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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
AutoScout24 GmbH Founded by Tobias Kollmann, Christopher Pommerening Founded in 1988 Platform Located in Munich Two Mannheim alumni in charge of the business development at AutoScout24, Boris Danne and Henrike Rettig, were active at the Founder Talk.
Mister Trip offers a new and more authentic way of travelling by directly connecting its customers with the best local travel experts in the destinations who develop individual trip offers, which are tailored to each customer personally. Travelers can use the Mister Trip platform as a source of inspiration by browsing through hand-picked trip ideas or directly contact one of the…
Zingoo has just started their operations in Mannheim, Heidelberg and Ludwigshafen. On Tuesday founder Joscha Stothfang introduced their idea and concept in our Startup Lounge #21. The idea came from his background and experiences in local small businesses and their struggle with the challenges of the age of online shopping. Two other Mannheim-based entrepreneurs, Andreas Jacob and Nils Keßler, took the…
MÜSSIGGANG – a german term having various meanings in different contexts. At our Startup of the Month October it is all about enjoying your leisure time and doing what you feel like. With this motivation Müssiggang offers leisure home wear for women. Why is MÜSSIGGANG our startup of the month? While other fashion startups solely focus on design, comfort or…
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  • University of Mannheim
  • Institut für Mittelstandsforschung
  • Gründerverbund
  • ESF
  • Europäische Union
  • Baden-Württemberg - Ministerium für Finanzen und Wirtschaft
  • Absolventum