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CEO @New Venture Scouting (Austria)

Born in the mountains of Carinthia, Werner Wutscher strongly believes that sustainability and entrepreneurship are the key strategies for the future. In 2013, he founded New Venture Scouting, where he bridges the worlds of established companies and startups to generate and foster innovation. As a Business Angel, he supports founders and holds investments in seven start-up companies. He worked in top management positions for 14 years: in the Austrian Federal Government as Secretary General of the Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Environment, Forestry and Watermanagement, and in corporate companies including Agrana Beteiligungs AG and REWE International AG. Besides a Master’s Degree in Law from Karl-Franzens University in Graz, Werner Wutscher has a Master’s Degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in the US.


New Venture Scouting aims to bridge the worlds of startups and corporations to foster innovation. NVS builds on a longstanding experience in corporate, startup, not-for-profit and public service organizations. They stand for collaboration that allows businesses to thrive.

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