Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE) Hessstr. 89
80797 Munich

T: 089 1265 3200

Prof. Dr. Klaus Sailer CEO

T: 089 1265 3211

Linkedin klaus.sailer@sce.de

Prof. Dr. Klaus Sailer is professor for Entrepreneurship at the Munich University of Applied Sciences and CEO of the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE). He is a co-founder and on the board of the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie and is also on the board of Munich Network. Klaus Sailer is spokesman for the think tank "Denkfabrik Gründerhochschulen"as well as part of the think tank HEInnovate.

Klaus Sailer holds a Ph.D. in physics from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, and did his Ph.D. at the Research Center for Environment and Health. At Infineon AG, he was responsible for project management and marketing of new semiconductor technologies. In 2000, he co-founded a communication technologies company with partners in the area as its chairman. He successfully established this company as a major market player, and was able to realize his innovative ideas further with various start-up teams.

His main research topics are in innovation process, business modelling, networking, co-creation and societal innovations.

Barbara Mämpel Executive Assistance

T: 089 1265 3210

barbara.maempel@sce.de

Anyone contacting the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship will first meet Barbara Mämpel as their contact person. As administrative manager and assistant to the management, she takes care of the entire office area in addition to administrative tasks and relieves the management of all business projects. 
She gained her professional experience, among other things, through her many years as a sales and marketing assistant in a plastics processing company and as an office manager in the property management and real estate industry in the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Madeleine Shinada Office-& Teammanager

T: 089 1265 3270

Linkedin madeleine.shinada@sce.de

Madeleine Shinada ist seit März 2018 am Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship für das Office- und Teammanagement zuständig. Zuvor war sie in einer Beratungsfirma für betrieblichen Umweltschutz sowohl in der Beratung als auch in der Verwaltung tätig. Madeleine Shinada studierte Japanologie an der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in München und erwarb einen MBA an der Kellogg School of Management.

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Maximilian Appel Internationalisation

T: 089 1265 3200

Linkedin maximilian.appel@sce.de

Maximilian joined the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship in August 2020. He started his SCE career as an intern in the new venture program. In addition to working with the start-up coaches, his responsibilities included participating in and co-organizing some (online) events such as the Innovation-Café. He also supported the accelerator program DICA during his time at SCE. 
Following his time in startup support, he moved to the qualification department as a working student until the end of 2021. There he supported the core team in day-to-day business, such as video production of image videos and social media. Furthermore, he supported the preparation and implementation of larger events. 
In 2022, he changed departments again and is currently working as a working student in internationalization. There, he is primarily driving the development and integration of various stakeholders into the new SCE community platform (Start for Future).

Tim Bender New Venture Program

T: 089 1265 3200

tim.bender@sce.de

Tim joined the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship in February 2022 as a startup support intern. In addition to working with the Start-Up Coaches, his responsibilities include participating and co-organizing the Innovation Café and also supporting the Precelerator program during his time at SCE. He studies business administration at the University of Applied Sciences Munich and is currently in his 4th semester.

Anne Doerner Social Entrepreneurship Akademie (SEA)
Start-up consulting

T: 089 1265 3285

Linkedin anne.doerner@seakademie.de

Since 2011, Anne Doerner is in charge of the areas of start-up support and Corporate Social Responsibility at SEA. A trained industrial engineer, she worked for many years at Siemens as a Marketing Manager on international projects. In 2003, she became acquainted with the CSR initiative startsocial and since then has worked to pass on her knowledge to social projects. In 2008, she started her own business as a consultant in strategic marketing, innovation and entrepreneurship. Parallel to her consultancy, she also implemented her own social projects and experimented with new working concepts within self-organizing networks. Anne has long been focused on identifying the success factors for innovation processes in social intra- and entrepreneurship.

“SEA is truly close to my heart and is, to me, the place to be for inventing the future yourself. Social Entrepreneurship is an essential component of moving the world forward, but it is not enough for there to simply be entrepreneurship in the name. At SEA, we are reinventing ourselves daily, and this spirit of reinvention fascinates me.”

Julia Dorsch Internationalisation

T: 089 1265 3235

Linkedin julia.dorsch@sce.de

Julia has been working at SCE since July 2020 and is involved in various projects. Currently, she is focused on the eBridge Project and is responsible for maintaining the online platform that helps build up the international network. Besides this, she supports the THEI2.0 Project.
Julia grew up in the United States and graduated from the University of Georgia in May, where she studied International Business and Management.

