At UnternehmerTUM, vision turns into real value. We present pioneering individuals and teams who are creating the future with their start-ups. We let you dive into the world of start-ups, present exciting stories and interviews with founders who have dared to take the step towards their own company.
Our programs support you on the way to a successful start-up: For example, our entrepreneurship program Manage and More was one of the first stops for start-ups such as KONUX, ProGlove or inveox. In some cases, their team members were found here or initial business ideas were developed together with established companies. With our leading tech-start-up accelerator in Europe, TechFounders, the big leap onto the market was often already achieved - for ProGlove, for example, with the partner company Festo.
You can also find out what will help you in your entrepreneurial activities and read the latest facts and forecasts from the world of business.
Definition of entrepreneurship: The term entrepreneurship covers the entire process of setting up a business. It has also established itself as an economic discipline and research subject. Entrepreneurship unites all topics and interfaces of the start-up culture and the entire ecosystem. Included are market developments, business ideas, business plans, soft skills, personality development as well as methods, tools and instruments for implementation.
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Startup Story Jan 24, 2024
ChargeX - Die Zukunft der E-Mobilität auf vier Rädern
Um erfolgreich zu werden, braucht es Lösungen. Unter dem Slogan “Die Mehrfachsteckdose für E-Autos” möchte das Start-up zwei der größten Herausforderungen der E-Mobilität bewältigen: den Fachkräfteman...
Startup Story Dec 15, 2023
CareMates Revolutionises the Time-Consuming Admission Process in Care Facilities.
These are familiar headlines that keep doing the rounds: A shortage of skilled labour in the healthcare sector, an ageing population, and the risk of burnout among care workers. If you take a closer l...
Jun 24, 2022
"Experience, Composure and Perseverance" - Impulse from Alexander Wottrich About Family Businesses
Alexander Wottrich is CEO of Truma Group GmbH, the leading international supplier of accessories for caravans and motor homes. Since its founding in 1949 by Philipp Kreis, Truma has remained owner-ma...
Jun 23, 2022
"Family businesses are also strong players in the global market" - Impulse from Michael Diederich, CEO of HypoVereinsbank
"If you Google the word "family business," the search mask very quickly suggests the auto-complete "family business values." And we intuitively know that this does not mean the same kind of value that...
May 9, 2022
Collaboration over Competition: Founders Support the Next Generation
People who’ve built a business often continue to engage in the start-up network by mentoring the next generation – a cycle that makes for exciting new start-ups and a thriving economy. Three such foun...
Feb 9, 2022
The World of Research, a Paradise of B2B, and Circular Entrepreneurship: Munich’s made for Founders
As a start-up metropole, Munich has something to show for: more than 77% of respondents to the German Startup Monitor gave the city a "(very) good" for its founder-friendly environment (see p. 45). Mu...
Jan 3, 2022
Back to School, Forward to Entrepreneurship: Five Professionals on the Executive MBA in Innovation & Business Creation
From theory to practice: In November 2021, the Executive MBA in Innovation & Business Creation started with its Class of 2023. 23 professionals kicked off their first semester of four—embarking on...
Nov 11, 2021
"Sustainability Creates Great Opportunities for Companies to Future-Proof their Business Model" - Interview with Start-up Tanso
Emerging Munich-based start-up Tanso Technologies aims to tackle a particularly pressing problem in sustainability management: ensuring data is available to calculate and prepare the environmental imp...
Oct 25, 2021
UnternehmerTUM for Corporate Partners - Drive Innovation, Stay Competitive
Established and medium-sized companies can only remain competitive if they drive their own innovation and research. For almost 20 years, UnternehmerTUM has been providing consulting services for this ...
Sep 21, 2021
“Prototyping Means ‘Just Do It’!” Young Teams, Fast Progress - A Feature
In 2020, about 580 protoyping projects came into being at UnternehmerTUM. These ranged from ventures that eventually turned into start-ups to advanced products with which companies set themselves up f...
Sep 16, 2021
Artificial Intelligence for Human-driven Processes: Start-up Story ferblick
Two young founders have ventured into industry with their start-up ferblick - with success. The young company specializes in mechanical engineering companies and offers automatic video analysis that c...
Startup Story Mar 25, 2021
Start-up ProGlove: From a Competition Idea to Industry Success
Every success story begins with an idea. This is also the case with ProGlove from Munich. With its smart glove scanners, the start-up has simplified the daily work of thousands of employees in factor...
Startup Tipps Sep 30, 2020
"Go Through the World with Open Eyes" - Interview with Maria and Dominik Sievert from inveox
Founded in Munich in 2017, the start-up company inveox headed by Maria and Dominik Sievert has sustainably optimized sample receipt in histopathology. The two met for the first time in our scholarship...
Startup Story Jul 1, 2020
Becoming a tech founder in Munich: David Hahn’s story
UnternehmerTUM met David Hahn, Co-Founder and CEO of remberg, a pioneering Industry 4.0 company focussed on digitizing the service of industrial machinery and equipment, to talk about the beginnings o...
Mar 27, 2020
Finding capital for your start-up - Get started
You’ve found yourself a great start-up team and together you’ve come up with THE business idea – all that’s missing now is the necessary cash injection for it all to take off? Time for a few tips from...
Mar 5, 2020
5 Alumni, 5 Start-ups: How the Executive MBA in Innovation & Business Creation supports founders
The Executive MBA in Innovation & Business Creation supports participants in developing new business models and putting them on the road. The cooperation between TU Munich and UnternehmerTUM creat...
Startup Story Nov 14, 2019
Overcome mindset gaps in the collaboration between corporates and start-ups
Looking at the topic of collaboration between established companies and start-ups from a human-centered perspective, our experts at UnternehmerTUM Business Creators have identified four mindset gaps b...
Startup Story Sep 27, 2019
Start-up Story: Ciara – A million-euro investment within 3 months in the digital sales sector
With their digital assistant, the team from Ciara took off two times in a row: Founded in January this year, it had already acquired a million-euro investment by May. With their sights set on big visi...
Startup Tipps Sep 27, 2019
Startup tips: Ciara - "Ignore the risk of failure"
Startup life lessons: In our startup story with Ciara, we've introduced you to the Ciara team and their innovation. In this article, you'll learn about the hacks that have helped them reach their mile...
Startup Story Jun 18, 2019
Start-up Story: Passbase - a digital Identity
Passbase ticks a lot of startup cliché boxes: Founded in Silicon Valley by a young dynamic team, working 24/7 weeks and steering towards the international hot spots: San Francisco, London, Berlin, New...
Jul 16, 2018
Inveox Manage and More Success Story: "Only Understanding for Oneself Can Open the View for Others"
The young medical technology company inveox from Garching near Munich is making cancer diagnoses safer and pathological laboratories more profitable through automation and is still on course for succe...
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