Startup Stories

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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

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…

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…

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.…

Tangany

7 Questions

 

Tangany: Safe Blockchain Wallets for Companies

The Munich startup Tangany wants to make using blockchain as easy as using a search engine. The startup developed a…

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Kumovis

A talk with...

 

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…

Terraplasma Medical

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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…

Munich Movers

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…

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…

Startup Stories

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

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