Alec Rauschenbusch initially founded 5r Private Equity KG in 1998 as well as Grazia Equity GmbH in the year 2000, after several years of successful entrepreneurial activities.
While studying at the Technical University in Munich, he managed a franchise retail business in parallel. Following a masters degree in aerospace and aeronautical engineering and the MBA program at Harvard Business School in Boston/USA, Alec Rauschenbusch started working in 1992 as an internal consultant at Asea Brown Boveri AG in Mannheim. After a change to Behr GmbH & Co., a cooling systems and air-conditioning specialist located in Stuttgart, he became head of the strategic planning department in 1994.
Since 1997 Alec Rauschenbusch has been working as a Business Angel and venture capital investor. In 2001 he was awarded the „Golden Nose“ as the German Business Angel of the Year by the Business Angel Network in Germany (BAND).
Alec Rauschenbusch is a member of several supervisory boards.He was chairman of the "Business Angel Forum Region Stuttgart" since its foundation in 2003 until 2010.