The Software Doctor Is In

Seerene's chief Oliver Muhr is all smiles.
  • Why it matters

    Why it matters

    Company software is a huge risk when it’s outdated, full of bugs or insecure. Now a German startup hopes to remove the danger and to make a fortune doing so.

  • Facts


    • The Internet platform was established in 2011 by two employees of the Hasso-Plattner-Institute.
    • It generates a sort of X-ray of every single app in an IT system.
    • Seerene now has 30 employees and offices in Hong Kong and New York.
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Oliver Muhr is chief executive of Seerene, a German startup headquartered in placid Potsdam on the outskirts of Berlin.

But on a recent winter day, Mr. Muhr enjoyed a sunny view of San Francisco Bay from Peet’s Coffee in the historic Ferry Building. Though his tired face spoke of jet lag, he was right where he had always wanted to be – at the center of the Internet revolution.

“We will be the next company worth billions in the German IT landscape,” he predicted confidently.

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