Investor // Hansmen Group
Dr. Johann "Hansi" Hansmann was born in Austria and studied economics in Vienna. He spent the major part of his professional life working as an executive in the pharmaceutical industry in Austria, Germany, UK and Spain. He gathered several years of entrepreneurial experience running successfully his own pharmaceutical company in Spain after conducting a management buy-out of a big pharmaceutical plant, making an exit in 2003. Since this time he is active as investor and business angel. He is currently invested in startups with a geographical focus on Austria, Germany, UK and Spain. His investments (in total more than 50) include tractive, Storebox, LineMetrics, ANYLINE, journi, credi2, myclubs, mediclass, coinpanion and many others. He led Runtastic, shpock, mysugr and just recently durchblicker and Busuu to extraordinary exits. He was president of the ‘Austrian Angels Investors Association’ until 2021, was awarded 'Best European Early Stage Investor' in 2016 by eban.org and is now based in Vienna and tries to find spare time to ride his mountain bike.