Daniel is a passionate entrepreneur, lecturer, presenter and keynote speaker. He wrote his thesis on Mobile Marketing, became a founding member of the fullservice app-agency allaboutapps (a joint venture of i5invest and runtastic) and advises several startups.
Daniel is Co-Founder and Member of the Board of AustrianStartups (a non-profit to strengthen the entrepreneurial eco-system), Co-Founder of crowdinvesting-platform primeCROWD and lectures at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, the Vienna University of Technology, the Vienna University of Economics and Business as well as the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt. In October 2015 he joined the Board of the WWG – Österreichische Werbewissenschaftliche Gesellschaft / the Austrian Association of Advertising Sciences, in January 2016 he became founding member of startup300 – an earlystage accelerator and in August 2016 founding partner of the Vienna Mentoring Group, a mentoring program for early stage startups.
He has hosted more than 150 events on startups including Pioneers Festival (one of the leading startup-events in Europe) and was the presenter of the Austrian version of Shark Tank, "2Minuten, 2Millionen – die PULS4 Startup-Show” on national TV. In October 2016 he co-hosted “The Spark – Der Deutsche Digitalpreis”(The German Digital Awards).
He is nicknamed “The Pitch Professor” and is considered one of the leading experts and trainers on pitching with more than 120 trainings held both for startups and large corporations.