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ALPSTEIN Tourismus GmbH & Co. KG

Our mission is to collect and organise the world's outdoor activities and enable an inspired community to discover the world with like-minded explorers.

  • Stage $3M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Immenstadt, BY, Deutschland
  • Currency EUR
  • Founded September 2008
  • Employees 60
  • Website

Company Summary

Outdooractive is Europe’s largest outdoor platform. Our mission is to collect and organise the world's outdoor activities and enable users to discover great places with like-minded explorers. Our software platform and geo database are the core of a unique business model. By connecting the network of 700 B2B partners with the growing community, revenues come from licence fees and services and selling premium content and apps on the B2C side.


  • Being an entrepreneur for the last 20 years, Hartmut follows his vision and leads the team behind outdooractive.

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    Johannes Krämer
    Head of Cartography

    Johannes leads the cartography department and department of conceptual planning of hiking and bike trails. With his experiences and expertise in cartography he is a sought after specialist in the field. Johannes and his team are responsible for planning and generating our cutting edge print and digital maps, as well as GeoData management and our routing networks for outdoor activities.

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    Thilo Kreier
    Content Manager

    Thilo leads the editorial department and is a veteran with more than 20 years of journalism experience. His diligent work ethic made him head editor one year after his apprenticeship at a local newspaper. Since then he has published over 60 travel and hiking guides, among others the ADAC guide book series.

  • Pirmin is an avid web worker with a broad background in computer systems engineering and commerce. With more than 10 years of industry experience in web software development, he leads our engineering team. He is an advocate for platform thinking and API-driven application development.

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    Head of Mobile

    Kilian received his diploma in geography from the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. He has been the “mobile guy” since we entered the mobile market. He has extensive experience and outstanding knowledge in the mobile sector. The demands and challenges, especially in the outdoor and tourism sector, have made his team one of the biggest app publishers in Europe. He has disposed of his desktop computer long ago and only works “mobile”.

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    Head of Sales

    Albert leads the sales department. He knows the German and European tourism market inside and out and has an extensive network of contacts. He coordinates several European projects and manages our key account clients in Germany and Switzerland.

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    Head of Research & Development

    Martin has a strong background in tourism and geo technology. As an expert for earth viewer platforms and Location Based Services (LBS), he is a regular speaker at geo and tourism technology events. Before joining us as head of Research & Development, he was a winner of the SPARK 10K Entrepreneurial Challenge and a finalist in Auckland University's SPARK 50K Entrepreneurial Challenge.

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    Stefan is responsible for budget and forecast planning. He earned a degree from Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich. He also coordinates management accounting and sales controlling.


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    Joachim Beschnidt
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    Andreas Gehring

Previous Investors

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    Josef Keller GmbH & Co. Verlags-KG
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    Christian Mangstl