People. It’s all about people.

Team


Meet the people who run NCA with passion. We’ve been founders ourselves and know the ups and downs of running a high growth Startup.

Thorsten Wittmütz
Thorsten Wittmütz Managing Partner

Christoph Schepan
Christoph Schepan Managing Partner

Ira Tittler
Ira Tittler Program Manager

Mariella Sinderhauf
Mariella Sinderhauf Associate

Board


Industry veterans with decades of experience in creating, leading and selling companies.

Bodo Kräter
Bodo Kräter Founder and CEO – Skillnet

Andreas Mansfeld
Andreas Mansfeld Director Corporate Banking – Haspa

Arne Kahlke
Arne Kahlke Founder and CEO – LemonSwan

Carsten Dierksen
Carsten Dierksen ex Managing Director Apple/iTunes

Our Mentors


People who have seen it all. Our mentors help our Startups and us with their experience and guidance.

Anne Schubring
Anne Schubring COO

STURM und DRANG GmbH

Ahad Bagheri
Ahad Bagheri Senior Consultant

elaboratum GmbH

Heidrun Twesten
Heidrun Twesten Founder & Managing Partner

Impacct GmbH

Björn Freihmut
Björn Freihmut Sales Consultant

BF Sales Consulting

Sören Stamer
Sören Stamer CEO & Co-Founder

CoreMedia AG

Dr. Florian Schneider
Dr. Florian Schneider Senior Associate

CMS Hasche Sigle

Hanno Zulla
Hanno Zulla CEO & Founder

epublica GmbH

Thomas Pabst
Thomas Pabst Partner

Skillnet GmbH

Johannes Sass
Johannes Sass CEO & Founder

Bluenini GmbH

Matthias Höppner
Matthias Höppner Freelance Strategy Director for sustainable brand growth

Tobias Hagenau
Tobias Hagenau Co-Founder / CMO

HQLabs GmbH

Kaveh Raji
Kaveh Raji CEO

sleekcommerce UG

Jochen Freese
Jochen Freese CEO

Ingenico Marketing Solutions GmbH

Sebastian Johnston
Sebastian Johnston Founder & GP

La Famiglia

Petra Vorsteher
Petra Vorsteher CAO & Co-Founder

Smaato Inc.

János Moldvay
János Moldvay Co-Founder & CEO

Adtriba GmbH

Peter Samuelsen
Peter Samuelsen CEO

novomind AG

Jeremy Abbett
Jeremy Abbett Founder

Jeremy Tai Abbett Creative Evangelist

Olaf Seidel
Olaf Seidel Program Director – Digital Solutions for Sustainable Development

GIZ

Ines von Jagemann
Ines von Jagemann Member of the Executive Board – Digital

Tchibo GmbH

Andreas Türck
Andreas Türck Founder

Buzzbird GmbH

Angela Löw-Krückmann
Angela Löw-Krückmann Human Resource Consulting

OTTO GmbH & Co KG

Mark Pelka
Mark Pelka CSO

PIA Performance Interactive Alliance

Dr. John Lange
Dr. John Lange Senior Advisor

Axel Springer hy

Nina Klein
Nina Klein Leitung Digital

Gute Leude Fabrik GmbH & Co.KG

Arndt Roller
Arndt Roller Partner/Geschäftsführer

BCG Ventures

Dr.-Ing. Marc Al-Hames
Dr.-Ing. Marc Al-Hames Managing Director

Cliqz GmbH

Oliver Germer
Oliver Germer Owner

Germer Consulting Team

Kay Oberbeck
Kay Oberbeck Director Communications & PR DACH, Nordics & Benelux

Google Inc.

