News of the WHU World of Start-ups

Tuesday, 04. July 2017

Five Questions for Lumizil

Lumizil is an online lamp shop that was founded in 2014 by WHU alumna Lena Schaumann. The company is based in Berlin, where eleven employees currently work for Lumizil. The Lumizil website is...


Tuesday, 06. June 2017

Introducing the Founder of

In an interview, WHU MBA alumnus Jay Habib discusses his start-up, – a browser extension for a universal shopping cart.


Wednesday, 14. June 2017

Five Questions for audibene

Dr. Vietor, your company, audibene, entered the hearing aid industry in 2012. At the time, the market was considered impossible to digitalize. Why did you decide on this industry, and how did you...


Thursday, 18. May 2017

Lessons from the Startup Nation Israel

“Startup Week” in Düsseldorf: Israeli Ambassador spoke at the “WHU Entrepreneurship Roundtable”


Friday, 24. February 2017

Ranking: WHU is Top University for Founders

In the current “Gründungsradar” list of company startups issued by the German business-community initiative known as the “Stifterverband”, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management finished...


Thursday, 09. February 2017

WHU Teams Win HAHN Startup Idea Competition

The HAHN Startup Idea Competition provided the opportunity for 26 teams made up of students, young founders and experienced entrepreneurs to present their already founded or prospective startup...


Thursday, 02. February 2017

"Unicorn Founders" Graduated from WHU

In a recent article published by Business Insider, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management was listed as one of only 15 international colleges, which educated founders of startups worth at least a...