André Kanya

Managing Partner at ANRAN Holdings

André Kanya comes from a tech background and started his first online business at age 16. He operated a web portal under the domain TECH.DE as well as a webhosting business that was sold in 2006.

André graduated with a diploma in business informatics in Cologne. He worked for Deutsche Telekom group in Cologne/Bonn and acted as CTO of a music streaming startup founded by Holtzbrinck Ventures in Munich.

As the majority shareholder he is currently supervising the family business BOHEMIA Behältertechnik GmbH(www.bohemia-behaelter.de), a machine building company with a production site in Czech Republic. 

André is excited about architecture and enjoys developing real estate projects with his firm ANRAN Immobilien GmbH(http://www.anran.de/immobilien/). 

Following his passion for contemporary art, André is running the project space KANYA BERLIN(www.kanya-berlin.de), where he organizes art exhibitions and cultural events.