Mr Austria 2017 – Alberto Nodale graduated from high school in Vienna, where he also grew up. He then moved to Wieselburg to study at the campus Wieselburg of the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt. There he completed his bachelor and master studies. He has always had an interest in Entrepreneurship, reading entrepreneurship books as a teenager. Together with a fellow student, he founded “Frische Fritzen” in Wieselburg, district of Scheibbs, a company that produces organic cereals. The founders were awarded the third place of the RIZ Innovation Prize, the first place in the “i2b Business Plan Competition” and the “Creative in the Future” award. He also made his way to Silicon Valley, U.S.A working at start up Close.io.