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 Profilesprovide you with a deep impression of ambitious young entrepreneurs.
The Munich startup Vemcon automates excavators and other mobile machinery such as graders or wheel loaders. On their path from joysticks to autonomous machinery, the company applies their knowledge and experience in hydraulics, robotics and artificial intelligence. We spoke with the two founders, Jan Rotard and Julian Profanter. The construction industry is one of the […]
The Munich startup flissade has created flexible space that is living space and balcony all in one. With their patented concept, the founding team of architects Lisbeth Fischbacher and Daniel Hoheneder want to offer more flexibility, living space and quality for sustainable cities. We visited the founders in their office in Munich’s Maxvorstadt. It certainly […]
The startup Motius is a research and development company. The Munich firm specializes in the latest technology and builds products and prototypes in the field of computer science, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering. The company is exceptional, particularly in terms of its organizational structure – Motius is comprised of a core team as its competence […]
The Munich startup Brabbler is developing a communication platform that aims to ensure privacy for private individuals and confidentiality for companies. It was back in 2015 that the former GMX founders embarked on creating the new company. The company in Munich-Neuaubing now employees 71 individuals from 23 countries. In July 2017, the startup received a […]
The event series Startup Grind Munich invites experienced founders to fireside chats: In an intimate setting, Munich’s startup legends chat about their experiences and their lives as entrepreneurs. One and a half years ago Sabine Flechet and her team revived the networking format in Munich. We spoke to the host. For whom do you host […]
Startups in particular require individually manufactured parts in small series production. Many shy away from the problems that accompany production in the Far East, or require help specifying the parts needed. The Munich company Techpilot has been connecting buyers with manufacturing partners for nearly 20 years. We spoke with Rolf Hoffmann, head of the Techpilot […]
The recently founded innovator space e.V. aims to create an open space for the topic of digitalization. The plan is for a kind of open-lab and network that makes it possible to courageously tackle visions and create new companies. The innovator space should also serve as an area for getting the rest of society on […]
MediaMarktSaturn and the Plug and Play Tech Center are looking for innovations in retail in their Munich-based Retailtech Hub. Martin Wild, Chief Digital Officer at MediaMarktSaturn, gave us some details about the startup program. Please tell us about Retailtech Hub! Retailtech Hub was established by MediaMarktSaturn this August. The open platform is directed towards tech […]
Dagmar Schuller founded her company audEERING in 2012 with a small team and very little seed capital. Building something new and continuously developing suits the founder. She studied economics first and then law, both with a focus on IT. During our interview, Dagmar Schuller told us about the kind of footprint she would like to […]
Rike Brand is multifaceted. She’s an ethnologist and has a Master’s degree in Public Policy — and is quite multifaceted in many other ways: She was first a cofounder of the Munich wave energy startup SINN Power. Then she founded the water gun startup Spyra with two other partners. She’s done a lot of bootstrapping […]
Angelika Kneidl is a founder of accu:rate GmbH. Founded together with Florian Sesser in 2016 in Munich, the startup for the simulation and analysis of people flow has been supported by bootstrap financing so far. We wanted to find out how Angelika ended up starting her own company after completing her doctorate in computer science, […]
There is a rule of thumb for gauging the impact of the job market on happenings in the startup scene: The better the job opportunities are, the fewer people found new companies. Employment agencies should be particularly familiar with the correlation. We had the opportunity to speak with Wilfried Hüntelmann, Head of the Munich Employment […]
The Internet of Things, abbreviated to IoT, is something everyone is talking about. How strong is IoT in Munich? And how is it developing in Germany? Munich Startup went to find out. To begin with, the term should be defined, since not everyone has the same understanding of the Internet of Things. Broadly speaking, the […]
Music, literature, art, film, design, games — the cultural and creative industries are multi-faceted. Cultural entrepreneurs and experts let us in on how the industries work. Cultural and creative industries sounds like a contradiction in terms at first, with creativity on one side and its economic exploitation in markets on the other. The term “startup” […]
Munich is doing well — and will continue doing so according to a recent study. The Bavarian capital is once again the city with the best future prospects in Germany. Munich leads the fifth city ranking conducted by the Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI) and Berenberg Private Bank. Of all thirty cities that were […]
A few weeks ago, PwC published a study on German startups. The consulting company has now presented the results from the participating Munich startups, delivering a positive impression of Munich as a location for startups. The key finding in the assessment of Munich: German startups are doing well, and Munich startups are doing even better. […]
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