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Fineway

Success Story

 

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 …

Reflekt

Success Story

 

Reflekt – Agility, Speed and a Passion for Innovation

The Munich startup Reflekt lets companies develop their own augmented and mixed reality applications without any programming skills whatsoever. The company has been a success since 2012, has approximately sixty employees worldwide and is looking to fill additional positions. Customers from a wide range of industries use Reflekt. The industry …

The Talentry founders Carl Hoffmann, Michael Blazek and Lionel von Dobeneck (© Talentry)

Success Story

 

“A Lot of Hard Work, Perseverance and a Certain Amount of Luck” – The HR Startup Talentry

The Munich startup Talentry offers a cloud-based recruitment marketing platform. We spoke with founder and CEO Carl Hoffmann about how Talentry went from a student startup to a young company with more than 50 employees, why trust and luck are important and how their potential path to becoming a unicorn …

Mynaric

Success Story

 

Mynaric: Internet Above the Clouds Thanks to Laser Technology

The company Mynaric is one of the biggest, if not the biggest player in the field of laser communication for airplanes, high-altitude platforms and satellites. A successful IPO in 2017 brought in the company, which is planning to take the internet above the clouds, more than 27 million euros. Analysts …

The Scalable Capital founding team: Florian Prucker, Erik Podzuweit and Prof. Dr. Stefan Mittnik (from the left, photo: Scalable Capital)

Success Story

 

Scalable Capital: Algorithm-driven investment

Scalable Capital is a poster child of the Munich fintech scene. The startup has been on the market for a mere two years and manages more than 600 million euros of its clients’ assets — with a strong upward trend. We spoke with Erik Podzuweit, co-founder and CEO of Scalable …

Profiles

Markus Feigelbinder, Fineway

Profile

 

An Interview with Markus Feigelbinder: “Be Open to Inspiration”

Markus Feigelbinder, founder and Managing Director of the traveltech startup Fineway, talks about his role models and why it’s so…

Building Radar

Profile

 

Building Radar: Digital Tools for Sales in the Construction Industry

The Munich proptech startup Building Radar provides information about future or current construction projects. With help from artificial intelligence (AI),…

Abracar

Profile

 

Abracar: “The Right Employees are Crucial for Success”

The Munich startup Abracar has developed rapidly with its platform for selling cars from private individuals to private individuals. Founded…

Personio, Hanno Renner

Profile

 

Rapid Growth and Happy Employees: An Update Interview with Personio

The Munich HR startup Personio just recently completed a 40 million dollar round of financing. After that, the startup’s next…

7 Questions

Mentessa

7 Questions

 

Mentessa: The Office Matchmaking App

The Munich startup Mentessa wants to revolutionize mentoring programs in companies with its matchmaking app. The app aims to help…

Depondo

7 Questions

 

Depondo Financially Secures Appointments

Ever end up wasting your time because the person you were supposed to meet didn’t show up? According to Depondo,…

Travelloc

7 Questions

 

Travelloc Creates Social Travel App

With its app by the same name, Travelloc offers a combination of a social network, travel guide and recommendation platform.…

All3DP

7 Questions

 

All3DP and Craftcloud: A Content and Commerce Hybrid in 3D Printing

Craftcloud and All3DP are two names that anyone involved in 3D printing should take note of. It’s exactly this market…

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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…

Kumovis

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Kumovis: First 3D Printer for Manufacturing with Clean Room Integration

Last year, the Munich high-tech startup Kumovis not only won the Munich Business Plan Competition from Baystartup, but also landed…

Techboost

A talk with...

 

Techboost: Deutsche Telekom’s Startup Program

Anyone wanting to make a startup a success needs more than just a good business idea. Deutsche Telekom has been…

Munich Movers

Miriam Haerst - Kumovis

Munich Movers

 

“My Biggest Talent Is My Authenticity”

Miriam Haerst founded the Munich high-tech startup Kumovis in 2017 with her business partners Stefan Leonhardt, Sebastian Pammer, Stefan Fischer…

Günes Seyfarth

Munich Movers

 

“Thinking in Entrepreneurial Terms is a Way of Life” — An Interview with Günes Seyfarth

Günes Seyfarth is a true serial founder. Next Entrepreneurs, die Astronautin and Fruitiverse are just three examples of her current…

Gloria Seibert, Temedica

Munich Movers

 

“Be Interested in People!” — Interview with Temedica Founder Gloria Seibert

Gloria Seibert is the CEO of a digital health startup, the digital treatment companion Temedica. Founded with CTO Clemens Kofler…

Bastian Nominacher, Celonis

Munich Movers

 

Video Interview with Bastian Nominacher: How Celonis Became a Unicorn

As the latest Munich unicorn, the local company Celonis was already the talk of the town in 2018. CEO and…

Startup Stories

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