Manuel Cabral studied Network Engineering and has a Master’s degree on the subject from Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon. During his studies he made a stay in Stockholm for Erasmus at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).
After that he made a one year internship at the European Space Agency in the Netherlands, where he worked on payload data compression.
In 2011 he founded Digisfera with his father António Cabral, who is a photographer. The company specializes on panoramic photography and, internationally, focuses on providing design and software development services to professionals.