The Gründerbar continues with the already 11th edition. For the last issue this year, the founders have once again selected a fancy location and top speakers for you.
On November 16th 2017 a workshop on corporate communication will take place at gig7 during the “Female Business” weeks.
The Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region is about to become even more interesting for start-ups: the fresh Up2b accelerator program is a joint venture consisting of three strong partners. Coming from from Mannheim, Walldorf and Heidelberg, they have united to provide better support for start-ups.
There were times when he played the violin in an orchestra, and others when he played bass in a punk band. When studying he incorporated both liberal arts and business administration into his curriculum. With this in mind it is not surprising that interfaces and intersections are his field of expertise today – and cultural city development is his mission. We sat down with Matthias Rauch in Mannheim Jungbusch for an interview.
From the 10th to the 12th of November a lot is going on in the Neckarstadt-West. On three days the 13th “Lichtmeile” lures all friends of music, art and culture to countless locations in Mannheim.
What are the economic models of the future? The event “Economy for the Common Good” at the MAFINEX Technology Center will answer this and other questions.
Meet Christian Wiens of GetSafe at Café L3 and gather insights from the founder of the insurance startup based in Heidelberg. He will talk about the process of starting up his venture and how to manage change.
Surveys are great for scientific progress — but only with enough participants. With his platform SurveyCircle Jonas Johé is dedicated to finding the right participants for scientists and startups – and has discovered a market niche in the process. we met up for an interview with this business economist, marketing expert and Mannheim resident, in the bauteil.b coworking space.
Looking for Venture Capital Investments? Apply for the Elevator Pitch today, where you will have the opportunity to convince private investors as well as venture capitalist that your brilliant business idea is the perfect project to invest in.
Tobias Günther is a geek, a professor of computer science at DHBW Mannheim, and founder of Elaspix, a fairly successful online 3D-configurator. At the same time Tobias is quite good at table tennis, has printed the Mannheim water tower in 3D, and can drive a tank. We met up to talk about Star Wars, Mannheim, evolution and artificial intelligence.
The Medical Cluster management organizes in cooperation with the Metecon GmbH and KKS Heidelberg an seminar for Medtech-Professionals …
They love a good story in the business world, and with their regional blog ku.bus, which they started in 2016, they might be taking on Handelsblatt some fine day. At the moment the guys in charge, Oliver Brümmer and Wolf Müller-Christmann, are in the process of expanding their business model. So it’s about time we met Oliver and Wolf for an interview.
Vom 6. Oktober bis 7. Dezember haben 30 Teams die Gelegenheit durch Mentoring und Feedback von Kunden, Unternehmern, Experten und Investoren ihr Startup entscheidend voranzubringen …
Science-Slam fans watch out! On October 7th, the eighth Science Slam takes place at “Alte Feuerwache” Mannheim.
Gabriel Franz Trauth and Marcel Hofmann have founded the Trauth Fabrikate label, that has dedicated itself to developing and producing modern workwear. We met up with Gabriel and Marcel to ask why they set up shop in Mannheim, and nowhere else.
Vintage- und Metal-Heads aufgepasst! Am Samstagvormittag findet auf dem Vorplatz des Rosengartens in Mannheim der GUITAR SUMMIT FLOHMARKT statt.
Get ready for UX-DAY in Mannheim! In the tenth year of its existence, taking place from October 9th until October 11th.
His first startup didn’t work out, but his second attempt kicked off a successful career as a business angel. With his Good Brands AG Mannheim resident Matthias Storch invests in good ideas and brands — but he just can’t stop starting up himself. We met the man in the concept store of his lifestyle brand BUTIQ in Quartier Q 6 Q 7, to sit down for an interview, and talked about the thin line between success and failure, pesky elevator pitches, and how Mannheim is ahead of other start-up cities such as Berlin.
