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#CoronaUpdate Cliniserve

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#CoronaUpdate with Cliniserve: “We Want to Help Tackle the Care Shortage”

Cliniserve offers a digital solution for hospitals that supports caregivers in performing their work. That means the potential customers of the Munich startup located in Werk1 are all of the organizations that currently find themselves in the middle of the corona crisis. Julian Nast-Kolb, co-founder and CEO of Cliniserve, talks about how his startup has…

Das Münchner Kreativvquartier

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The Munich Kreativquartier: New Space for Startups, Creatives and Art

On the border between Neuhausen and Schwabing-West, a new urban neighborhood is emerging that aims to unite residential and professional life with art, culture and knowledge. Construction work is in full swing and will be for some time. In our video, we’ll show you the current progress in Kreativquartier (creative district) and tell you more…

Coronaupdate Limehome

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#CoronaUpdate with Limehome: “Corona Was the Absolute Litmus Test for Us”

Limehome has developed a technology platform that it uses to rent out designer apartments. Corona brought virtually all travel to a standstill and has plunged the hotel industry into a deep crisis. Yet Limehome was able to increase their revenue by 75 percent compared to the period prior to the crisis. In our #CoronaUpdate, co-founder…

#CoronaUpdate Userlane

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#CoronaUpdate with Userlane: “The New Remote-First Situation Is Here to Stay.”

Userlane offers interactive step-by-step instructions intended to let users immediately use software at a high level of proficiency without any prior knowledge. Felix Eichler, co-founder and CTO, told us how his startup has fared in the corona crisis.

#Coronaupdate Accurate

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Social Distancing Simulation: #CoronaUpdate with Accurate

Accurate simulates flows of people to make events and movement in buildings safer. Since the corona crisis began, there are no longer any crowds, which means the startup has lost its main focus. Instead, the Munich-based company is now measuring how people can move at a safe distance from one another. In our #CoronaUpdate, Angelika…

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Betterfront: “Fundraising is a very maddening process”

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Betterfront: “Fundraising is a very maddening process”

When VCs go fundraising it takes time and costs money: with all the documentation, lawyers and consultants involved the process…

Orbem: “We Combine Imaging With AI”

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Orbem: “We Combine Imaging With AI”

The Munich startup Orbem links imaging technology, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), with artificial intelligence. This allows the international…

Greenforce: Vegan Meat in Powder Form

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Greenforce: Vegan Meat in Powder Form

With its ‘most sustainable vegan meat in the world,’ Greenforce wants to give people an alternative source of protein. Founded…

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Testifi: “Our Goal is to become a Munich Unicorn”

The Munich-based startup Testifi wants to become the new standard in software testing. Founded in 2017 the SaaS Startup is…

Fintecsystems: The Hidden Champion of Fintech

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Fintecsystems: The Hidden Champion of Fintech

As a fintech company, the Munich startup Fintecsystems supports banks and financial service providers in digitizing their processes. We spoke…

Medicalmotion: Holistic App for Pain Treatment

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Medicalmotion: Holistic App for Pain Treatment

Medicalmotion is a health start-up with an innovative, self-learning AI technology founded by doctors, scientists and engineers based in Munich…

Fible: Digital Travel Assistant for Independent Travelers

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Fible: Digital Travel Assistant for Independent Travelers

With Fible, the three founders Andreas Mall, Simon Peter and Paul Pizzinini have developed a platform to make travel planning…

Sause: Squeaky-Clean Foam Hand Soap

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Sause: Squeaky-Clean Foam Hand Soap

The Munich startup Sause produces ‘Seifenbrause,’ a foam hand soap, as a sustainable alternative to common liquid hand soap. Customers…

Trustloop: Impact for companies and NGOs

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Trustloop: Impact for companies and NGOs

The Munich-based startup Trustloop has created an online platform that connects companies and non-governamental organisations (NGOs). By improving communication on…

Planerio: Intelligent Employee Schedules for the Healthcare Industry

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Planerio: Intelligent Employee Schedules for the Healthcare Industry

The Munich startup Planerio is digitizing the processes involved in workforce management in the healthcare sector. With their software, hospitals…

BWS Networking App: Education, Network and Events Rolled Into One

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BWS Networking App: Education, Network and Events Rolled Into One

The Munich startup BWS Networking App has created a women’s network for all phases of life, making it femtech and…

Bao Solutions: “We Open the ‘Black Box’ of Sales”

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Bao Solutions: “We Open the ‘Black Box’ of Sales”

The salestech startup Bao Solutions helps companies increase the success of their sales team with conversation intelligence. It does so…

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founders@unibw: The Entrepreneurship Program of Bundeswehr University Munich

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founders@unibw: The Entrepreneurship Program of Bundeswehr University Munich

Bundeswehr University Munich launched a new program in 2019. With ‘founders@unibw,’ the team wants to support entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship. We…

SFAN: Consumers Are Ready To Explore New Avenues

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SFAN: Consumers Are Ready To Explore New Avenues

Space for a name (SFAN) was founded in late 2020 by Alexa Philipp and Nadja Lechner. With SFAN, the two…

Edurino Founders: Counteracting Prejudice with Success

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Edurino Founders: Counteracting Prejudice with Success

The Munich-based edtech company Edurino playfully introduces children to digital learning. The startup was just recently founded and has been…

Svenja Lassen: “Make An Impact and Support Innovations”

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Svenja Lassen: “Make An Impact and Support Innovations”

Svenja Lassen, Managing Director of the Munich office of the Austrian startup investor network primeCROWD, also started the Female Investors…

Jennifer Roscher: “Make it Through the Crisis Together!”

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Jennifer Roscher: “Make it Through the Crisis Together!”

Jennifer Roscher founded Mymary. As its CEO, the business graduate built the startup that was founded in 2015 and then…

TUM Boring Participates in New Elon Musk Challenge

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TUM Boring Participates in New Elon Musk Challenge

Tesla founder Elon Musk has announced a new challenge. The ‘Not-a-boring’ 2021 competition challenges students worldwide to develop a tunnel…

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Going Global: Flourish in France

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Going Global: Flourish in France

Expanding to France is an obvious step for German startups: The market is large, relationships good and regulations consistent thanks…

Going Global: The United States Welcome Businesses of all Sizes and Types

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Going Global: The United States Welcome Businesses of all Sizes and Types

As the home country of numerous Unicorns, the United States are a place of longing for many startups. Not only…

Going Global: Patience Is Needed to Work With China

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Going Global: Patience Is Needed to Work With China

For many startups, China is an important market for scaling their technologies. Taking advantage of these opportunities, however, requires in-depth…

Going Global: What Links Canada’s Ontario With Munich

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Going Global: What Links Canada’s Ontario With Munich

As soon as startups start looking for suitable markets for international expansion, most of them probably initially consider the US,…

Going Global: Successful Collaboration with Japanese Partners and Customers

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Going Global: Successful Collaboration with Japanese Partners and Customers

Almost every startup reaches a point where they leave their domestic market to tap into new markets abroad. But which…

University Rankings: Munich Home to Germany’s Best Universities

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University Rankings: Munich Home to Germany’s Best Universities

In four international rankings, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) topped the list in Germany. Within Europe…

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