Dr. Albert Wenger

Union Square Ventures

Dr. Albert Wenger is a General Partner at Union Square Ventures. Dr. Wenger brings with him over 10 years of entrepreneurial experience with an in-depth technology background.


As an entrepreneur, he has founded or co-founded five companies, including a management consulting firm (in Germany), a hosted data analytics company, a technology subsidiary for Telebanc (now E*Tradebank), an early stage investment firm, and most recently (with his wife), DailyLit, a service for reading books by email or RSS.


Dr. Wenger also served as the president of through the company’s sale to Yahoo. His technology background goes back to winning the German national computer science competition at age 18. He has managed technology projects for organizations as diverse as Tacoda (startup) and Telebanc (leading Internet bank).


Dr. Wenger graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College in economics and computer science and holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology from MIT.


To contact Dr. Wenger, visit him on Twitter @albertwenger or his personal blog.