Dr. Berthold von Freyberg

Dr. Berthold von Freyberg


Berthold von Freyberg, Partner, brings 35 years of venture capital and technology experience in Germany and the USA to the partnership. He co-founded Target Partners with Waldemar Jantz and Kurt Müller in 1999. Prior to that, Berthold was an investment manager with TVM Capital. From 1994 to 1997, he worked as program manager of the Office product division at Microsoft in Seattle where he led design and development projects for Office 95, Office 97 and FrontPage 98. Between 1989 and 1993, Berthold conducted research at ETH (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule) in Zurich and at the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. He has a diploma and a doctorate in physics from ETH as well as an MBA from INSEAD. Berthold is chairman of the advisory boards at Adsquare GmbH and SuitePad GmbH, and a board observer at Quobyte Inc. He is/was also responsible for Target Partners’ investments in Scanbot SDK GmbH, Betty Holding AG (sold to Swisscom AG in 2006), GmbH (sold to ARCUS Capital AG in 2016), SO1 GmbH (sold to Wirecard AG in 2020), and Instana Inc. (sold to IBM Corp. in 2020), German Auto Labs GmbH (sold to MSH Medien System Haus in 2023), and TIS Treasury Intelligence Solutions GmbH (sold to Marvin Equity Partners in 2024).

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Combined years investing in enterprise tech start-ups


Years of combined experience in software development and R&D