From its active funds TAC currently invests in Europe and the USA. We invest in all stages (seed, early and growth) of start-ups with capable teams and scalable business models. Our investment sizes go from as low as $200,000 to as much as $15 milion per transaction. We like opportunities in e-commerce, Internet, digital life and software domains.

NEWS

We like to create and shape new markets. We are unconventional, caring and driven, and very fast. We are honest and fair in our daily dealings and in our transactions.  We honor our commitments and deliver on our promises, on time. We see it our mission to provide entrepreneurs with the resources required to grow their companies and we exclusively partner with teams who share our values.

Cloud, Big Data, SaaS, Storage

We invest in early-stage and growth-stage software start-ups in the USA, Europe and Israel. We are always looking for capable entrepreneurs who are passionate about solving real-world problems across the enterprise. Our partnership has deep entrepreneurial experience in the fields of enterprise software, cloud solutions, big data technology and SAAS. We see it as our mission to contribute our network, experience and capital to make heroes out of entrepreneurs.

E-commerce, Digital Media, Sharing Economy

TAC is one of the world’s premier expert investors in city by city expansion strategies, ie start-ups which conquer their markets one city at at time. Good examples of city by city plays are TAC portfolio companies Quandoo, Talixo, Dropoff,Delivery Hero, but also the well-kown Ubers of this world.  From food delivery to ground transportation to reservation systems we at TAC are uniquely positioned to help your startup to grow quickly, raise the capital you need and help you to get on track for an IPO.

TEAM

Dr. Marcus Englert

Dr. Marcus Englert is a Managing Partner of TAC. Marcus holds a Master degree in Physics from the University of Munich and received a PhD at the European Center for Nuclear Research, CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. Furthermore, Marcus holds a MBA with Distinction from the European Institute for Business Affairs, INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. Marcus worked as a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group for four years and also held different leading positions in the media industry.

Moshe Bar

Moshe Bar is a Managing Partner of TAC. Previously, he was a co-founder of Qumranet, sold to Red Hat. He previously co-founded software company XenSource which was sold to Citrix. Moshe has frequently acted as a private angel investor in leading high- tech companies. He is the author of several text books in computer science and also taught computer science at Tel Aviv University.

Fred van den Bosch

Fred van den Bosch is a Special Partner of TAC. He brings a wealth of experience in the enterprise software and cloud computing industry. Fred is a Board Member of Neebula and Varonis. He was previously Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Librato, Inc. a company providing cloud management “Software as a Service”. During his 14 year career at VERITAS Software (later acquired by Symantec Corporation), Fred played a key role in the company’s growth.

Prof. Dr. Katja Nettesheim

Katja Nettesheim is founder and MD of _MEDIATE, a Berlin-based company supporting startups and media companies in their quest for new revenue sources. She has extensive business and investment experience as advisor to and investor in several successful startup businesses and funds. Previously, she worked at Axel Springer SE, executing many M&A deals, Corporate Finance Transactions and investments.

Lars Dittrich

Lars Dittrich is head of the Berlin office of Gauly, Dittrich, van de Weyer AG and responsible for the “Investments & Investment Management” unit. He has extensive business experience as a founder and investor of successful start-up businesses. In 1997 Lars founded Dug Telecom AG (today part of freenet AG) and served as its Chairman and CEO.

Raffaele Jerusalmi

Raffaele Jerusalmi is Venture Partner at TAC. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Italian Stock Exchange, Borsa Italiana Spa since April 2010. Raffaele joined Borsa Italiana S.p.A., in 1998.  From 1998 to 2007 he was the Executive Director responsible for Equities, Derivatives and Fixed Income markets. Following the merger of the London Stock Exchange and Borsa Italiana in 2007, he became Director of Capital Markets of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).

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Companies Founded

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Yearly Transactions Average

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IPOs Launched

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B$ Valued Created

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