Michael Schweikart
Michael Schweikart Co-Founder

Tomorrow

Kai-Oliver Rittner
Kai-Oliver Rittner Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter

PEERSPECTIVE GmbH

Arne Flick
Arne Flick CEO

IOT1 Academy

Roman Bach
Roman Bach CEO

JamesEdition

Miriam Behbudi
Miriam Behbudi Lawyer

LWS Rechtsanwälte Ludwig Wöhren Schewtschenko Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft

Christiane Strasse
Christiane Strasse CEO & Founder

Chem2Market GmbH

Raphael Vaino
Raphael Vaino Partner & Managing Director

Senacor Technologies AG

Kersten A. Riechers
Kersten A. Riechers Founder

quäntchen + glück

Marc Schachtel
Marc Schachtel Managing Director & CTO

PARSHIP ELITE Group

Philipp Westermeyer
Philipp Westermeyer Founder

Online Marketing Rockstars

Marc Stilke
Marc Stilke Co-Founder

blackprint Booster GmbH

Andrea Frahm
Andrea Frahm Owner

Frahm & Partner Communications

Uve Samuels
Uve Samuels CEO

HSBA Hamburg School of Business Administration

Arndt C. Groth
Arndt C. Groth President

Smaato

Beate Koch
Beate Koch Executive Director New Business

G+J Digital Ventures

Marc Adam
Marc Adam Independent consultant, Senior Advisor, chairman and investor

equi5 GmbH

Karsten Elbrecht
Karsten Elbrecht Vice President Sales

CTS Eventim

Julia von Loessl
Julia von Loessl Geschäftsführerin

Little Foshi – the kids concept

Thomas Preuss
Thomas Preuss Partner

Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners

Tim Schiffers
Tim Schiffers CEO

PARSHIP ELITE Group

Florian Weigang
Florian Weigang Co-Founder & Managing Director

Dialogue Tech FMC GmbH

Mirko Kaminski
Mirko Kaminski CEO

achtung! GmbH

Jochen Wegner
Jochen Wegner Chefredakteur

ZEIT ONLINE

Georg Konjovic
Georg Konjovic Founder/CEO

EV Angels GmbH

Marion Geray
Marion Geray Managing Director

Technical Talents Ltd.

Michael Pletziger
Michael Pletziger CEO

Ubilabs Inc.

Philipp Schroeder
Philipp Schroeder Founding Partner

Active Venture Partners

Peter F. Schmid
Peter F. Schmid CEO

Wer liefert was? GmbH

Ulrike Schäfer
Ulrike Schäfer Leader Marketing

JobMatchMe GmbH

Michael Trautmann
Michael Trautmann Vorstand

thjnk AG

Philipp Gloeckler
Philipp Gloeckler Chief Business Intelligence Officer

moovel Group

Iskender Dirik
Iskender Dirik MD/CEO-in-Residence Microsoft Startup Growth Partners / Microsoft Accelerator Berlin

Microsoft

Dr. Rainer Hillebrand
Dr. Rainer Hillebrand Stv. Vorstandsvorsitzender

Otto Group

Dr. Ralph Oliver Graef
Dr. Ralph Oliver Graef Managing Partner

GRAEF Rechtsanwälte

Marcus Krekeler
Marcus Krekeler Managing Director

dgroup

Gabriele Bergert
Gabriele Bergert Managing Director/Partner

BERGERT E-Search & Consulting GmbH & Co. KG

David Fogel
David Fogel Co-Founder & Investor

Accelerated Digital Ventures

Stefan Laskowski
Stefan Laskowski Director, Prokurist, Steuerberater

Ebner Stolz

Dr. Tillmann Pfeifer
Dr. Tillmann Pfeifer Partner

Taylor Wessing

Antonius Huerkamp
Antonius Huerkamp Geschäftsführer

Pixelboxx GmbH

Dirk Freise
Dirk Freise Founder

Shortcut Ventures GmbH

Maren Eckloff-Boehme
Maren Eckloff-Boehme CEO

Brightpoint Fund Services

Christoph Schuh
Christoph Schuh Partner

Lakestar LP

Bettina Kahlau
Bettina Kahlau CEO

Bettina Kahlau Executive Consulting

Birger Veit
Birger Veit Managing Director

celldivision

Markus Schneider
Markus Schneider CFO

20th Century Fox of Germany

Arne Kahlke
Arne Kahlke CEO

LemonSwan

Jan Bringezu
Jan Bringezu Managing Partner

Gravning GmbH

Nikolas von Haugwitz
Nikolas von Haugwitz Vorstandsmitglied

Hawesko Holding AG

Christoph Bauer
Christoph Bauer Managing Director

ePrivacy GmbH

Albrecht Grell
Albrecht Grell Executive Vice President, Digital Solutions and Innovation

DNV GL

Martin Kleppe
Martin Kleppe Head of Development

Ubilabs

Nicholas C. Denissen
Nicholas C. Denissen Vice President Marketplace Business

Amazon

Ulrike Dockhorn
Ulrike Dockhorn Owner

aberratio GmbH

Stephan Uhrenbacher
Stephan Uhrenbacher CEO

FLIO

Edgar Rosenberger
Edgar Rosenberger Owner & Managing Director

RETAIL BRAND SERVICES

Sandra Fisher
Sandra Fisher Innovation & Transformation Services

Salesforce

Erwin Bakker
Erwin Bakker Chief Financial Officer

Dentsu Aegis Network Germany GmbH

Heiko Milde
Heiko Milde Geschäftsführer

IFB Innovationsstarter GmbH

Sören Kress
Sören Kress Gründer & Geschäftsführer

Cannopus Beteiligungsgesellschaft

Eckhard Südmersen
Eckhard Südmersen Geschäftsführer

Libri GmbH

Thomas Promny
Thomas Promny Unternehmer

Velvet Ventures GmbH

Dirk Kleine
Dirk Kleine Director

Microsoft

Oliver Gebien
Oliver Gebien Director E-Commerce International

Montblanc International

Dirk Zeiler
Dirk Zeiler BizDev/Trainer

Customer.Dating

Hannes Fehr
Hannes Fehr Entrepreneur & consultant

B2B Marketing Angels

Stan Sugarman
Stan Sugarman Senior Vice President

Salesforce

Doreen Brodersen
Doreen Brodersen Chief Operating Officer

ANGEL Last Mile GmbH

Dominik Fassl
Dominik Fassl Partner und CFO

Jung von Matt AG

Daniel Neuhaus
Daniel Neuhaus CEO & Founder

Seaside Ventures GmbH

Sven-Olof Koopmann
Sven-Olof Koopmann Partner

PULSAR Consulting Group GmbH

Evelyn Diemann
Evelyn Diemann Brand Strategist, Start-up Advisor & Owner

KoopLoft – The Inspiration Room

Martin Ostermayer
Martin Ostermayer Founder & Managing Partner

Shortcut Ventures GmbH

Jan Webering
Jan Webering CEO & MD

Sevenval GmbH

Jan Honsel
Jan Honsel Managing Director

upljft GmbH

Matthias Schrader
Matthias Schrader CEO

SinnerSchrader

Burkhard Leimbrock
Burkhard Leimbrock Commercial Director Europe

Twitch

Sandra Urban
Sandra Urban Project Lead

Lendico

Tibor Tscheke
Tibor Tscheke President & CEO

Ovitas, Inc. & CSO ScienceOpen

Jan Bechler
Jan Bechler Founder & Managing Director

Finc3 GmbH

Paul Krion
Paul Krion Unit Manager Engineering

Amadeus IT Group

Rene Sulski
Rene Sulski Geschäftsführer

Sales Automation Labs

Roger Hillen-Pasedag
Roger Hillen-Pasedag Director Strategy, Innovation & CR

Hermes Germany GmbH

Till Dietrich
Till Dietrich Industry Manager

Google

Martin Jung
Martin Jung Director – Department Innovation and Business Development

