About us

Welcome to DIGITALHUB.DE! Learn more about us, how to make your startup successful and get to know the most important tools from experts. Our Accelerator Program supports you from the foundation, over the construction of an MVP, up to the successful launch of your digital product.

Our team

Find out here who is responsible for the Digital Hub and whom to ask when you have a question

Ivan Ryzkov

CEO & Vorstand

Sophia Tran

CMO, VP of Partnerships/
Investors & Prokuristin

Simon Hecht

Program & Community Manager

Vera Zimmermann

COO & Prokuristin
Luisa Mertens; DIGITALHUB.DE; Foto: Simon Hecht
Luisa Mertens; DIGITALHUB.DE; Foto: Simon Hecht

Luisa Mertens

Coworking Manager

Hannah Weigelt

Senior Operations Coordinator 

Nils Heiermann

Senior Marketing & Projects Coordinator

Elif Bulut

Senior Digital Marketing & PR Coordinator

Leon Oxenfart

Senior Management Assistant

Samuel Giesbrecht

Senior Operations Coordinator

Max Knorreck

Coworking Coordinator

Dennis Eck

Event Manager

Özlem Doger-Herter


Heiko Oberlies



Building the future.

DIGITALHUB.DE is the contact point for all digital start-ups in the Bonn/Rhein-Sieg region. Besides a variety of events for founders and entrepreneurs, it is a developing and meeting space for digital start-ups, companies, science and research.





Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of Digitaler Hub Region Bonn AG consists of institutional representatives as well as representatives of investors and the business community

Dr. Hubertus Hille

Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrats
Hauptgeschäftsführer der IHK Bonn/Rhein-Sieg

Dr. Andreas Rohde

Stellvertretender Vorsitz des Aufsichtsrats
Rechtsanwalt und Steuerberater bei der dhpg Dr. Harzem & Partner mbB

Victoria Appelbe

Leiterin der Wirtschaftsförderung der Stadt Bonn

Prof. Dr. Klaus Deimel

Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg

Fritz Oidtmann

Managing Partner bei Acton Capital Partners GmbH

Axel Menneking

Deutsche Telekom AG

Dr. Jörg Haas

Gründer und Vorstand HW PARTNERS AG

Dr. Martina Krechel-Engert

Universität Bonn

Dr. Georg Tacke

Simon Kucher & Partners

The Digital Hub Region Bonn is the place to go for digital topics in the entire region of Bonn. In addition to a wide variety of digital events, the hub is a development and meeting place for digital start-ups, companies, science and research.

Unsere Ziele

Die Kernidee des Projekts Digital Hub Region Bonn ist, digitales Wachstum und digitale Wirtschaftskraft voranzutreiben. Ziele sind:

  • Unterstützung der Gründung und des Wachstums von Startups mit digitalen Produkten und Geschäftsmodellen
  • Förderung der digitalen Transformation in Wirtschaftsunternehmen (Mittelstand sowie Konzerne) durch einen Know-How Transfer zwischen Wissenschaft, Wirtschaft, Forschung und Startups
  • Vernetzung und Know-How Transfer auf regionaler, nationaler und internationaler Ebene

The network

In addition to the Digital Hub Region Bonn project, the initiative established four additional Digital Hubs in NRW at the following locations:
digitalHUB Aachen
digihub düsseldorf
münsterLAND Digital Hub

Promotional project

The DIGITAL HUB REGION BONN is a project supported by Digital Economy NRW (#DWNRW).
An initiative of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia.