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We have strong partner companies on our side!

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Sixt SE, based in Pullach near Munich, is one of the leading international providers of high-quality mobility services with a turnover of EUR 3.07 billion and around 7,500 employees worldwide. On the mobility platform ONE with the products SIXT rent (car and commercial vehicle rental), SIXT share (car sharing), SIXT ride (driving services) and SIXT+ (car subscriptions), the company offers a unique, integrated range of premium mobility with a fleet of 270,894 vehicles, the services of 2,500 cooperation partners and around 5 million drivers worldwide. Together with its franchise partners, SIXT is present in more than 110 countries at 2,098 rental stations. The company stands for consistent customer orientation, an active culture of innovation with strong technological expertise, a high proportion of premium vehicles in the fleet and an attractive price-performance ratio. SIXT offers employees a wide variety of fields of activity - in the branches, at headquarters and in tech positions - and everyone in TeamOrange combines fun at work, versatility and continuous development opportunities.

We have a strong network!


The mission of FamilienUnternehmerTUM is to support family businesses in shaping sustainable change, thereby increasing innovation and future viability. In doing so, it is a long-term partner and provides companies a strong network. Above all, it is known as Germany's tech innovation hotbed. Its unique network connects founders, research, leading industrial companies and investors, resulting in concrete exchange in a trusting framework tailored to each family business and project.


The Family Business University Network (FBUN) creates an interconnected community of family business university associations that spans across the world's top universities. The mission is to forge lasting connections between future family business owners, empowering them to support one another and thrive as they lead their family enterprises.


Entreprenow is a network for entrepreneurial people. It connects existing communities and their members with members from similar communities. Thereby, they facilitate inter-community exchange between all members. They are located in Munich (Germany) as most of their partner communities are headquartered, however, their members are located worldwide. The primary goal is to connect entrepreneurial minds.


ALPHAZIRKEL is the only entrepreneur platform that is present in all German-speaking regions while also being networked globally. They serve as a sparring and international networking partner for family businesses and their successors. ALPHAZIRKEL presents the specific challenges of family entrepreneurs for discussion in various formats as a knowledge platform for the successful management of family businesses in a wide range of industries. They collaborate with numerous universities and publish studies, entrepreneur surveys, and books on topics that are important to family entrepreneurs. In recent years, there has been a strong emphasis on the networking work of family entrepreneurs with new technologies or startups. ALPHAZIRKEL's diverse offerings include moderated discussions, one-on-one interviews, workshops, fireside chats, working lunches, on-sites, startup and investor days, delegation trips, and awards. ​


The non-profit Family Business Foundation is a very important promoter of scientific research on family businesses. It is the point of contact for politicians and the media on economic policy, legal and tax issues. Established in 2002, the foundation is now supported by more than 500 companies from the circle of major German family businesses.

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The independent network FBN (Family Business Network) is a lively, cross-generational community that connects entrepreneurial families worldwide and offers a protected space for exchange among each other. Over 17,000 members - around 7,000 of them Next Gens - from over 4,000 families in 65 countries make FBN today the largest and only interest-independent association for family businesses worldwide. The members of the German chapter have unrestricted access to all activities - national and international! (

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