Torsten Arnold

Employee, IT Project Manager Strategy & Innovation, ALDI International Services GmbH & Co. oHG | International IT

Mühlheim an der Ruhr, Germany



Professional experience for Torsten Arnold

  • Current , since Jul 2020

    IT Project Manager Strategy & Innovation

    ALDI International Services GmbH & Co. oHG | International IT

  • 1 year and 6 months, Jan 2019 - Jun 2020

    Startup and Corporate Partnership Manager

    Startup Tour Berlin The leading matchmaking platform for startups and corporates. Die führende Matchmaking-Plattform für Startups und etablierte Unternehmen.

  • 2 years, Jul 2018 - Jun 2020

    Management Consultant, Venture Developer, Project Manager

    Nestim GmbH

    We are a matchmaking platform for startups and corporates. Wir bringen Startups mit etablierten Unternehmen gewinnbringend zusammen und begleiten als unternehmerischer Sparringspartner den Prozess vom Matchmaking bis hin zu Pilotprojekten und engeren Kooperationen.

  • 10 months, Jan 2019 - Oct 2019

    Project Manager, Management Consultant

    Hungry Ventures

    - Started the incubation of Hungry Ventures from day 1 together with the core team & Prof. Dr. Bastian Halecker - Co-leading the first projects - Building the first data bases for our research projects - Business development - Tech advisory

  • 7 months, Jan 2018 - Jul 2018

    COO, Co-Founder

    AVANCE Academy

  • 8 months, Dec 2017 - Jul 2018

    Management Consultant

    Avance Management Services Ltd.

  • 8 months, Apr 2017 - Nov 2017

    Venture Partner

    Medici Company Builder

    Medici is a Berlin based company builder, focused on SaaS, PropTech and online marketplaces. We are stage agnostic, but prefer early high risk founding phases. My role is to boost value creation. I do this by 1) managing existing portfolio companies 2) helping to set up new ventures as a professional co-founder and 3) managing the deal pipeline.

  • 2 years and 8 months, Sep 2014 - Apr 2017

    Management Consultant

    Avance Management Services Ltd.

    Avance is an international boutique management consultancy. We focus on value delivering. My role: do Business Analyst tasks, co-leading consulting projects, supporting partner level on nearly all levels. All within change projects in various industries, using a Lean (Sigma) Management framework: 1) performance & cost optimisation 2) cultural fitness programs to make results sustainable 3) digital transformation

  • 1 year and 1 month, Aug 2013 - Aug 2014

    EXIST Gründerstipendiat

    Hochschule der Medien (HdM) Stuttgart

  • 1 year and 6 months, Mar 2013 - Aug 2014

    Managing Partner

    HELDEN Hybrid Games, marbleverse (computer vision and augmented reality applied)

    We are open to gaming industry contacts (digital, apps, consoles and handheld game devices, board games) on all levels of cooperation. Our first product launch will be a unique combination of a board game with an augmented reality smartphone app, called marbleverse. We have a broad range of experts on board and own all IP rights. // If you are an experienced Business Angel, feel free to contact us. // Next pitches you can meet us: BERLIN, Sept. 7th, | DUBLIN, Oct. 30th&31st,

  • 2 years and 2 months, Jul 2012 - Aug 2014

    Nebenberuflicher Dozent (visiting lecturer)

    Nebenberuflicher Dozent (visiting lecturer)

    Business Administration: Management, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Business Model Analysis, Accounting 101

  • 5 months, Dec 2012 - Apr 2013

    Sales Consultant

    TATA Interactive Systems GmbH

    assisted in team projects; selling software and seminars; consulted with clients (consumer industry, banks, insurance, universities); running seminars

  • 1 year and 6 months, Oct 2011 - Mar 2013

    Founder, Managing Partner

    Group dining made easy with a social food network. Create a meal to enjoy with friends, meet new people at your home and get your food event sponsored by supermarkets, brands and places. Unlocking new brands and places à la Foursquare, offering marketing campaigns and an ad network. I coded a working prototype, created first user traction, pitched it at one of Germany's biggest organic food chains, got a couple sponsors and a business angel. This lead to new opportunities.

  • 3 years and 1 month, Aug 2009 - Aug 2012

    Student Trainee

    TATA Interactive Systems GmbH

  • 2 years and 1 month, Aug 2009 - Aug 2011

    Student research assistant at the Department for Corporate Finance

    Universität Tübingen, Department for Corporate Finance

    heavily working with Excel doing fancy financial calculations

  • 3 years and 4 months, Apr 2008 - Jul 2011

    Teaching assistant for Microeconomics

    Universität Tübingen, Department for Applied Microeconomics

  • 7 months, Dec 2009 - Jun 2010

    Founder, Managing Partner

    Chance Group (,

    Groupon clone for student party tickets and shopping offers of local companies in Southern Germany. I was the lead programmer and Managing Partner along with a very good friend who did the layout and design and also the contracts with the local businesses. Great learning experience, we did B2B sales campaigns and had deals with retail businesses and restaurants. This finally lead to the next company:

Educational background for Torsten Arnold

  • 2005 - 2011

    Economics and Business Administration

    Universität Tübingen

  • 2004 - 2005


    Universität Karlsruhe (TH) / University of Karlsruhe


  • German


  • English


  • French




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