Martin Bell


Inhaber, Founder & CEO, Bell Ventures GmbH

Berlin, Germany


Global Startup Advisor
Wharton-MBA / Harvard-MPA
Ex-Rocket Internet (50 Startups incl. Zalando & De
Designed 100 Day Launch Process
Launched 20 Startups
Interim Management of 6 Startups
Due Diligences & Best Practice Push Into 25 Growth
360° Experience of Startups
Design of Launchpads (intrapreneurship programs)
Experience in All Functions of Startups
Corporate Innovation
(Re-)Engineered Accelerators
(Re-)Engineered Incubators
Advisory Services
(Re-)Engineered Company Builders
Public Speaking
Process Design
Cultural Transformation
.NET Framework
Online Marketing
Light-emitting diode


Professional experience for Martin Bell

  • Current 6 years and 8 months, since 2016

    Founder & CEO

    Bell Ventures GmbH

    Bell Ventures globally advises corporates, investors, and startups on how to best 1. launch, 2. scale, and 3. assess startups: 1. Launch: Re-engineering corporations’ “intrapreneurship” programs (e.g., incubators, accelerators) 2. Scale: Identifying key levers across all functions to trigger startup’s hyper-growth phase 3. Assess: Performing thorough functional due diligences of startups to inform investment decisions Leveraging vast network of accomplished specialists (if needed).

  • 2010 - 2016

    Director, Global Venture Development at Rocket Internet SE

    Rocket Internet SE

    − As chief architect of Rocket Internet's famous 100-day launch process, I guided 20+ companies through this systematic process that is most analogous to a shipyard or a factory assembly line − Led large-scale transformational projects at Zalando, Lamoda, Foodora, and Delivery Hero − Pushed Rocket's best practices for online marketing, CRM, business intelligence, technology, payment, and mobile into its 20 largest companies to improve their operational excellence

  • 2007 - 2009

    Technology Management Consultant

    Accenture, New York

    Led teams to design innovative and technically complex solutions in order to streamline our clients' business processes

Educational background for Martin Bell

  • 2010 - 2012

    Harvard Kennedy School of Government

  • 2009 - 2011

    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

  • 2002 - 2006

    Economics & International Relations

    Tufts University


  • German

    First language

  • English

    First language

  • Spanish


  • Russian



Potential Clients
Corporations Wanting To Innovate
Corporations Wanting To Disrupt Themselves
Corporations Wanting To (Re-)Engineer Their Launchpads (intrapreneurship programs)
Corporate Incubators
Corporate Accelerators
Corporate Company Builders
Thought Leaders

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