20 years of Austrian Startup history in 60 minutes! by Hans J. Pfisterer
Hans J. Pfisterer is an entrepreneur by heart. Starting his career in the travel industry 1989 he was in the founding team of Austria Online a pre Internet Hotelbooking System of ÖVB and after that head of marketing of the Austropa Hotel group of ÖVB. In 1995 he found one of the worlds first internet startups, the online hotel booking platform NetHotels.com. 1998 NetHotels.com was rated the 10th best travel site at Altavista and in this year the first VC entered the company. In the following years Hans led NetHotels through all ups and downs a startup can go through. As a former member of the Vienna Choir Boys he still sings as a Tenor at the Wiener Singverein and just arrived back from a Japan Tour with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Hans loves to be on stage and work with passionate people. His new startup MYFLY.cc will connect people on a global scale. Hans holds a degree of tourism management and supports official and privat organizations in multiple functions.