About us

ROCKETHOME is one of the leading solution-provider for connected home & digital home culture in Europe! Well-known partners have introduced connected-home-solutions in various European countries. ROCKETHOME was founded 2010 in Germany and has won many international awards.

Our approach

ROCKETHOME focuses on people's need for energy efficiency, new lifestyle and peace-of-mind. The company is positioned in the evolving markets of "Internet-of-Things" and "Internet-of-Energy" - or just connected home.

Our team

ROCKETHOME is made of an interdisciplinary team of creative experts from the fields of technology, design and marketing. We all share the vision of defining the connected-home-market today. The management consists of experienced entrepreneurs, who have founded or worked for leading internet, media and software companies.


  • Yüksel Sirmasac

    Founder / CEO


    Yüksel Sirmasac

    Founder / CEO

    „driven by innovation“

    Yüksel Sirmasac is the founder and CEO of ROCKETHOME.

    He's responsible for the overall strategic focus of the company as well as marketing and sales. The business school graduate has over 15 years of experience in the internet, media and IT business under his belt. Before founding ROCKETHOME, Yüksel was an executive for the RTL media group, ReedElservier and the Handelsblatt publishing group. He has founded many companies and has grown them to success on the market.

    Yüksel Sirmasac is deeply convinced that connected home, Internet of Energy and the Internet of Things are the mega trends of the coming years.

  • Sven Paeslack



    Sven Paeslack


    „added value through technology"

    Sven Paeslack is Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
    He is responsible for technology, development and product management. The experienced Internet expert looks back on many years of varied experience in management and has a proven IT expertise, in particular in the field of development, conceptual design and implementation of highly available and scalable web and mobile technologies. In his last position as head of IT, Sven Paeslack was responsible for, among other things, the development and operation of GmbH, the coverage leader for local and regional information in the German Web.

  • Nikolaus Haas

    Director New Business / Corporate Development


    Nikolaus Haas

    Director New Business / Corporate Development

    „Business success through passion“

    Nikolaus Haas is director new business / corporate development and member of management.

    He is in charge of new business, corporate development, marketing operations, and partnerships.

    He has many years of experience in international companies last serving as business development manager for Diehl Connectivity Solutions GmbH in Nuremberg.

    At ROCKETHOME, he focuses on scaling up the business in existing and new markets and for this he develops new digital business models.

    He is convinced that in the new digital markets only those players will be successful who take a business relationship also as a partnership and have a common goal.


ROCKETHOME is supported from long-term oriented investors and business angels. Founder and major shareholder of the company is Yüksel Sirmasac.



contact & reaching us

Pohligstraße 3
50969 Cologne, Germany

phone: +49 (221) 888 955 – 0
fax: +49 (221) 888 955 – 99

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Reaching us by train, tram and subway

The final destination is station Pohligstraße of line 12.

From Cologne Central Station (Hauptbahnhof)
  • Route 1 (20-30 minutes)
    • Line 18 direction Brühl or Klettenbergpark or line 16 direction Bad Godesberg
    • At Barbarossaplatz change to line 12 direction Zollstock
From station Messe / Deutz
  • Route 1 (20-30 minutes)
    • Line 1 direction Weiden
    • At Rudolfplatz change to line 12 direction Zollstock
  • Route 2 (20-30 minutes)
    • Line 9 direction Sülz
    • At Zülpicher Platz change to line 12 direction Zollstock
From Hansaring
  • Line 12 direction Zollstock
From Südbahnhof (south station)
  • Route 1 (15-20 minutes)
    • Walk to Barbarossaplatz (approximately 7 minutes)
    • At Barbarossaplatz change to line 12 direction Zollstock
  • Route 2 (15-20 minutes)
    • Line 18 direction Thielenbruch
    • At Barbarossaplatz change to line 12 direction Zollstock