Maiko believes that technology & entrepreneurship play a massive role in solving the world's biggest problems. He is a co-founder of realchangers, a platform matching mission-driven talent to companies solving the most pressing global challenges. In 2017 he started Impact Founders, a community of impact-driven entrepreneurs and regularly feature some of the most exciting founders on his Podcast, Impact Hustlers.
Before becoming a full-time entrepreneur, he ran the London Programme of startup accelerator Wayra, working with a total of 180 portfolio companies. He previously worked as a project manager for Telefonica in Munich & Düsseldorf and worked for the German Federal Foreign Office in South Africa.
Maiko holds a BA in European Studies from Maastricht University and an MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship from University College London (UCL).