Startup Digest FrankfurtRheinMain — Issue #22 👻 👻 👻 Halloween edition

Dear Readers, FrankfurtRheinMain Friends, Startuppers, Innovators, Disruptors, Creators, and Passionate people about our #FrankfurtValley,

First things first, congratulations to the winner of Frankfurter Gründerpreis 2020 — Raumvonwert! 🥳 Announced last night!

As we reach week #44 of the year my highlights for things happening in the ecosystem goes to the following:

Wrapping up — News curated for you:

  • Accelerators: Collaboration with Microsoft for Startups: Videoboost secures a place in Microsoft’s startups
  • Newcomers: Agicap — From Lyon to Frankfurt — NDC-GARBE ROLLS OUT ITS FIRST PROJECT IN HANAU
  • Deals: FINVIA starts successfully on the market as the progressive multi-family office
  • Highlight: Meet a Founder: Sebastian Wuerz and Hermina Deiana
  • Ecosystem: Check the video of FRANKFURT FORWARD: Politicians Pitch II Frankfurt x Tallinn — Find the Poster It takes a region to raise a startup.

And no tricks or surprises🦇 , just the usual great job opportunities, and more tips on future events and extra content as a treat. 🍬

Find it all below ⬇️ and try to enjoy the Halloween spirit this week 🎃🎃🎃

🗞️ Articles and News🕯️

Agicap — From Lyon to Frankfurt
Agicap — From Lyon to Frankfurt Let´s start with the basics: Agicap was founded in Lyon in 2016 and is a leading FinTech in the field of liquidity planning. The company offers […]


Hessischer Gründerpreis 2020: List of the finalists of Hessian Founder’s

The List of the finalists Hessian Founder’s Prize 2020 in four categories was announced and Food and IT are the


FINVIA starts successfully on the market as the progressive multi-family
The founders behind FINVIA (from left to right): Hanna Cimen (COO), Christian Neuhaus (CCO), Valentin Bohländer (CPO), Marc Sonnleitner (CLO), Torsten Murke (CEO) and Reinhard Panse (CIO) FINVIA, the most progressive […]

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One year after joining forces NDC-GARBE Data Centers Europe rolls out its first project. Focusing on the European market, its first project is going vertical for a 10.000m2 data center in […]

Collaboration with Microsoft for Startups: Videoboost secures a place in Microsoft’s
Collaboration with Microsoft for Startups: Videoboost secures a place in Microsoft’s startup program The digital company videoboost has been included in the ranks of promising startups that are managed & promoted […]


Learn “machine learning” and change the world
TechQuartier’s Bootcamp on Artificial Intelligence puts people first From November 9th there will be a new address in Frankfurt aM when it comes to artificial intelligence and machine learning: AiTalents is […]

Meet a Founder: Sebastian Wuerz
Today we are lucky to interview Sebastian Wuerz — Co-Founder & CEO at homefully — a prominent leader in the European Co-Living industry. We discussed several topics, from his founder journey to Hauptbanhof reviews, […]


The motto of the tomato sauce producer Hermina Deiana: Less is more
Hermina Deianas Business consists of two tomato sauces, a mild and a spicy variant. Who is the woman who inspires star and professional chefs, food experts and consumers alike with […]

📽️ Some videos and podcasts: 💀

📅 Upcoming Handpicked Events🕷️

Gründen, Fördern, Wachsen — Gründen &
Lass Dich inspirieren von erfolgreichen Gründern und Unternehmern und lern deren Herausforderungen und Erfolgsrezepte kennen.

Fuckup Nights |
De Fuckup Nights sind eine globale Bewegung. Hier werden berufliche Misserfolge geteilt, hinterfragt und zelebriert. Bei jeder Veranstaltung haben wir 3 Speaker, welche uns im Pecha-Kucha Präsentationsstil (10 Bilder und 7 Minuten) ihren Misserfolg präsentieren.

ActInSpace Germany || An international innovation contest lead by CNES and
Participants unite for 24-hours to solve one of the contest’s challenges. Challenge based on patent look to use space technologies to benefit our everyday live


groundr Pitch Night Tickets, Mo, 02.11.2020 um 18:00 Uhr |
Eventbrite — groundr e.V. präsentiert groundr Pitch Night — Montag, 2. November 2020, Kurhaus, Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, HE.. Informieren Sie sich über das Event und darüber, wie Sie an Tickets gelangen.

🐦 Some tweets…🕸️

👔 Job Opportunities 🌕

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Das Fraunhofer SIT gehört zu den führenden Forschungsinstituten im Bereich der Cybersicherheit. Wir entwickeln innovative Cybersicherheitslösungen und kooperieren hierfür mit exzellenten Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftlern vieler Hochschulen aus dem In- und Ausland sowie mit Partnern aus der Industrie und aus Behörden.

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Job Application for Production Operation Manager (m/f/d) at

Head of Marketing —
Responsibilities: — Craft strategies for all Marketing teams, including Digital, Advertising, Communications and Creative — Prepare and manage monthly, quarterly and annual budgets for the Marketing department — Set, monitor and report on team goals — Design branding, positioning […]


Projektmanager Wirtschafts- und Regionalforschung (m/w/d)
Die HA Hessen Agentur GmbH ist die Dienstleistungsgesellschaft des Landes. Wir setzen Projekte, Kampagnen und Förder­aktivitä­ten um und fungieren zudem als Berater und “Thinktank”.

🤓 Good to know ☠️

German Valley: Fraunhofer IML presents the first prototype of the “Blockchain Device”
Document logistics online and book legally secure: Fraunhofer IML presents the first prototype of the “Blockchain Device” that opens a new chapter in logistics. With the “Blockchain Device”, scientists from […]

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Germany′s Frankfurt facing massive banking job cuts due to pandemic: study
Banks in Frankfurt, Germany’s financial hub, are facing major job losses due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study. The city appears to be struggling to tempt financiers from London despite Brexit.

How VCs Evaluate Your Video Call Pitch | by Martin Delaney | Founders’ Hustle |
Pitching VCs remotely using video conferencing software such as Zoom, Google Hangouts, and Skype has been a fairly common practice for startup founders for years. While the concept is nothing new…

👋 Closing notes😈

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👨‍💻 Pedro Ferreira 🚀

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🤳 Photo Highlight👻

Happy Halloween

Editor in chief of FRANKFURT VALLEY