Florian’s mission as CEO of WERK1.Bayern GmbH – ‘the most startup-friendly place in Munich’ – is to unleash the massive potential for startups, entrepreneurship and digitization in Munich and Bavaria. High growth digital startups from all sectors can apply for one of the startup offices that come with access to an extremely supportive entrepreneurial community, individual coaching as well as a top tier mentor network. WERK1, funded by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Technology, also offers acceleration programs in selected industries to facilitate innovation and piloting between startups and incumbent companies.
InsurTech Hub Munich e.V. emanated from one of these WERK1 industry programs (W1 Fwd InsurTech) and is today an independent association with more than 30 members and partners. WERK1 continues to be a leading partner of InsurTech Hub Munich by housing the hub, building up dedicated resources for the further development of the hub and providing access to the Munich startup ecosystem. Florian is founding member of InsurTech Hub Munich and engages strongly in the build-up of the hub.
Florian Mann’s current position follows previous positions as Head of Corporate Development at Burda Digital (Hubert Burda Media) and Managing Director of kununu, a XING/Hubert Burda Media subsidiary. He is also founder of FERTILA, a digital health / FemTech startup.
Dr. Mann holds a degree in business administration and a PhD in business informatics from the LMU Munich (summa cum laude). He enjoys spending his little free time out on the water, with his wife and his three sons.