Manuel has built companies since 2003 and has experienced the entrepreneurial rollercoaster first-hand. Currently, he is actively pushing #PurposefulDisruption and creating #MeaningfulConnections with PIRATE.global.
PIRATE.global connects the startup ecosystem and organizes e.g. the PIRATE Summit, the “craziest startup conference in Europe”. It is known for its curated, authentic and somewhat unusual startup events and parties. In 2017 PIRATE.global organized more than 80 events globally with more than 10.000 attendees.
Recently, PIRATE.global became an investor in Albanian startup Division5
Manuel also helps corporates understand technological disruption and startup dna.
Finally, he invests as an angel investor in startups. His main investment focus is in tech-focused very early stage companies in the machine intelligence space.