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Startup of the Month

Startup of the Month



This section provides an overview of the success stories connected to the MCEI and/or the University of Mannheim. We at MCEI are working hard to make this list as complete as possible but we are still missing out on many startups and companies. If you have further suggestions of companies we should include, please let us know.


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Startup of the Month

Startup of the Month
The winner takes it all! Congratulations to DB mindbox #startup who are currently automating repetitive tasks through the magic of #AI for Deutsche Bahn. The team around Tim Wegner, Alexander Müller, Bastian König & Fabian Brosig pitched at the European Data Incubator and won up to 100k EUR in equity-free funding. Good job guys! was founded by Tim…
Tattoo platform STYNG secures first round of financing The L-Bank leads this round as an institutional investor and invests together with business angels and the Orangery Deutschland GmbH a medium six-digit number Karlsruhe, August 2019 – STYNG, an online platform for finding and booking the perfect tattoo artist, announced its first round of financing. The L-Bank leads this round as…
“We wanted to be different!” Naoufel’s energy and enthusiasm about his startup was evident from our extensive interview with the men behind Top Graduate. We, from the MCEI team, recently conducted an interview with Christopher Jean and Naoufel Bouali, the Cofounders of the Paris-based startup, Top Graduate. The insightful conversation about how the cofounders met and started their entrepreneurial journey…
For the seventh time, the ENTECHNON of the Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) held the upCAT Demo Day on August 1, 2019. The Demo Day marks the end of the 12-week intensive accelerator program from upCAT, the startup catalyst the KIT. During this 12-week intensive accelerator program, upCAT scientists and students are supervised and coached on their startup plans. upCAT offers the…
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  • University of Mannheim
  • Institut für Mittelstandsforschung
  • Gründerverbund
  • ESF
  • Europäische Union
  • Baden-Württemberg - Ministerium für Finanzen und Wirtschaft
  • Absolventum