Das Newsportal Kurpfalz Business Briefing (ku.bus) lädt 50 Unternehmensvertreter und Gründer zu einer ganz besonderen Busfahrt durch die Region ein.
Graduating from secondary school by the age of 17, a bachelors degree by 21 and a masters degree a year later — this is the norm in universities nowadays. Three young founders have made it their goal to help save school graduates and university students from burning out, by creating customized crash courses. Wellcome to the hive of the Studybees.
The Prototype Fund supports software developers, hackers and creatives in pushing their ideas from a first sketch to a finished demo.
Felix Kollmar and David Amann founded their firm Licobo and developed the software solution “CloudRail“ – for maximum data security and functioning intersections. We met up with Felix in the Mafinex technology centre to find out what makes „CloudRail“ so unique.
The idea is as simple as it is ambitious: creating new connections between commerce, manufacturers and consumers, to offer additional value for everyone. marken mehrwert AG has been based in the technology center MAFINEX in Mannheim since 2012. We met up with members of the Executive Board, Hannah Knoth and Frank Schwarz.
In this addition of TALK TO! the commission has invited Gabriel Trauth and Marcel Hofmann of trauth fabrikate. The label that the two founders created is dedicated to the development and production of modern workwear.
From September 8th-10th 2017 the conference center Rosengarten transforms to the epicenter of the international world of guitars.
The Creative Commission Mannheim and the creative region of Rhine-Neckar invite you to the fifth creative round table on 18th of July, 6 pm at Mannheims TEXTILEREI.
Should an economically prosperous state such as Baden-Wuerttemberg join forces with one of the most dynamic start-up ecosystems worldwide such as Israel, big things can happen.
Readers of music magazine Intro ranked the Mannheim Maifeld Derby as the second best festival in Germany. We sat down with the organizer of the festival, Timo Kumpf, to talk about the future of the Derby, his concert agency Karakter Live and his own experiences as a founder in Mannheim.
On Friday, July 21st, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, you´ll have the opportunity to refresh your business knowledge as a company or startup in the C-Hub.
The Idea Camp Workshop for example teaches you established startup methods, so successful methods are being applied to real and practical cases.
Authentic, sustainable – and inexpensive as well: Mannheim startup Mister Trip offers a new form of travel.
Since 2014 Mannheim is a UNESCO City of Music. The application process was managed by Rainer Kern, who has experience as a founder in the regional music scene from creating the Enjoy Jazz festival. We met the man in Mannheim for an espresso, between two international key note speeches he was giving to present Mannheim as a music and startup city.
After a one year break, the festival is back on track: October 27th & 28th in Mannheims hip neighborhood Jungbusch.
The digital revolution? Is everywhere! Only with well organized change processes can businesses be successful today – and Mannheim start-up PulseShift offers the necessary software for the job: the five former SAP employees have developed an algorithm that creates valuable real-time analyses from survey data for decision-makers.
The graffiti tag team HOMBOOG (Hombre & Boogie) on the Fastlane tour with their first stop in Mannheim, the hometown of Hombre.
The Maifeld Derby is one of the hottest indie open air festivals – and the line-up of the seventh edition starts on June 16th.
Christiane Illius, Jessica Padmanabhan and Helga Behrmann connected while studying in Mannheim. Today they run the fashion label SOOME and their EcoShowroom with a clear vision: the perfect alliance of style and sustainability.
ku.bus interview: the Berlin Startup Foodora, who since November 2016 is also active in Mannheim, delivering delicious food.
The Mannheim harbor and the Hafen 49 crew partied hard on the weekend of April 29th when they presented a two-day season opening festival. Check out what was going on.
Andreas Widmann just started his own firm, RoadAds interactive, in the MAFINEX technology center in Mannheim. The idea? Equipping trucks with ePaper displays to be used as advertising panels that can be digitally and centrally controlled.
Optimal start-off chances for the initial business years: The startup centre gig7 offers a perfect platform for young female founders and business women to get started and take off. We met the manager, Barbara Limbeck, for an interview.
