Christian Mandl

managing partner

Entrepreneur with an extensive international fundraising and expansion track record in CEE and beyond.

Key competencies

  • Mergers & acquisitions, IPO
  • International fundraising
  • Strategy & business development
  • Company restructuring
  • Unique networks (YGL @WEF)


Christian co-founded SkyEurope in 2001, a Central European low-cost airline based in Slovakia, which he managed until 2007 as Chief Executive Officer. He took SkyEurope public on the Vienna and Warsaw stock exchanges in 2005 before exiting his investment in 2007.

In 2009, Christian took over the assets of Maporama, a leading French provider of digital mapping solutions for professional users. He restructured the company and sold it in March 2013 to TIBCO Software, a NASDAQ-listed company.

Christian is a member of the Venturepreneurs’ Organization, a European network of business angels, and has been selected in 2013 as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

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