PIONEERS
IN VENTURE BUILDING

Our clients launch new digital ventures with us. Discover what we do.

WHAT WE DO

Traditional industry players don’t leverage their full innovation potential. Digital business models are the growth drivers of today. Unleash your full innovation and growth potential: Where does your journey start?

INVENT NEW BUSINESS IDEAS

Uncover new venture opportunities based on customer needs and market trends before your competitors do.

VALIDATE BUSINESS MODELS

Design a new business model and validate its value proposition through low-fidelity prototype experiments.

INCUBATE NEW PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Secure new revenue streams and kick off agile product development, before establishing and scaling your business.

Build innovation vehicles

Fundamentally change how your organization operates and deals with innovation by building your own accelerator, incubator, digital lab or corporate venture capital vehicle.

HOW WE

DO IT

Proven business building methodology and expert network

Our unique and holistic approach to business building has been applied to +80 individual projects. Together with you, we co-create sustainable and new business models that cross the chasm between ideas and revenue. Our large partner and VC network enables us to find flexible client solutions at all times.

Partners & Clients (Selection)

Why pacemakers?

Team

We are a team of passionate entrepreneurs and company building experts. We do not just talk the talk, we also walk the walk.

EXPERT & PARTNER NETWORK

With us, you can integrate experienced founders, VC’s and functional experts directly into your project team. Build prototypes and products with our partners’ handpicked service designers and developers allowing for high project flexibility and reduced costs.

FLEXIBLE FEE STRUCTURE

We don’t consider ourselves as consultants. We are partners in crime. We co-create and always find flexible solutions for our clients' new business models (i.e. coinvest, revenue share, equity share).

Companies we have co-created ventures with

Entrepreneurs, Founders and Venture Capitalists who support on projects

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with skin in the game

ABOUT US

We are a team of serial entrepreneurs and business building experts who understand corporate settings as well as agile methodologies. We are a purpose-driven company: Everything we do, we do with passion.

Dr. Peter Henssen - Expert on Corporate Venture Building | Pacemakers Digital Ventures

Dr. Peter Henssen

Founder and Managing Partner

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Dr. Peter Henssen

Founder and Managing Partner

Business professional with more than 10 years’ experience in company building, digital transformation and corporate acceleration. Founder and investor of several startups.

Reach out to me for project enquiries: peter.henssen@pmdv.de

Robin Rohrmann - Expert on Corporate Venture Building | Pacemakers Digital Ventures

Robin Rohrmann

Founder and Managing Partner

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Robin Rohrmann

Founder and Managing Partner

Venture building advisor with previous experience working in every function of a startup and also every stage of a company’s lifecycle. Avid traveler, sport enthusiast and voracious reader.
Reach out to me for project enquiries: robin.rohrmann@pmdv.de

Julius Hansen - Expert on Corporate Venture Building | Pacemakers Digital Ventures

Julius Hansen

Founder and Managing Partner

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Julius Hansen

Founder and Managing Partner

Focus on venture building for FMCG, Retail and (Corporate) Venture Capital Expert. Worked on +10 venture building projects at Accenture, dgroup and Rocket Internet and experience in M&A.
Reach out to me for project enquiries:
julius.hansen@pmdv.de

Expert Network (Selection)

Our expert network can help to advise on your next business building project.