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Innosabi Team

Success Story

 

Innosabi Update: “One Stop Shop” for Innovation

The Munich startup Innosabi started a good nine years ago to introduce crowdinnovation to companies. Starting with consulting services and a crowdinnovation platform, Innosabi has since evolved into a sound SaaS company The founding team explained why openness and speed are so important for startups, what has changed, why Innosabi …

AMSilk

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AMSilk: Biotech Spider Silk as a Game Changer

The Munich-based biotech company AMSilk began as a spin-off from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in 2008. Since its founding a good twelve years ago, the startup has turned into a company with more than thirty employees and many customers around the world. Distinguished as one of the world’s …

Anton Eder, Parcellab

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Parcellab Update: “Rapid Growth is Both an Opportunity and Challenge”

The Munich startup Parcellab optimizes communication between customers and online businesses. The company was founded in 2014 and has grown rapidly in recent years. Many shops have realized that providing an improved shopping experience can generate more turnover. We wanted to know how the three founders Julian Krenge, Tobias Buxhoidt …

Freeletics

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Freeletics: A Munich Startup is Making the World Fitter

The fittech startup Freeletics is one of the world’s fastest growing digital fitness companies. The company was founded in 2013 and is from Munich – which is not only a little-known fact among its 39 million users around the globe but also within the startup scene. The company was originally …

Fineway

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Fineway: The Traveltech Startup’s Journey

The Munich traveltech startup Fineway was founded in 2015 by Markus Bohl and Markus Feigelbinder. Through the platform, users can book complex round trips automatically using a short, digital conversation. Fineway calls itself one of the world’s first companies to develop and use artificial intelligence (AI) to plan individual trips …

Profiles

CRX Markets: Fintech Creates Liquidity for Companies

Profile

 

CRX Markets: Fintech Creates Liquidity for Companies

The Munich fintech CRX Markets wants to become the world’s leading supplier of bank-agnostic working capital financing. CRX Markets has…

Scansation

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Six Months After the Lions: How Things Are Going For Scansation

With its self-scanning solution, the Munich startup Scansation is supporting brick-and-mortar retail in the process of digitization. In November 2019,…

Fütürize

Profile

 

Fütürize: “Vision of a Democracy Actively Shaped by Citizens”

Within the framework of the Digital Product School, a team of students developed an AI-based citizen participation portal.  Fütürize wants…

Blitzminds

Profile

 

Blitzminds: B2B Software for Showcasing Innovations

The Munich startup Blitzminds has created a software solution that companies can use to find out when, where how and…

7 Questions

Farminsect: Locally Produced Insects as Livestock Feed

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Farminsect: Locally Produced Insects as Livestock Feed

Farminsect wants to make it possible for farmers to produce insects as feed for their livestock. The minds behind the…

Manyfolds

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Manyfolds: Optimally Sized and Environmentally Friendly Packaging

Anyone who shops online is familiar with the problem: A small item or modestly sized order arrives in an oversized…

Heydata: Data Protection Assistance for Companies

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Heydata: Data Protection Assistance for Companies

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect almost exactly two years ago and still unsettles businesses. Companies that…

Vitokrates: Motivational App for a Healthier Way of Life

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Vitokrates: Motivational App for a Healthier Way of Life

With the app Vitomy, the Munich startup Vitokrates helps its users to live healthier lives. The three founders introduce their…

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HTGF team

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“High-Tech Is Our Passion” – Interview With Early-Stage Investor HTGF

High-Tech Gründerfonds — also known as HTGF — is a German venture capital firm for startups that already have a…

Daria Saharova, Vito One

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Daria Saharova from Vito One: Capital for Proptech Startups

The Munich venture capital firm Vito One has existed since 2015 as an investment arm of the Hesse-based Viessmann Group.…

AWS Amazon Web Services

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AWS — Amazon Meets Startups

AWS (Amazon Web Services) offers startups not only a cloud platform with more than 165 services, but also supports young…

Deutsche Bank

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Deutsche Bank Meets Startups

The Frankfurt-based financial institution is now also increasingly banking on collaboration with young companies. In recent years, Deutsche Bank has…

Munich Movers

Stryber: “We Quickly Build a Portfolio of Powerful Ventures”

Munich Movers

 

Stryber: “We Quickly Build a Portfolio of Powerful Ventures”

Stryber builds startups for their customers. The venture builder has offices in Munich, Zurich and Kiev. We spoke with Julia…

“Feedback from Users and Customers Motivates Me” — How Webmag Founder Christian Wust Works

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“Feedback from Users and Customers Motivates Me” — How Webmag Founder Christian Wust Works

In our series ‘How They Work,’ startup founders and employees talk about their favorite tools, routines and work methods. This…

Capmo

Munich Movers

 

“I Start My Day From 0 to 100” – How Capmo Works

Johanna Böllmann works as Content & Communications Manager at Capmo, a Munich startup that aims to digitize the construction industry.…

Klarx

Munich Movers

 

“As Close to Customers as Possible” – How Klarx Works

How do Munich startups work? What tips do individual employees have to share with other teams? We asked ourselves and…

Startup Stories

In our section Startup Stories we present to you newcomers as well as established startups. The Munich Startup team interviews entrepreneurs on-site in their offices and shares their impressions with you.

Success Stories feature flagship startups that have already arrived on the market. The Profiles provide you with a deep impression of ambitious young entrepreneurs.