Felix Thönnessen (born July 20, 1980 in Viersen), is a German business economist and
Lecturer, speaker and keynote speaker on start-up business,
Digitization and marketing. He also works as a writer, entrepreneur and investor.
Thönnessen advises the candidates of the VOX founder show „The Cave of the Lions“ as coach
and wrote the book for broadcast. Since 2018 he is in „payday! A suitcase full
Chancen “ at the private channel RTL in front of the camera.
Thönnessen studied the subject at the Fontys University of Applied Science in Venlo
„International Marketing“ and graduated in 2005. He then held several
Lectures at various teaching institutes, including as a lecturer at the Munich IST
Studieninstitut and as a lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland. Since
In 2014, he will give workshops on the topic of business start-ups at the University of Siegen.
In 2014 he started as a consultant to the candidates in the VOX founder show „The Cave of the
Löwen “ and in 2015 he published his first book“ Successful Business „.
In 2016 he founded the investment company Thoennessen Ventures GmbH, the investment
Startups possible. He is an investor in Startups Placing You UG and immoterminal GmbH.
A stake in Avance Aire UG has since been sold. Also writes
Thönnessen since 2016 for the Rheinische Post the founding column „Startschuss“.
Since 2017 he has written articles on the subject as a columnist for the magazine Startup Valley
Business startup. Felix Thönnessen also writes as an expert for the Handelsblatt,
the Focus and the Business Week.
Since 2018 Thönnessen is on RTL at „payday! To see a suitcase full of opportunities „. in the
same year from the Entrepreneur University in the TOP 3 of all speakers in Germany