Nicolai is an Entrepreneur with a strong background in digital industries. Today Nicolai is founder and CEO of Match-Maker Ventures. Match-Maker Ventures is dedicated to scaling innovation by helping startups and corporates to collaborate. Prior to that Nicolai was part of the Global TIME leadership team at Arthur D. Little. Nicolai advised multi-billion dollar companies and financial investors having gained strong experience in Board level interaction. Nicolai regularly acts as keynote speaker and engages as a mentor and writer for several accelerators and startups. Nicolai is a German citizen, lives in Austria, worked in 22 countries and studied in Austria and the US.