Reiner Mauch, born in 1966, supported the development of the business model of Consors discount broker after his degree in computer science in 1993/94. He led the company in a dual leadership and was most recently responsible for IT and the Product Management. Since 2000 he acts as a business angel – mainly in very early stages and in companies of the internet environment. In addition to his financial commitment he sees himself primarily as a sparring partner of the founders. He has now made about 15 investments, some of them as the lead investor.