HHL founders

Constantin Eis: The lord of the dreams

Constantin Eis makes sure that the Germans are getting better sleep: Last year, the HHL alumnus became the new Global Managing Director and co-founder of mattress start-up Casper. Sleeping comfort is a science in itself….


Lukasz Gadowski: The Serial Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur, business angel, and investor, Lukasz Gadowski (40) is one of HHL’s best-known alumnus. Setting up his first business in the university’s cellar during the semester break, he is a great inspiration for many young…


Kisura Featured in the Financial Times

CONGRATULATIONS from HHL on the featuring of Kisura in the Financial Times…   “Kisura has been built on the foundation of our training at HHL since day one. Business responsibility, the right sense and the…


Sustainable Business Ideas Dominate

More than 200 guests from Germany and abroad attended the 4th HHL International Investors Day on June 13/14, 2017 hosted by Germany’s leading entrepreneurial university. This unique event brought together founders with potential investors, established…


Start-Up Funding Made Easy

In addition to a good, feasible idea, the raising of capital is the largest part of every business plan: Founders have a substantial number of options to obtain money for their start-ups. Dr. Dorian Proksch,…


Call for Applications to HHL Best Founders Award

You have a great business idea and want to attract money to implement the idea? On the HHL International Investors Day on June 14, 2017, in Leipzig, you have the chance to pitch to a…



HHL Founders: “Entrepreneurs Need Role Models”

The 35-year-old Christopher Muhr is involved in the used car market. He co-founded the start-up Auto1 which now employs over 2,000 people in 24 countries.         At the Accelerate@HHL conference he spoke…


HHL Founders: “Unleash your inner entrepreneur”

At the annual Accelerate Conference, HHL alumni and successful entrepreneur Lukasz Gadowski (39) gave a refreshing lecture about his visions regarding things like free and clean energy for everybody or weather machines. After founding Spreadshirt…