(c) refurbed: v.l.n.r. Peter Windischhofer (29) and Kilian Kaminski (28)
Forbes Business Magazine named two founders of Austrian startup refurbishing Peter Windischhofer and Kilian Kaminskog as "30 under 30 Europe". Two former students allow end-users their business idea to buy cheaply and sustainably renewed electrical appliances.
Since 2016, Forbes Business Magazine has published "30 the floor 30 Europe "the most interesting and influential person under 30 Year in Europe. This year's winners include stars such as Antoine Griezmann football players, Daniel Radcliffe actor and tennis player Petra Kvitova. In addition, two founders of the Austrian startup refurbed, Peter Windischhofer and Kilian Kaminski, can now count on this celebrity circuit as well.
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300 Europeans in 13 categories
The award is awarded for the fourth time by a total of 300 young Europeans in 13 different categories – from art to politics and economics. In the category "Retail and E-Commerce", Forbes honored Innviertel Windischhofer and Hamburg Kaminski.
Former fellow students have established a sustainability renewal in 2017, which has developed a platform for refurbished products. The idea is that electrical appliances, such as smartphones and laptops, have been used, completely renewed and rebuilt. According to the startup, products are up to 40 percent cheaper than when they were bought.
Refurbed has 25 employees
Windischhofer emphasizes that a prize would not be possible without his team: "Behind the reward is our entire team refurbed, who is working tirelessly to achieve our dream, and this is another step for us to make sustainable shopping as simple as possible across Europe." According to the words of the founders, startup is one of the fastest growing platforms for refurbished products in the German speaking area.
2nd place in the climax of the climate
However, the Forbes award "30 under 30 Europe" is not the only reward for the two founders. Last year, the launcher at the Slush Startup conference in Helsinki was selected for the second place in the climatic impact battle for a sustainable business idea for a total of 300 startups.
refurbed at 2 minutes 2 million
In March 2018, the start of the Puls-4 show "2 minutes 2 million" won € 500,000 (reported brutally). At that time, investor angel Michael Altrichter entered as an investor. However, the 600,000 euros promised by Daniel Zech (Seven Ventures) was rejected. Then justification: renewed products are their best advertising.
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