Gerald has been an entrepreneur since 1999. He created and exited 5 companies in web 1 and web 2 (eg Portum AG sold to IBX / Cap Gemini, buyvip sold to amazon) and invested in another dozen companies mainly with a focus on SaaS, eCommerce and Marketplaces. Since 2019 he has been focusing on Blockchain & Web 3.0 and created with Shant Kevonian the Barcelona Blockchain Network, a web 3 incubator, venture studio and seed investor. One of their first (and now focus) projects was EtherMail, the first web 3.0 email provider for wallet to wallet communication growing at 5.000 users per day and financed by Tim Draper, fabric and Greenfield.