All of them are experienced entrepreneurs with a global network and branches worldwide
Registered association – We connect and we support. We work with full transparency and free of commission
Main focus on B2B startups in their pre-seed, seed, and early-stage phases in various industries
The tba network was founded at the initiative of Harald Oberrauch, Alexander Pichler and Gert Gremes. The experienced entrepreneurs have already made successful angel investments.
Harald, Alex and Gert, as well as the other 18 members of the tba network have a common mission to:
- promote innovations,
- roll up their sleeves and
- to empower startups with their know-how and network and help them grow.
Alexander Pichler (Vice-President)
Alex has been an active investor for 15 years. Through his holding-company DELMO, he has invested in startups such as Properly (based in San Francisco) which was founded by South Tyrolean Alex Nigg.
As an active networker, Alex organizes talks for a variety of topics and works as a freelance journalist.
As the President of Durst Phototechnik AG and Alupress AG, Harald presides over two of the most successful technology companies in South Tyrol. He values investments in new and innovative ideas and always strives to develop further.
Through his Tyrolean Business Angel GmbH, Harald has already invested in 11 startups and accompanies them through the early-stages of their entrepreneurial journey.
After selling his firm Tecno Spot in 2011, Gert started to invest in Silicon Valley startups through his holding company Gremes Holding. Gert is also a member in Band of Angels, one of the most prominent Business Angel Clubs in the US.
As a Business Angel, he also follows Italian and Swiss founders during their early-stages.
Eva took over the management of the tba network in January 2019. She is actively scouting and screening startups, counsels them and helps to make them investment-ready.
As a match-maker, Eva introduces promising startups to the members of the tba network and accompanies them throughout the transaction process.
The members of the tba network are successful, forward-looking entrepreneurs, whose firms have a long tradition, a strong distribution network and partners and presences globally.
+ private investors
The tba network is supported by: