Behind the ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator program stands an experienced team from different units of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group with entrepreneurial backgrounds. Moreover, external specialists are actively involved in the program and offer assistance to all participants.
DR. JENS PIPPIG
Founder and Managing Director, ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator
Dr. Jens Pippig is the Founder and Managing Director of the ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator. Before that he was leading the Group's strategy department. Prior to that, Jens spent eight years at McKinsey & Company in Berlin and specialized in e-commerce, private equity, and retail businesses. He also founded two successful companies in the field of market research and employer branding in Sweden. Jens studied economics at Witten/Herdecke University where he obtained his PhD. He also studied in Stockholm and at Harvard.
Managing Director, SevenOne Capital
Stephan is responsible for the fund and direct investments of ProSiebenSat.1 Media Group and is also Managing Director of the ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator. Prior, he was Executive Director in the Mergers & Acquisition team and led many of the acquisitions of ProSiebenSat.1 Media Group. Before joining ProSiebenSat.1, Stephan was working as an investment banker in the M&A team of Nomura and Lehmann Brothers for over 6 years. Stephan holds a Master´s degree from EBS University.
Manager Strategy & Operations,
Peter is responsible for running and developing the ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator Program. Before Peter joined the Accelerator team, he gained experience in business consultancy and Startups like recently at OptioPay, as well as in several international corporations like BMW Group, The Walt Disney Company etc. He holds a double Master's degree in International Management from ESCP Europe with destinations in London, Paris and Berlin. Prior he studied International Business with a major in international trade and specifics in Asian Pacific at WU Vienna University of Economics & Business, Munich Business School and San Diego State University.
Strategy & Operations,
Lauritz is also responsible for running and developing the ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator Program. Prior to that, he gained experience in two FinTech Startups as well as in the field of Corporate Finance. Lauritz has studied in Mexico and Germany. He holds a degree from EBS Universität in General Management with a focus on Finance and Entrepreneurship.
Work together with experts and specialists who support your start-up and help to boost your dreams.
See below a selection of our mentors.
Claas van Delden
Managing Director, 7Commerce
Dr. Florian Heinemann
Founding Partner, Project A Ventures
Seed & Speed Ventures
Partner, Earlybird Venture Capital
Co-Founder & CEO, STYLIGHT
Managing Partner, Capnamic Ventures
Partner & Founder, Blue Ribbon Partners
Investor, Index Ventures
Managing Director, SevenOne AdFactory GmbH
CEO & Founder, Digital IQ
Managing Director, markt.de
Managing Director, PIABO
Founder & MD, AMORELIE
Director New Business, Project A Ventures
General Partner, Lakestar
General Partner, Holtzbrinck Ventures
EMEA Head of Learning & Development Strategy Consulting, PWC
Creative Director, RCKT Communications
Founding Partner, Cherry Ventures
Principal, HV Holtzbrinck Ventures
Principal, b-to-v Partners