Co-President, Business Angels Netzwerk Deutschland (BAND)
Since 2001, Dr. Ute Günther is co-president of Business Angels Netzwerk Deutschland e.V. (BAND), the association of the German Business Angels market. Since 2013 she also serves as Vice President of Business Angels Europe (BAE). She has been executive board member of Business Angels Agency Ruhr e.V (BAAR) since 1999. Additionally, she serves as Director of the company Startbahn Ruhr GmbH as well as Managing Board Member of pro Ruhrgebiet e.V. In 2013 she was appointed to be a member of the Advisory board “Young digital economy” at the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy. Dr. Günther studied Philosophy, Romance languages and Education and has been active in researching and teaching at the universities of Bochum, Essen, Trier and Vallendar.