IFB – Hamburgische Investitions- und Förderbank

Sebastian Borek
Sebastian Borek CEO & Co-Founder

Founders Foundation gGmbH

Taner Kizilok
Taner Kizilok Senior Product Manager & Lean Startup Coach

Freelance

Felix Rademacher
Felix Rademacher Gründer & Geschäftsführer

coliquio GmbH

Sumeet Gulati
Sumeet Gulati Managing Partner

GENUI Partners

Petra von Strombeck
Petra von Strombeck Vorstandsvorsitzende

Lotto24 AG

Kristina Reymann
Kristina Reymann Change & Transformationsmanager

Hamburger Sparkasse

Timm Kehler
Timm Kehler CEO

Zukunft ERDGAS GmbH

Lars Neumann
Lars Neumann Leiter Vorstandsprojekte / Geschäftsentwicklung

HHLA Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG

Oliver Poppelbaum
Oliver Poppelbaum Bereichsleiter Sales & CRM

HSV Fussball AG

Susanne Mauermann
Susanne Mauermann Managing Partner

M-Powr Team GmbH

Daniel Raschke
Daniel Raschke Managing Director

picalike GmbH

Ulrich Hegge
Ulrich Hegge Advisor / Investor / Board Member

AppNexus

Stefan Richter
Stefan Richter Owner

freiheit.com technologies gmbh

Joerg Sievert
Joerg Sievert Member of Investment Committee

GP Bullhound Sidecar III

Petra Buchholz
Petra Buchholz Geschäftsführung

Sciencetechs

Robert Stein
Robert Stein Managing Partner

Arcana Capital

Sebastian Alexander Maciejewski
Sebastian Alexander Maciejewski Investment Director

VIA equity

Dr. Felix Menden
Dr. Felix Menden Interim CIO

Lotto24 AG

Michael Weinreich
Michael Weinreich CEO & President

Transcom

Susanne Fittkau
Susanne Fittkau Geschäftsführerin

Fittkau & Maaß Consulting GmbH

Sven Rittau
Sven Rittau CEO

K5

Dr. Willms Buhse
Dr. Willms Buhse CEO

doubleYUU

Lars Lehne
Lars Lehne CEO

SYZYGY AG

Roman Kocholl
Roman Kocholl Managing Director

celldivision

Timo Salzsieder
Timo Salzsieder Chief Solution Officer/CIO

METRO AG

Torralf Köhler
Torralf Köhler Head of Marketing & Sales

hamburg.de

Dr. Sarah Müller
Dr. Sarah Müller Geschäftsführerin

kununu GmbH

Arno Rinker
Arno Rinker CEO

Byteyard GmbH

Roberto Echeverría Botero
Roberto Echeverría Botero Business Unit Manager

Cremer Oleo GmbH & Co. KG

Michael Absolon
Michael Absolon Vice President Digital Agency & Loyalty

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions

Philipp Kraft
Philipp Kraft Founder

SUPR (aquired by wirecard)

Axel Kuhlmann
Axel Kuhlmann Freelancer

akcc

Klaus Ahrens
Klaus Ahrens Founder

buzzbird

Luca Brighenti
Luca Brighenti Entrepreneur | Advisory Board Member | Country Manager

Zalando Marketing Services

Susanne Bujack
Susanne Bujack Senior Account Executive

SAP Deutschland AG &

Oliver Koch
Oliver Koch Founder

TeraVolt GmbH

Dr. Stefan Wess
Dr. Stefan Wess CEO

Empolis Information Management GmbH

Eike Dehning
Eike Dehning Consultant

dhng consulting

Paul Jozefak
Paul Jozefak CEO

Receeve

Werner Penk
Werner Penk President Technology

Korn Ferry

Philip Dipner
Philip Dipner Managing Director

Content Fleet GmbH

Dirk Weipert
Dirk Weipert CFO

Facelift brand building technologies GmbH

Peter Figge
Peter Figge Partner & Vorstand

Jung von Matt AG

Jens Schumann
Jens Schumann

Tipp24

Klaus Schmidt
Klaus Schmidt CEO

MAGIX Software GmbH

Dr. Frank Eickmeier
Dr. Frank Eickmeier Rechtsanwalt & Partner

ePrivacyconsult GmbH

Dr. Andreas Seifert
Dr. Andreas Seifert CEO

fabfab GmbH

Peer Dahlheimer
Peer Dahlheimer Geschäftsführer

Hugendubel Digital GmbH & Co. KG

Marlis Jahnke
Marlis Jahnke Owner

Inpromo – Agentur für Online-Promotion und -Marketing

Sven Visscher
Sven Visscher CTO

Immowelt

Mirko Bass
Mirko Bass Business Development Manager EMEAR

Cisco Systems

Dirk Bramscheidt
Dirk Bramscheidt Founder & Managing Director

Brantalist – Digital Business Consulting

Jens Wasel
Jens Wasel CEO

KW-Commerce GmbH

Peter Kabel
Peter Kabel Founding Partner

AECAL Asian E-Commerce Alliance

Corinna Drube
Corinna Drube Director

LSP Digital GmbH & Co. KG

Nico Lumma
Nico Lumma COO

Next Media Accelerator

Dr. Lars Finger
Dr. Lars Finger Partner

Deloitte Digital

Torsten Ahlers
Torsten Ahlers Managing Director

Otto Group Media GmbH

Dr. Judith Gentz
Dr. Judith Gentz Founder

aboutvalue

Andreas Schwabe
Andreas Schwabe Director

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Ulf Heyden
Ulf Heyden Director New Business

