, HR, finance) and vertical software (financial services, insurance, transportation, construction). He is a Board Director at KeepTruckin and Scout RFP and a Board Observer at Root Insurance, DroneDeploy, and Forter.
Prior to joining Scale in 2013, Alex was at Crosslink Capital where he worked on investments in Bleacher Report (acquired by Turner) and Flurry (acquired by Yahoo). Prior to Crosslink, Alex was at investment bank Montgomery & Co. providing advisory services to Internet and software clients. Some of his clients included Club Penguin, MySpace, and LegalZoom.
Alex holds a BS in Business Administration and a BA in Legal Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. He lives in San Francisco and can be found in a body of water most weekends, whether pool, ocean, lake, or bay.