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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
Contagt is a smart indoor-guide. Instead of printed maps and signs, contagt uses mobile devices, QR/NFC-tags and beacons for orientation. With contagt, building operators can make visitors, customers and employees feel “at home”. Now they are participating in the final round of code_n contest at the Cebit 2015.  CODE_n is an international initiative for digital pioneers, innovators and ground-breaking startups.…
We're always proud to see founders who have been consulted by us to go live with their startups. One such company is Stork & Fox - limited edition T-Shirts, which was founded by two Mannheim alumni at Mannheim-Neckarstadt. Stork & Fox is on a mission to produce clothing that allows its wearers to express themselves and create an individual style.…
(copyright: Elevator Pitch BW 2014/2015) The Elevator Pitch BW is a contest for startups based in Baden-Württemberg. On December 2nd, 10 companies which had collected most votes in the Elevator Pitch BW online contest pitched at the Rhein-Neckar Regional Cup. Over 140 participants and a jury of local experts watched coriously as the founders presented their great ideas in an…
(copyright: city of Mannheim) The Mannheimer Existenzgründungspreis is an award for great start-up companies in the Rhein-Neckar area, which is being granted once a year by the Mannheim department for the promotion of economic development. At its the 10th jubilee, the main prize in the technology category was acquired by contagt. We're really happy that a start-up which was consulted…
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  • University of Mannheim
  • Institut für Mittelstandsforschung
  • Gründerverbund
  • ESF
  • Europäische Union
  • Baden-Württemberg - Ministerium für Finanzen und Wirtschaft
  • Absolventum