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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.