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How a Berlin based HR startup is formed

Matilda von Gierke, the founder and managing director of ZALVUS GmbH. A strong growing HR Tech startup from Berlin. After completing Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences with Cum Laude in the Netherlands and USA at the age of 20, she was among others. HR Advisory, in-house consulting and traditional headhunting. In 2015, together with Florian and Christoph, they founded the digital HR consultancy Zalvus. Meanwhile they have more than 15 employees, are cash flow financed and already count ten DAX companies. Numerous SMEs and market leaders from all over Europe among their customer base. Last year, she was named IT Woman of the Year at the 2018 Females in IT Congress.

Why is ZALVUS available?

Because in most startups , Zalvus thinking can not bring the Marketing and HR departments together. They combine the expertise of these two areas and thus offer their customers the opportunity to effectively use the digitized world and the associated advantages in the search for specialists and executives. They also see themselves as advisors to companies that create measurable added value. Unlike traditional recruitment consultancy, they do this transparently and, above all, fairly.

What is Matilda’s concrete business idea?

They combine the expertise in the fields of marketing, IT and HR. This combination can be read in the founding team accordingly. Because while Florian is a media and marketing specialist, they have a really experienced IT-Crack on board in Christoph and in her person the HR-expertise. Together with the realization that the way companies search for new specialists and executives often does not correspond to the digital age, their abilities have symbolically thrown into a cooking pot and out came here the Zalvus GmbH.

They connect startups with latently seeking top candidates by using big data analytics and online marketing to reach them where they spend their time online natively. For each profile you are looking for, advertisements with a redirect to a generated “Ad 4.0” will be shown in matching distribution channels. High-potential prospective customers are pre-qualified and made contact with suitable persons.


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