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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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52 Masterworks is the first crowdfunding platform for artworks. It has been founded in Munich by Tobias Ledermann (CEO and Mannheim alumni), Björn Jopen, Christian Utz, Robert Herrmann and Andreas Unseld. 52 Masterworks works like a crowdfunding platform, but allows people to buy shares of artworks. They can participate from €250 onwards and buy up to 49% of one work.…
This month, we would like to nominate a Startup that has reached what might be seen as the greatest success possible by some: synchronite has been acquired by the American tech company LivePerson! synchronite, which was founded by Christian Thum und Stefan Seedorf in 2008, is a new kind of award-winning web service that enables users to share what they see in the…
cm3p development GmbH Founded by Thomas Böh and Michael Koch Founded in 2012 Software Located in Mannheim cm3p is a spin-off from the University of Applied Sciences Mannheim and was part of an INTEGRA Inside the Venture project. Startup Characteristics Founded in 2012 by Michael Koch and Tobias Böh, cm3p currently employs two further employees. As a spin-off of…
A day full of inspiration and support for future entrepreneurs On the 23rd of May 2014, more than 250 students, entrepreneurship enthusiasts met at the University of Mannheim and listened to the talks of various founders who studied there. One lesson is stressed by all of them: linking up with others, buliding networks and starting cooperations is essential for the…
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  • Gründerverbund
  • ESF
  • Europäische Union
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  • Absolventum