Michael Schuster

Position: Partner
Organization: Speedinvest
Country: Austria

Michael Schuster is a Seed Stage Investor. He is Co-Founder and Partner of Speedinvest, an Early Stage Fund in Vienna, bridging Europe and the US.

He enjoys when ideas come alive, develop and grow. He believes that helping entrepreneurs make their dreams come true is the “dent” that investors can make in the universe.

For more than a decade, he worked in the IT industry, riding the startup roller coaster on a daily basis. He not only built enterprise software and media startups, ranging from semantic-technologies-for-collaboration to social-media-monitoring, he also worked on the next generation of online banking and set up the first commercial bloghoster in Europe.

His master degrees and background in Computer Science and Economics and Business Administration enable him to work effectively with startup teams and founders to get their product ready for prime time, address customers early in the life cycle and build outstanding teams.