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There is a perfect age for startup success

2018-10-02T13:17:10+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|

Nowadays when people talk about startups, the first thing that comes to mind are the young 20-somethings wearing hoodies and sneakers: they’re creative, they’re optimistic and ‘failure’ isn’t part of their vocabulary. But a team of researchers - including experts from MIT, Northwestern and the U.S. Census Bureau - recently uncovered the truth behind the

Founder Insights with Stefan Maas from Pitch Club

2018-08-23T13:41:06+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|

As part of our “Founder Insights” series where we get to know local startups and initiatives shaping the Frankfurt ecosystem, we recently sat down with Pitch Club Founder Stefan Maas. In this interview, Stefan shares with TechObserver his personal entrepreneurial journey, his perspectives on investors backed ventures and why you should implement your minimum viable

Founder Insights with Markus Braun from Jos Quantum

2018-08-23T10:19:06+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|

Recent developments in science have elevated quantum information from a physicists’ theory to a source of benefit for mankind, particularly business enterprises. This new technology has the potential to add value to businesses by solving various difficult problems in entirely new ways. In our series of Founders Insights, TechObserver - Frankfurt Rhein Main´s startup community

Innovation and Startup collaboration – Interview with Liesa Feis and Wiebke Drescher from ING DiBa

2018-07-30T11:36:12+00:00 July 16th, 2018|

TechQuartier recently had the opportunity to sit with Liesa Feis and Wiebke Drescher, both members of the ING DiBa Strategy and Innovation team. They shared some interesting insights about ING DiBa's innovation methods, agile transformation, experimental thinking, and their involvement in Frankfurt’s startup ecosystem. After our previous interview with CEO Nick Jue, it was great

Spotlight on Community Builders – Featuring Rhein-Main Startups’ Paul Herwarth von Bittenfeld and Pedro Ferreira

2018-07-03T09:43:56+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|

While the name does not naturally find itself in the conversation when it comes to startup ecosystems, Frankfurt is progressivelly establishing itself as a up-and-coming global hotspot for aspiring founders and entrepreneurs, especially in the Fintech sector. Due to its large talent pool, its positioning as the financial center of continental Europe, its tight knit

Interview with Clark CEO, Dr. Christopher Oster – On the Frankfurt ecosystem, developing the right mindset and scaling internationally

2018-06-13T12:12:51+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

On June 8 2018, TechQuartier had the great opportunity to speak with the founder and CEO of Clark Germany GmbH, Dr. Christopher Oster. In the interview, Christopher gave TQ—and our startup community—some of his insights on what it takes to become a recognized and successful startup. Originally from the Rhein-Main region, Christopher began his professional

3 Key Conditions of Creating a Scale-Up

2018-06-22T11:01:37+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

Startups are progressively becoming impactful to many economies in recent years. According to the recent Startup Genome “Frankfurt Startup Ecosystem Report”, fast-growing startups, known as scale-ups, are capable of creating more jobs and two times the revenue in comparison to startups. The 2017 European Scale Up Report can also confirm this: scale-ups have provided an

“We Are Family”—incorporating a sense of community in order to scale up

2018-07-02T11:23:05+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

As Ingo Franz states in the Startup Genome report, connections between cities in the Rhein-Main region were non-existent up until recent years. Active communication among local cities is incredibly important in order to create an overall “sense of community”. This sense will allow for a more adequate exchange of resources, an acceleration of business ideas

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