Sebastian Borek

Angestellt, CEO & Co-Founder, Founders Foundation gGmbH

Student, Media Management, HSG, Universität St. Gallen

Bielefeld, Germany


People development
Building valuable Networks
Team Leadership
Business Coaching
General Management
Deal flow of promising Start-ups
Network of Talented People
Venture Capital
Business Development
Joint Venture


Professional experience for Sebastian Borek

  • Current 7 years, since Jan 2017

    Co-Founder & Curator

    Hinterland of Things

    At Hinterland, thriving entrepreneurs, leading VC Funds and C-level executives such as Lars Hinrichs, Max Viessmann, Christian Miele, Albert Christmann, Cherry Ventures, LaFamiglia, HTGF discuss the opportunities for a new Digital Mittelstand as the benchmark for Germany. Further highlights of the conference are the Rocket Mittelstand Award (RMA) and the Startup X Exhibition satellite event. Hinterland 2019 will be held on 14th of February - apply now.

  • Current 7 years and 11 months, since Feb 2016

    CEO & Co-Founder

    Founders Foundation gGmbH

    Each year, we inspire and train hundreds of entrepreneurs and are also building 10-12 ventures with strong traction and significant financing. We are proud to be one of the leading organization for founders education in the world.

  • 2 years and 9 months, Apr 2011 - Dec 2013

    Managing Director

    Borek Kommunikation GmbH

    Logistic partner for fast growing e-commerce companies.

  • 2 years and 9 months, Oct 2006 - Jun 2009

    Senior Director Corporate Development

    Bertelsmann AG

    Creating new business opportunities leveraging the synergy potential of Bertelsmann

  • 1 year and 9 months, Feb 2005 - Oct 2006

    Head of New Business Development

    9Live Fernsehen AG

    Creating new businesses on new platforms and in international markets

  • 3 years and 9 months, Jun 2000 - Feb 2004

    Co-Founder & VP Business Development

    Cardmine Inc.

  • 1998 - 2000

    Strategic Planer

    Pixelpark AG

    Won and managed new projects such as P&G (

  • 2 years and 3 months, Apr 1995 - Jun 1997

    Management Trainee

    Rapp Collins Worldwide Inc.

  • CEO & Founder

    Astro Media International GmbH

  • Advisor to the Management Board

    Mehrwerk GmbH
  • Angel Investor

    Keeeb GmbH

  • Co-Founder & CEO FinanceAds International

    FinLeap GmbH (Hitfox Group)

Educational background for Sebastian Borek

  • Bertelsmann University


  • Gallatin Schoof of individualized Studies

    New York University

  • Media Management

    HSG, Universität St. Gallen


  • German


  • English


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