Maren is an international startup expert and blogger as well as ambassador of the German-Indian-Startup Exchange Program GINSEP and the Startup Asia-Berlin Network.
After studying Applied Media Science at the Technical University in Ilmenau and in New York, she worked for and with tech companies like T-Systems, Microsoft and Cisco. In 2012, Maren joined the EU organisation EIT Digital supporting its Pan-European startup activities before exploring Fintech by working for the company builder Finleap Currently, she is Ecosystem Expert at etventure Startup Hub, connecting startups with corporates across the world. She specialized in IoT, Healthcare and Fintech. Moreover, she is mentoring startups in leading accelerators such as TechStars, Startupbootcamp, SAP IoT Accelerator, ZNation Labs as well as T-Hub India. In 2017, Maren joined the Ambassador Network of the SXSW Accelerator and is also freelance editor at YourStory as well as YourStory Germany.