StartDurch is the entrepreneurship and design thinking initiative of the Hochschule Mannheim. 

With StartDurch you will learn to tackle complex innovation projects. Bring the technical perspective together with the view of the user, the innovator, the market, and the entrepreneur. Understand how you can create solutions across all disciplines. You will experience new forms of learning around innovation processes such as user research, creative workshops, prototyping, agile project work, and business planning. Use your creative potential and realize your own idea!

Discover design thinking and entrepreneurship in courses and their 

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  • University of Mannheim
  • Institut für Mittelstandsforschung
  • Gründerverbund
  • ESF
  • Europäische Union
  • Baden-Württemberg - Ministerium für Finanzen und Wirtschaft
  • Absolventum