Founder and CEO of Go Beyond Investing, European Business Angel of the Year 2015
Brigitte Baumann is the Founder and CEO of Go Beyond Early Stage Investing (www.go-beyond.biz, the FinTech company transforming angel investing into a new scalable asset class: we provide a unique deal platform, portfolio tools, education and certified deal leaders. It is the only one to have proven that small and large angel investors can have positive returns.
In November 2016, Brigitte is listed in Europe’s TOP 50 most influential women in the startup and venture capital space. In 2015 EBAN (the European trade association for Business Angels and Seed Funds) named her European Investor of the Year. She is President Emeritus of EBAN and is past Chair the Young Presidents Organization’s global Angel Investing group.
Brigitte has 20+ years experience in bringing new technologies to market in the US and Europe. She was the CEO and Director of iWORLD Group, a VC backed, global developer of mobile content. She was Senior Vice President and General Manager Internet at American Express (Amex) Corporate Services. Prior to that, Brigitte spent three years as President for US/Canada of Gemalto, a world leader in smart card technology. She also worked at McKinsey& Company as Senior Engagement Manager.
Brigitte has a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University, Boston and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School, Philadelphia.
Born in France, Brigitte and her family live in Zurich.