Shaping the future successfully

What defines us

We are hungry for innovations and want to shape the future in an entrepreneurial and sustainable way.

Our Management Team

Bastian Halecker
Founding Partner

Prof. Dr. Bastian Halecker

Prof. Dr. Bastian Halecker is Founding Partner of the consulting firm Hungry Ventures. As an expert and facilitator in digital strategy consulting, he supports clients in reacting to new market trends with suitable methods and finding innovative ideas for the implementation of new business models. Bastian received his doctorate at the University of Potsdam with a thesis on business model innovation in mature industries. As an experienced entrepreneur and professor for entrepreneurship at one of the largest technical universities in Berlin, Bastian is considered a pioneer in entrepreneurship, innovation and food technology.
Malte Lorenz
Managing Partner

Malte Lorenz

Malte Lorenz is Managing Partner of Hungry Ventures and in this function supports clients in the conception of digital strategies as well as the development of corporate innovation and venturing units. Prior to that, he gained experience as Engagement Manager at Axel Springer hy as a consultant for digital transformation projects and designed the strategic direction of a corporate venture capital fund - the first four years of his career he worked in reinsurance. He holds a Master of Science in Management from ESMT Berlin and has spent time abroad in Peru, Spain and the USA.
Henrik Rackow Innovation
Managing Partner

Henrik Rackow

Henrik Rackow is Managing Partner of Hungry Ventures and supports clients in this function to identify, validate and build products and business ideas. Prior to that, he worked for several digital consultancies and fast growing start-ups. With the founding of the food start-up Karl Karlo, he was able to achieve a successful exit by selling it to the Melitta Group. He holds a Master of Science in Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship and is an external doctoral candidate at the Hasso-Plattner-Institute, where he is pursuing a PhD on corporate start-up collaborations.

Our Values

We do what has to be done – and love to go the extra mile for our clients. We believe in maximum enthusiasm paired with a setup as lean as possible.


We are a team. Our team consists of food and technology enthusiasts excited about innovation. Collectively, we value continuous reflection, sincere interactions and lasting success.

Entrepreneurial Spirit

We love turning missions into promising visions. We think entrepreneurially and act with strategic foresight. We are open for new endeavours and dare to take chances.


We love speed and maintain a fast-paced working atmosphere across all teams. We utilize digital tools following a data-driven approach.

Customer Centricity

We love challenges and are fully committed.  We always do our best to reach ambitious goals and fully satisfy our clients’ expectations.


We are focused on solutions, not problems. We embrace change and are constantly evolving. The best idea wins – no matter whose it is.

Connect with us

We are always hungry for new trends and emerging innovations. That is why we attend various food, startup, and technology gatherings and conferences. We are looking forward to interesting exchange!


Events 2021

Food Tech Invest Days
28th - 29th January
IDX_FS powered by Internorga
15th - 17th March
New Food Conference
28th - 29th April
18th - 19th May
WeFood Future
28th - 29th May
LZ Strategietag New Food
31st May - 01st June
Food & Beverages Innovators Online Summit
04th - 06th June
08th - 10th June
Molkerei Kongress 2021
15th - 16th June
Food Innovation Camp
21st June
09th - 13th October
19th Annual World Food Innovate Summit
18th - 19th October
Deutscher Fleisch Kongress 2021
16th - 17th November

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