Valentin is our Founder & CEO, born in Vienna/ Austria he studied Accounting & Finance (M.A. HSG) at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), Sophia University in Tokyo (Japan) and Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (Austria). During his studies he worked in a number of fields including Strategy Consulting (Roland Berger) and Investment Banking/ Mergers & Acquisition (Deutsche Bank). After graduating from St. Gallen University in 2012 he joined the Internet Incubator Rocket Internet, which recently went public, as Entrepreneur in Residence and was involved in building different companies including Payleven (mobile payments) and Paymill (epayment) among others. 2013 he founded NUMBER26 together with Maximilian.