Morten Edzards International Projects
Entrepreneurship Education

T: 089 1265 3244

Linkedin morten.edzards@sce.de

Morten Edzards joined the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship in spring 2015. He is a fulltime member of the SCE qualification team and the program manager of the Bavaria Israel Partnership Accelerator (BIPA). In this and other educational formats and workshops, he uses co-creation, innovation methods such as design thinking and real time innovation, and brings together national and international stakeholders. For several years, he accompanied Start-Up League teams as a member of the start-up support team at SCE, supervised EXIST applications and was responsible for the management of the incubator at the Munich University of Applied Sciences. Morten holds a Master's degree in Political Science and History from the University of Heidelberg and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. The focus of his studies was Israel and the Middle East. During his studies and afterwards, he worked in a management consulting firm with a focus on change management.

Dr. Malaika Fischer Senior lecturer e-learning with focus on digital media production

T: 089 1265 3277

malaika.fischer@sce.de

Since mid-April 2022, Malaika Fischer has been senior consultant for e-learning in the AGORA project, which is funded by the DAAD to expand the range of digital courses in the context of entrepreneurship in the areas of health, AI and energy.

After the bachelor's degree, she did a master's degree and a PHD at JLU Giessen and the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm. Malaika then headed the research and development department of a private brewery for 10 years and was able to gain a lot of experience in interdisciplinary project management, innovation and creative tools as well as intrapreneurship. She was also allowed to accompany the digital transformation of the family business, which inspired her to do the MBA degree "Digital Transformation", which she is currently studying on the side.

Andreas Gattner Communication

T: 089 1265 3275

Linkedin andreas.gattner@sce.de

Andreas joined the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship in November 2019 in the area of communication, focusing on social media. His tasks include the editing and project management of ex- and internal marketing, PR and communication measures, the creation and support of online offers, and within the SCE event management, the organization of the E'ship Day.

Andreas studied Social Sciences (B.A.) with a minor in Media and Communication at the University of Augsburg.

Prof. Dr. Herbert Gillig Head of New Venture Program

T: 089 1265 3218

herbert.gillig@sce.de

Prof. Dr. Herbert Gillig is professor for Entrepreneurship at the Munich University of Applied Sciences and responsible for the New Venture Program at the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE). He is active in the “Denkfabrik Gründerhochschule” and is a member of the board of GründerRegioM.

Herbert holds a diploma in Business Administration and Engineering (Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing.) and an MBA & Eng. from the Munich University of Applied Sciences and the Grenoble Ecole de Management (France). He subsequently completed a PhD in Innovation Management at EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht. He has gained professional experience as a startup consultant and project manager at SCE GmbH, where he built up the New Venture Program and contributed significantly to the development of the SCE as a whole. He was also active as an entrepreneur himself, and was able to gain valuable experience by implementing his own business ideas and working as a consultant in IT and organization.

His main focus is on the areas of open innovation, effectuation, business models and innovation processes in start-ups.

Selected publications (many of them as full texts) are available at researchgate.

Michael Hack Head of Corporate Development

T: +49 89 1265 3236

M: +49 174 8386565

Linkedin michael.hack@sce.de

Michael Hack, Dipl.Wirt.Ing., is head of Corporate Development at the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE).

Michael graduated as an industrial engineer from Stuttgart Media University. After many years as an entrepreneur in the printing industry, he sold his printing companies in order to look for new challenges. He is now focused on promoting education, training, innovation and entrepreneurship. In his own management consultancy for strategy and marketing, he helped young entrepreneurs and start-ups.

With publications in leading printing magazines and print media issues in the field and as an expert in strategy and marketing, he has an established reputation in the printing industry. He is also a speaker at conferences and events.

Michael's main areas of focus are the promotion of economic relationships, the sponsors and patrons of the University of Applied Sciences in Munich and the development of a new culture of education.

Jérôme Hamacher New Venture Program
Head of DICA

T: 089 1265 3214

Linkedin jerome.hamacher@sce.de

Jérôme Hamacher is part of the new venture team at the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE). He is advising founders and the teams of the Start-up-League at our incubator.

Jérôme Hamacher graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and the European Business School Program from Reutlingen University and NEOMA Business School in Reims.

Before joining the SCE, Jérôme Hamacher built up the German subsidiary of the French start-up Volfoni (3D specialist for cinema) and he was in charge of setting up group wide operational structures and procedures in product-development, marketing and sales. He can share his own start-up experience with our teams as he has co-founded an investor and start-up consultancy focused on business due diligence and business planning in the media industry. He has also co-founded the stereo 3D film production company Virtual Experience. On top of this experience he is also trainer for Cash-Flow Modeling for Project Finance. An expertise he gained while working with HypoVereinsbank’s Global Project Finance Telecom Team.

Andreas Hammerl Startup- & Co-Creation Manager

T: 089 1265 3225

Linkedin andreas.hammerl@sce.de

Andreas Hammerl is as Start-up & Co-Creation Manager at SCE responsible for national and international projects since May 2020. His focus lies on the establishment of a sustainable Co-Creation framework to accelerate collaboration and innovativeness between new and existing start-ups, industry partners, investors and other entities across Europe and beyond.

Prior to work at SCE, Andreas worked as a project & business development manager on EU funded projects and events to accelerate SMEs through investor and B2B matching in Europe. As a business advisor and coach, he supported Start-ups in defining/improving their “Business Model Strategy” to access private or public funding.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in “Industrial Engineering and Management” from the Management Center Innsbruck (MCI) and a master’s degree in “Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship” from the University of Porto (FEUP).

Michael Hauck Internationalisation

T: 089 1265 3200

Linkedin michael.hauck@sce.de

Michael joined the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship in mid-September 2021. After his internship in the area of start-up support, in which he worked with the start-up coaches and also participated in and co-organized the Innovation Café, he switched to the area of internationalization as a working student. His main tasks are the development and support of the Start for Future (SFF) community platform and its social media presence.

He studies Management of Social Innovations at the University of Applied Sciences Munich and is currently writing his bachelor thesis.

Moritz Hoffmann Qualification
Lead APE & Executive Education

T: 089 1265 3213

Linkedin moritz.hoffmann@sce.de

Moritz Hoffmann joined the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship in the summer of 2015. First, he was responsible as a founding consultant and start-up coach for the care of various teams in the start-up league. At the end of 2017, he became head of the Academic Program for Entrepreneurship and Executive Education. He uses his own experience from founding two companies. Moritz holds a M.Sc. in Finance & Controlling at the University of Applied Sciences Munich and previously studied International Marketing (B.Sc.) at the University of Applied Sciences Pforzheim and International Business (B.A.) at the ESCEM Paris - Tours - Poitiers. In addition, he sits on the advisory board of various start-ups, is on the road as a coach of various start-up formats and supervises further projects at the SCE.

Jana Hollmann New Venture Program

T: 089 1265 3238

Linkedin jana.hollmann@sce.de

Jana has been part of the new ventures programme at the Strascheg Center of Entrepreneurship (SCE) since December 2020. As a start-up consultant, she works with founders and advises start-up teams of the start-up-league.

At the monthly Innovation Café, Jana brings enterprising students, alumni and those interested in founding a company together with start-ups, companies and experts and invites them to network and exchange ideas. In addition, she supports those interested in founding and start-up teams with workshops on topics such as communication and cooperation in their personal development.

Jana previously founded Jakale and, as a systemic consultant and workshop facilitator, has supported founders, start-ups and medium-sized companies in finding solutions to their challenges. Jana studied business administration in Ingolstadt and has continued their studies as systemic consultant, business coach and Trainer as well as SCRUM Master and Product Owner.

Dirk Hoppe Head of Communications

T: 089 1265 3237

M: +49 15114466089

Linkedin dirk.hoppe@sce.de

Dirk Hoppe, M.A. has been working for the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship since November 2011. He is in charge of communications, marketing and public relations. Dirk previously worked in marketing for the Munich-based publishing house Piper Verlag. As an Officer of Marketing & Communications, he was responsible for public relations at the Hubert Burda Foundation. In various projects and freelance positions in Germany and overseas, he has significant experience working for publishing houses and NGOs.

Dirk holds a Masters in Communication Science, and completed his postgraduate studies in Book Science at Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich.

Giorgi Japaridze Project Manager Internationalisation

T: 089 1265 3263

Linkedin giorgi.japaridze@sce.de

Giorgi Japaridze joined the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship in April 2022, working as an International Project Manager. He is mainly responsible for driving the overall front and backstage processes of the Start for Future Program, including but not limited by stakeholder management, strategy development and administration, business development, budget management, project/sub-project planning and execution.

Before joining the SCE team, he worked and gathered experiences from different business fields and positions. He is a seasoned manager with experience in B2B and B2C marketing, strategy consulting, sales and marketing. His career path includes positions such as Sales & Marketing Manager, Project Manager, Operations Manager, and Project & Procurement Manager. Among others he has also tried himself as an entrepreneur, establishing and successfully running his own start-up.

Giorgi obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economic & Business Administration from “Tbilisi State University” (TSU) and a Master’s degree (M.Sc.) in Economies & International Management from “Leibniz University of Hannover”. He is currently pursuing his third Master’s degree in “Philosophy of Science and Sociology”.

Julian Kern Expert Prototyping Linkedin julian.kern@sce.de
Johanna Kobilke Education
Program Manager
Real Projects

T: 089 1265 3247

Linkedin johanna.kobilke@sce.de

Johanna is the program manager at SCE responsible for the Real Projects as well as the "Entrepreneurship certificate" of the Hochschule München. Every semester, she organizes and accompanies various entrepreneurship seminars in which, in collaboration with professors, students are encouraged to think and act entrepreneurially by solving real world challenges with innovative approaches. 

Johanna holds a Master's degree in Sustainable Management from Uppsala University in Sweden and is strongly committed to a sustainable future through innovation and responsible entrepreneurship in her professional work. Prior to joining SCE, she led a teaching project focused on impact and sustainability and worked with Munich's three big universities and their incubators to strengthen Munich as an innovation hub through cross-sector collaboration. 

Martin Laarmann Head of Precelerator

T: 089 1265 3242

Linkedin martin.laarmann@sce.de

Martin Laarmann is project manager of the Precelerator Project, the "fitness studio" for innovation and entrepreneurship, prototyping and new technologies for all members of the Munich University of Applied Sciences.

The graduate engineer of architecture (TU Darmstadt) is an expert for innovation communities, innovation spaces and coworking and was, among other things, significantly responsible for the planning, development and operation of the startup center "Werk1 München". He also advised numerous state institutions, municipalities and companies such as Murnau a. Staffelsee (Murnau Innovation Quarter) and Audi AG (Audi X-LAB in Ingolstadt).

Martin is also managing director of Make Germany GmbH, a social enterprise for the promotion and networking of the Maker-Movement, which organizes Southern Germany's largest Maker Festival "MAKE MUNICH".

His focus is the promotion of the "Just-make-it" mindset, "bottom-up" entrepreneurship and creative communities.

Marlene Lux New Venture Program

T: 089 1265 3233

Linkedin marlene.lux@sce.de

Marlene Lux has been part of the start-up support team at the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE) since October 2021. As a start-up consultant, she helps people interested in founding a company and start-ups from the initial idea to market maturity. 

After her studies in Business Law (B.LL.) and Business Administration (M.Sc.) at HAW Landshut and Napier University, she worked for two years in the management consulting department of a management consultancy before founding a company in the B2B software sector.

Afterwards she completed a further education to become a start-up consultant and since then she has been advising people interested in founding a company and start-ups in the start-up promotion at the SCE. She also organizes the annual Investor Day and is responsible for the operation and further development of the incubator.

Prof. Dr. Bettina Maisch Head of Digital Teaching

T: 089 1265 3246

Linkedin bettina.maisch@sce.de

Bettina Maisch is Professor for Entrepreneurship at the Hm Hochschule München University of Applied Sciences and Head of Digital Teaching at the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE).

Bettina got two diplomas from the University of the Arts Berlin – in public and business communication as well as in electronic business. After a position as a marketing manager for the eGovernment Lab at the Fraunhofer Institute of Open Communication Systems she started her PhD at the University St. Gallen and worked at the Media and Communication Management Institute at the University. During her PhD she spent time at the Center for Design Research at Stanford University, Chair Prof. Larry Leifer, supported with a scholarship by the Swiss National Science Foundation as well as the Hasso Plattner Design Thinking Research Program. Before joining the current position, Bettina was Senior Key Expert Industrial Design Thinking at Siemens Corporate Technology (CT) in Beijing and Munich from 2012-2020, responsible for promoting customer-oriented development within the company. From January to April 2019 she went on a sabbatical at the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, Chair Prof. Henry Chesbrough, at the University of California in Berkeley.

Publications: www.researchgate.net/profile/Bettina_Maisch

Franziska Mattner Academic Research
Female Entrepreneurship & Diversity |
Podcast | E-learning

T: 089 1265 3223

Linkedin franziska.mattner@sce.de

Since 2016, Franziska Mattner has been working as a lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich. Her lectures focus on topics such as Business Model Design, Innovation, and Design Thinking. Franziska joined the SCE in January 2018 as part of the “Deep Dive” Project, a joint-program between the University & SCE to develop a MOOC and an international master program on “Entrepreneurship and Digital Transformation”. In her current PhD work she will combine her expertise and passion for innovative, digital learning formats with the research focus on ‘Female Entrepreneurship & Diversity’. Her research area centers on educational design, digital learning, entrepreneurial personality and female empowerment.

Franziska holds a Diploma in Business Administration (MUAS) and a joint M.Sc. degree (Erasmus Mundus Master – Master of Excellence). She studied at 6 universities in 5 different countries. Despite her work at the university, Franziska built up a successful international start-up in the outdoor and leisure industry and aided several other start-ups to grow their business.

Anke Middendorf Manager
SCE Academy
SCE-Projects GmbH

T: 089 1265 3283

Linkedin anke.middendorf@sceprojects.de

Anke is a Project Manager at SCE-Projects GmbH. As a teacher by education with high affinity to digital education, she is currently developing an e-learning format in collaboration with a corporate partner.

Anke graduated from the Technical University of Dresden and conducted her teacher training in Berlin. She holds various degrees including Diplom-Berufspädagogin (equivalent to Masters degree) and is a certified Blended-Learning-Designer.

Since 2013, she has focused on qualification of adults and has created, organized and implemented various formats in different contexts.

Andrés Rueda Entrepreneurship E-Learning Project Manager

T: 089 1265 3219

Linkedin andres.rueda@sce.de

Andrés Rueda is project manager of AGORA, a DAAD-funded project to expand the digital educational offer in the context of entrepreneurship.

His career started in the field of conflict prevention and peacebuilding at the United Nations and the GIZ in Latin America. Later he worked in close cooperation with NGOs, SMEs and universities from Central and Southeastern Europe in a variety of projects focusing on economic promotion and the development of civil society.

Andrés holds a B.A. in international relations from Rosario University in Bogotá and a master's degree in public policy from the University of Erfurt.

David Photien SCE Projects GmbH
Freiraum Ventures

T: 089 1265 3226

Linkedin david.photien@sceprojects.de
Nadja Planötscher Co-Creation Manager M:UniverCity

T: 089 1265 3118

F: 089 1265 1472

Linkedin nadja.planoetscher@hm.edu

AREAS OF EXPERTISE /  MAIN FOCUS
Management of the Living Labs and the resulting co-creation groups Design and support of co-creation processes Identification and process support of innovative cooperation projects Development of innovative formats for knowledge and technology transfer

FUNCTIONS
Co-Creation Manager M:UniverCity

Benjamin Satzger Expert IT Prototyping Linkedin benjamin.satzger@sce.de
Saskia Schmidl New Venture Program

T: 089 1265 3239

Linkedin saskia.schmidl@sce.de

Saskia Schmidl joined the team at the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship in summer 2017. As part of the new venture programme, she advises founders and supports our teams of the start-up-league in the incubator.

Saskia received her degree as a graduate in Social Sciences from the University of Göttingen (focus on business administration, economic and social psychology, civilian media law and sociology).

She has come to know the founding scene from various perspectives and gained valuable experience: as part of start-ups, on the investor‘s side of a venture capital company or in a supraregional third party project to promote and support start-ups of scientists from non-university research institutions (Max Planck Society and Helmholtz Association).

Thomas Schosser Education
Program Manager
AI + Munich

T: 089 1265 3286

Linkedin thomas.schosser@sce.de

Thomas Schosser has been part of the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship since 2022. His main assignment is the co-development of the AI+Munich program. There he takes on tasks in scouting, coaching and project management to develop Munich as a center for artificial intelligence (AI). 

In the past, Tom has worked on numerous startup projects, founded and gained experience in consulting in Germany and Denmark.

He holds a Bachelor in Automotive Engineering and Management from the University of Applied Sciences Munich and a Master in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Technical University of Denmark.

