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IMC student wins Austrian finals of Red Bull Basement

Manuel Weberndorfer heads to the Global Finals in Turkey with "Circle One"

Manuel Weberndorfer is a 5th semester part-time bachelor student of Unternehmensführung at IMC Krems. Together with Charlotte Grollmisch (student at WU Vienna), he developed the idea of "Circle One".

Portrait von Charlotte Grollmisch und Manuel Weberndorfer

Manuel Weberndorfer's inspiration and desire to develop his own start-up idea came directly from the course "Unternehmensgründung und Gründungsfinanzierung".

Off to the Global Finals

The business idea is a deposit system for reusable packaging. With this idea, the two students won the Austrian finals of Red Bull Basement. So they were invited to the Global Finals in Turkey.

Exciting insights from leading visionaries, workshops and surprise activities await the finalists before the idea is presented to a panel of experts in the last step.

Final touches before the big finale

They will continue to work on the idea with the support of international mentors up to the Globals Finals. The winners of Red Bull Basement 2021 will receive a package with all the important resources they need to turn their idea into reality.

The inspiration to develop a start-up idea came directly from the course “Unternehmensgründung und Gründungsfinanzierung”, which is part of Manuel Weberndorfer's current curriculum at IMC Krems.

To the PITCH of MANUEL WEBERNDORFER aND CHARLOTTE GROLLMISCH

More about Red Bull Basement

Red Bull Basement supports students in the implementation of their ideas. The focus is on establishing contacts, inspiring students, mentoring by experts and reflecting on the status quo. Students must not be entrepreneurs or inventors to participate. The highlight of Red Bull Basement are the Global Finals, where the finalists from the individual countries present their ideas in a pitch to an international jury.

Text based on basement.redbull.com

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