Lorenz Hartung

Lorenz Hartung

Managing Director, Peakzone

Lorenz is passionate about startups and entrepreneurship. Starting as a founder in the internet and e-commerce business Lorenz has a strong focus on high-tech industry, today. He helped 10+ world leading corporates and 80+ startups to grow and accelerate their business (including Proglove, Konux, Soley, Inveox, Erle Robotics and tacterion).

Lorenz’s objectives are to help European medium sized companies and large family owned businesses to digitize and to identify unusually gifted entrepreneurs with innovative ideas to help them build enduring, valuable businesses.

He is Co-Founder and Managing Director of PEAKZONE the leading innovation platform for the European industry. Before that Lorenz founded TechFounders a leading industry accelerator in Europe.
He helped world leading corporations (including ADAC, BMW, BOSCH, Festo, HypoVeriensbank, Knorr Bremse, Linde, Miele, MunichRe, Siemens and Wacker Chemie) to collaborate with outstanding tech startups around the globe.

Lorenz is a Co-Founder of NEXT42, an outstanding software development lab focusing on AI technologies. He started NEXT42 to build his own ventures but now he is helping friends in the startup scene as well to bring their technology to the next level.