Peter Borchers is one of the most experienced and highly respected leaders in the area of corporate incubation and corporate start-up collaboration. Peter is CEO of Allianz X, which represents the company builder and venturing unit of Allianz Group. Allianz X is identifying, building and globally scaling new business models in the InsurTech space.
Before joining Allianz, Peter founded and headed Deutsche Telekom‘s global incubator „hub:raum“ with offices in Berlin, Krakow and Tel-Aviv. hub:raum invests in high-growth early stage technology startups and provides them with active support and a pragmatic way to leverage the huge assets of a global corporation.
To foster entrepreneurship/intrapreneurship, Peter co-founded „ESCP Unternehmerschule", an executive management program run by a group of seasoned entrepreneurs and ESCP Europe Business School, addressing digital transformation needs. Peter is a frequent speaker, panelist and startup jury member as well as an active angel investor and advisor/mentor to several high tech companies. As a member of the Digital Advisory Board at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs (BMWi), he serves the German Government and advises on issues of the digital economy.