A practical innovator and entrepreneur with extensive experience in online business, digital marketing, and web development. Has created, managed and optimized more than 300 websites, online shops and digital platforms with annual revenue of 700 million EUR. Coming from an entrepreneurial family, Markus has set up his first startup during his time at university and learned a lot of business and life lessons the hard way. Nevertheless, his hard work resulted in university degrees in business, web development, and a corporate career in Germany, before setting up and taking over companies in Germany and Malta. As a lifelong learner, Markus is improving his knowledge by learning Chinese and by pursuing another degree at the University of Malta. Currently, he and his companies are partnering with several startups in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, i.e. operating the first two-way ATM for cryptocurrencies in Malta, assisting early-stage ICOs with his digital marketing agency VEONIO, and creating a blockchain learning platform.