Niko Woischnik dedicates his time to helping develop the Berlin technology and startup ecosystem and connecting it with the world.

Niko's interest in servicing the tech ecosystem and empowering entrepreneurship started as a side project while working in Venture Capital, when he founded TechBerlin,  the city's first english language blog about tech and startups. 

Niko later founded Ahoy! Berlin, which was recently acquired by Knotel as well as the leading technology festival Tech Open Air (TOA) and Openers, a communications agency for technology companies.

Niko previously worked at Amazon as a Business Development Manager EMEA and in the heydays of couponing  founded, which was acquired by Daily Deal, Germany’s largest couponing company (later sold to Google).


Niko also serves as a Mentor at Techstars and the Zeitbild Foundation which develops educational projects to support immigrants. He is the biggest foodie you will ever meet.


The Tech Open Family


With 20,000 attendees, TOA is Europe’s leading interdisciplinary technology festival. At TOA our mission is to make you future-proof. Together with Axel Springer Chairman & CEO Mathias Döpfner, we also run Open Circle, an exclusive community for thought-leaders and change-makers.


Ahoy! Berlin (now part of Knotel) is a flexible office space where individuals and companies can rent fully equipped work stations, quiet offices and organise events under flexible terms in a playful and cosy environment.


Openers is a communications agency that helps technology companies enter new markets and connects corporations & brands with the international startup community.