Current Occupation : Founding Partner of Draper Goren Holm.
Education: University of Maryland , Bachelor’s degree , computer information system.
GRAZ communication Engineer.
Background/Experience: Josef is a global serial entrepreneur and investor with 25 years of startup growth hacking, business development, and digital marketing experience.
He has a passion for disruptive ideas, unconventional thinking, and a “screw it, let’s do it” attitude.
Born and raised in Austria , Josef worked and lived in Vienna , Sydney , Berlin, Zurich and Panama before immigrating to the US in 2012 where he shortly after joined the booming fintech industry in Los Angeles and since has launched three startups in the space.
Josef was named a “Top 100 FinTech Influencer” by LTP , He has been very involved in the crowdfunding ecosystem . Josef frequently speaks at public events such as SXSW V”V , Social Media Week LA , Fundit USA , Metropole , #CFGE Crowdfund Global EXPO, #Crowdfunding USA and Kickercon.
Draper Goren Holm is a blockchain venture studio and fund created by Tim Draper, Alon Goren, and Josef Holm with a focus on incubating and accelerating the best early-stage startups from around the world.
Josef and Alon are the same team that has built some of the top blockchain conferences such as LA Blockchain Summit (FKA Crypto Invest Summit), Global DeFi Summit, Security Token Summit, and other events. In 2019 they partnered with billionaire investor Tim Draper to build the next-generation blockchain venture studio and fund with a global focus.
Participation in Previous Summits of SIGMA, AIBC, AGS, or MED-TECH: AIBC Dubai.
Draper Goren Holm is a partnership between venture capitalist Tim Draper also the world’s largest bitcoin holder, Alon Goren, and Josef Holm. Draper Goren Holm the early-stage venture fund has made Cointelegraph’s list of the most active blockchain funds in 2020. Hear from Josef Holm himself on the benefits of investing in a blockchain fund to maximize one’s returns
Josef shared his opinion of Dubai as one of the most vibrant and progressive blockchain communities in the world, his passion for investing in early startups. Josef gives an important exposure to blockchain, supporting enterprises through a blockchain fund, a passion for entrepreneurship, and ideas.