Further building their international business, betreut.de from HHL-alumnus Steffen Zoller merges their UK operation tendea.co.uk with local competitor After School Care.

https://www.facebook.com/deutschestartups/posts/10150436845924141

 

HHL-alumni Tanja Bogumil and Kareen Günther have just started their own company: Modemeister (http://www.modemeister.com). With their offering they aim to target men that need both, the convenient experience of an online-fashion shop and the advice and consultation of an offline retailer. Through an innovative system, the two founders want to address these needs.

http://www.modemeister.com/

http://www.gruenderszene.de/allgemein/frischlingsfragen-modemeister

 

As their major event in 2012, accelerate students are organizing a social entrepreneurship student conference at HHL on May 11./12., 2012. Mark the date in your calendars as this is surely going to be a great and unique experience. For more information, please contact me.

 

The international edition of the Financial Times ranked the M.Sc. program at HHL as the #1 program for entrepreneurship worldwide. That´s right, compared to 65 other business schools that were included in the ranking, FT sees us as the premier spot to go to for entrepreneurship. Thank you very much to everybody involved in reaching this awesome acknowledgement.

http://www.hhl.de/fileadmin/texte/abt-hochschulmarketing/Rankings/FT_MastersinManagement_Ranking_2011.pdf

HHL named No. 1 school for Entrepreneurship worldwide:
The international edition of the Financial Times ranked the M.Sc. program at HHL as the #1 program for entrepreneurship worldwide. That´s right, compared to 65 other business schools that were included in the ranking, FT sees us as the premier spot to go to for entrepreneurship. Thank you very much to everybody involved in reaching this awesome acknowledgement.
http://www.hhl.de/fileadmin/texte/abt-hochschulmarketing/Rankings/FT_MastersinManagement_Ranking_2011.pdf

 

HHL-alumni Tanja Bogumil and Kareen Günther have been interviewed on their startup Modemeister by a Gründerszene editor.

http://www.gruenderszene.de/allgemein/frischlingsfragen-modemeister

 

Health portal imedo from HHL-alumni Christian Angele and Julia Derndinger secured a major cooperation in December. They are now exclusive partner of the German medical doctors association (Deutscher Arztverband), and are able to offer their services for the 80.000 members of the association.

http://blog.imedo.de/2011/12/19/imedo-gewinnt-mit-dem-dfv-einen-wichtigen-arztverband-als-kooperationspartner/

 

After being awarded a “Red Herring Top 100 EMEA” for being one of the most innovative companies in the region, two HHL-startups are now nominated for the global awards. Betreut.de from HHL-alumnus Steffen Zoller is Germany’s biggest portal for care and assistance. The Privatesportsale GmbH from HHL-alumni Albert Schwarzmeier and Erik Pfannmöller offers several platforms in the sporting goods market, including pure-breed e-commerce and social commerce offerings. Both are now shortlisted as one of the top 100 companies globally.

http://www.redherring.com/RHE/2011/finalists.html

 

HHL-alumnus Steffen Zoller and his company betreut.de are one of the winners of the “Kopf schlägt Kapital” competition sponsored by Prof. Faltin in Berlin. Prof. Faltlin is one of the very early promoters of entrepreneurship in Germany and also hosts one of the biggest events on the topic, the yearly entrepreneurship summit with over 1000 participants.

http://www.entrepreneurship.de/artikel/gewinner-des-grunderwettbewerbes-kopf-schlagt-kapital-2011/

 

The SMILE initiative, a cooperation between HHL, the University of Leipzig, the Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung and now also with AKAD, received another funding to support Entrepreneurship in Leipzig for the coming years. In the past, the Chair of Finance with Prof. Schwetzler, Matthias Tischner and Alexander Knauer has been very successful in building up this initiative. With the new funding period, Prof. Pinkwart and the Chair of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship will take over the helm and continue with this high-profile collaboration.

http://www.themenportal.de/wissenschaft/smile-eine-erfolgsgeschichte-kann-fortgeschrieben-werden-26943

 

HHL alumuna Kathrin Weiß secured another round of funding for her online baby platform tausendkind (www.tausendkind.de). The round was conducted from current shareholders Gatcombe Park Ventures, IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft and Agaria Beteiligungs GmbH,

http://www.deutsche-startups.de/2011/08/23/frisches-kapital-fuer-tausendkind-altgesellschafter-investieren-erneut-in-das-kindermode-start-up/