Mag. Vinzenz Treytl

Mag. Vinzenz Treytl is a rese­ar­cher and lecturer at the Insti­tute for Entre­pre­neurship and Inno­va­tion. He has joined the E&I Team in 2012.

In rese­arch, he is inte­rested in open and user inno­va­tion as well as finan­cial tech­no­lo­gies. With regards to open and user inno­va­tion, his current focus is on the appli­ca­tion of crowd­sour­cing in inno­va­tion processes. In the context of finan­cial tech­no­lo­gies, he is mainly inte­rested in the disrup­tion of the banking and insurance sectors by new tech­no­lo­gies (Distri­buted Ledger Tech­no­logy/Block­chain) and by star­t-ups (Fintechs / Insur­Techs).

Before joining the E&I Insti­tute, Vinzenz studied Busi­ness Admi­nis­tra­tion at the Vienna Univer­sity of Econo­mics and Busi­ness with majors in Entre­pre­neurship & Inno­va­tion as well as Small Busi­ness Manage­ment. Vinzenz has a profes­sional back­ground in asset manage­ment and finan­cial markets where he worked for 10 years. Other inte­rests include small busi­ness finance and busi­ness angel invest­ments.

Curri­culum Vitae

Profes­sional Expe­ri­ence

2012 - today

Rese­ar­cher and Lecturer at the Insti­tute for Entre­pre­neurship and Inno­va­tion, Vienna Univer­sity of Econo­mics and Busi­ness

2010 - 2012

Bourcy & Paulusch Anti­qua­rian Books.

2000 - 2010

Weisen­horn & Partner Finan­cial Services
Asset manage­ment for HNWI with focus on US-Stocks and hedge funds.

Univer­sity Educa­tion 

2012 - today

Doctoral Candi­date, Vienna Univer­sity of Econo­mics and Busi­ness, Insti­tute for Entre­pre­neurship and Inno­va­tion

1996 - 2012

Master of Busi­ness Admi­nis­tra­tion (Mag.rer.soc.oec.), Univer­sity of Econo­mics and Busi­ness, Majors in Entre­pre­neurship & Inno­va­tion and SME Manage­ment

Diploma Thesis: “Austrian Busi­ness Angels – An Explo­ra­tory Study of Austrian Busi­ness Angels and Their Use of Network Resources During the Pre-In­vest­ment Phases.“


  • 2013 Rudolf Sallinger Preis


Publi­ca­tions & Teaching