Dr. Burkhard Gantenbein

Burkhard Gantenbein is co-Founder of Ango Invest GmbH in Vienna, a privately held investment company with a clear focus on startups in German speaking countries.

Burkhard Gantenbein was born 1963 in Geneva and has the Swiss and German citizenship. He holds a Master’s degree in law of the University of Zurich and a Ph.D. of the University of Fribourg and completed post-graduate studies in St.Gallen and at London Business School. He started his career with the Generali Insurance Group and worked in Vienna, Munich and Turin before becoming General Secretary of Generali Holding Vienna AG. From 2002 to 2007 he was Member of the Executive Board at Generali Versicherung AG Vienna. From 2007 to 2014 he was the CEO of Helvetia Insurance Austria. Since then he is working as Business Angel and Investor.

He is Vice President of the Swiss, Austrian and Liechtenstein Chamber of Commerce, Board Member of the Wiener Konzerthaus and President of the Youth Music Competition Musica Juventutis. He lives with his wife in Vienna.