Tag: Entrepreneur

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 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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General Steadify: It won’t work without numbers #DHDL

Steadify: It won’t work without numbers #DHDL

The start was good, the portable tripod was particularly well received by amateur photographer Dagmar Wöhrl. The Q&A session also got off to a promising start, but then the talk turned to the figures and the dream of a lion deal was shattered. The founders were surprised by the details of the questions. But did …

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General MyEy: A market too niche or a really exciting market after all #DHDL

MyEy: A market too niche or a really exciting market after all #DHDL

The big plan: to finally send chicken on permanent holiday, to abolish battery cages as far as possible. But at first things didn’t look so good for master confectioner and baker Chris Geiser. The taste of his vegan egg substitute was not really convincing as a fried egg. Dr. Georg Kofler then thought the market …

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career Skills4School shows that entrepreneurs can be found everywhere #DHDL

Skills4School shows that entrepreneurs can be found everywhere #DHDL

When investors are really impressed by a founder, the phrase “That’s a good founder” often comes up. But what exactly do they mean by that, and, more importantly, how do you get them to talk like that about you? Skills4Schools founder Rubin Lind embodies one of Eric Ries’ (“Lean Startup”) most important pieces of start-up …

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