Person avatar: Wanja Sören Oberhof

Wanja Sören Oberhof

General Management / Strategy

Company logo: lumaland




Wanja S. Oberhof, born 1986, is the founder and CEO of niiu development GmbH and newscase GmbH. At the age of 15 Wanja Oberhof started his first company, an events agency. In 2007, together with Hendrik Tiedemann, he founded niiu media GmbH who in 2009 started the worlds first individualised daily newspaper. The founding of niiu received a dedicated chapter in the book, “Rulebreaker: How the people think, whose ideas change the world” by Sven Gabor Janszkys. Since 2012 Oberhof and niiu development GmbH have focused on expanding access to premium digital news content from a wide range of newspapers, and distilling them into one individualised news app. Since April 2015 it is also available as a smartphone app under the new name of newscase. Wanja S. Oberhof is also involved in other emerging start-ups in association with his company WAOW ventures GmbH, and since January 2015 is the major shareholder of niiu development GmbH.

Conference attendance

NOAH16 Berlin
NOAH15 Berlin
NOAH14 London
NOAH19 Berlin

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Edition June 2019

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