CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. With a revenue base of approximately EUR 500 million, its software products are designed to support all medical and organizational activities in doctors’ offices, pharmacies, laboratories and hospitals. Its information services for all parties involved in the healthcare system and its web-based personal health records contribute towards safer and more efficient healthcare. CompuGroup Medical’s services are based on a unique customer base of over 400,000 doctors, dentists, hospitals, pharmacies and networks as well as other service providers. With locations in 19 countries and products in more than 40 countries worldwide, CompuGroup Medical is the eHealth company with one of the highest coverage among eHealth service providers. Approximately 4,200 highly qualified employees support customers with innovative solutions for the steadily growing demands of the healthcare system.
Amazon Web Services offers start-ups a whole range of new services. The program, AWS Activate, provides you with $10,000 in AWS credits valid for 2 years, free access to web-based and instructor-led training, plus tokens for multiple hands-on labs. Furthermore, one year of premium AWS Business Support, a new Startup Forum for knowledge sharing among start-ups and special offers from other companies that help start-ups – initial partners include Opscode, AlertLogic and SOASTA with more coming soon.
Bits & Pretzels is a 3-day conference for founders and people from the startup ecosystem with over 5.000 attendees. Bits & Pretzels brings together the world’s leading entrepreneurs and investors to share their ideas. Join the event and do not miss the sensational finale at the Oktoberfest.
As an owner-operated corporate finance consultancy firm, CatCap supports businesses and their shareholders in strategic corporate actions. CatCap gives entrepreneurs efficient access to the equity capital market, from private investors/family offices, venture capital providers and private equity funds to strategic investment partners. With its team of seasoned experts in transactions and negotiations, a top-notch network, years of transaction, valuation and process knowledge and cutting-edge research, CatCap achieves optimal results for its clientele. This comes in combination with the relevant industry-specific experience, so we can speak and understand the language of our clients and the other parties to the negotiations. With over 100 person-years of corporate finance experience, the CatCap team has successfully overseen 250 transactions with a volume of over €3 billion.
Established in 1997 earlybird has invested in over 80 companies which have sparked some of the most significant innovations in business and technology and resulted in large scale ($1bn+) IPOs and trade sales. Since its inception, Earlybird’s active portfolio currently includes more than 20 companies in the consumer internet and enterprise services space such as B2X Care Solutions, Carpooling.com, Madvertise, Nfon, Peak Games, Smava and Socialbakers. Besides several successful trade sales Earlybird has led six companies to an IPO at four different European exchanges (Interhyp, Tipp24, Wilex, Esmertec, Entelos, and NoemaLife). Earlybird currently manages over $700 million in assets and is a leading European venture capital firm active in technology venture investing.
Earlybird’s investment focus is on high-tech companies from the following sectors:
- Online consumer services
- Cloud-based IT services
- Software Communications technology
- Clean technology
- Medical technology
eventurecat is a leading corporate finance specialist for the IT, internet and mobile industries in Germany. With in-depth industry know-how and entrepreneurial experience, eventurecat is able to assist companies comprehensively in M&A- and venture capital transactions. Since the company’s founding in 2003, eventurecat has advised more than 400 projects in the industry and has built up an international network of venture capital firms and strategic buyers. eventurecat is part of the AICA network with partners in San Francisco, New York, London, Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney.
förderbar consults ICT, Internet and Industry 4.0 companies in raising public funds for technology-oriented innovation projects. Our industry-savvy advisors have a proven track record in acquiring public funding for a large number of companies. Our list of references includes 6wunderkinder, Absolventa, Adspert, bettermarks, commercetools, Friendsurance, GameGenetics, komoot and UPcload. Through our public funding check at no charge, we can provide a general view of the opportunities available for interested companies.
Google Cloud Platform gives access to the Google infrastructure to construct, test and use applications. The offered tools range from computing and storage to application services for web, mobile and backend solutions. Google’s App Engine and Computing Engine supply developers with the ideal tools to focus on their code or start from scratch. Google Cloud Platform also provides a range of storage services that allow you to maintain easy and quick access to your data. The Platform’s services are designed to let users take advantage of an easy integration, without the necessity of building the whole range of functionalities themselves. A Startup Program is offered too, giving access to a mentoring network, events and, at a later stage, several enhanced tools.
With a track record of more than 10 years of successful execution of leadership healthcare innovation, Luminox is the only company in Israel and one of a few companies globally that has proven expertise in all areas of Digital Health. Our unique ecosystem comprises of three arms: a startup arm that nurtures outstanding Digital Health companies, a corporate arm committed to creating innovative solutions for healthcare providers, pharmaceutical companies, ministries of health and more, and a strategic arm that is all about moving the field forward with our business partners.
Microsoft® BizSpark™ gives you fast, easy access to current, full-featured Microsoft development tools and production licenses of server products; professional technical and expert business support; plus global visibility to new markets. To join BizSpark, Microsoft recommends you be sponsored by a BizSpark Network Partner like XLHEALTH. When you’re ready to sign up, contact us about sponsorship and how to get your enrollment code.
The WHU Incubator of the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is the central starting point for all students seeking to start a venture – it forms a forum for entrepreneurship in practice at WHU. The entrepreneurial spirit has long fostered at our Alma Mater. With each class, more and more students are drawn in by the idea of starting their own business and a growing number of WHU alumni impress with their entrepreneurial success stories that started directly after or even during their studies. WHU Incubator will cater for students of all programs of the WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management. To our events we invite entrepreneurs or business angels – to most we maintain close or personal ties – that thanks to the intimate WHU atmosphere share more in depth and concretes insides from their work than they would at conferences and fairs. This proves to be extremely valuable for young teams. Internally at WHU, the incubator is well connected and gets supported by all departments such as Career Services, where for instant we collaborate for the WHU Start-Up Career Day.
The law firm of Vorberg & Partner has been founded in 2002 and supports it´s clients of the health industry in all terms of legal matters in an effective and target-orientated way. The consultancy of Vorberg & Partner in medical law is focused in consulting on the law of business association to medical practices, hospitals, doctors and medium-sized enterprises. We help prepare contracts for professional service associations and MVZs, draw up commercial contracts and advise our clients on the sale/purchase of companies and company shares, aid in the preparation and implementation of business transactions, preparation and management of shareholder’s meetings, clarify liability queries for shareholder’s and members of the company board, assist you during changes in partners and during company disputes or liquidation proceedings. Our team of experts including six attorneys and one tax adviser is specialized in several sectors of pharmaceutical- and medical law. The Partners and attorneys at law – Mister Sebastian Vorberg, LL.M., Miss Dr. Katja Held are both Certified Specialists for Medical Law and Mister Tim Reichelt is specialized in the fields industrial property rights and competition law for the health industry. With a range of services which extends from legal counseling, legal representation, auditing via tax consultancy right through to management consultancy, we provide our clients with advice on all levels. In terms of pharmaceutical law our expertise is based on primarily long-term consultations with a focus on rights and licence negotiation, drug approval, drug registration, legal admissibility and status of medical products, contract manufacturing and the law on sales contracts.