About Brave New Venture

Nils Lensch-Franzen is the founder of Brave New Venture, a Hamburg-based startup consultancy focused on the development and financing of innovative business models. At the same time, he is a co-founder of FINZTEP, his own startup in Germany’s heavily growing fintech sector. Before that, Nils has been working in various positions for Deutsche Bank and Bain & Company, advising on strategy. His professional life has led him to Frankfurt, London and Hongkong before he made his way back to Hamburg in 2017 where he is now involved with startups. For the Future Hamburg Award, Nils will be acting as a coach with an emphasis on business model development and finance strategy.