DEPUTY DIRECTOR | PROJECT MANAGER

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Earl Schaffer supports Austrian startups and established companies in entering and establishing themselves in the US market. He works intensively on the GoSiliconValley initiative, which allows pre-selected Austrian startups to scale their business through acceleration programs, mentoring and investor relationships. Earl also manages the “GoStanford” partnership between the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber and Stanford University, granting Austrian companies access to the world class research and know-how of this prestigious university.

 

Earl holds two Masters degrees in business from universities in Austria and the US, as well as an Amateur World Champion Title in Indoor Volleyball. He is also on the Board of Heart4Youth USA, a nonprofit organization helping “at-promise” youth reach their full potential through mentorship