Nicolai is an Entrepreneur with a strong background in digital industries. Today Nicolai is the founder of and Managing Partner at Match-Maker Ventures. Match-Maker Ventures is dedicated to help startups to connect with corporates to create impact within no longer than 12 months. Prior to that Nicolai was part of the Global TIME (telecommunications, informatics, media and electronics) leadership team at Arthur D. Little where he helped his clients to innovate their businesses. In this position Nicolai headed globally the Mobile Commerce Competence Center. During his 7 years at Arthur D. Little Nicolai developed a profound knowledge and understanding of developing and implementing winning strategies. Nicolai advised multi-billion dollar companies and financial investors having gained strong experience in Board level interaction. Prior to ADL Nicolai worked in the investment department of Raiffeisen in Vienna. Nicolai is a German citizen, lives in Austria, worked in 22 countries and studied in Austria and the US.