With more than 15 years of entrepreneurial experience in the mobile and internet industry and 10 years as co-founder of Speedinvest, Oliver Holle is a leading expert in the European technology startup scene.
In 1997, he founded one of the first European Internet startups. After two successful mergers, 3united was sold to US giant VeriSign for €55 million in 2006, after which Oliver worked for the company in Silicon Valley for several years and was responsible for the mobile business with more than 600 employees.
In 2011, he returned to Austria and secured €10 million from private investors to found Speedinvest. The early-stage venture capital fund has more than €400 million in capital in 2020, +150 portfolio companies, six offices in Europe and San Francisco, and is one of the most active investors in Europe, according to dealroom.co
In 2011, he returned to Austria and secured €10 million from private investors to launch Speedinvest. The early-stage venture capital fund has more than 600 million euros of capital in 2022, +250 portfolio companies, six offices in Europe and, according to Crunchbase, is one of the most active early-stage investors in European unicorns.