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innovation | A big hall, barrier tape, metal fencing. Pallets are stacked in front of the stage to make a tiered platform, a kind of arena. It’s the sort of place you might expect to find a hip start-up in Berlin, but this arena is in Essen, at the headquarters of thyssenkrupp. And today it’s the scene of a battle between eight teams in the #tkGarage, thyssenkrupp’s in-house think-tank. Sarah-Kristin Klein and Jakob Barzel are two of the 45 innovators here to compete for big money: “We need 80,000 euros from the investors today,” says Sarah.
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innovation | And if the three founders of startup company logarithmo have anything to do with it, there’ll soon also be an app for complex mathematical algorithms. At least that’s the idea they presented to thyssenkrupp CEO Hiesinger at a meeting in the thyssenkrupp Quarter.