Manuel is an engineer and data driven expert that started exploring the internet when he was a kid. At the age of 15 he created his first website. When he arrived in Europe, he immersed himself completely in the startup world. He worked as a web designer and marketer freelancer before joining Rocket Internet in Paris, where he became Head of Mobile Marketing for Jumia (Rocket Internet, Axa, MTN, Goldman Sachs’ African unicorn). After his journey in Paris, Manuel decided to go to the Silicon Valley of Europe (Berlin) and joined JobPal (500 Startups) as their Interim Marketing Director. This was followed by a CMO position at Medlanes (backed by Microsoft & Axa Ventures). He is a serial ICO investor/expert in the blockchain space and leads all of Brickblock’s marketing and analytic efforts.