Further, pre-wave’s early-stage investors aws Gründerfonds, IST cube, seed + speed, Segnalita, Speedinvest, and Working Capital Fund participated in the round. Prewave is a spin-off from Vienna University of Technology and was founded in 2017 by Dr. Lisa Smith and Harald Nitschinger. The company uses an AI-powered platform to analyse millions of online sources in more than fifty languages to find, categorise and directly address the risks that might impact supply chains.
A team from BRANDL TALOS led by Roman Rericha with the support of Adrian Zuschmann, Elena Ciresa and Raphael Toman advised lead-investor KOMPAS in relation to the transaction. Ventech has been advised by Herbst Kinsky (Philipp Kinsky and Angelika Kurz) and Prewave by WMWP Rechtsanwälte (Paul Koppenwallner).