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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…

#CoronaUpdate mit Uniki

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#CoronaUpdate with Uniki: “We thought our product would be perfect for the crisis”

With their cloud server Elly, the Munich startup Uniki is digitizing the work of small and medium sized companies – which seems like the optimal product for the current corona crisis. Co-founder and Managing Director Roman Leuprecht talks about the actual impact the crisis has had on his company so far in our #CoronaUpdate.

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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…

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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…

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…

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…

Verso: Sustainability Software for Companies

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Verso: Sustainability Software for Companies

The Munich startup Verso makes sustainability in companies visible with their software. Founded in 2010, the startup that wants to…

Einfach E-Auto: Clear Answers About Buying an Electric Car

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Einfach E-Auto: Clear Answers About Buying an Electric Car

The startup ‘Einfach E-Auto’ wants to make the transition to electric cars easier with its platform. We talked about motivation…

FreewayCamper Sees the Camping Market in Need of Disruption

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FreewayCamper Sees the Camping Market in Need of Disruption

For a good fifteen years, nothing has changed in the camping market, and planning a trip with your laptop or…

Visevi Robotics: “We’re Working on the Revolution of Robots”

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Visevi Robotics: “We’re Working on the Revolution of Robots”

Something that is a given for most people is a challenge for robots: picking up fragile objects. The Munich startup…

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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…

One Mission and the ‘Female Investors Network’

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One Mission and the ‘Female Investors Network’

With One Mission, Munich is now home to an initiative that aims to make Munich startups more diverse. Founded by…

Real Game Changers, Inspiration and Productivity – How Ellie Hughes at Freeletics Works

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Real Game Changers, Inspiration and Productivity – How Ellie Hughes at Freeletics Works

In our series ‘How They Work,’ startup founders and employees of Munich startups talk about their favorite tools, routines and…

“It Was the Best Decision of My Life”: Lena Jüngst of Air Up

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“It Was the Best Decision of My Life”: Lena Jüngst of Air Up

Together with four co-founders, Lena Jüngst founded the Munich startup Air Up, a water bottle with flavor pods. We talked…

Are Munich Startups Sexy Enough? Interview with Mountain Alliance CEO Daniel Wild

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Are Munich Startups Sexy Enough? Interview with Mountain Alliance CEO Daniel Wild

The VC company Mountain Alliance has shares in 33 European scaleups in the digital economy, most notably in eHealth, new…

Communication Across All Departments – How Markus Linnenberg of E-Bot7 Works

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Communication Across All Departments – How Markus Linnenberg of E-Bot7 Works

In our series ‘How They Work,’ Munich-based startup founders and employees talk about their favorite tools, routines and work methods.…

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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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