Our mentors

Mentors have an incredible impact on entrepreneurs. Our mentors work with start-ups on a voluntary basis sharing their knowledge, guidance and network with our teams in order to provide the most appropriate and relevant support.

It’s your chance to give back – to support the start-up ecosystem and openly share your expertise with teams you believe in.

Join us as a mentor at XPRENEURS and become part of the UnternehmerTUM ecosystem!

What mentorship means for our mentors

Nicolas Knapp

Mentor, Industry Expert, Consultant

Mentoring start-ups is fun and challenging at the same time and XPRENEURS is absolutely the right place to do it. As a mentor you’re guiding start-ups through intensive and somethings rough times. Each mentorship grows with that. You face a lot of challenges and go through them together, just like in a friendship.

Nicolas Knapp – Innovation Manager, Bosch

Cornelia kunze

Mentor, Founder, Consultant

For me, what makes XPRENEURS so special is the diverse ecosystem. Mentoring is a fantastic tool for personal growth for both sides: The teams can unlock their full potential with the support of a mentor and as a mentor you learn a lot through the exchange of different perspectives.

Cornelia Kunze – Founder & Chief Advisor, i-sekai

Alexander burrak

Mentor, Serial Entrepreneur, Business Angel

At XPRENEURS you are right at the pulse of new technologies. I had a lot of joy supporting the start-ups weekly. Even after the batch teams approached me and discussed strategic questions very closely with me. Taking time for the teams is really important for me to build a trusting and open relationship.

Alexander Burrak – Managing Director, B-CT Services

What mentorship means for our start-ups

Gyri Reiersen

Co-Founder & CPO

The XPRENEURS team has always been very proactive in helping the start-ups in their particular stages and the active exchange with mentors, companies, and other start-ups have facilitated great synergies.

Gyri Reiersen – Founder, Tanso Batch #10

Tim rietz

Co-Founder & CEO

Our companion was immensely helpful, and during XCONNECT we were able to connect to other mentors that support us in getting access to companies.

Dr. Tim Rietz – Founder, respeak Batch #11

Veronika Riederle

Co-Founder & CEO

XPRENEURS provided us with a strong network of entrepreneurs and mentors who played an essential role in building our company, often at crucial moments.

Veronika Riederle – Founder, Demodesk Batch #2

Federico Acosta

Co-Founder & CEO

In decisive moments, our mentors showed us the right path to make the most out of our project and products. Even after the XPRENEURS program, we continue to benefit from their support and advice.

Federico Acosta – Founder, Custom Surgical Batch #7

Our VCs

We have a strong network to VCs and Business Angels. More than 69% of our start-ups received professional funding leading to more than € 1.4+ Bn in venture capital raised by our teams.

Vc 10x Group
Vc Acton Capital Partners
Vc alstin capital
Vc Atlantic Labs
Vc Auxxo
Vc Bayern Kapital
Vc btov
Vc burda principal investments
Vc Capnamic
Vc cherry ventures
Vc coparion
Vc Earlybird
Vc Freigeist
Vc Hightech Gruenderfonds
Vc hv capital
Vc Initiative for Industrial Innovators
Vc Join Capital
Vc Lakestar
Vc matterwave ventures
Vc nauta capital
Vc nemetschek
Vc picus
Vc project a
Vc Speedinvest
Vc Target Partners
Vc UVC Partners
Vc via ID
Vc Vsquared Ventures
Vc worldfund
Vc 468 capital

Join our Investor Network

Join our exclusive UnternehmerTUM Investor Network and gain access to a curated portfolio of high-potential tech start-ups poised for exponential growth.

With privileged access to curated investment opportunities, personalized deal flow, and exclusive networking events, our UnternehmerTUM Investor Network offers unparalleled advantages for investors seeking to maximize returns and shape the future of innovation.

Learn more

Are you interested in becoming a mentor?

Reach out to Christine

Or are you interested as an investor?

Reach out to Timo


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