Dr. Ion Hauer

[Translate to Englisch:] MBS Ion Hauer


Ion is Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director at GlassDollar, the leading end-to-end solution to help corporations source, manage, and successfully scale startup collaborations. He has 10+ years of experience in digital strategy, new business models and technology innovations.

As a Startup Mentor, Ion is passionate about helping young businesses reach global scale and transform enterprises into fast-moving digital organizations. He covers a range of topics to help startups succeed, including finance (business plan, pitch deck, fundraising), product (customer feedback, value proposition, revenue model) and collaborating with large organizations to establish key partnerships. As a true believer in the give first mentality, he is passionate about helping startups grow their business.

Before joining GlassDollar, Ion was a Venture Partner at BSH, where he co-created one of the most successful startup partnering units in Europe, the BSH Startup Kitchen. Previously, Ion was a Management Consultant at Oliver Wyman, where he led international projects on digital transformation, technology and advanced analytics in automotive, manufacturing and financial services industries. He holds a PhD in quantum physics from the University of Heidelberg.

At MBS: Lecturer for Entrepreneurial Mindset & Business Design

Courses: Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Focus: Strategic Management, Digital Business, B2B SaaS