Markus Schneider

Markus Schneider has more than 18 years experience in entrepreneurship, business development, venture finance and sales & marketing. He is the founder and CEO of several startup companies, including most recently Snaphaven, Inc, a cloud computing application,; Tribeca Labs, a digital imaging company and XPEX, Inc., a multilingual business intelligence software company. His success stories include the U.S. launch of the revolutionary DigiCard (voted as one of the “10 Coolest New Products” by Wired magazine in 1998), for which he created a multimillion-dollar market in just 18 months. He consults and advises a number of emerging companies, representing either the investors or the founding team. Before embarking on his entrepreneurial career, he was one of WIT Capital Group Inc.`s first employees. Markus has a degree in Business Administration from the School of Business Administration, Fribourg.


Professor, Mentor


markus [dot] schneider [at] gmail [dot] com

Last Education

Degree in Business Administration from the School of Business Administration, Fribourg


German, English, French


Swiss, US


Entrepreneurship / Innovation and International Entrepreneurship
Innovation Management & Organizational Behaviour
Strategy and Management
Venture Financing, Entrepreneurship, Business Model Innovation
Entrepreneurship Marketing
Visionary and Entrepreneurial Thinking
Technology Entrepreneurship
Human resources: Learning, Cooperation, Creativity
Intellectual Property
Ventures in Action
Entrepreneurial Finance
Innovation Factory & Innovation Process
Growth Management
Strategic Management
Organizational Behavior, Human Resources & Entrepreneurship
Marketing and Sales and Business Development
Growth Management
Idea Generation & Business Design
FINTECH Circle Innovate - Digital Ecosystem Director
Entrepreneurship, Ventures in Action, Prerequisite Course


Switcher SA
SeedStars World
Ergoma SA
Amazee Labs
Atizo AG
DeLafee International
Venturelab c/o IFJ Institut für Jungunternehmen AG
Swisscom Switzerland Ltd.
Perpetual Technology Partners
TR Invest AG and TR Management GmbH
HES-SO / HEG Fribourg
Westiform Group
HEC Paris
Swiss Consulting Group, Inc.