Currently Florian is CCO at primeCROWD and responsible for commercial strategy and development, international expansion, deal structuring and roll out of the Corporate Venturing & Innovation Arm. He is passionate about Innovation and Venture Capital and a frequent Jury Member, Coach and Speaker within the Austrian Startup ecosystem. Prior, he was in London heading the EMEA TMT Team at GLG & was responsible for EMEA TMT Content & financial research projects and DDs for some of the world’s leading Private Equity and Venture Capital firms.
primeCROWD is one of the biggest networks for startup investors in the DACH area with currently over 1000 active investors, as well as 200 incubators, accelerators and VCs. The company fosters the Austrian and European startup eco-system by serving as connector between Startups and Investors – facilitating seed and growth stage equity investments and accompanies startups during the whole investment process. Investors are thus able to broaden their portfolio by another asset class. Since its foundation in 2015, primeCROWD has financed 18 startups with a total investment volume of EUR 8 mio. Members have the opportunity to personally get to know the founders of the startups, as well as other interesting personalities in the network.