Daniel Mattes

Daniel Mattes
Born (1972-11-14) 14 November 1972 (age 51)
Freiburg, Germany.
Occupation(s)Founder & CEO of 42.cx
Founder of Jumio
Co-Founder of Jajah
Co-Founder of Auftrag.at
Years active2005–present
SpouseKarolina Zubkova Mattes
Parent(s)Manfred Mattes
Edeltraud Mattes

Daniel Mattes (born 14 November 1972) is an Austrian internet entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is the founder and was CEO of artificial intelligence company 42.cx and a judge and business angel on the Austrian television show '2 Minuten 2 Millionen', the Austrian version of Shark Tank, which airs on Puls4.[1]

His 42.cx Center of Excellence for Artificial Intelligence focused on the commercialization of artificial intelligence ("AI"). The company was based in Vienna, Austria. It was incorporated in November 2015 and removed from the Austrian register of companies in 2022.[2][3]

Prior to 42.cx, in 2010, he founded Jumio, an online authentication company.

Prior to Jumio, in 2005, he founded VoIP company Jajah[4] which was acquired 2009 for $207 million by Telefónica.[5] In 2007, he was voted 81st most important Austrian citizen by Austrian magazine "News" in the "1000 most important Austrians" list.[6]

  1. ^ "5 Business Angels vergeben 2 Millionen Euro in der PULS 4 Start-Up-Show. Ab 25. November 2013, immer um 20:15 Uhr, exklusiv auf PULS 4". ProSiebenSat.1 PULS 4. October 30, 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  2. ^ "42: Neues KI-Start-up von Jajah-Gründer Daniel Mattes". Futurezone. 22 November 2015. Retrieved 2015-11-22.
  3. ^ "Internetmillionaer-Mattes-wagt-Versuch-Nummer-3". Nachrichten. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  4. ^ Schonfeld, Erick; Jeanette Borzo (September 20, 2006). "Totally free and hassle-free phone calls". Business 2.0. Retrieved 2009-02-20.
  5. ^ Hetz, Robert (2009-12-23). "Telefonica buys Internet phone provider Jajah". Reuters. Retrieved 2009-12-23.
  6. ^ "Die 1000 wichtigsten Oesterreicher". NEWS Magazine 01/2007 (in German). NEWS Verlag. Retrieved 2009-02-22.

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