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Nikolaus D. Bayer

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Angel Investor, Managing Partner at BeAI

Nikolaus D. Bayer holds a diploma in Computer Science from RWTH Aachen. In 2007, he co-founded IRIS Analytics, a company that specialized in real-time payment fraud prevention and risk management. The company grew rapidly and was sold to IBM in 2015. Since then, he supports early stage ventures as angel investor, focusing on software, artificial intelligence, digitization and sustainability. Appreciating his work and track record, Nikolaus was chosen as Germany's "Business Angel of the Year" in 2020.