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Start-Ups made in Bayreuth

BeeChildBox -  The Bayreuth students Ran Zhang, Laura-Sophie Wagner, Rania Bouabdallah, Sonja Schug and Martin Häne are the founders of BeeChildBox. The boxes focus on a specific topic from the areas of environment, sustainability and/or health. The first edition is the BeeBox for children. Read here what experiences it can pass on to students interested in starting a business.

carry & smile - How Silvia Schultes and Gerald von Seckendorff brought the cargo bikes from Copenhagen, Amsterdam and so-called "Cargobike festivals" to Bayreuth and how they fared on their founding journey, they tell us here...

bfirm consulting and engineering UG - Christoph Schmidt, a former doctoral student at the Chair of Environmentally Friendly Production Technologies, is investigating challenges and products in the field of component cleaning and coating, and from this he is developing various alternative courses of action for the respective customer. You can find out how he entered his founding path here...

Vier Männer im Anzug stehen vor einem Elektroauto in Bayreuth

The Bayreuth e-charging infrastructure was founded by the two students Marius and Tom together with the experienced medium-sized company Bernd Zeilmann from Richter R&W Steuerungstechnik GmbH. The project, which is unique in the region, offers all-round support for charging columns and wallboxes, from initial consultation to installation and beyond. They tell us here how this forward-looking project came about.

5TimesCompany - was founded by Janosch and William during the Corona Pandemic. They sell sustainable disinfection gel dispensers and the corresponding refill bottles. They tell us here why sustainability is so important to them and how their foundation came about...

Emergo Entertainment - Carl-Philipp and Paul Redetzky founded Emergo Entertainment together out of university in 2019. The two transfer their know-how from game development to 3D applications for the industry. Together, they have already been involved in over 30 games and software projects. Here they tell us about their founding motivation and story...

bao solutions - The Bayreuth alumnus Patrick Strunkmann-Meister founded the software company with the goal of supporting and accompanying sales employees in putting themselves in the position of their conversation partners, conducting effective conversations and automatically documenting them. To this end, bao solutions develops adaptive and intuitive applications. Here he tells us details about his founding story....

Curia -  Bayreuth alumna Chiara Thanner is an intrapreneur and app lead of Curia, an app for cancer patients. Interesting drugs, studies or experts can be saved as favorites and shown at the next doctor's visit. Patients can apply for clinical studies directly via the app. Read here what Chiara can pass on to students interested in founding a company...

COMATCH - is now Europe's largest marketplace for freelance consultants and industry experts with offices in Berlin, Paris and London. Within 48 hours, they "match" the perfect consultant or expert (or even a team of experts) with a challenging project on the client side and ultimately increase the project's probability of success. Business administration alumnus Christopher Hardt is co-founder of this startup. How it came about and what tips he has for prospective founders, you can read here...

Cleverism - Our Alumni (Philosophy & Economics) Anastasia Belyh and Martin Luenendonk are Founders of Cleverism, a dream job placement website in the English-speaking world. It helps leading and innovative employers attract high-performing employees in the US and UK. Learn more about their founding story here...

Charry Items sold online no longer need to be packed and shipped to local stores. Goods are picked up daily by Charry on request, custom-packed and shipped. Bayreuth alumni Benjamin Keller and Maximilian von Forstner founded the startup. What tips they have for starting your own business, you can read here...

BlockAxs - Our Almuni Ludwig Wolter and Marcel Horndasch and Tim Adrian have created software that creates smart contracts for lawyers - creating, editing, negotiating, signing and managing contracts on a single platform. Together, they and their partners caught on to the blockchain signature use case relatively quickly and have leveraged their LegalTech expertise to implement this signature technology into an enterprise architecture that takes work away from lawyers through innovative and intuitive technology. Read what tips the three have for aspiring founders here…

drivEddy - Their vision: the digitalization of the driving school! Our alumnus Lasse Schmitt (Sportökononie) is co-founder of drivEddy. Find out how his startup came about and what exciting tips he has for aspiring founders here...

Charles Bad their goal: to make bathroom renovation in Germany more customer- and employee-friendly with the help of digitization. Our business administration alumnus Henning Hüsch is co-founder of this startup and tells us what was the decisive event for the foundation and what experiences he can pass on. You can find the complete interview here...

Daizu - the former Philosophy & Economics students help people by developing functional food - for example with their latest product sleep.ink. Read more about their steps into self-employment here...

Dogsharing -  Our alumnus Michael Jezela is co-founder of Dogsharing, a platform for free dog care. The platform is designed for sharing between dog lovers and dog owners. On the website, customers can sign up within a few clicks and share the joy of dogs. What experiences he had with his second start-up and what he can pass on to students, you can read here...

Afroskop e.V. -  Bayreuth alumna Lena Haber is the founder of Afroskop e.V., the initiative to support strong women in Kenya. The active members strive to promote human dignity and self-realization. Read here what experiences she can pass on to students interested in founding a company

LOBECO -  Our alumnus Lorenz Beringer, former Head of Social Media and CRM at FC Bayern Munich, founded LOBECO in 2014. They focus on digital communication in the area of social media. Read here what experiences he can pass on to students interested in founding a company.

Monaco Duck - the Bayreuth alumni want to change the industry in a sustainable way and make the world a little bit better - hence the focus on a sustainable material and handmade in Italian family businesses. Read more about them and their great products here...

NeuroForge - Progress for Bayreuth's Industry 4.0. Five Bayreuth students and graduates are stepping up to support Upper Franconian companies with software - and know-how - in the field of artificial intelligence for production and quality assurance.
More about background, goals and offers can be found here...

GroupXS - Our alumni Tobias Hertkorn and Sebastian Schmidt optimize processes with innovative means. Read here exactly how they do it and what they advise young founders

Burning Bonsai - With GAIA, the founders are developing a single-player game from the action-adventure sector and also offer companies their expertise in the field of gaming and software development. Read more about Burning Bonsai's first steps into self-employment here...

Graphhopper - Bayreuth alumni and physics graduate Peter Karich founded his own route planning company with his co-founder (an engineer from Munich). How exactly and what the challenges were, you can find out here...

brandl nutrition - Individually mixed fitness shakes tailored to the athlete - that's what the startup of our alumni René Seppeur and Benjamin Brandl promises. Find out exactly how they do it and how they build their marketing strategy here...

Initiative Gesunder Betrieb (igb) - one of our former founding teams, who have now been successfully established in the market since 2011. They actively support employers and employees in maintaining their health, especially in Upper Franconia. Learn more about igb here...

Reblob - from GameJam to the GameStore. The team of computer game science students developed a game to market maturity within six months. You can read about their experiences and how it all came about here...

SpaceWallet - the wallet revolution. The founding team from Bayreuth has brought the mini wallet for every pocket to Germany. Read more about the SpaceWallet team and founder René Seppeur's experience here...

EvaLea - Bayreuth alumni Timo Riedle and David Maurer use a scientific approach to develop practical tools for employee development. In our success stories, they report on their experiences here.


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