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Apr 2019

PANALIS Solutions is the Startup of the Month in April

Shortly before the holidays, we present the next Startup of the Month: PANALIS Solutions has developed an intelligent Saas software platform for issue and stakeholder management in political affairs. In the future, it will even be possible to assign probabilities of occurrence to certain scenarios. In our interview, the founder Reza Eshtiagh tells us what exciting developments the company has already gone through and why he is still loyal to his hometown.

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Mar 2019

Event: Building Bridges on March 28th

(No-)Brexit, Europe, Innovation? And what do these topics mean for startups and industry in Frankfurt? The bridge will be built by Frankfurt Forward on March 28th at 7 p.m. together with Dr. Daniel Röder (Founder, Pulse of Europe), Christina Kraus (Co-Founder, Meshcloud), Eric-Jan Krausch (Founder, Acomodeo), Rainer Hetzer (Head of Human Relations and Member of the Management Board of the Chassis & Safety Division, Continental AG) and Dr. Thorsten Pötter (Chief Digital Officer, SAMSON AG).

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Mar 2019

CargoSteps is Startup of the Month in March

CargoSteps convinced the Frankfurt Forward jury in March and received the titel Startup of the Month. The startup helps forwarders and carriers to better utilize their vehicle capacities and enables cross-company shipment tracking. In an interview with Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder Murat Karakaya, we wanted to learn more about the foundation, the team and its most important lessons learned.

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Feb 2019

meshcloud is Startup of the Month

meshcloud was awarded the title Startup of the Month by the Frankfurt Forward Jury this month. The startup reduces cloud complexity - the biggest challenge of cloud transformation - and prepares companies for the use of new technologies. In an interview with co-founder Christina, we asked how the company was founded, what experiences have shaped mehscloud the most and what the entrepreneur would like to share with other founders.

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