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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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Freudenberg SE Founded by Carl Johann Freudenberg Founded in 1849 Household Goods, Automobile Parts, Textiles, Building Materials, Telecommunications Located in Weinheim Dr. Ralf Krieger is part of the board of management at Freudenberg Group. He studied at the University of Mannheim where he obtained a doctorate in Business Administration. Freudenberg – Innovating together Freudenberg’s success goes back to the…
Hackerstolz e.V. Founded by Theresa Best, Andrea Brown, Nikolas Burk, Mirjam Chinnow, Martin Dell, Michael Dell, Timo Gerards, Pascal Gutheil, Victor Güttler, Lucina Herzog, Alexander Müller, Jascha Quintern, Norman Weisenburger and Victor Wündisch Founded in 2015 Events, Gatherings, Knowledge Promotion Located in Mannheim The bulk of the founders comes from the University of Mannheim and MCEI supported Hackerstolz from…
Linguedo GmbH Founded by Kai Hübner and Matthias Gilch Founded in 2016 Education Located in Niederviehbach Co-founder Kai Hübner and Linguedo have been active at the Startup Lounge.
Marketplace Analytics GmbH // SELLICS Founded by Josef Vataman and Franz Jordan Founded in 2014 Platform Located in Berlin Josef Vataman and Franz Jordan are University of Mannheim Alumni.
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