Frustrated by slow decision making in the corporate sector Mathias jumped into the startup world. He joined the series B funded Silicon Valley Startup Fabric Genomics as part of their management team. Trying to prove that he could execute operationally and fascinated by the emerging Medtech of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) he led the commercial efforts at Fabric. Mathias and his team transitioned the company into a commercially successful operation, doubling their revenue in less than a year.
Other notable engagements included Palantir and Inventages Venture Capital.
After taking a sabbatical and travelling the world kitesurfing for a year Mathias moved back to Austria and joined Speedinvest as our new Head of M&A and Business Development.
In this free time, Mathias enjoys traveling, kitesurfing, skiing and filmmaking.