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Strong partners for innovation

Wissensfabrik has staged the WECONOMY since 2007 – because innovative ideas, creative concepts and courageous doers ensure progress, growth and jobs in new branches of industry. And therefore need all the support that we can give them.

Today, UnternehmerTUM and Handelsblatt are involved in WECONOMY as cooperation partners of Wissensfabrik, in addition to strong partners from the German economy. Together we promote technology-oriented start-ups with expertise and a network, so that start-up ideas become success stories.

WECONOMY stands for innovation and entrepreneurial spirit in Germany – join us!

Become part of this unique network and, as a partner, together with us strengthen Germany as a business location!

Wissensfabrik – Unternehmen für Deutschland e.V.

Because knowledge works: Together with more than 130 leading companies and foundations, Wissensfabrik guarantees an innovative, practice-oriented access to better education. This community engagement helps ensure sustainable economic and social development in Germany. Moreover: With its projects – from promoting education in early childhood to supporting young entrepreneurs – Wissensfabrik assumes social responsibility.

UnternehmerTUM – Europe’s Leading Center for Innovation and Business Creation

UnternehmerTUM – Europe’s Leading Center for Innovation and Business Creation
UnternehmerTUM is a unique platform for the development of innovations. UnternehmerTUM actively identifies innovative technologies and initiates new business through the systematic networking of talents, technologies, capital and customers. UnternehmerTUM offers founders and start-ups a complete service from the initial idea to IPO. A team of over 300 experienced entrepreneurs, including scientists and investors, supports start-ups with business creation, market entry and financing – also with venture capital. For established companies, a team of experienced consultants offers access to the UnternehmerTUM ecosystem. UnternehmerTUM has many years of expertise in the development of innovation strategies and the implementation of technology-driven business ideas. Founded in 2002 by the entrepreneur Susanne Klatten, the non-profit oriented UnternehmerTUM gGmbH is the leading center for innovation and business creation in Europe with more than 80 high-growth technology start-ups every year – including Celonis, Konux, Lilium and Isar Aerospace.

Handelsblatt – business, financial and political news

Handelsblatt is the leading German-language business and financial newspaper.

Some 200 journalists, correspondents and full-time employees worldwide provide up-to-the-minute, comprehensive and researched reports. In a comparison with daily newspapers, Handelsblatt, published on five weekdays, is essential reading for decision-makers at the first and second management levels.

According to a reader analysis conducted in 2018 among decision-makers in the business and management sectors (LAE), Handelsblatt reaches more than 305,000 leading decision-makers on its days of publication. Handelsblatt Online, with more than 20 million visits and up to 50 million page impressions monthly, is Germany’s leading business portal.

Die Auszeichnung durch WECONOMY hat das Vertrauen und die Bekanntheit unseres Startups gestärkt. Durch die Gründungsinitiative konnten wir viele wertvolle Kontakte knüpfen.

Tim Breker
VYTAL Global GmbH, Gewinner 2019

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Steffi Blumentritt

Head of entrepreneurship
+49 151 52802451

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