About Gautam

Gautam is currently interning at TechQuartier where he focuses on research and community management. In his final year of Master's at EBS Universität, one of his main focus is on venture capital. At EBS he was the Head of Research Department of EBS Invest-Finance club of EBS University. He is also the Co-Founder of an import-export consulting firm based in Grenoble, France and he advises a sports club called Vikings Club in Paris.

The Five Step Process to Build a Corporate Innovation Ecosystem

2018-06-13T11:55:02+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

When it comes to corporate innovation, most companies believe that pouring money in the R&D department is the way to go. However, this is not the right approach. Tendayi Viki, Dan Toma and Esther Gons in their book “The Corporate Startup” discuss why innovation in established companies fail and the right approach to tackle innovation.

Transforming Frankfurt into the next Scaleup Producer- Closing the funding gap

2018-06-13T11:50:56+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

The leading financial powerhouse of Europe, Frankfurt is on the way to becoming one of the global fintech scaleup producers. According to Startup Genome’s Frankfurt Startup Ecosystem Report, there are approximately 400 technology-based startups in Frankfurt and among all the 100 ecosystems studied in the report, Frankfurt had the highest concentration of fintech startups with

Breaking the Myth- Larger funding rounds signal Scaleup Creation?

2018-06-13T10:46:22+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

Scaleup firms or firms showing high growth generally raise larger funding rounds than non-scaleups. It is often a perceived notion that firms raising larger funding tend to become scaleups. According to Startup Genome’s latest report, it observed that large scaleups (large scaleups refer to those companies reaching billion-dollar valuation and exits and those having exits

3 Key Sub-Sector Strengths of Frankfurt’s Startup Ecosystem

2018-06-13T11:14:10+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

TechQuartier partnered up with Startup Genome in their research study to identify the key strengths of Frankfurt’s startup ecosystem. Many strengths, as well as areas of improvement, were identified, and the results are published in Startup Genome’s Frankfurt Ecosystem Report 2018. Three key subsectors were identified where the region has potential to build global competitiveness

Fostering Scaleup creation in Frankfurt by globalizing its Startup Ecosystem

2018-06-13T11:49:52+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

In the race to become the next scaleup producer ecosystem in the world, Frankfurt is trailing behind other comparable ecosystems. Startup Genome, in their latest ecosystem report on Frankfurt, outlined three areas which must be improved to position Frankfurt as the next big startup ecosystem. According to the Genome report, currently, globalization is the key

Corporate Venture Capital : Best of both worlds? A recap

2018-06-12T12:24:00+00:00 May 24th, 2018|

Recap of Fintech Meetup at TechQuartier (May 23rd, 2018) Corporate Venture Capitals - Best of Both Worlds? was the theme of this edition of Fintech Meetup FFM, which took place at TechQuartier on 23rdof May 2018. If you missed the event, fret not! We have all the insights covered here. Among the participants were some