Dirk Seewald new partner at eCAPITAL

Dirk Seewald new partner at eCAPITAL

eCAPITAL AG is expanding its management team and had Dirk Seewald, an experienced expert for enterprise software, data security and IoT, joining the partnership as of October 1, 2019.

Seewald, who initially joined eCAPITAL as a venture partner in April 2019, holds a degree in electrical engineering and has more than 20 years of management experience in high-tech companies. As founder, managing director and board member, he has been involved in the establishment and expansion of numerous high-tech companies, including BNeD Broadband Network Design, VPIsystems and Innominate Security Technologies AG, a pioneer of industrial firewalls and creator of the mGuard product and solution portfolio.

Before joining eCAPITAL as a venture partner, Seewald was CEO of PHOENIX CONTACT Cyber Security AG, which designs and develops innovative technologies for secure communication in manufacturing and process automation.

In addition to extensive technological expertise, he has many years of experience in setting up international sales organizations, especially in the area of enterprise software. At eCAPITAL, he will focus on the portfolio development in the areas of enterprise software and cybersecurity.

About eCAPITAL

eCAPITAL AG, based in Münster, is a capital management company for alternative investment funds (AIF) in accordance with the EuVECA Regulation. The company is one of the leading venture capital investors in Germany and has been actively supporting innovative entrepreneurs in promising sectors since 1999. The focus is on fast-growing companies in the software / IT, industry 4.0, cleantech and new materials segments. eCAPITAL currently manages funds with a subscription capital of more than 220 million euros.

Contact
eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG
Sylvia Richter
Hafenweg 24
48155 Münster, Germany
Tel.: +49 251 70 37 67 0
eMail: info@ecapital.de
www.ecapital.de/en