Areas of Expertise
- Artificial Intelligence
- Connected Industry
- Digital Transformation
- B2B, B2C, B2G, B2B2C
- Digital Labs
- Workplace of the future
- VR / AR
- Data driven business models
- Corporate innovation
- Table Soccer
- Production Industry
- Consumer Electronics
- Automotive & Mobility
At mantro we focus on the best, the most open-minded and the curious.
65 employees …
… from 18 nations who care about building rockstar digital products
15 ventures in our portfolio …
… that taught us how to become a long term joint venture partner.
100% self funded…
...no need for short term or exit driven strategies.
100% financially independent …
... gives us the freedom to focus only on excellent and valuable products.
Our diverse team consists of the best product designers & techies. They have extensive work experience in entrepreneurship, medium sized companies and enterprises and bring a variety of knowledge in all fields of company building: from business modeling and strategy, via lean prototyping and to scaling products into the market.
business models, disruption, project management
UI wizard, mobile guru, spec guard
Research, Competitor Analysis, Product Management
front end ninja
functional programming, fullstack, web
backend, frontend, nerd
business models, disruption, project manager
CEO, founder, strategy
UI/UX designer, 3d artist
CPO, founder, product
business processes, requirements, uml-warden
developer, unicorn, part time master of the universe
disruption, business models, change management
company building, digital innovation, project management
Feel Good Management, Security, Research
Hardware, Prototypes, Magic
database, server, backend
motion graphics, video, photography
architecture, fullstack development, guitar virtuoso
Product, Testing, Marketing
Product, Innovation, HR
Company Building, Product, Validation
backend, development, devops
hardware, IOT, rapid prototyping
design, concepts, web applications
requirements, wireframing, concepts
Backend, Algorithms, Speed
Product, Innovation, Nerdism
Frontend, Style, Kicker
Administration, HR, Coolness
project management, innovation, consulting
Business Models, Product, Marketing
Business Cases, Contracts, Deals
CTO, founder, technology
Innovator, Coach & Researcher
People, People, People
Business Models, Commerce, Innovation
Product, Project Management, Tech
Marketing, Project Management, Business Models
Software Developer, Black Metal Artist, Artisan Baker
IDE operator and Wizard Poker aficionado
Backend & Devops and hummus overlord
Product Designer and Diving Master
Business Models, Product, Marketing, DIY-hero
Fullstack, Technophile, Jack of all trades, Silent Observer
Product, Innovation, Marketing
Business Models, Marketing, Product
Prototypes, Business, Irrational Curiosity
Company Building, Business Model, Strategy, wannabe student
Content and Communications, wizard of words
Innovation, Product, Marketing
Accounting, HR, Oatly Barista
Backend, Software ninjaneer, Production Firefighter
Business Models, Innovation, Industry
Our journey led us from being a software development company to running a cutting-edge digital tech company builder.
mantro.net is founded by Markus Ortmann, Benjamin Schüdzig and Manfred Tropper, all students at Technical University of Munich. The company delivers enterprise software development services to large German corporates.
The transformation into mantro.net GmbH and a build-up of 10 employees allowed us to take over first full projects for our clients, including web-based business applications and data warehouse environments.
mantro.net is the smallest yet most agile digital product development partner for large software companies winning multiple international projects like automotive POS development for the worlds largest automotive OEM.
The now 25 people team of mantro.net moves to its new innovation hub in Zielstattstraße Munich. We now focus on delivering a combination of services around digital innovation including ideation and business model design combined with software realization.
As we build up more and more skills in product development we learn that there's nothing like founding own companies. We start by investing our skills into fleetster (http://www.fleetster.de) and by founding absence.io (http://www.absence.io).
The transformation into a digital product development company is pushed further by starting more own ventures and taking over more responsibility in corporate digital transformation activities.
Our first corporate joint venture is started. The old company name mantro.net is replaced with mantro to express the new focus, moving away from providing development services, to being a company and product builder.
The team has grown to more than 50 people working in international product development projects. Our expertise is extended to topics like IoT and AR/VR where we introduce newest tech to products of our own and of our partners.
We sell absence.io and hereby orchestrate our first exit. We found 6 companies in this year and grow our office space to 1500 sqm, planing the next extension to host more innovative joint ventures with our partners.
A new office in Zagreb opens its doors and over 60 mantrosen with 18 different nationalities work at mantro. We founded another 6 companies. Our business model evolves increasingly towards being a long term joint venture partner, as opposed to simply being a service provider.