Co-Founder & Board Member of Austrian Angel Investors Association
Selma Prodanovic is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. Known as the Business Angelina or Startup-Grand-Dame, her passion lies in unlashing the untapped entrepreneurial potential of millions of creative and innovative future-makers from around the world. She invests in the development of entrepreneurial ecosystems. With her business developer Brainswork she supported over 300 start-ups, investors and CEOs. She is co-founder and board member of the Austrian Angel Investors Association, board member of EBAN and member of GBAN, as well as Lead Investor in the Rising Tide Europe 1 Program. She is founder and CEO at 1millionstartups the first worldwide campaign and community dedicated to promoting entrepreneurial spirit and inspiring founders and investors to create the world class start-ups we need. As an inspirational speaker Selma was over 1000 times on stage. For her innovative approach to business, and commitment to entrepreneurship and social change, Selma received numerous awards, most recently the Vueve Clicquot Business Woman Award. She is happily married to her first love and proud mother of two fantastic teenagers.