Denis founded Startnext in 2010 and is in charge for our strategic planning. He set up his first company, software agency tyclipso.net, in 2003 in Dresden. Denis is an autodidact, entrepreneur and trained commercial photographer.
Tino is the co-founder of Startnext. Along with Denis he also initiated Startnext Network in 2012 and serves as its CEO. While studying Media Technology and Communication Sciences, Tino started his own media agency and produced films.
Anna joined Startnext in 2010 and is responsible for communication. Previously she worked at DOK Leipzig, the International Festival for Documentary and Animated Film. Anna studied Communication Sciences and Media Studies.
Markus is the go-to for all things related to partnering with Startnext. He once worked as a farmer and served as a start-up consultant at the Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Markus studied Marketing and Management and holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Cloed is our ambassador in Austria and the contact for partners and project starters there. She works as an innovation manager and serial entrepreneur, and is the founder of an upcycling fashion label and an international fashion fair.
Markus answers questions from our community and is in charge of project management. Before joining Startnext, Markus has worked at Suhrkamp Verlag. He studied Culture and Technology, as well as Publishing Studies.