BurdaForward GmbH

Dr. Carsten Liesener
Dr. Carsten Liesener CEO Europe – Smart Infrastructure

Siemens

Aljoscha Kaplan
Aljoscha Kaplan Founder & MD

Raffay Media Ventures GmbH

Inga Wellmann
Inga Wellmann Head of Department Arts & Creative Industries

Ministry of Culture, Hamburg

Moritz Hagenmüller
Moritz Hagenmüller Managing Director

Accenture

Raimund Bau
Raimund Bau CEO

So1 GmbH

Volker Martens
Volker Martens Vorstand

Faktor 3 AG

Thies Rixen
Thies Rixen Leiter Cloud & IT-Outsourcing

QSC AG

Carolin Thiemann
Carolin Thiemann Cloud and Cognitive Client Representative – Volkswagen Group Global

IBM Deutschland

Matthias Schmidt-Pfitzner
Matthias Schmidt-Pfitzner Partner

McKinsey & Company

Arnd Benninghoff
Arnd Benninghoff CEO

MTGx

Ingo Heinrich
Ingo Heinrich Co-Founder & CEO

stylefruits GmbH

Meinolf Ellers
Meinolf Ellers Managing Partner

next media accelerator

Hubertus Bitting
Hubertus Bitting Executive Director/Chief Research Officer

Statista Global

Helmar Hipp
Helmar Hipp Managing Director

Cyberport

Tim von Törne
Tim von Törne Geschäftsführer

Man & Stone Capital

Andrea Wasmuth
Andrea Wasmuth Vorsitzende der Geschäftsführung

planet c GmbH- Corporate Content

Ulrich Kramer
Ulrich Kramer Managing Director

Pilot Hamburg GmbH & Co. KG

Andreas Voswinckel
Andreas Voswinckel CEO

LIMAL GmbH

Martin Brücher
Martin Brücher Co-Founder

Fashion Cloud

Andreas Fuhlisch
Andreas Fuhlisch Geschäftsführer/ Partner

Mediaplus Media 3 GmbH & Co. KG

Matthias Brix
Matthias Brix Investment Manager

Neuhaus Partners GmbH

Gerd Kamp
Gerd Kamp Chief Technology Scout

dpa-group

Jörg Überla
Jörg Überla Senior Advisor

Gruner + Jahr GmbH

Oliver Wolde
Oliver Wolde CSO

Ströer Digital Group

Olaf Rotax
Olaf Rotax Managing Partner & Founder

dgroup

Remco Westermann
Remco Westermann Vorstandsvorsitzender

gamigo AG

Philipp Hasenbein
Philipp Hasenbein Managing Director

Lagardère Sports GmbH

Dr. Silvia Danne
Dr. Silvia Danne Consultant / Speaker / Author / CEO

Dr. Danne Medien & Marketing GmbH

Jens Redmer
Jens Redmer Principal, New Business Development

Google Inc.

Alice Blezinger
Alice Blezinger Consultant

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Johann Butting
Johann Butting VP, EMEA Sales

Slack

Julia Rowedder
Julia Rowedder Manager Purchasing & Contracts

Lufthansa Technik

Sebastian Chill
Sebastian Chill Founder & CEO

Appigo GmbH

Ben Regensburger
Ben Regensburger MD

SevenOne Media GmbH

Björn Woge
Björn Woge CEO

Woge Beteiligungs- & Beratungsgesellschaft mbH

Nathalie Bruls
Nathalie Bruls Principal

KKR

Wolfgang Schuster
Wolfgang Schuster Senior Business Development Manager

Amazon Deutschland Services GmbH

Boris Brunst
Boris Brunst Co-Founder/ CMO

Antara Media GmbH

Sarah Lee
Sarah Lee Art Director

NPIRE GmbH

Frank Hülsmann
Frank Hülsmann Executive Consultant

decision42 GmbH

Christoph Bregulla
Christoph Bregulla Partner

MCF Corporate Finance