Benedict Rodenstock is an entrepreneur and investor. He is managing director of Astutia Ventures, an investment boutique focused on direct investments in promising internet startups. Over the years, he has invested in around 30 companies, including success stories such as Mister Spex, Fashionette and InterNations.
Rodenstock is also active in the art world. He is chairman of Kunstclub13, an art club in Munich with 250 members, which organizes guided tours and artist visits as well as an annual art award. He and his wife Irmin also run the UNPAINTED platform for digital art.
Benedict Rodenstock holds a diploma in contemporary history from the University of Bologna (Italy), a certificate in Internet technologies from New York University (USA) and an MBA from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland).
In his spare time, he likes to attend cultural events or do mountain sports. He is the father of a young son.