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Success Stories

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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Tervado GmbH Founded by Michael Wurst Founded in 2015 Individualized travel packages Located in Mannheim Mister Trip received MCEI consulting as well as support through INTEGRA Inside the Venture, Master Thesis Inside the Venture, Bachelor Thesis Inside the Venture and MAN 633 Inside the Venture projects. Mister Trip was a guest at the Startup Lounge. Mister Trip has been Startup…
Kurpfalz Business Briefing Founded by Oliver Brümmer, Mathias Lenz and David Neumann Founded in 2016 Local personalized business news platform Located in Mannheim ku.bus was one of the finalists in the 2017 MCEI Seed Award. ku.bus – local business stories you love – orchestrates business, entrepreneurial personalities, and lifestyle of Rhine-Neckar. Arranged in a design-driven weekly newsletter ku.bus readers…
Kimeta GmbH Founded by Erik Spickschen and Torsten Hein Founded in 2005 Job offer seach engine Located in Darmstadt Erik Spickschen, co-founer of kimeta, studied management at the University of Mannheim with language and culture focus on Japan. Kimeta has been active at the Founder Talk. Kimeta is one of the five largest portals for job offers in Germany.…
Marc Philipp Janson Founded by Marc Philipp Janson and Nicolas Katte Founded in 2017 Online Teaching Located in Mannheim The founders are students at the University of Mannheim and are evolving their startup in the MCEI MAN 453 Thinking Beyond Boxes course. CoTutor is an innovative e-learning start-up offering excersises with high variability and an adaptive algorithm that guarantees…
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