IIn this addition of TALK TO! the commission has invited the founders of „Zwischenraum“ Ricarda Rausch, Ali Badakhshan Rad and Julian Bender. Since 2013 Zwischenraum transforms empty buildings and abandoned real estate in Mannheim to outstanding pop up stores and temporary event venues.
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 Creative Commission Mannheim and the creative region of Rhine-Neckar invite you to the third creative round table on 19th of April, 6 pm at Mannheims Bar Basso.
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.
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, […]
Looking for the perfect spot to start your own business? We will be happy to consult you and help you decide if one of our eight Startup Centers with a total of 28.000 square meters office space suits you and we will connect you to the right people for a successful start of your entrepreneurship. Contact us – dial: ++49 (0)621 […]
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.