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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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Sponsorun Founded by Sebastian Klein, Artur Schreiber, Felix Lander Founded in 2012 Exit in 2014 App Located in Mannheim All three founders are graduates of the University of Mannheim. MCEI provided consulting and an office during the starting phase. Start Up Characteristics SponsoRun is a mobile application that rewards sportive activity with exclusive vouchers. The goal of SponsoRun is to…
OPASCA Systems is a technology-oriented company, which just won the ‘Existenzgründungspreis 2013’ provided by the City of Mannheim. At the moment, OPASCA is focusing on medical technology with its product medXguard being in scope. More generally, OPASCA's activities are centered on the development of new products and innovative services within the field of multimodal environmental sensing: OPASCA's systems enable the…
Spot on! The BallPod finally entered the market for camera equipment this month and is now availaible for purchase. So make sure to check out this innovative tripod at your next stroll thorugh the city. To find out which retailers sell the BallPod have a look at The BallPod does not only allow easy and quick handling and positioning, but…
On April 1st, 1973, Frank Merkel and Kurt Klein founded a small agency for marketing and organisational consulting called wob (‘Werbung und Organisationsberatung’). Specialising in B2B marketing, wob was able to become one of the most influential agencies in the industry within the last decades and is now celebrating its 40th anniversary. Always driven by dynamic thinking and potential opportunities,…
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