About Us

BerlinStartupJobs.com is the leading platform for inspiring jobs in the German capital. It was founded in 2011 by Hessam Lavi with the aim to connect startups and scaleups in Berlin with talented professionals. The site became an instant success, and over the years BerlinStartupJobs.com has connected over 1.000 companies with 2m professionals from all over the world.

Looking for a job?

BerlinStartupJobs.com provides a definitive overview of startup career opportunities in Berlin. Jobs are filtered by category and range from internships to co-founder positions. Our jobboard also offers a comprehensive overview of the startup landscape in Berlin.

Looking to hire top talent?

BerlinStartupJobs.com enables new and established startup companies in Berlin to reach an international audience of professionals with relevant experience and backgrounds. All jobs advertised on our website must be based in Berlin. We do not accept job submissions from 3rd party recruiters or headhunters. We publish job openings in English or German only.


Hessam Lavi (Founder & CEO)

After four years working for Google’s search quality team in Dublin, Hessam moved to Berlin in 2009. He started out as a consultant for a number of start-ups before setting up BerlinStartupJobs.com in 2011. Due to its success, he later used the same idea to launch LondonStartupJobs.co.uk.

Hessam also founded Jobspotting, a data-driven recommendation engine for job discovery which was acquired by SmartRecruiters in 2017.

Nadine Lipske (Head of Operations)

Nadine is in charge of all operational aspects of BerlinStartupJobs.com, including account and partner management. Nadine holds a degree in English Literature and Book Studies from Erlangen University and a Master in British Studies from Humboldt University Berlin. She spent five years working for Google in Dublin, first as an account manager for Google AdWords, later as team lead for Google Books. After moving to Berlin she initially worked for ZEIT ONLINE before joining BerlinStartupJobs.com.

Contact Us

You can reach us best by email at [email protected], or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.


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