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Success Stories

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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cosmopop GmbH Founded by Steffen Charles and Robin Ebinger Founded in 2003 Music Festivals, Nightlife, Club, Catering Located in Ludwigshafen The co-founder Robin Ebinger studied at the University of Mannheim and gave lectures about eventmarketing at the Zentrum für Schlüsselqualifikationen for several years.
Simon Fessler & Tobias Paul GbR Founded by Simon Fessler and Tobias Paul Founded in 2014 Creative Agency Located in Hamburg The co-founder Simon Fessler studied Media and Communications Studies at the University of Mannheim.
Campusjäger GmbH Founded by Jannik Keller, Martin Trenkle and Matthias Geis Founded in 2013 Headhunting service for students Located in Karlsruhe Campusjäger was part of the Junior-Accelerator Baden-Württemberg 2014 and received consulting from MCEI. What is Campusjaeger? Campusjaeger is a fast growing startup located in the centre of Karlsruhe, Germany. Until now we are a team of 25 highly…
Fuchs Petrolub SE Founded by Rudolf Fuchs Founded in 1931 High-Quality Refinery Products, Lubricants Located in Mannheim Dr. Manfred Fuchs joined his father's business in 1959. He was then studying economics at the Wirtschaftshochschule Mannheim (State College for Economics), the forerunner of the University of Mannheim. Lubricants. Technology. People. Fuchs Petrolub started 1931 in Mannheim with the import and…
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  • University of Mannheim
  • Institut für Mittelstandsforschung
  • Gründerverbund
  • ESF
  • Europäische Union
  • Baden-Württemberg - Ministerium für Finanzen und Wirtschaft
  • Absolventum