start-up

Loyalty & Long-term Employment

Todd Andrews (M15) and Fernando Orozco (M17) talked about their experiences on the German job market during an MBA Alumni Talk. Todd is originally from Australia and works as Senior Risk Operations Officer at EEC….


From HHL to the Startup Melting pot on the Spree River

More and more HHL alumni pursue a career in the biggest German startup hub Berlin. The strategic orientation of HHL predestines its students and graduates for an entrepreneurial career. Berlin is a founder metropolis for…


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…


HHL Offers new Program for Potential Female Entrepreneurs

Starting in October 2017, HHL will offer a special semester-long program designed to support female entrepreneurs from the MINT sectors on their way to their own company. Each semester up to seven women will be…


Networking, Entrepreneurial Spirit & BBQ

Start-up Career Fair @HHL September 19,  2017 The Start-up Career Fair is the perfect opportunity for upcoming HHL graduates to experience a unique entrepreneurial spirit and to get in contact with HHL alumni, who successfully…


Put an Emphasis on Impact Investing

On October 05, the Leipzig Impact Finance Day on the topic Impact Investing is taking place for the first time With the Leipzig Impact Finance Day, the cooperation between HHL – Leipzig Graduate School of…


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…


An Amazing Experience, Which Catapulted Ahead My Career

HHL full-time MBA alumnus Sharique Husain: “It was my experience at HHL and in Berlin that really prepared me for an international career” After completing his Master studies at HHL, Sharique joined the Berlin based…


The Paradise Tree

Written by Mariia Neschetna THE PARADISE TREE is the result of a project started during the Business Plan Seminar at HHL Graduate School of Management. The project team consists of five members that perfectly support…


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…


3 Key Points to Improve the Digital Economy in Germany

Prof. Dr. Tobias Kollmann, holder of the Chair of E-Business and E-Entrepreneurship at the University of Duisburg-Essen, serial entrepreneur, investor, and chairman of the advisory board “Young Digital Economy” of Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economics…


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…


Start-ups and large companies – a basis for fruitful cooperation?

“Cooperations between start-ups and large companies: hype or savior?” – referring to this question, Dr. Christian Comberg, post-doctoral researcher at CLIC (Center for Leading Innovation & Cooperation), opened the 8th Innovation Factory Economy in Dresden…


Public Value Seminar for start-ups at HHL

EY (Ernst & Young) and HHL invite interested entrepreneurs to the first Public Value for start-ups Lab @ HHL on April 27, 2017, from 1 to 6 p.m. at HHL in Leipzig. The exclusive seminar is…


Venture Capital Club

Written by Lukas Zechel HHL Venture Capital Club is a platform for HHL students to gain knowledge about approaches in funding and financing of start-ups and small-size companies. After some years of rather small internal events the initiative is now changing this appearance and…