Board Members

The ones to blame when things go south.

Markus Raunig

Managing Director

Markus Raunig

Managing Director

Daniel Cronin

Member of the Board

Daniel Cronin

Member of the Board

Michael Ionita

Member of the Board

Michael Ionita

Member of the Board

Katharina Unger

Member of the Board

Katharina Unger

Member of the Board

Maggie Childs

Member of the Board

Maggie Childs

Member of the Board

Adrian Zettl-Singh

Member of the Board

Adrian Zettl-Singh

Member of the Board

Advisory Board

Markus Wagner

Co-Founder of i5invest

Markus Wagner

Co-Founder of i5invest

Birgit Hofreiter

Director of the Innovation Incubation Center at TU Vienna

Birgit Hofreiter

Director of the Innovation Incubation Center at TU Vienna

Florian Gschwandtner

Co-Founder of Runtastic

Florian Gschwandtner

Co-Founder of Runtastic

Werner Wutscher

Founder of New Venture Scouting

Werner Wutscher

Founder of New Venture Scouting

Oliver Holle

Co-Founder of Speedinvest

Oliver Holle

Co-Founder of Speedinvest

Hansi Hansmann

Business Angel

Hansi Hansmann

Business Angel

Vlad Gozman

Founder of TedxVienna

Vlad Gozman

Founder of TedxVienna

Can Ertugrul

Co-Founder of AustrianStartups

Can Ertugrul

Co-Founder of AustrianStartups

Daniel Horak

CEO & Co-Founder of Conda

Daniel Horak

CEO & Co-Founder of Conda

Leadership Team

Taking the charge at the front of the pack.

Markus Raunig

Managing Director

Markus Raunig

Managing Director

Hannah Wundsam

Managing Director

Hannah Wundsam

Managing Director

Johanna Einsiedler

Head of Research & Operations

Johanna Einsiedler

Head of Research & Operations

Josine Bakkes

Head of Circle17

Josine Bakkes

Head of Circle17

Taso Panteliadis

Communications Lead

Taso Panteliadis

Communications Lead

Julian König

Partnerships Lead

Julian König

Partnerships Lead

Stefan Lixl

Community Lead

Stefan Lixl

Community Lead

Jona Mitschitczek

Creative Lead

Jona Mitschitczek

Creative Lead

Local Representatives

Resistance is futile. We’re everywhere.

Maximilian Neukirchner

Salzburg

Maximilian Neukirchner

Salzburg

Lisa Spöck

Tyrol

Lisa Spöck

Tyrol

Johanna Einsiedler

Vienna

Johanna Einsiedler

Vienna

Sophie Bolzer

Salzburg

Sophie Bolzer

Salzburg

Hannes Baumgartner

Lower Austria

Hannes Baumgartner

Lower Austria

M. Meusburger & T. Metzler

Vorarlberg

M. Meusburger & T. Metzler

Vorarlberg

Anita Raffetseder

Upper Austria

Anita Raffetseder

Upper Austria

Werner Sammer

Styria

Werner Sammer

Styria

Michael Sedlak

Burgenland

Michael Sedlak

Burgenland

Alexander Mann

Carinthia

Alexander Mann

Carinthia

Fellows

An exquisite selection of people who were already crazy enough to become members!

