Gruenderszene, the German-speaking online magazine for the digital industry (and VentureVillage’s sister publication) has announced the appointment of Nikolaus Röttger as its new Editor-in-Chief. The former founder and Managing Editor of Business Punk will begin his new position on 1 August.
As well as developing Business Punk, the 37-year-old has also worked on Financial Times Germany, jetzt.de, sueddeutsche.de and Yahoo. He is also the founder of the online magazine e-politik.de.
Röttger takes over the role from Joel Kaczmarek, who will stay on as Publisher. “Gruenderszene has become a major player in the online coverage of the startup industry. We will continue to expand and provide our readers with the best content. I am looking forward to the new challenge and new colleagues,” says Röttger.
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