SHAPING THE FUTURE

PRESENTING INNOVATIONS,
GAINING SUPPORT

LIVING PROGRESS WITH WECONOMY

Turning good ideas into successful businesses? That is our passion! In our start-up competition, start-ups win what money can't buy. You can look forward to innovations, inspiring exchanges, input on entrepreneurship - and much more.

 

Since 2007, a total of 142 start-ups have benefited from WECONOMY - and the trend is rising. Among the first were CureVac, FOND of and Kinexon. Will your start-up be the next?

 

START-UPS

Enter into a direct dialogue with Germany's top managers and take your start-up to the next level. Start your success story now.

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COMPANIES

Get to know Germany's most innovative start-ups and benefit from exchanges with experts and newcomers.

OUR PARTNERS

 

THE FACES BEHIND WECONOMY

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Wissensfabrik is a strong network of German industry. More than 130 companies are involved in educational institutions as well as start-ups.

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UnternehmerTUM is a unique platform for the development of innovations.

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Handelsblatt is the largest business and financial newspaper in the German language.

OUR PATH FOR YOUR FUTURE

02.05–03.07.

Application phase

2022 SEP.

30.09. – Jury session featuring the top 20 start-ups. Use this chance to convince the jury of yourself and your business model. On the very same day, the winners will be announced.

WECONOMY Workshop Market

2022 NOV.

2023 JAN.

WECONOMY Workshop Distribution

WECONOMY Workshop Growth

2023 MAR.

2023 MAY

WECONOMY-Closing event with top managers

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SUCCESS STORIES

142 success stories in 15 years! It is with great excitement that we present our WECONOMY winners.
Get inspired and share your innovations with us!

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komoot GmbH, Berlin

Ordinary navigation solutions guide the user from A to B. However, they neglect the experience along the way.
Markus Hallermann wanted to change this: The technology developed by komoot GmbH lets outdoor athletes plan their tours from any location. The user simply enters into his cell phone what he wants to experience on the road and gets an individual route suggestion calculated for his respective location.

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Kinexon GmbH, München

Kinexon - With centimeter precision, the Kinexon ONE 3D sensor can determine the movements of people and objects in space: The portable, wireless system measures the activity and body movement of an athlete, for example, and processes this data - both individually and for teams. Clear statistics and graphics provide the decisive information for improving team performance and coordinated training plans at a glance.

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CureVac GmbH, Tübingen

CureVac - fighting cancer with messenger RNA - CureVac is a biopharmaceutical company pioneering cancer immunotherapy using modified messenger RNA (messenger ribonucleic acid) under the brand name RNActive®. Founded in 2000 as a spin-off from Tübingen University, CureVac's team focuses on cancer therapy using RNA.

OTHER PARTNERS

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