Serghei is a biotech entrepreneur and startup ecosystem builder. He co-founded the company CrystalsFirst GmbH. CrystalsFirst is specialized to deliver rapid insights into protein-ligand interactions in drug discovery. Serghei co-founded the startup community GründerVirus e.V. in Marburg and is head of the first Accelerator for Cities at the European Startup Initiative, the Startup City Accelerator.

Serghei blogs about the learnings of startup life in three languages. He believes that the startup community is a global one.

Serghei holds a degree in pharmacy and a PhD from the University of Marburg. He learned different styles of martial arts during his lifetime and is now practicing the traditional Chinese inner martial arts.