Scoutbee at a glance
2015
founded
$76M
investment
140+
employees
150+
customers

Global Presence: Germany, USA, UK, India, China, Malaysia, Philippines

Our Story

2015. Scoutbee was founded on the idea of improving supply chain resilience by using Artificial Intelligence and Big Data to transform the way organizations use supplier data to discover and connect with suppliers. 2019. Scoutbee was the first start-up ever to be “Highly Commended” in the technology category at the 2019 World Procurement Awards.

2022. Ranked no 31 in the Procurement Magazine’s top 100 companies 2022. Scoutbee’s objective is to support innovative procurement teams around the world with smarter supplier data. To enable strategic sourcing activities to become faster, more proactive, and more efficient in order to mitigate risk, reduce costs, drive innovation, and support a more sustainable world.

In March 2022, Scoutbee was given the Unilever “Partner with Purpose” award, as an important recognition of how Scoutbee is adding value to Unilever’s commitment to grow it business in a sustainable manner.

Backed by Holtzbrinck Ventures (HV), 42cap, Toba Capital, Atomico, Lakestar and Next47, to date, Scoutbee has raised $76m in funding from investors that were impressed by how Scoutbee, as a pioneer and leader in AI-driven supplier intelligence and search, empowers strategic procurement for the world’s top-tier companies.
Our Team

An international Team of over +140 experts, based in Europe and USA

Our Leadership Team
Gregor Stühler

Gregor Stühler

CEO
Experienced in operations leadership roles within heavy manufacturing brands like WITTENSTEIN in Germany, Gregor leads both Scoutbee’s technology vision and corporate development.
David Almström

David Almström

CCO
As a highly experienced B2B business development, strategic partnership and senior sales leader for key accounts, David has helped companies like Ericsson, Trolltech, Mozilla and Spotify to expand into new sales territories. With deep Asian insights and as a board member of the Sweden-China Trade Council, David is well positioned to make Scoutbee successful globally.
Kathrin Neubert

Kathrin Neubert

CHRO
With extensive experience in leading Talent teams across various industries such as automotive, film and media Kathrin is uniquely positioned to help Scoutbee grow. Having held positions such as the Head of Talent for MetaDesign, one of Germanys most reputable Branding agencies, Kathrin is the perfect fit to lead Scoutbee’s People Strategy & Operations.
Alexander Diebald

Alexander Diebald

VP Of Business Development
Having held positions at LG Electronics ín South Korea and Munich, ALLUTO, VOI and Nokia, Alexander has a track record of developing high impact mobility businesses. Alex is our VP of Business Development, and leads our business growth and partnership strategies.
Justin Drees

Justin Drees

VP of Product
With extensive experience in senior roles at Klarna, Zettle and Saffron, leading teams to develop, launch and optimize products in high-growth startups, Justin is our VP of Product, with a focus on solving customer challenges.
Nischal Padmanabha

Nischal Padmanabha

Director of Data
With a track record of running data science product development programs at companies like omnius and SAP, and co-founding Unnati Data Labs, Nischal leads Scoutbee’s Data Science teams.
Michael Strubel

Michael Strubel

General Counsel
As an experienced German lawyer, Michael is our General Counsel. Both in-house and with international law firms, he has focused on law for technology and start-ups.
Awards
Locations

Where you can find us

Berlin

Berlin

address
Lützowstraße 106
10785 Berlin
Deutschland
Google Maps
phone
+49 30 166390040
Würzburg

Würzburg

address
Frankfurter Str. 87 Atelierhaus 14
97082 Würzburg
Deutschland
Google Maps
phone
+49 931 87098290
Investors

Backed by tech's biggest Investors

Holtzbrinck Ventures (HV) manages investments more than € 1 billion. HV is one of the largest and most experienced independent European early stage venture funds. Funds invested include over 165 companies, including great successes like Zalando, Delivery Hero, HelloFresh, Flixbus, SumUp, Scalable Capital, and many others.
www.hvventures.com
Invests in seed-stage technology-driven companies across Europe with global ambition. The team behind 42CAP built eCircle, one of Europes largest SaaS companies with $50m in revenues, and sold the profitable company to Teradata (NYSE:TDC) in 2012.
42cap.com
Toba Capital manages investments more than €1 billion. Funds invested include over 165 companies, including great successes like Zalando, Delivery Hero, HelloFresh, Flixbus, SumUp, Scalable Capital, and many others.
tobacapital.com
Atomico's team of founders, investors and operational leaders have been responsible for global expansion, hiring and marketing at companies from Skype, Google and Twitter to Uber and Spotify.
www.atomico.com
Lakestar is one of Europe’s leading venture capital firms investing in technology companies led by exceptional entrepreneurs. Early investments included Skype, Spotify, Facebook and AirBnB.
www.lakestar.com
Next47 is a global venture firm created by Siemens that invests in, and partners with, entrepreneurs who think big and build industry-defining companies.
www.next47.com