Tag: startups

Communication is everything! – The speech therapy app developers Neolexon at WERK1

We need to talk. All of us. Speaking is our connection to the world. But for many people this is “easier said than done”. How important this is for our everyday lives is particularly noticeable when, for example, a stroke causes our ability to speak to be lost and we have to struggle our way back into the world of acoustic communication. The WERK1-Startup Neolexon helps – with the most modern speech therapy app on…Read more

Limehome – A WERK1 Startup Revolutionizes the Hotel Industry

Anyone who is on business from time to time knows the problem: If the population of the city visited falls below 700,000, the hotel landscape quickly looks gloomy. What is available is expensive and often not convincing from a qualitative and aesthetic point of view. The WERK1 startup Limehome solves this problem. SPARE HOME INSTEAD OF HOTEL Limehome offers business travellers and tourists fully equipped apartments as a feel-good alternative to an impersonal hotel. Thanks…Read more

ArtMasters at WERK1 – From management consultant to the host of creative events

In WERK1 they are the “colourful bird” among the start-ups, in real life Alexander Eloe and Oliver Breiter and their team bring colour into the everyday life of many people who want to change the way they work, organize team events and the like: With so-called “paint parties”. The ArtMasters are probably the only startup in WERK1 that knows painting and creative techniques very well. And that although the founders themselves have no artistic background…Read more

INSURTECHHUB MUNICH STARTS FOURTH EDITION OF W1 FORWARD INSURTECH ACCELERATOR

Starting now, applications are being taken for InsurTech Hub Munich’s W1 Forward InsurTech Accelerator until 7thMarch 2019. Existing since 2015, the eight-weeks program is designed for early-stage cross-industry international startups that want to make an impact on the insurance business with their digital solutions. It includes workshops, one-on-one mentoring and coaching sessions. Startups are assisted in becoming experts in insurance and turning  validated entrepreneurial ideas market- and investor-ready, building pilots with InsurTech Hub Munich’s (ITHM) corporate members. “We’re looking…Read more

THANKS FOR AN AMAZING YEAR 2018 – WE’RE LOOKING FORWARD TO MORE ADVENTURES

A great year is coming to an end for all of us at WERK1: 29 new startups moved in over the year and the number of coworkers more than doubled in just one year from 74 to 130. Thanks to the new Slack Channel and a freelancer platform, both sides profit more from each other than ever before. With a new coworking space and Office RnD as a tool, we have put the infrastructure on a completely new…Read more

Demo Day at WERK1: Nine startups present their vision for a modern insurance industry

9 Start-ups. Rund 60 Mentoren. 13 Versicherungspartner. 8 Wochen. Man könnte es fast als ein kleines Boot-Camp der Startup-Szene bezeichnen, was sich in den letzten Wochen hier in den Räumen des WERK1 abgespielt hat. Das Ergebnis: Neun innovative Lösungen, welche die Zukunft der digitalen Versicherungsindustrie vorantreiben könnten. Mit den Live-Präsentationen der internationalen Teams endet erfolgreich der dritte Batch des W1>> InsurTech Accelerator.

FIRST DIGITAL HEALTH ACCELERATOR IN MUNICH FROM ROCHE, WERK1 AND PLUG AND PLAY

Basierend auf dem erfolgreichen Start des Future X Healthcare Events, das von Roche im November 2017 initiiert wurde, haben wir das KnowHow von Roche, einem der führenden Unternehmen der Gesundheitsbranche, mit den Erfahrungen vom WERK1 und Plug and Play, dem weltweit größten Anbieter von Accelerator-Programmen kombiniert und einen neuen Accelerator für Digital Health im WERK1 etabliert.

DIGITAL HEALTH MEETS INSURTECH – MEET THE ARCHITECTS OF OUR FUTURE HEALTHSYSTEM

It’s not often that we start sweating before an event. But for the event “InsurTech meets Digital Health” we were pleasantly surprised at first by the number of registrations, but in the meantime we were afraid that we would not be able to offer space to all interested parties. In the end, however, we presented ourselves once again in WERK1 as a competent host. INSURTECH MEETS DIGITAL HEALTH But from the very beginning, InsurTech and…Read more