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scoutbee at a glance

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.
  • 2020. 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 procurement for the world’s top-tier companies. Awarded Gartner “Cool Vendor” 2020.
  • 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.
Meet the Team
An international Team of over 140+ experts, based in Europe and USA
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Our Leadership Team
Gregor Stühler
Gregor Stühler
Experienced in operations leadership roles within heavy manufacturing brands like WITTENSTEIN in Germany, Gregor leads both scoutbee’s technology vision and corporate development.
Kathrin Neubert
Kathrin Neubert
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
VP Data & Enterprise Architecture in Data Engineering
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.
Strategic Advisory Board

Duncan Jones
Duncan Jones
VP Vice President, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research (Retired)
Karin Hagen Gierer
Karin Hagen Gierer
Senior Advisor | Advisory Board Member | Chief Procurement Officer
Where you can
find us
Lützowstraße 106
10785 Berlin
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+49 30 166390040
Frankfurter Str. 87
Atelierhaus 14 97082
Würzburg Deutschland
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+49 931 87098290
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Next47 is a global venture firm created by Siemens that invests in, and partners with, entrepreneurs who think big and build industry-defining companies.