Tech and Business Venture Roadshow

WHU-RWTH Startup Roadshow

The Tech and Business Venture Roadshow is a shared initiative of RWTH Innovation and members of the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management community (supported by InPraxi and other entrepreneurship initiatives at WHU).


Provide founders from WHU and RWTH with a chance to pitch their ventures in front of WHU alumni, business angels und VCs.


Start-ups that are actively looking for Pre-Seed to Series A financing and (A) have one or more WHU alumni in their founding team or (B) are part of a RWTH Innovation Coaching Program can apply for a slot to pitch at one of our events.

Upcoming Events

For 2021, weh ave 4 events in the planning that will – depending on the Corona situation – be either virtual or hybrid events. The exact time and date for each quarterly event will be communicated soon. Furthermore, InPraxi members and RWTH teams will be informed via respective newsletters or their coaches as soon as there are any updates regarding the coming events.

More Information

Over the last years, we have had the pleasure to welcome more than 1000 guests and more than 100 start-ups at our roadshow events. Many of these start-ups have successfully acquired capital from notable investors following our event.  Noteworthy participants that have successfully presented their ventures at our Start-up Roadshow include Kitchen Stories (WHU), (RWTH), (RWTH/ETH), Dubsmash (WHU), Adhesys Medical (WHU/RWTH), Carl Finance (WHU), evopark (WHU), etc.

Application as Start-up

As a suitable WHU or RWTH team, feel free to contact us via or get in contact with your coach at the RWTH Innovation Entrepreneurship Center. In case you are not yet part of our RWTH Innovation start-up programs, you can request an initial coaching call here.

Participation as Participant or Investor

As member of InPraxi you will be informed by InPraxi as soon as you can sign up for the events on the InPraxi Alumni Portal. As member of the RWTH network, feel free to approach your contact person at the RWTH Innovation Entrepreneurship Center or contact us via


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