Lekha Thailayil

Investment Managerin of aws Gründerfonds Austria

Lekha Thailayil is working as an Investment Manager at aws Gründerfonds. She joined the team in 2015. Prior to that, she worked over five years in the banking industry in the area of capital markets and corporate finance. She completed her studies at the University of Vienna with a Master’s degree in Business Management.

aws Gründerfonds is Austria’s most active venture capital fund with around EUR 70 m under management. The fund invests during the later seed and series A/B phases of highly scalable Austrian tech start-ups. As a lead or co-investor the fund invests during the later seed and series A/B phases of highly scalable Austrian tech start-ups. To date, together with co-investors, aws Gründerfonds has invested more than EUR 170m in 30 portfolio companies and has successfully completed numerous exits.