Dana Schultchen Ph.D. Education
Lead Master Program

T: 089 1265 3287

Linkedin dana.schultchen@sce.de

Dana joined the Strascheg Center of Entrepreneurship (SCE) as Program Lead for the Deep Dive Master "Entrepreneurship and Digital Transformation" in April 2022.
Previously, Dana was head of “Learning & Development” at the Ulm University. Therefore, she was responsible for the conception and implementation of various education and event formats with the focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. She is also co-founder of mindwise and works as a coach. In addition, Dana offers various seminars and workshops on the topic’s innovation, career- and personal development as well as mental health.
Dana studied psychology and received her PhD in the field of health psychology. Furthermore, she has also trained as systemic coach and SCRUM Master.

Bernadette Stöckl Social Entrepreneurship Akademie
Project Manager GESS
Linkedin bernadette.stoeckl@seakademie.de

Bernadette Stöckl has been part of the Social Entrepreneurship Academy since the spring of 2019. She is the Project Manager of the Global Entrepreneurship Summer School in Munich. Besides she holds workshops on social entrepreneurship and takes on tasks in the field of (visual) communication.

Bernadette studied "Management of Social Innovation" (B.A.) at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich and is also a qualified communication designer. For several years she has been a freelance consultant to various clients as a communications designer and worked in the communications department of a Munich-based environmental organization.

Dr. Audrey Stolze Head of Entrepreneurship Education

T: 089 1265 3221

Linkedin audrey.stolze@sce.de

Audrey Stolze is Head of Entrepreneurship Education at the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE).

Audrey holds Doctoral degree from the University of Hohenheim (1,0 magna cum laude). Her dissertation focus on strategically advancing the third mission of universities and her work has been featured on the International Journal of Technology Transfer, and the Industry and Higher Education. She also holds a MA in International Business from Hochschule Osnabrück, with a master thesis about the Lean Startup movement and a BA in Business Administration from Feevale University (Brazil) with a bachelor thesis on market sizing for entrepreneurs.

Audrey works since 2015 at SCE and the HM Hochschule München University of Applied Sciences co-creating and managing international projects funded through the European Commission and the DAAD. She has 20 years of work experience in Brazil and Europe. She started her career working with market research for a media conglomerate in Brazil and moved to work with International Business Development in England and Germany, before founding two startups. One of her ventures was part of an incubation program, received a R$120.000 grant award from the Brazilian Ministry for Science and Technology and was later sold to a foreign investor.

Full profile available on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/audrey-stolze/

Publications available on Research Gate: www.researchgate.net/profile/Audrey-Stolze

Franziska Strauss New Venture Program

T: 089 1265 3200

Linkedin franziska.strauss@sce.de

Franziska has been doing an internship at the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship since February 2022. She is working directly with the start-up coaches and their consultants, where she is mainly responsible for the tasks of the DICA programme. Otherwise, Franziska is studying Tourism Management at the University of Applied Sciences.

Pavlina Vujović Head of Internationalisation

T: 089 1265 3224

Linkedin pavlina.vujovic@sce.de

Pavlina Vujović is a project manager at SCE responsible for internationalisation. Main focus of work is concentrated on establishing international partnerships with universities, entrepreneurship centers and industry partners across Europe and wider, with an aim to create sustainable international framework for creation of new and exchange of existing start-up teams. Prior to work at SCE, she worked as a program manager for different NGO's with a focus on socio-economic development in the Western Balkans, in business development for IT companies, and consulting for different organisations and SME's with focus on fundraising on the EU level.

She holds a double degree in Law and English language from the University of Sarajevo and University of Tuzla and Master Degree in Anglo-American Theory of Culture and Literature.

Markus Wölflick New Venture Program

T: 089 1265 3279

Linkedin markus.woelflick@sce.de

Markus Wölflick has been part of the start-up support at SCE since November 2021. As a start-up consultant, he helps people interested in founding a company and start-ups from the initial idea to market maturity. His thematic focus is on start-up ideas related to artificial intelligence (AI). The aim is to use AI as a driving force for sustainable added value for society.

Before joining SCE, Markus worked for many years as a managing director in online companies such as the guidebook platform www.gutefrage.net and the online book community www.lovelybooks.de. As General Manager Books at amazon.de, he was instrumental in building up the e-commerce giant in the first years after its market entry in Germany. He gained his own start-up experience during the successful founding of www.gutefrage.net. 

He holds a degree in business administration from Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences with a focus on marketing and accounting.