Welcome Batch VII

Once again we are happy to announce the participation of exceptionally promising startups in our program. Right after their arrival at the accelerator last week another entrepreneurial adventure begun. We are excited to introduce to you the participants of our seventh program and are looking forward to 100 days of hard work, innumerable pitch trainings, intense mentoring, valuable workshop sessions and lots of opportunities . Frauke Mispagel, Managing Director “I am very excited about the start of the new program. Again we managed to attract highly talented teams while also having a diverse set of founders. For the startups it will be 100 days on the entrepreneur roller coaster until demo day and I am very much looking forward to that.“

Jörg Rheinboldt, Managing Director “With five of the business models being marketplace related I am expecting to see a lot of synergies and opportunities to accelerate our new teams. What makes us especially happy is to have three out of seven startups with female founders.”

Key Stats: Companies: 7 Origin of founders: Austria, Colombia, Germany, Iran, Israel, Poland, Russia Timeline: Start August 3rd – Demoday November 3rd Artist in residence: Daniel Rode www.danielrode.de

Apparently Different

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Apparently Different offers a store concept that brings the core advantages of online shopping to brick and mortar fashion stores: larger assortment, easier navigation, more convenience and more privacy. For this, Apparently Different relies on a new store design, a true multi-channel experience as well as automation in logistics. By delivering a superior but also cost-efficient shopping solution this concept allows retailers to better satisfy their customers’ needs, to increase store profitability and to push online sales.

Founders: Dr. Dorian Freudenreich, Dr. Daniel Welberts Website: www.apparently-different.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Apparently-Different Contact: info@apparently-different.com

Book A Street Artist

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Meet undiscovered talents! At 'Book a Street Artist' we match you with unique artists to bring a wow-factor to your event. Together with artists, we curate a marketplace with outstanding graffiters, musicians, circus acts and many others who have already been booked by companies and private art-lovers from all over the world.

Founders: Charlotte Specht, Mario Rueda Website: http://bookastreetartist.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bookastreetartist Twitter: https://twitter.com/bookastrartist Instagram: instagram.com/bookastreetartistLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/book-a-street-artist Angel List: https://angel.co/book-a-street-artist

Careship

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Careship - the most amazing care when you cannot be there. Careship is the most transparent and convenient online marketplace for in-home senior care. We give you simple access to qualified and certified care professionals, while focusing on the best possible relationship between your loved one and her caregiver.

Founders: Antonia Albert, Nikolaus Albert Website: www.careship.de Facebook: www.facebook.com/careship2015 Contact: info@careship.de

gallereplay

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gallereplay is a marketplace and agency for cinemagraphs - a new type of digital photo in which selected movement occurs, best described as a “living photograph.” This eye-catching new medium is an effective advertising tool, that can also be used by publishers for digital storytelling. Via gallereplay, customers can easily license stock cinemagraphs or hire creators to produce content customized to their needs.

Founders: Lydia Dietsch, Marco Woldt Website: www.gallereplay.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/gallereplay Twitter: @gallereplay Instagram: @gallereplay Contact: hello@gallereplay.com

nesthub

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nesthub is dating for landlords and prospective tenants. Landlords, private and professional players alike, define their perfect tenant who is matched with the profiles of our users. Thereby we can connect suitable flats and tenants much faster than ever before. You want a relaxed experience finding a new flat or tenant - Start nesthubbing!

Founders: Denis Berkovich, Holger Grüneberg, Marcin Zielinski Website: https://nesthub.de Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Nesthub.RE Twitter: https://twitter.com/nesthub Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/nesthub Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGU3KrS8JDl8Ox2Iz11rVbg Contact: info@nesthub.de / +49 30 88 722 819

Rentse

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Rentse is an online booking platform that matches freelancers, homeworkers and other professionals with their ideal temporary work space.

Founders: Avishay Ben Zaken, Oded Shaashoua, Aharon Amram Website: rentse.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/Rentse.spaces Twitter: www.twitter.com/rentse_spaces Contact: contact@Rentse.com

Storeness

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Retailers and companies use Storeness to meet their operational goals of growth, profit and revenue by telling the retailer what each individual customer is willing to pay. Based on a general intelligence algorithm the software increased the profit of Amazon merchants by 74% on average, which outperformed the current market leader by eleven times.

Founders: Michael Hirn, Maximilian Goisser Website: storeness.de Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/storeness Twitter: https://twitter.com/mjhirn Linkedin: https://www.facebook.com/storeness Angel List: https://angel.co/storeness

Artist in Residence

Daniel

Daniel

Daniel Rode is the Resident Artist of Batch VII. His conceptual art project is called DAS WORT DER WOCHE / THE WORD OF THE WEEK. Every week he will publish a word/sentence/phrase from inside the accelerator. Check the LED Screen on top of Springer tower, the flag on top of the accelerator building or visit his website.

http://wortderwoche.danielrode.dehttp://www.danielrode.dehttps://www.facebook.com/daniel.rode.779mail@danielrode.de