Steffen Tröger

Steffen Tröger has a Master in Management and Consulting and is an associated PhD candidate at HIIG since the end of 2013. In his PhD-research he analyses the organizational changes in companies of the net economy.

Together with Prof. Dr. Sven Ripsas (Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Berlin School of Economics and Law, HWR Berlin) he is developing the research project “BerlinStartupIn-sights” (BSI) since 2012. BSI subsumes several research projects for startups and net economy companies.

In addition to his research Steffen founded Tatgeist, a company for consulting and entrepreneurship development.

From 2009 to 2012 Steffen Tröger worked as “Senior Consultant SME” at European Tax & Law (ETL). In that function he specialized on entrepreneurship and the special requirements of startups and small and medium-sized enterprises. From 2005 – 2009 he was responsible for marketing and organization projects in real estate management.

Steffen Tröger


Former Associate Doctoral Researcher: Internet-enabled Innovation



Relevant Publications
Conference contributions and other activities
Relevant Publications

Journal articles and conference proceedings

Ripsas, S., Schaper, B., Tegge, C., Tröger, S. (2013). Geschäftsmodellcontrolling in Online-Startups. Proceedings of G-Forum. Publication details

Book contributions and chapters

Ripsas, S., Tröger, S., & Schaper, B. (2016). Startup Cockpit for the Proof of Concept. In Faltin, G. (Ed.), Handbuch Entrepreneurship. Wiesbaden: Springer. Publication details

Other publications

Ripsas, S. & Tröger, S. (2015). Deutscher Startup Monitor 2015. Deutscher Startup Monitor. Publication details

Tröger S. (2014). Deutscher Startup Monitor, . Publication details

Conference contributions and other activities

Media appearances

Aus der Garage zum Miliardär: Das Startup als moderner Mythos (08.10.2015). Zündfunk (Bayern2)
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