Silvia Rettinger

Entrepreneurs of Austria

Silvia Rettinger

Entrepreneurs of Austria

Marios Zacharis

Social Media

Marios Zacharis

Social Media

Alessandro Zanon

Circle17

Alessandro Zanon

Circle17

Tarik Jahic

Database

Tarik Jahic

Database

Stephan Längle

Events

Stephan Längle

Events

Simon Lacher

Entrepreneurship Education

Simon Lacher

Entrepreneurship Education

Silvia Weber

Think Tank

Silvia Weber

Think Tank

Michael Trimmel

Database

Michael Trimmel

Database

Sebastian Stark

Partnerships

Sebastian Stark

Partnerships

Pushpanjali Kishan

AustrianStartups Journey

Pushpanjali Kishan

AustrianStartups Journey

Philip Arnhof

Circle17 & Social Media

Philip Arnhof

Circle17 & Social Media

Maximilian Horvatits

Events

Maximilian Horvatits

Events

Kseniya Khamina

Think Tank & Entrepreneurship Education

Kseniya Khamina

Think Tank & Entrepreneurship Education

Jeremias Brändle

Legal

Jeremias Brändle

Legal

Janine Kopp

Entrepreneurs of Austria

Janine Kopp

Entrepreneurs of Austria

Heike Vogel-Pöschl

Database

Heike Vogel-Pöschl

Database

Florian Friedrich

Startup Guide

Florian Friedrich

Startup Guide

Felix Fischbacher

Think Tank & Social Media

Felix Fischbacher

Think Tank & Social Media

David Wright

Events

David Wright

Events

Corina Sand

AustrianStartups Journey

Corina Sand

AustrianStartups Journey

Anna-Sophie Kräftner

Partnerships

Anna-Sophie Kräftner

Partnerships

Andreas Langes

Circle17

Andreas Langes

Circle17

Alina Metlitski

Entrepreneurs of Austria

Alina Metlitski

Entrepreneurs of Austria

Alexander Kollmann

AustrianStartups Journey

Alexander Kollmann

AustrianStartups Journey

Adrian Frey

Think Tank

Adrian Frey

Think Tank

Abdullah Naief

Entrepreneurship Education

Abdullah Naief

Entrepreneurship Education

Victor Tibo

Stammtisch

Victor Tibo

Stammtisch

Alexander Brix

Partnerships

Alexander Brix

Partnerships

Florian Schöffmann

Events

Florian Schöffmann

Events

Lara Agneter

Partnerships

Lara Agneter

Partnerships

Amelie Schneider

Stammtisch Coordinator

Amelie Schneider

Stammtisch Coordinator

Peter Helmer

Legal

Peter Helmer

Legal

Michaela Maria Hintermayr

Startup Guide

Michaela Maria Hintermayr

Startup Guide

Daniel Drabek

Startup Guide

Daniel Drabek

Startup Guide

Anna Elizarova

Startup Guide & Social Media

Anna Elizarova

Startup Guide & Social Media

Alissa Kovarik

Events

Alissa Kovarik

Events

Denise Kovarik

Events

Denise Kovarik

Events

Tanja Dobovicnik

Office Hours

Tanja Dobovicnik

Office Hours

Katharina Binder

Event Moderation

Katharina Binder

Event Moderation

Maria E. Martinez del Cerro

Office Hours

Maria E. Martinez del Cerro

Office Hours

Thomas Sumersberger

Startup Guide

Thomas Sumersberger

Startup Guide

Bernhard Holzer

PR

Bernhard Holzer

PR

Alexander Vilsmeier

Alexander Vilsmeier

Event Calendar

Alexander Vilsmeier

Event Calendar

Friends & Alumni

Sarah Schibich

Product Management @ Bitpanda

Sarah Schibich

Product Management @ Bitpanda

Sandra Weber

CCO @ Shpock

Sandra Weber

CCO @ Shpock

Chris Tockner

Managing Director of NOVID20

Chris Tockner

Managing Director of NOVID20

Lisa Fassl

Co-Founder @ CEO of Female Founders

Lisa Fassl

Co-Founder @ CEO of Female Founders

Benedikt Spanocchi

Head of Business Development at emotion3D

Benedikt Spanocchi

Head of Business Development at emotion3D

Pooja Ahluwalia

CMO @ TheVentury

Pooja Ahluwalia

CMO @ TheVentury

Esther Hummel

Co-Founder of aeroSQAIR

Esther Hummel

Co-Founder of aeroSQAIR

Astrid Koger

Head Of Marketing @ Bikemap

Astrid Koger

Head Of Marketing @ Bikemap

Manuel Gahn

Co-Founder of Joy

Manuel Gahn

Co-Founder of Joy

Michael Schramm

Head of Blockchain Competence Center Vienna @ EY

Michael Schramm

Head of Blockchain Competence Center Vienna @ EY

Mahdis Gharaei

Co-Founder & CEO at the female factor

Mahdis Gharaei

Co-Founder & CEO at the female factor

Alexander Cortolezis

Co-Founder of RePhil

Alexander Cortolezis

Co-Founder of RePhil

Martina Pardy

Teaching and Research Associate @WU Vienna

Martina Pardy

Teaching and Research Associate @WU Vienna

Romy Sigl

Founder of Coworking Salzburg

Romy Sigl

Founder of Coworking Salzburg

Roberta Kostadinova

Event Manager @ TrendingTopics.at

Roberta Kostadinova

Event Manager @ TrendingTopics.at

Hannah Sturm

Co-Founder of pikestorm

Hannah Sturm

Co-Founder of pikestorm

Manuel Widmann

Master Studies in East Asian Economy & Society @ University of Vienna

Manuel Widmann

Master Studies in East Asian Economy & Society @ University of Vienna

Larissa Barabasch

Master Studies in Climate Change @ Copenhagen Business School

Larissa Barabasch

Master Studies in Climate Change @ Copenhagen Business School

Elke Mattheiss

Freelance Data Scientist

