Manu Gupta is a General Partner at Lakestar, a company that invests in Internet and technology companies, and focuses on business models that can quickly achieve global scale. In the last 20 years, Manu has been a Java coder, software designer, product marketer, tech banker, and investor. Named in WSJ’s Fintech 40 Europe two years running, Manu’s recent investments or board directorships include Taulia, Algomi, GoEuro, SOFI, Lenda as well as historic investments in Maker Studios (Disney), BrandsExclusive (APN), Markafoni (Naspers), GLG (Holtzbrink), ClickOn Brazil (Globo). Previously, Manu was an Executive Director and Head of European Internet at Goldman Sachs London, as well as a Goldman tech advisor in San Francisco. He was also a Product Manager at Oracle and a coder at Sun.