Hiring digital talents: Unlocking the Mysteries of Successful Recruiting

Anna Ott

Bianca Walterspiel

Founders' Pit Stop is back, and for our first meetup of 2016, we will focus on one of the most important topics for all start-ups out there: How to hire the right people

Wednesday, 17 Februar 2016
18:30 - 21:30

hub:raum Berlin
Winterfeldtstraße 21, Berlin

Registration Closed

Great ideas need a great team to be put into practice. And while money and contacts are essential, it is ultimately the team that will determine the success - or the failure - of your start–up. We are very proud to present our two fantastic speakers for this evening: Anna Ott, HR Expert at hub:raum, and Bianca Walterspiel, Senior HR Manager - Engineering at Rocket Internet

They will share their experiences from recruiting digital talents for many years, provide practical advice and insights on recruiting and hiring in general and answer all your questions.So come by and join us for an exciting session on the Dos and Don’ts of finding the best match for your start-up!


18:30 doors open
19:00 Anna & Bianca on "Hiring digital talents"
20:00 Q&A
20:30 onwards networking with drinks and pizza

See you on Wednesday, February 17th @hub:raum!


Anna Ott joined hub:raum in 2013 as HR Expert and Advisor to all start-ups in the portfolio with regard to recruiting talents. She has been working in HR for startups since the early days of digital businesses in 2000 and has seen both sides of the table. The corporate and traditional HR roles as well as modern, talent-focused work in fast growing companies. 

She also switched from employee roles to being a consultant and ran a company as a managing director somewhere in between. Recruiting has always been her main task - she learned her craft whilst being in executive search for several years. With all these varied experiences, she is now focusing on early stage startups and helping them with all people issues in growing their business and becoming a great place to work.

Bianca Walterspiel manages executive tech recruiting for Rocket Internet SE and its companies worldwide, and works hand in hand with the global CTO to craft talent strategy for Rocket’s engineering department. 

Before joining Rocket, Bianca worked in agency recruitment in both San Francisco and Berlin, where she moved in 2014. She has specialized in staffing industries spanning enterprise software, gaming, and many other ventures in the digital space. Bianca is a compulsive networker who believes in paying it forward by focusing on the human element in everything.

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