Start-Up Crawl WS19/20

You are a student at the TUM – School of Management and interested in the Munich start-up scene? Then our Start-Up Crawl is just perfect for you!

On Thursday, November 14th from 5.30 pm onwards, you have the unique chance to get to know 3 start-ups during the evening and get in touch with their founders! Find out more about the participating start-ups below.

You can find more information about the participating start-ups on this page – choose your 3 favourites and choose the route that suits you best. Your ticket is valid for the selected route. Please note – tickets are limited and the first-come-first-served principle applies. You think all start-ups are great and can’t decide? Then choose our Random Route!

Our Routes:

  • Random Route – Surprise yourself!
  • Route A – Analyze it! – Crashtest Security, Mentessa, Quant IP
  • Route B – Digitize it! – Luminovo, e-bot7, Testbirds
  • Route C – Disrupt it! – Air Up, Much, Scalable Capital

Our Start-Ups:

  • Crashtest Security

    Crashtest Security is a Munich based start-up that redefines web application vulnerability scans. As an innovator within cyber security for web applications, Crashtest Security develops automated vulnerability assessment solutions that suit the needs of the agile developer or DevSecOps. The clear vulnerability insights provide transparency and actionable insights to enable efficient risk mitigation and particularly reducing the risk of getting hacked.

  • Mentessa

    Mentessa develops a matching platform with the target of finding the right co-worker at the right time. Whether for long-term mentoring or short-term interactions – Mentessa unveils expertise and values of members to support the merging process and to enhance the team’s performance by utilizing all competences within the community. Thereby, Mentessa enables a modern business environment shaped by diversity and collaboration.

  • Quant IP

    Quant IP GmbH was founded in 2018 with the aim of making the valuable information in patent databases accessible to companies and investors. The team brings together patent know-how, capital market expertise and data science to gain new insights from global patent databases. Quant IP brings patent data together with other data sources and uses machine learning and other smart algorithms for its analyses.


    Luminovo started as a service-oriented business, having built cutting-edge AI solutions for over a dozen large corporations. Its core technology allows to quickly automate human-centered workflows based on images and text, liberating employees from manual work across industries. Luminovo has profitably scaled to 16 FTEs and is currently on the exciting journey of transforming its solutions business into a product-oriented company.

  • e-bot7

    e-bot7 brings artificial intelligence to customer service and helps companies achieve greater customer service efficiency. The system analyzes inbound messages and provides agents with accurate response suggestions. This reduces the average handling time by up to 80% and automates repetitive and recurring questions right after integration.

  • Testbirds

    Testbirds was founded in 2011 and specialises in testing software such as apps, websites or IoT products by using innovative technologies and solutions. Under the slogan, “Real users. Real devices. Real impact.”, the company offers various testing methods to clients looking for user-friendliness and functionality optimisation. With over 400,000 registered testers located in 193 countries, Testbirds is one of the world’s leading crowdtesting providers.

  • Air Up

    air up is a cutting edge drinking technology that flavors pure water just by scent. By a special technique small scented air bubbles are added to simple tap water while drinking. Those air bubbles separate from the water as you swallow and are perceived as natural taste although you simply drink water without any additives.

  • much.

    Much. is a young Munich-based Consulting boutique with a focus on growth startups. Much. helps its clients to find investors, negotiate with banks and implements growth processes on state of the art IT systems.

  • Scalable Capital

    Founded in 2014, Scalable Capital is a financial technology startup with offices in Munich and London. Our aim is to transform the traditional wealth management industry, making first class investment services available to everyone. 

    Our management team combines deep capital markets experience and e-commerce know-how with decades of academic research into financial markets. We are looking forward to welcome all participants of the TUM Start-Up Crawl to our office and to give you an insight into our vision.

We’re looking forward to a cool evening with you!

Your Student Council TUM SOM

Stay tuned!