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Altes Volksbad

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Deutsch-Türkisches Wirtschaftszentrum

gig7 Gründerinnenzentrum

gig7 Gründerinnenzentrum

HIGHEST Gründungszentrum

HIGHEST Gründungszentrum

MAFINEX Technologiezentrum

MAFINEX Technologiezentrum

Musikpark Mannheim

Musikpark Mannheim

Apply now: The next edition of the Growth Alliance Idea Camp will take place in the fall - for anyone interested in innovations in agriculture, food and the bioeconomy. The Growth Alliance Idea Camp is a free hackathon for students, graduates and professionals from all disciplines, where you can develop your sustainable start-up idea in just three days - or find fellow campaigners for your existing idea.

Take on exciting challenges in the areas of smart farming, sustainable nutrition, bureaucracy reduction, nature and climate protection and bioeconomy. The best concepts will be awarded €1,000!

Challenge accepted? Join in and do your bit for a sustainable agriculture and food industry!


  • September 25: Idea Fair (virtual)
  • October 09-11: Idea Camp at the TUM Venture Lab Food Agro BioTech (Freising)

Application until September 7 via

The Growth Alliance is an initiative of the Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank and the TechQuartier on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL).

Female empowerment is in the air. It's finally time again for the Female Founders Dinner!

After a wonderful event last year, GIG7 invites you to the third Female Founders Dinner on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 in their beautiful courtyard at GIG7. Admission is at 5:30 pm, start at 6 pm.

In summery temperatures, look forward to an inspiring keynote speech by Anastasia Barner (founder of FeMentor), an exclusive vegan menu by Anny Gillmeister and to networking and exchanging ideas, making contacts and spinning ideas together.

The price includes admission to the event, a summer aperitif, the menu, water and wine as well as the program.

They look forward to seeing you!


PS: In case of rain, the dinner will take place in the GIG7 premises.

Important note: Please note that GIG7 is unfortunately unable to offer an alternative if you have a soy or gluten allergy. If you have another food allergy, please contact the organiser before purchasing your ticket: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How to get here: If you are coming by car: The GIG7 does not have its own parking spaces.
The nearest parking garages are located in H6, D5 and G1.

Looking for ?... the perfect business match?? We invite you to our third round of Co-Founder Match Making presented by DeepTech Hub ?.

The DeepTech Hub (Heidelberg University, University Mannheim, KIT, HKA, Hochschule Mannheim, Mafinex Gründerzentrum and Heidelberg Startup Partners) welcomes you to our Match-Making event in speed dating atmosphere?.

Talents or people interested in joining a startup have the possibility to meet their future workspace and start the ascending journey. Students who have expertise in business administration, business development, IT, are looking for an internship or job in a startup, or are super motivated to become a co-founder, have the opportunity to get to know each other during speed dating and continue the conversations at the After Work Beer at Mafinex. You don't want to miss this opportunity?

Then register quickly and fill out the profile. The number of places available for participation is limited! Startups and talents will be informed as soon as possible, if they can participate.

When: May 8, 2024 | 4.30pm

Where: Mafinex, Im Hub 2 | Julius-Hatry Straße 1, Mannheim

What: Co-Founder Match Making DeepTech Hub

Start into internet of things with Rasperry Pi and the visial application openHAB!

This unique offer is given to female founders by Startup Mannheim and GIG7. Topic will be a start in SmartHome with Raspberry Pi – Sms when the plant is to dry, Light on or temperature control off depending on weather conditions… So a very exciting and hands-on start into coding and there are no prerequisites needed apart from bringing your own laptop.

In detail the workshop will cover:

- Raspberry Pi – an introduction
- openHAB – installation and getting started on a Raspberry Pi
- sensors – getting aware of the environment and influencing it
- user interfaces - giving a face to data
- MQTT – getting things talk!

On Friday evening there will also be a networking event for those that cannot participate all the way (will be on meetup soon).


Friday, 3rd April 2020

Saturday, 4th April 2020


Register here!

Startup Mannheim offers a one day sales workshop within their Up2B Accelerator especially designed for female founders in the tech sector.
Topics will be:

✔️ Sales mindset
✔️ Telephone and cold calling
✔️ Sales Psychology
✔️ Best Practices


Lily Mizani has been supporting startups and female founders in their sales process and in the acquisition of first customers for years.


Tuesday, 18th February 2020, 09:00 - 17:00


gig7 in Mannheim, G7 22


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  • University of Mannheim
  • Institut für Mittelstandsforschung
  • Gründerverbund
  • ESF
  • Europäische Union
  • Baden-Württemberg - Ministerium für Finanzen und Wirtschaft
  • Absolventum