Sergi Mateo (Barcelona, 1986) is an entrepreneur, marketing consultant and social media specialist. He is passionate about digital transformation processes, blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, decentralized finance and startup culture with geographically distributed teams. He is also a private investor in the FinTech sector with highly scalable business models.
He has a degree in «Business Administration» from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and complemented his training with two postgraduate degrees from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and a master’s degree in «Digital Business Management» from the University of Barcelona. LinkedIn.
He has traveled to more than 30 countries around the world and lived long periods in Spain, Thailand, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. He usually shares travel pics on his Instagram account.
Sergi has founded several startups, the first of them, Bloogs Network (2007), later rebranded as Viue Studio, was sold to Link To Media at the end of 2017. For more than 10 years, Sergi was ahead of one of the main blog networks for the Spanish and Latin American markets with more than 50 digital magazines reaching over 12 million users per month at its peak. He worked with the major advertising agencies in Spain participating in branding actions, content marketing and setting up display, video, and mobile advertising campaigns for premium brands.
He is actively involved in blockchain related projects, more specifically in companies aiming to build a descentralized financial infrastructure for trading and storing digital assets by connecting different financial institutions with more efficient protocols.
He is currently involved in the following projects:
- Workew – hiring platform and marketplace for remote jobs.
- Friendji – social mobile app to connect with like-minded people.
- Blockew – hiring platform and marketplace for crypto jobs.
- Nomad Rest – accommodation directory for remote workers.
Furthermore, Sergi manages the largest digital nomad community in Facebook with 180k+ active members and growing.