Elke Mattheiss

Freelance Data Scientist

Bernhard Brejla

Master Studies in Strategy, Innovation & Management Control

Bernhard Brejla

Master Studies in Strategy, Innovation & Management Control

Haimo Lorenz

Founder of salescycle

Haimo Lorenz

Founder of salescycle

Stephanie Rappl

Freelance Graphic Designer

Stephanie Rappl

Freelance Graphic Designer

Oksana Kuzmenko

Freelance Videographer

Oksana Kuzmenko

Freelance Videographer

Klaudie Mrkusova

Trainee @ European Commission

Klaudie Mrkusova

Trainee @ European Commission

Cornelia Sochor

Co-Founder of RePhil

Cornelia Sochor

Co-Founder of RePhil

Frederik Ledermueller

Co-Founder bei AvoCard

Frederik Ledermueller

Co-Founder bei AvoCard

Simon Liebentritt

Product Manager @ Lenzing Group

Simon Liebentritt

Product Manager @ Lenzing Group

Philipp Schardax

Growth Marketing @ TheVentury

Philipp Schardax

Growth Marketing @ TheVentury

Anna Koshkina

Research Assistant @ WU Vienna

Anna Koshkina

Research Assistant @ WU Vienna

Seif Bairakdar

Founder of Speaketto

Seif Bairakdar

Founder of Speaketto

Zeno Kujawa

Studies in Data Science at the University of Edinburgh

Zeno Kujawa

Studies in Data Science at the University of Edinburgh

Alexander Hummer

Founder of AERC

Alexander Hummer

Founder of AERC

Taraneh Abdelrahimsai

Co-Founder of WestBar

Taraneh Abdelrahimsai

Co-Founder of WestBar

Alexandra Mitu

Marketing @ Fund of Excellence

Alexandra Mitu

Marketing @ Fund of Excellence

Valentina Caradonio

Financial Controller @Happymed

Valentina Caradonio

Financial Controller @Happymed

Benjamin Stainer

Corporate Communication & Marketing @ SWARCO GROUP

Benjamin Stainer

Corporate Communication & Marketing @ SWARCO GROUP

Christoph Jeschke

Co-Founder of AustrianStartups

Christoph Jeschke

Co-Founder of AustrianStartups

Esther Fellinger

Assistant to the Board at Kelag Energie

Esther Fellinger

Assistant to the Board at Kelag Energie

Alyssa-Ninja Weis

Artist @ Ninja Creatives

Alyssa-Ninja Weis

Artist @ Ninja Creatives

Bernhard Wendt

Technical Marketing Manager at Luke Roberts Lighting

Bernhard Wendt

Technical Marketing Manager at Luke Roberts Lighting

Manfred Machacek

Founder & CEO @ Eventfex

Manfred Machacek

Founder & CEO @ Eventfex

Ali Nuredini

Freelance Product Designer

Ali Nuredini

Freelance Product Designer

Christoph Dvorak

Consultant at Horvath & Partners

Christoph Dvorak

Consultant at Horvath & Partners

Natalie Korotaeva

UX/UI Designer @ George Labs

Natalie Korotaeva

UX/UI Designer @ George Labs

Tanja Sternbauer

Tanja Sternbauer

Co-Founder & Managing Partner @ the female factor

Tanja Sternbauer

Co-Founder & Managing Partner @ the female factor

Thomas Pamminger

Co-Founder & VP Product of WeAreDevelopers

Thomas Pamminger

Co-Founder & VP Product of WeAreDevelopers

Dejan Stojanovic

Founder of Fuckup Nights Vienna

Dejan Stojanovic

Founder of Fuckup Nights Vienna

Patrick Fuchs

Master Studies in Finance @ London Business School

Patrick Fuchs

Master Studies in Finance @ London Business School

Iryna Bursuk

COO of StartUs

Iryna Bursuk

COO of StartUs

Helga Turcanu

Employer Branding @ Wiener Linien

Helga Turcanu

Employer Branding @ Wiener Linien

Andreas Tschas

Co-Founder of Pioneers

Andreas Tschas

Co-Founder of Pioneers

Yves Schulz

Founder of Sektor 5

Yves Schulz

Founder of Sektor 5

Marius Starcke

CEO of Chiloobal

Marius Starcke

CEO of Chiloobal

Harald Katzenschläger

Dream Developer

Harald Katzenschläger

Dream Developer

Lukas Fittl

Principal Software Engineer of Citus Data

Lukas Fittl

Principal Software Engineer of Citus Data

Leo Fasbender

Co-Founder of Grape

Leo Fasbender

Co-Founder of Grape

Bernhard Hauser

Founder of Hauser.io

Bernhard Hauser

Founder of Hauser.io

Philip Ehrenfellner

CEO and Co-Founder at functn

Philip Ehrenfellner

CEO and Co-Founder at functn

Stephan Jung

Director of the WU Gründungszentrum

Stephan Jung

Director of the WU Gründungszentrum

Vincent Jong

Founder & CEO @ Funnelfox

Vincent Jong

Founder & CEO @ Funnelfox

Patrick Manhardt

Co-Founder of AustrianStartups

Patrick Manhardt

Co-Founder of AustrianStartups

Bernhard Lehner

Co-Founder of Startup300

Bernhard Lehner

Co-Founder of Startup300

Ulrich Kopetzki

Trainee Lawyer @ Dorda Rechtsanwälte

Ulrich Kopetzki

Trainee Lawyer @ Dorda Rechtsanwälte

Andreas Klinger

VP Engineering @ Coinlist

Andreas Klinger

VP Engineering @ Coinlist

Martin Sprengseis

Managing Partner of BlueSource

Martin Sprengseis

Managing Partner of BlueSource

Bastian Ernst

CEO & Founder of Wild Audience

Bastian Ernst

CEO & Founder of Wild Audience

Adiam Emnay

Co-Founder of AustrianStartups

Adiam Emnay

Co-Founder of AustrianStartups

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