Startup Stories

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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 …

Team CQSE

Success Story

 

CQSE – Understanding Software and Making It Future Proof

The Munich startup CQSE helps companies future proof their software for the continued digitalization of the economy. The four founders discovered the trend in 2009. With an increasing number of large and small companies noticing that their software is no longer up-to-date, they have benefitted from the expertise provided by …

Profiles

Klarx

Profile

 

Klarx Update: Rapid Growth in Staff and Internationalization

Time for a Klarx update! The Munich startup Klarx finalized a financing round for more than four million euros in…

Tripstix

Profile

 

From Prototype to Serial Production — an Update from Tripstix

We spoke with surftech startup Tripstix two years ago. Back then, the company was right in the middle of their…

Crafty, Christiane Wolff and Jens Zabel

Profile

 

Crafty: Find Reliable Handymen, Stress-free

Anyone who needs a handyman unfortunately often also needs to have nerves of steel. The Munich startup Crafty has made…

Münchner Kaffeerösterei

Profile

 

Münchner Kaffeerösterei: Blockchain, Virtual Reality and Coffee

Anyone who knows the Munich startup scene and its events are probably also familiar the black mobile Barista Bar of…

7 Questions

IDEE

7 Questions

 

IDEE: Hackerproof Digital Identity

Munich-based startup IDEE is developing unique and trustworthy digital identities. Based on cryptography and blockchain technology they are userfriendly and…

Limehome

7 Questions

 

Limehome: Tech-DNA Meets the Hotel Industry

The two founders of the Munich startup Limehome want to shake up the hotel industry with a completely digitized process.…

Smart4Diagnostics S4DX

7 Questions

 

Smart4Diagnostics to Digitize Blood Sampling Procedure

The Munich medtech startup Smart4Diagnostics (S4DX) aims to digitize the entire blood sampling procedure. The healthcare company wants to ensure…

Coach Now

7 Questions

 

Coach Now: Online Coaching for Young Professionals

The internet platform Coach Now offers companies various digital coaching programs for young professionals and young executives. These groups can…

A talk with…

Terraplasma Medical

A talk with...

 

Things Startups Should Think About During Medical Device Approval

The medtech startup Terraplasma Medical was still right at the beginning of the approval process for a medical device in…

Wayra Team

A talk with...

 

“Anyone Who Doesn’t Recognize Startups as a Part of Their Digital Transformation Is Out of the Game.” — A talk with Wayra

The large Munich accelerator Wayra repositioned itself last year. The change in strategy also arose from the new CEO Christian…

Target Partners

A talk with...

 

Target Partners: “No Team Spirit, No Investment”

The Munich investment firm Target Partners is turning twenty this year. That makes it high time for Munich Startup to…

The MIG management team.

A talk with...

 

“Have an Idea of How an Exit Might Look” — A talk with… MIG!

The Munich investment firm MIG has invested some 500 million euros in startups like Konux, Navvis and Kewazo, as well…

Munich Movers

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…

Agile Scrum

Munich Movers

 

Agile and Scrum: What is agile working?

Any self-respecting businessperson uses agile work principles. Even large companies give agile methods a try. Then it’s all about rapid…

Dr. Jochen Hurlebaus

Munich Movers

 

“Digital Health: Munich Offers an Unbeatable Ecosystem” – An Interview with Dr. Jochen Hurlebaus

There’s one person that every Munich startup in the field of digital health has definitely encountered: Dr. Jochen Hurlebaus. He’s…

Dr. Albert M. Geiger from Alphazirkel. © Aplhazirkel

Munich Movers

 

Alphazirkel Brings Family Businesses Together with Munich Startups

Alphazirkel supports cooperation between founders and established SMEs. We spoke with the network’s Managing Partner, Dr. Albert Michael Geiger. He…

Startup Stories

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