As the Managing Partner of Startup Live, the leading European Acceleration Program and one of the largest startup communities worldwide, Tanja is responsible for helping founders implement their business ideas and connect them internationally with relevant players.
In order to raise more awareness among women to the topic of entrepreneurship and to connect female entrepreneurs, Tanja co-founded the initiative “Female Founders”. The network offers regular meetups, an international mentoring program, and its own Acceleration Program for (prospective) founders and female-led ventures. In 2018, Female Founders was honored for its contribution to the Austrian startup ecosystem.
Before her work for the European startup ecosystem, Tanja started her own startup HeyBeauty, a scheduling tool for beauty appointments at the age of 25 after gaining experience in Berlin an Singapore.
In addition to her roles as Managing Partner and Board Member, she is also an active mentor for startups and a speaker for entrepreneurship and diversity topics on an international level.
Tanja is passionate about networking, personal development, digital trends, and the CEE startup scene.
Working experience in: Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Thailand, Tel Aviv