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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
The Startup Homecoming is an event at which entrepreneurial almuni (founders, investors, experts, etc.) of the University of Mannheim return to Mannheim to share their learnings and insights with highly motivated students who are basically interested in founding their own startup as a career opportunity. The event is organized by the Mannheim Center for Entreprenership and Innovation (MCEI) and the…
M Cube Incubator Founded by Jan Dzulko Founded in 2012 In 2015, M Cube became Locadi. The company now focuses on comparison sites. Incubator Located in Berlin Founder Jan Dzulko is an University of Mannheim Alumni.   Company Characteristics In March 2012, M Cube was founded by Jan Dzulko along with the founders and CEOs of CHECK24. It is a…
This time, we are happy to nominate a non-IT based venture as startup of the month. Kuchen im Glas, which is located in Mannheim, has won the audience award as well as the third jury prize at the local Elevator Pitch BW Cup and thereby earned some congratulations! The Kuchen im Glas-team is made up of Linda Dröge (founder and…
We're proud to announce that the People's Choice Award of the SAP Startup Forum has been won by a contagt, a Mannheim-based startup. We congratulate contagt to this sucess and therefore nominate them as startup of the month!    contagt offers an easy-to-use system for indoor navigation, that doesn't rely on gps to localize the position of the user. It…
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  • Institut für Mittelstandsforschung
  • Gründerverbund
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  • Europäische Union
  • Baden-Württemberg - Ministerium für Finanzen und Wirtschaft
  • Absolventum