After studying Management and Economics and Interior Architecture and starting to work within the start-up scene Magdalena founded the I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser together with Josef, Johannes and Hermann Hauser in 2016. They focus on providing access to international know-how and smart money. Since February 2018 she took the position of CEO and became proxy for the Hermann Hauser’s investment vehicle. Her main activities contain amongst others running the investment process, developing new programmes to foster entrepreneurship within the research and science society and building up a start-up friendly ecosystem with national and international partners. Alongside Magdalena works as mentor and coach for different programmes and is co-founder of the non-profit association AI Austria – Austrian Society for Artificial Intelligence.