Frank Drauschke studied history in Berlin and New Delhi. He is partner and co-founder of Facts & Files, a private historical research institute based in Berlin, specialised in historical research, applied history and especially the presentation of historical topics to a broad audience and in all forms of media. For over eighteen years, Facts & Files has been conducting a wide range of regional and international historical research projects. Facts & Files is active at the intersection between cultural heritage and digital innovation and therefore became a partner of the Europeana Foundation in 2011. Since then Facts & Files is engaged in running the public history crowdsourcing campaigns Europeana 1914-1918, Europeana 1989 and Europeana Transcribe. Olaf Baldini and he developed the Transcribathon citizen science format and the respective online tools.