The accelerate conference aims to emphasise the importance of startups to our economy and the opportunities it provides to new entrepreneurs. The conference will provide students and participants hailing from different backgrounds, deeper understanding and insight into the inner working of a start-up. The event will give the participants an opportunity, to learn about the executional and organisational part of a startup.

About Accelerate

The Accelerate@HHL student initiative was founded in 2000 and aims to foster entrepreneurial thinking at the HHL – Leipzig Graduate School of Management. Activities in the past years included the hosting of a yearly conference with start-ups and venture capital companies, guest lectures, company visits etc. The initative is fully managed by students and supported by the Stiftungsfonds Deutsche Bank Chair of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship with the Chairholder Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart. Moreover Prof. Dr. Stephan Stubner (co-founder Trivago) from the chair of Strategic Management and Family Business at HHL and Prof. Dr. Vivek Velamuri are supporting this initiative with valuable insights.

HHL and Startups

With over 120 Start-ups founded by HHL graduates, HHL is one of the premier breeding grounds for future entrepreneurs in Germany.


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31. May 2013, 9:00 am
HHL - Leipzig Graduate School of Management
Jahnallee 59
04109 Leipzig