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Thomas P. Offner


Thomas P. Offner

Thomas P. Offner is bridging the gap between the corporate and the start-up world - in his self defined role as a Quarterback for PwC.

Until recently Thomas has been working for Straight Point Ventures where he successfully consulted and (hands-on) managed several big players and projects (selection of projects):

  • Media Saturn Holding, where he was the co-founder of the group's accelerator program MS-Spacelab that he designed and set-up including vision, strategy, processes, sponsorship and mentoring program.
  • EY, where he helped to bring the EY Start-up-Challenge, an international EY Accelerator program, to Germany.
  • Roland Berger, where he was in charge of the preparing a digital transformation project for an international CE company.

Before that he was active for SevenVentures, the venture arm of ProSiebenSat.1, where he founded the SevenVentures Pitch Day (, co-founded and managed the ProSiebenSat.1 accelerator and was responsible for several strategic investments in digital commerce start-ups.

The business management graduate held management positions in numerous European companies, such as Intel, Audi and Siemens and has successfully founded and/or developed several Internet start-ups, including his first venture, Media Service Group, in the late 90s, fatfoogoo (successfully sold to Digital River) and also Groupon in Austria and Switzerland as co-founder (IPOed).

Thomas studied business administration in Vienna, and also worked as a lecturer at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Joanneum in Graz and FH Salzburg, Austria.

Before 2024

Speaking at
Conference 2017

Part of Startupnight / its events in: 2017