Trending Partnership: con|energy and SpinLab – The HHL Accelerator
02nd Feb 2018
Since the start of the month we’ve officially partnered up with con|energy to further our focus on the energy sector. Through our work together with our startups in the energy, smart city, general sectors, and of course, con|energy will we develop this presence in Leipzig further. Our startups continue to profit from partnerships such as this from prominent players in the energy sector such as con|energy, as it continues to bring further consultations, guidance, and service support on both sides.
“With SpinLab, we’ve found a partner that we can lead the German Energy Sector with. The digital transformation is changing society and companies at the same time. Incorporating new technology is the task at hand. With that in mind, we’ll do everything we can to guide and supoprt the young startups. All things aside, these young companies are already showing unlimited potential.” explained Dr. Roman Dudenhausen, chairman of con|energy AG.
con|energy AG with its different approaches of consultation is leading in the German energy industry. It organizes the E-world, Europe’s leading fair of the energy sector, which will focus on the topic area Smart City this year. With the specialist publisher ener|gate, con|energy disburses important news media for the energy sector. Among these are the industry newsletter ener|gate, messenger+, and the trade journal e|m|w. In the area of Energy and Mobility, expertise was established through the company ener|xess, located in Leipzig and the energy|app provider in Essen. With IT-platforms and apps, leading solutions for the market were built. This expertise and entrepreneurial experience will be integrated through the collaboration with SpinLab to successfully place new topics together.
con|energy ag supports companies from the energy sector by helping them position themselves both economically and strategically. Experienced experts in the field alongside highly qualified employees distinguishes the company’s trends in this sector. Since the company’s founding in 1996, con|energy has successfully acquired over 500 companies from all energy sectors as customers.
About SpinLab – The HHL Accelerator
SpinLab – The HHL Accelerator supports innovative founding projects with the implementation and growth of their ventures. In addition to intensive coaching, the founding teams will also benefit from a high-caliber mentoring program as well as numerous contacts to investors, established companies and other founders. They can use a co-working office with state-of-the art equipment on the premises of Spinnerei, an old cotton mill now serving as a center for creativity, and will gain access to various technologies offered by partners. Even after completing the program, the startup teams are supported in their recruiting efforts, they can plan their expansion through an international exchange program and they get the opportunity to rent office space next to SpinLab. The founders will be able to use all offers free of charge when they are accepted for the six-month program.