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.
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.
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 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.