About the initiative

To inspire an entrepreneurial mindset among our future leaders

The WHU Entrepreneurship Roundtable is a platform to discuss ideas, gain valuable business skills and receive expert advice on start-ups and the entrepreneurial journey. We want to connect MBA students with entrepreneurial institutions within WHU network as well as the German start-up network – Founders, VCs, etc.

Go with us through each step of the entrepreneurial journey to be ready for your challenges after the MBA – regardless of an entrepreneurial or corporate career!

  1. Opportunities & Product Market Fit
  2. Team & Skills Buidling
  3. Business & Pitch Planning
  4. Prototyping
  5. Pitching
  6. Funding

Our team:

Aniruddh Goteti
Aniruddh Goteti
Fiola Aranha
Fiola Aranha
David Jaramillo
David Jaramillo
Head of Marketing
Stephanie Ebert
Stephanie Ebert
Head of Operations
Shreya Mitra
Shreya Mitra
Head of Partnerships & Collaboration
Omar Fathallah
Omar Fathallah
Head of Sponsorships

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Do you want to be part of ER?

We are always looking for volunteers and future potential board members.
Get in touch with us if you are interested or would like further information on any of our events.
We are also open to other forms of corporation with various institutions/parties and would love to hear from you.
If you are interested, please contact us.

Snippets of our past events:

Mobile Banks and FinTech Startups: Transforming Financial Markets

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 in Düsseldorf:

Following the success of our event on the future of mobility in December 2018, we held this conference on the developments on the financial markets.

Once again we were able to attract an interesting line-up to offer our participants the perspective of startups, traditional banks and politicians who shared their insights. We covered upcoming trends and technologies and their impact on traditional banks, Banking Startups and InsureTech Startups.

Check out our speakers to see the amazing line up that took part in our event.


Shaping the future of mobility – How will the future of mobility look like?

Friday, 7 December 2018 in Düsseldorf:

After the overwhelming success of our event in summer 2018, we went back to present a deep dive on the topic of mobility.

We have invited a number of internationally renowned speakers, including corporate executives, successful entrepreneurs and experienced investors. Our speakers provided their insights into the future of mobility. We focused on the topics of electrification, connectivity, autonomous driving, and vertical mobility. We discussed upcoming trends and how corporates evaluate these investment opportunities.