As senior investment manager of tecnet equity, Thomas Ecker is primarily active in the field of information and communication technologies. Focusing on business models mainly in the software industry Thomas Ecker accompanied numerous startups and early stage companies in expanding from Austria globally. Beyond a secondary education with a specialisation in computer science, he had a log career in IT (software) and the tourism industry before moving into the area of financing in 1997. Mr. Ecker spent several semesters studying international business administration at the University of Vienna and at Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh. He is a certified portfolio and fund manager (CPM©) and has participated in courses of the Austrian Association for Financial Analyses and Asset Management (ÖVFA).
tecnet equity is one of the leading equity funds for early stage investments in Austria and manages a volume of EUR 50 million. tecnet finances young technology companies and companies with innovative business ideas through venture capital. Its support reaches well beyond the financial investment. With personal dedication, an international network and longstanding experience tecnet supports companies on their way to success. Being a classical early stage investor tecnet is an active participant in the Austrian start up environment.