Head of Research at German Startups Association
Alexander Hirschfeld heads the research division at the German Startups Association. He is the project lead of the German Startups Monitor and responsible for all studies published by the Association on various topics related to the ecosystem, such as the Female Founders Monitor. He has a doctorate in the field of sociology, with a thesis on changes in the working environment. In his teaching and studies, Alex has focused on the relationship between industry and technology at different universities in Germany and abroad. This included one year spent as a visiting researcher at Columbia University in New York.