WELCOME ON BOARD!

Mag. Alexander Deopito has successfully completed our Certified Business Angel Program (CBA®) 2020 and has been officially certified as a CBA® by incite. The Certified Business Angel – CBA® – is a globally recognized certification for business angels according to ISO 17024.

Former CEO of LIDL AUSTRIA

Mr. Deopito is characterized by his professional experience as a top manager, his business acumen, as well as social competence. He was active in international management roles for many years, including 20 years in various executive positions at Lidl. After building up and opening Lidl Austria as CCO, he moved to the corporate headquarters in Germany.

Mr. Deopito acted as divisional director in purchasing for many years. In addition to responsibility for the purchasing companies of all Lidl countries, his focused on the opening of new Lidl national companies. Under his leadership, 13 national companies were opened throughout Europe. As CEO of Lidl Austria, he achieved his greatest success with the complete repositioning of Lidl Austria.

Since 2018, he has been the managing partner of Alexander Deopito Consulting KG and acts as an international retail and strategy expert. In addition, he regularly works as an expert for the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in international projects. He contributes his knowledge and know-how to various companies as a supervisory board member and most recently as a business angel investor.

MOTIVATION FOR THE CBA-PROGRAM

“As a business angel, I aim to be a strong sparring partner for young entrepreneurs and founders. I like far-sighted visions to be discussed, successful strategies to be designed and goal-oriented concepts to be developed for implementation for the benefit of any start-up.

After successfully completing the CBA’s intensive and high-quality training I finally have proofed to understand the necessary tools to act as competent business angel in this very special environment.”

FIND SMART INVESTORS

If you are a founder and looking for investors like Alexander Deopito, CBA, we are happy to be your bridge builder. We also recommend looking for suitable angel networks, such as our partners from the European Super Angels Club, where you can present your company and meet like-minded people like a business angel. Highly specialized companies such as Venionaire Capital might also be good places to go with your questions. Learn more about our partners here.