Category: Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship KOHPA: When even the biggest storm doesn’t endanger the calm

KOHPA: When even the biggest storm doesn’t endanger the calm

In the 2nd episode of the anniversary season of “Die Höhle der Löwen” (The Lion’s Den) one can observe extremely opposing opinions of the investors: While one strongly doubts the harmfulness of electro-magnetic radiation and thus the sense of one of two presented products, for the other it is almost too good to be true. …

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Entrepreneurship Independesk: Right reasoning despite strange advice

Independesk: Right reasoning despite strange advice

In the case of the workplace-sharing platform “independesk“, one could witness one of the strangest phone calls ever made in “Die Höhle der Löwen“. Nevertheless, it ended well for the founder, because he finally brought the argument that made the most sense in his situation. Photo: RTL / Bernd-Michael Maurer Practically all the lions present …

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Entrepreneurship STUR: The role of crowdfunding in the rating process

STUR: The role of crowdfunding in the rating process

The 4th episode of the anniversary season of “Die Höhle der Löwen” was not only special in terms of the guest lions and former candidates from Ankerkraut. The founders also had a lot to offer. For example, the pan developers from STUR came up with considerable order quantities from crowdfunding. But they failed in the …

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Entrepreneurship Munevo: When investors want to invest but cannot

Munevo: When investors want to invest but cannot

The Munich-based founders of Munevo achieved what many candidates dream of when they go on “Die Höhle der Löwen”: they astonished the lions, caused goose bumps and repeatedly received the respect of the experienced investors. But in the end it wasn’t enough for a deal. What was the reason?   Photo: TVNOW / Stefan Gregorowius …

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Entrepreneurship Classplash: Too much future in the valuation

Classplash: Too much future in the valuation

Early-stage startups in particular need to base their valuation to a large extent on future prospects. That is why financial planning is so important. This is where the investor sees where the figures come from and tries to assess how realistic it all is. This is where the opinions between the startup and the investor …

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Entrepreneurship Empowerment Stories – Investor Talk & Pitch

Empowerment Stories – Investor Talk & Pitch

Still only 15.1% of founders are women. This is where Empowerment Stories comes in, Startplatz wants to encourage and connect women to make it big with their idea.Are you a female founder and want to practice your pitch? Are you interested in getting more insights into startup investing? Talk to Paulina Banszerus – Investment Analyst at JOIN Captial and join the next session “Empowerment Stories”!

Entrepreneurship Empowerment Stories – The event chain from Startplatz Vol. 2

Empowerment Stories – The event chain from Startplatz Vol. 2

Still, only 15.1% of founders are women. The new event chain “Empowerment Stories” at Startplatz focuses on exactly this: “We want to encourage and network women to make it big with their idea.” Join us for the second event and register here!

Entrepreneurship Student Coworking at Startplatz Cologne

Student Coworking at Startplatz Cologne

Student Coworking at Startplatz: Work and study at Startplatz right next to Fresenius University of Applied Sciences Cologne! What is offered to you here? Inspiration, motivation, knowledge transfer and networking! Click here for more info!

Entrepreneurship Empowerment Stories – The event series from Startplatz

Empowerment Stories – The event series from Startplatz

Still, only 15.1% of founders are women. The new event chain “Empowerment Stories” at Startplatz focuses on exactly this: “We want to encourage and network women to make it big with their idea.” Join us for the first event and register here!

Entrepreneurship Zaunkönig: A new player in a “crazy market“

Zaunkönig: A new player in a “crazy market“

Even before the pitch, the lions were overflowing with superlatives about the gaming market. The backdrop of the start-up Zaunkönig left no doubt as to what the pitch would be about. But such an exciting market also harbours dangers, as became clear a little later. So even a start-up in the gaming sector has to …

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Entrepreneurship

In recent weeks, we have published exciting articles about entrepreneurs who have successfully participated in the ninth season of “Die Höhle der Löwen”. The topic of the articles is: What makes “good” entrepreneurs? When are the lions impressed? What do they place particular value on? And what company facts are important in a pitch? Find the articles here!

Entrepreneurship Primoza: Everything fits but with no investor #DHDL

Primoza: Everything fits but with no investor #DHDL

Founders often think that if they don’t get investment, they did something “wrong” in the pitch or in the negotiation. But as the case of Primoza with its “growing calendar” shows, this is not necessarily the case, because sometimes it just doesn’t fit. For one it might be the sales channels, for another the topic …

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