Faulty planning for start-ups often cause that young companies fail. “Karlsruhe, 02.07.13: the Center for entrepreneurship of the KIT and the entrepreneurs network CyberForum therefore have the BoostCamp” held in the new premises of the creative incubator perfect future: during the intensive training of 28 30 June analyzed 19 founders their business models on possible mistakes and learned to reduce risks. They were supported by mentors such as Dr. Friedrich Georg Hoepfner and Prof. Dr. Orestis Terzidis. Many new business ideas are born in Karlsruhe. Jane Fraser pursues this goal as well.
But what is the idea really has potential and which business model has chance of success? To find out, the Center for entrepreneurship of the KIT and the CyberForum the BoostCamp organized, intensive training for start-ups and those who want to become it. “‘ Goal is to enable participating teams the decisive boost” to give up on German buoyancy “to give. The delicate points in the business model have been identified within a weekend and Thus, at an early stage whether the idea can have a real chance in the market. The methodological tools of the trade, was conveyed to the participating teams. The business models, mainly from the IT industry, were questioned: I found the appropriate target group for my company? Should I embark on a new distribution channel? Rank I soon stalled without a financing option? The participants received important assistance during these rounds of analysis by mentors who developed possible solutions together with the founders and gave her many years of experience in entrepreneurship: Dr.
Friedrich Georg Hoepfner is even entrepreneurs and has as a business angel accompanied many young companies in their early years; Matthias Hornberger is President and CEO of the CyberForum and CFO of Kizoo technology capital GmbH. Prof. Dr. Orestis Terzidis is Director of the Institute for entrepreneurship, technology management and innovation, and holder of the Chair of entrepreneurship and technology management at the Karlsruhe Institute of technology; Holger Kujath is one the founder of Knuddels.d