Anyone developing software today will most likely not be writing all the code himself. A lot is solved using programming modules, so called open source components. Taking this fact into account Robert Reiz from Mannheim has set up his business model with VersionEye.
The Q-Summit (19.04. – 21.04.2017) at the University of Mannheim, is the first founding and innovation conference, initiated by students, intending to bridge the gap between succesful coorporations and dynamic startups.
The Time Warp attracts more than 15,000 fans of electronic music each year to Mannheim on April 1st. It is business as usual for Steffen Charles and Robin Ebinger. Their company Cosmopop has developed into a world-leading event agency. A conversation about the love of music – and the reasons of founding.
At this event, on 17th and 18th March, Kurpfalz Business Briefing (kubus) will present three start-ups from the lifestyle sector and invites you to exciting insights into the founder scene.
When it comes to tapas, the bite-sized delicious Spanish snacks, quality really separates the wheat from the chaff; or should one say, the olive from the stone. Since last year, there is a great Tapas Bar in Mannheim: the El Lobo.
Is someone going to beat apple and google in the race towards developing the perfect mobile wallet? Right at the forefront: Stocard, a startup from Mannheim. The three founders David Handlos, Björn Goß and Florian Barth are currently working in the creative business center C-HUB on taking the next step with their globally successful customer card app.
The next Elevator Pitch BW Regional Cup Rhine-Neckar is a special edition and be held on March 30th in the Startup Center Mafinex. This time also with Gründerbar meets Zünder für Gründer.
The name of this little restaurant directly opposite the startup center gig 7 couldn’t have been better chosen…
With the start-up Monomer Thomas Mrokon, a classically trained architect and designer, has revolutionized jewelry design. Using state-of-the-art 3D printing technology and CAD-software his team create intricate pieces unthinkable in traditional goldsmithing.
The TV channel SWR met with Heidi van den Alm and her fashion and fabric label hetje in Mannheimes Startup Center Textilerei.
Recently in CUBEX41: full house at the anniversary event „medical technology made in Mannheim“. A review in pictures …
The Startup Lounge in Café L3 is going to kick off 2017 with a special startup lounge to find and award the winner or the MCEI Seed Award!
Every day supermarkets and bakeries waste tonnes of food. Marc Huber and Alexander Gossmann have made it their mission to fight this madness with their start-up Opal Analytics, by developing software that allows businesses to use real-time analytics to precisely forecast the day-to-day requirements.
New in the Mafinex startup center: a coworking space for freelancers and startups in the tech-area. BauteilB founder Paul Heesch describes the project as an invitation to live, work, inspire and create networks.
The Mannheim based startup located in the founding center MAFINEX, OPAL Analytics, won this year’s award for the most innovative idea.
VRmagic, founded in 2001 in Mannheim, is a pioneering force in the area of virtual realty simulators for eye specialists. In our interview co-founder and management board member Dr. Markus Schill tells us how the firm became a global leader and why Mannheim is an ideal home for dynamic business growth.
The 6th edition of the Founder´s Bar took place on November 18th in the tech center MAFINEX. Here are some impressions.
Mannheims new co-working space “BauteilB” has made the tech centre MAFINEX it’s home. It welcomes and invites you to live, work, to be inspired, to network and to push your ideas and projects forward.
Two full days of fashion trends in Mannheims hip neighborhood „Jungbusch“ organized by the association „MADE Design Kooperative„ and the „Textilerei“.
The dream of every startup: to build up an internationally appealing company and then sell it off successfully! For the founders of Movilizer this dream has come true.
„UP! – the founder’s magazine“ gives founders and creatives a platform to speak about the experiences and challenges, that they have faced during the startup phase of their business.
The „Gründerbar“ is an event for startups, investors and students. Here you find new contacts, friends, partners.
