We are an early stage venture capital firm investing in outstanding teams with convincing products and high growth potential.
Our initial investments are typically at pre-seed, seed or Pre-Series A stage and sometimes we follow-on in Series A. We are industry-agnostic. Our target markets are Austria and surrounding countries and outside of our target markets we are open to opportunistic investments.
Lukas is a founding Partner of PUSH Ventures. After graduating from Vienna University of Business Administration & Economics, he started his professional career in management consulting. After leaving the business world for one year to ride a motorcycle from Nepal to Austria, he teamed up with his uncle to build one of Austria‘s leading windpower companies. In 2013 he started to invest in early stage startups and was awarded Austrian Business Angel of the Year in 2018. He is a passionate fighter against climate change and tries to pass this to his four boys.
Laurenz is a founding partner. After several years in investment banking (UBS in London and Raiffeisen Centrobank in Vienna), he was active as entrepreneur. Since 2013 he has been working in Venture Capital. He is a graduate of the Vienna University of Business Administration & Economics and a CFA Charterholder. He is half South-African, enjoys road-biking and is a proud dad of three kids.
David is an Investment Manager. Before joining PUSH Ventures, he gained several years of professional experience at aws Founders Fund in Vienna, one of Austria’s leading VCs, and at UniCredit in Munich trading index and equity derivatives as well as alternative products. He holds a MSc in Banking and Finance from the University of Innsbruck. David loves long-distance hiking and is passionate about data-driven business models.