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Partners

Partners

MCEI is only as good as our partners. Here you can find all our partners sorted according to the services they can offer to you.

Advisory & Support

Advisory & Support

Angel Investors & VCs

Angel Investors & VCs

Competitions

Competitions

Design and Development

Design and Development

Incubators & Accelerators

Incubators & Accelerators

Legal Advisors

Legal Advisors

Startup Centers

Startup Centers

Student Initiatives

Student Initiatives
Supporting the best ideas and start-ups enhancing the society's well-being! What is GENERATION - D? GENERATION - D is a german founding competition for students by students. The competition aims at supporting innovative and creative projects that increase societal values and benefits while at the same time advancing entrepreneurial motivation. The competition therefore wants to raise awareness for Social Entrepreneurship…

The Gründungscamp (Founder’s Camp) 2013 is held by the Mannheimer Gründungszentrem GmbH! It will take place at the MAFINEX Technologiezentrum in Mannheim from October, 4th – 6th.

Do the following facts describe yourself? 

 

  • You have a business idea but are still looking for a suitable team to pursue it with?
  • You are good at selling your ideas, but haven’t found the right product idea yet?
  • You have no knowledge about business processes or distribution, but know that you want to start your own business?
  • You are from Baden-Würtemberg?

Then apply for the Founder's Camp now!

The Founder’s Camp will give 20 selected participants great insights into entrepreneurial practice. It will further give the participants the opportunity to meet advisors, coaches and successful entrepreneurs from different industries. Topics like networking, entrepreneurial mindset, team-building and business growth will be discussed in detail. Ideally, participants will even find a suitable founding partner of team at the Camp itseld.

What is more: You will not have to pay for the costs of the overnight stays at the Best-Western Hotel, lectures, coaching units or any of the other teaching and networking activities.

Please fill out the application form and find further information here.

You are convinced you have a viable business idea and concept and want to present your ideas to a jury and make use of a great networking event? Then join the elevator pitch for young entrepreneurs in Karlsruhe on the 17th of June and present your product idea or service at the pitch and win over the jury within 60…

Friederike Gries is a behavioral coach, specialized on negotiation techniques, self-presentation and stress handling. She will give you advice on how to behave and articulate yourself in negotiations. She is currently coaching entrepreneurial teams from the University of Potsdam to succeed in important business negotiations. Before entering self-employment, she was working as a project manager and coach in the pharmaceutical industry.

In order to participate it is necessary to register until the 25th of June. Please send a registration email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The event is free of costs.

 

For further information see the attached document and have a look at the Event itself.

On Thursday , May 23 (13:45-15:15 in M003), Nicolas Gabrysch of Osborne Clarke will come to Mannheim and talk about Venture Capital (“Myth Venture Capital”).  This event is definitely a highlight for all those being interested in Entrepreneurship and part of our MAN 632 Advanced Entrepreneurship Lecture Series. The event is open for everybody being interested in Entrepreneurship and mandatory for MAN632 students.

 

Nicolas is an advocate and partner at Osborne Clarke (Cologne office) and a true expert in venture capital, PE and cross-border M&A transactions from a legal perspective. He advises Startups, helps establishing German subsidiaries for international clients and is experienced in public takeovers and stock option schemes. For instance, in 2011, he supported the Heilemann brothers with exiting their company DailyDeal and selling it to Google. What is more, Nicolas and his team have advised numerous venture capital and business angel financing for both venture capital funds and companies seeking capital. He regularly publishes articles in the ”Venture Capital Magazine” and other influential journals of the VC scene. He is co-author of ‘Steuerberater Rechtshandbuch’ and the Compendium Corporate Law with Beck Verlag. Nicolas regularly holds lectures at venture capital conferences and is a lecturer for entrepreneurship at the University of Applied Science in Cologne. Furthermore, he is on the board of directors of RefLine AG.

 

We thank Nicolas for coming to Mannheim, are looking forward to this great event and hope M003 (PwC lecture hall in the castle) will be crowded. There will be an opportunity for startups in the digital business (app, e-commerce, web,..) to establish contact and discuss ideas subsequent to the lecture. 

 

Osborne Clarke has, among other influential startups such as DailyDeal and lieferando.de, also worked with the Mannheim Startups simfy and Stocard. Osborne Clarke is an international law firm that employs over 550 lawyers that are working in 13 offices in the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain and North America. To obtain further information, please refer to:

 

http://www.osborneclarke.co.uk/about-us/osborne-clarke-at-a-glance.aspx

 

 

Recent Press releases (Source Osborne Clarke):

 

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Sponsors

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