exponential thinker. drone fanatic. big data expert. financier. angel investor. traveller. explorer.
From small village in Austria Paul has ventured out into the world of adventure and technology. When he is not travelling to exotic places, or climbing in the highest mountains of the world, Paul likes to play with exponential technologies. Paul has driven a Tuktuk 3000 kilometer across India, solved a Rubic cube on the top of Mount Everest and flown a drone into an active volcanoe. He has spent time thinking about the future at NASA and likes to dream up ever new ideas. To make his dreams reality he actively advises and invests in ground breaking companies that disrupt and will change the lifes of millions of people. He likes to share his experiences and is a sought after keynote speaker and contributor to magazines and newspapers.
So here the hard facts – over the course of 6 days we climbed more than 80km of coastline, we mapped 125 trash hotspots, we took 50 water samples, we faced black rain and lots of other challenges!! It was tough, much tougher actually than one would assume for the fact that we had “only”[…]
A long held dream of mine – to climb the entire coastline of Hong Kong Island, will soon come true. End of May I will start together with my wife, to a unique adventure that will see us coasteer – climb, scramble, swim, jump – around the entire 85km coastline of Hong Kong Island. A[…]
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: The mountain ranges of East Tibet, part of Sichuan province, China, were described by the legendary Japanese explorer Tomatsu Nakamura as the “Alps of Tibet” and are considered as one the last frontiers of mountaineering. Inspired by his work an Austrian-Spanish expedition, organized by Gerald Boess, Judith Fall and Paul Niel, left[…]
Last September I ventured with friends into a remote corner of Tibet (http://www.paulniel.com/exploring-eastern-tibet/) – it was an expedition into the unknown – we had no maps, no guides, no porters and literally no idea! It was an amazing trip, but in the end bad weather, some poor decisions and suboptimal preparation rendered the adventure unsuccessful.[…]