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Björn Brenner

Research Associate
Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Science


Pfaffenwaldring 19
70569 Stuttgart


  • Accelerator Programs
  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Empirical Social Research
  • Economic Sociology
  • Technology Transfer
  • Audivisual Media

Björn Brenner studied sociology (Dipl.) with a minor in psychology at the Technical University of Dresden. After his interdisciplinary thesis (economic sociology & organizational psychology) at a German mobility company, his path led him to management consulting with a focus on team development and change management. Afterwards, he refocused on his fascination for startups and entrepreneurship and worked in different positions in the startup ecosystem of Baden-Württemberg with an emphasis on accelerator programs.

Even before his sociology studies, Björn Brenner founded a video production together with a friend. Entrepreneurial spirit as well as audiovisual media and photography accompany him professionally and privately until today. Afterwards, he validated further business models, worked in an app startup and is a founding member of the startup initiative "Gründergarten" at his alma mater. These experiences led to the realization and motivation to work on the startup ecosystem Baden-Württemberg.

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