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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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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…
contagt GmbH Founded by Stephan Brandt, Johannes Britsch, Niklas Bartz and Johannes Schudt Founded in 2013 Indoor navigation system Located in Mannheim The founders are alumni of the University of Mannheim. MCEI provided consulting and an office during the starting phase. In February 2014 MCEI awarded 'Startup of the Month' to the promising startup. Contagt was also a guest…
Anyon Holding GmbH Founded by Dr. Dennis Lips Founded in 2016 Visitor Registration Software Located in Eschborn Dr. Dennis Lips is an alumnus of the University of Mannheim and one of the co-founders of the MCEI. He was awarded his PhD from the chair of SME research and entrepreneurship. Anyon’s passionate team builds and invests in real estate technology.…
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  • Gründerverbund
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