On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management hosted its third Start-up Night. 54 Start-ups, many of them founded by FS alumni, as well as enterprises such as Deutsche Bank or Ernst & Young participated. The event gave the students the chance to get information about new technologies and job possibilities. More than 500 people joined the fair.
Persistence pays off: FS alumnus talks about founding process
On behalf of Frankfurt School, Joanna Karajanov, Chief Information Officer at the business school, welcomed the attendees. She empasised, that students as well as company representatives should get in touch to benefit from each other.
In his welcome speech, Stefan Kempf, CEO of Elbe Finanzgruppe and Frankfurt School graduate, talked about difficulties founding his own company. “After graduating, I worked for a big corporate – I could not change anything there. Thus, I founded my own company. However, it was not easy. You always need goals and to be persistent. Moreover, you have to be open for change”, empasised the former Frankfurt School student.