Silvertree Capital , Founding Partner
Manuel is currently a Founding Partner of Silvertree Capital, an Africa-focused business builder and seed-investor in the wider technology space, aimed at e-commerce and Internet opportunities that address Africa's emerging consumer markets.
He co-founded Zando, and served as co-CEO; and is also a co-founder of Jumia in Nigeria. He has worked as a Vice President for Corporate Development and Investments in Frankfurt for the Altira Group, focusing on African, renewable and German mid-cap investments.
Manuel started his career as a Management Consultant for the Boston Consulting Group, where he focused on corporate finance and industrial goods projects in Germany, UAE, India, UK and South Africa. Manuel holds a B.Sc from University of Maastricht and Universita Luigi Bocconi.