Mannheims film producers Donni Schoenemond and Philipp Kohl from Gallion talk about their new project “No-Man’s-Land“, which comes to cinema in 2017 – and their founding in Mannheim.
Mannheim is he city of ideas and innovation – and finally it is visible: through December 5th the outdoor exhibition „Boulevard of Innovation“ transforms the famous Mannheim landmark „Augustaanlage“ into a gallery presenting 18 exciting topics.
The film producers Simone Wendel and Mario A. Conte from Projekt Gold have captured Carolin Wanitzek’s work.
Verena and Max Freudenberg have created something very idealistic and never seen before in Mannheim.
More than 300 startups had good reasons to start in Mannheim. The techtag-webmagazine for digital economy in Baden-Württemberg now lists 10 reasons why Mannheim is becoming more and more a positive starting ramp for startup businesses.
The Mannheim Creative Agency DAUBERMANN is synonymous with “Good Design“ when it comes to Corporate Identity, Corporate Design and Visual Communications. In this interview the founder Simon Daubermann explains why good design is so important for startups.
Yalla Yalla! Studio for change is a team of young and innovative city planners with an emphasis on architecture, urban intervention and urban development. We met with the two founders Robin Lang und Wulf Kramer for an interview.
The founders’ initiative Science4Life supports young entrepreneurs, and those who intend to become such, on their way to independency. Apply and take part in the competition till October 21st, 2016.
Mannheim proudly presents: Mix the City, the international music project. More exciting information about the project, artists, venues and a lot more: https://mixthecity-mannheim.de or by using the hashtag #MixTheCityMannheim. Listen to the soundtrack here.
The next Afterwork Event on October 13, 2016 at the startup center offers a panel discussion of the more provocative kind. Barbara Limbeck (Head of the Center gig7), Kim Burzan (owner of Business Culture Consulting) and Dr. Simone Burel (owner of LU-Linguistische Unternehmenskommunikation – see pictures) will opine on the topic: “And that was it? Or how […]
The Radisson Blu Hotel, a four star superior Hotel, opens on October 17 at the new Mannheim City Quarter Q 6,Q 7. It springs from the traditional philosophy of the operating company Diringer & Scheidel, to have the hotel uniforms designed in Mannheim. First contact was the TEXTILEREI, the Mannheim startup center for the Fashion […]
Jorge, how good does a start-up center need to be to persuade a scientist from Buenos Aires to come to Mannheim?…
The Augmented Reality experts of ioxp know what the digital future of business is going to look like, how to intrigue Business Angels – and how to look at Mannheim not only through digital glasses. Nils, you started ioxp as a research project in Kaiserslautern, but moved your spin-off to Mannheim. Why? Nils Petersen: We […]
“And what do you do for a living?“ You often hear this question, being self-employed or as freelancer. But what is it a good answer ? …
The Mannheim photographer and filmmaker Luigi Toscano, who produces his work at the Mannheim startup center Altes Volksbad, contributes with his installation “Against Denial” on September 28 to the Ukrainian commemoration in remembrance of the mass killing of the Jewish population in Kiev at the hands of the German army 75 years ago. The Head […]
The Mannheim MAFINEX Technology-Center is joining the new Netzwerk Smart Produktion that officially has now started with 28 partners. This is going to make the metropolitan area Rhine –Neckar an international hotspot for digitalization and Industry 4.0. From innovative startups to manufacturing mid-sized companies to three universities and global players from this region, the entire […]
End of June the Mannheim TEXTILEREI presented exciting Mannheim fashion labels in Berlin … For an entire week, the Fashion Week turned Berlin into an international Mecca enjoyed by the fashion community and enthusiasts from all over the world. The more than 50,000 trade visitors and buyers per year make the Panorama Berlin the most important fashion platform, […]
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Meet serial entrepreneur and investor Claude Ritter at the next Founder Talk that´s been hosted with the ifm Förderkreis at C-HUB. Claude will share lots of insights about his vast entrepreneurial experience.