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Rethinking Reading: Student Team from Milan Wins International Finals for Best Business Idea

An interactive reading app that uses artificial intelligence to create personalized stories – with their business idea "Crea-ding," six students from…

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Pitch-Events 2024

Starting on April 22, we will once again select the best student business ideas and business plans in eleven pitch events!

From Competition to Career Life: A business@school-winner at BCG

In 2022, Tijan and his team from Internatsschule Schloss Hansenberg in Geisenheim won the German final of business@school in Munich - with…

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Business knowledge, teamwork, and key qualifications

At our 25th final in Munich, we asked the students what they gained from participating in business@school. Here are their answers…

From Hannover to Herzogenaurach: SEASCUE's Prize Travels

Emma, Johanna, Julia-Chiara, Katharina, and Nina from the Kaiser Wilhelm and Ratsgymnasium in Hannover won the 2023 business@school Germany final with…

b@s videochallenge 2024

On January 1, we kicked-off of a new round of our video competition! For the eighth-time student teams from all types of schools between the ages of…

Research done right: Our cooperation with Statista

Did you know? Thanks to our cooperation with Statista, all students, teachers, and coaches at business@school have full access to statistics and…

Apply for Special Prizes Phase I by December 1!

Apply now for the two phase I special prizes industry and aviation!

Application Period for business@school starts now!

Apply now for business@school 2024/25!

Christmas Greetings 2023

Reflecting on 2023, we're filled with gratitude as we celebrated our 25th year of business@school. What an amazing year it’s been!

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Wrapping up a very special school year…

As we conclude the 25th anniversary year of business@school, we're filled with gratitude for the unwavering support of our network for life –…

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An idea that gives you a lift: Team from Kaiser-Wilhelm- und Ratsgymnasium of Hanover wins first place for bathing suit with safety features

"SEASCUE," a bathing suit with floating devices that can be manually activated, was a winning business idea for an all-girl team of five students from…

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Doubly sustainable: Student team from Vienna wins Finals with best international business idea

A team of four students from the Theresianum took top honors at the business@school International Finals in Vienna with cappucca, a smartphone case…

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Alumna Julia: "Teamwork is the key to success"

Julia, business@school-alumna from Vienna, tells us in an interview about her business@school experiences and how she won the international final 2016…

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Young entrepreneurs meet supervisory board member and business experts

In a round table discussion as part of the 25th anniversary of business@school, the students of Gymnasium Ohmoor in Hamburg discussed entrepreneurship…

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Anniversary Visit Number 4!

Yesterday, the school community of the Ohm-Gymnasium in Erlangen was awarded a donation check for digital projects as part of our anniversary…

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Timeline: Student Business Ideas from 25 Years of business@school

Need some inspiration? Here are the winning teams of the last 25 years and their business ideas in fast forward! Who will be the 25th winning team?

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25 Years, 25 Stories, and new Faces

It's not just the many longtime project participants who make our #Networkforlife special, but also the new teachers, coaches, and students who join…

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Theresianum honored as first international business@school school

Participation in business@school by the school for the first time in 2000 marked the beginning of our international expansion. Today, numerous other…

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Change in Perspective: Dr. Annette Veltmar on business@school

Dr. Annette Veltmar has already taken on several business@school roles. From 1999 to 2003, she was involved as a coach and is now experiencing…

25 years business@school comes with even more anniversaries!

This week we want to celebrate our coaches. Thank you for making business@school possible with your tireless commitment, your knowledge, and your…

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From business@school-teacher to company founder

Sven von der Heyde participated in business@school for almost 10 years as a teacher at Gymnasium Ohmoor in Hamburg. In summer 2022, he became an…

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Threefold commitment: Anna’s business@school story

Ten years ago, Anna Sokoll participated in business@school as a student at St. Ursula School in Geisenheim together with students from Schloss…

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business@school-pilot school receives check for school digitalization: Anniversary celebration at Carl-Friedrich-Gauß-Gymnasium

Yesterday, the school community at Carl-Friedrich-Gauß-Gymnasium in Hockenheim was congratulated on its 25th business@school anniversary and honored…

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From Student to Entrepreneur

Leonardt won the 2021 business@school regional competition in Hamburg along with five other students from Gymnasium Eppendorf. The business idea they…

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Teacher Gema Takes business@school to the United Kingdom

For 10 years, Gema Quintanilla has been participating in business@school with her students. Now she has even exported the initiative: Since moving…

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25 Years of Entrepreneurial Spirit and Business Knowledge in Daun: Anniversary Celebrations at Thomas-Morus-Gymnasium

The school community of Thomas-Morus-Gymnasium in Daun was congratulated yesterday on its 25th business@school anniversary and honored for its role as…

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The Countdown is on!

In exactly 25 weeks, in June 2023, the 25th winning team will be selected at the grand business@school finale in Munich. Until then, we’re publishing…

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Network for Life: business@school Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Since 1998, business@school, the educational initiative of Boston Consulting Group (BCG), has been providing students with insights into the world of…

Confetti at the Ministry: “ReFlower” team from Cologne receives certificate of honour from Dr. Anna Christmann

Sofiya and Brian from the “ReFlower” team, finalists and winners of the sustainability award at business@school 2022, were guests at the event “Top…

Skating risk free: Team from Internatsschule Schloss Hansenberg in Geisenheim wins the Finals for Germany’s best student business idea with innovative knee pads

With FlexProtexx, a flexible protector made of foam glass granulate, six students from the Internatsschule Schloss Hansenberg won over the judges at…

Partying safely: Student team from Milan wins Finals with best international business idea

At the International Finals of business@school, the educational initiative of Boston Consulting Group (BCG), seven students from the German School of…

Flexible, hybrid, and practically oriented: How young people and teachers see the schools of the future

Homeschooling, distance learning, and new ways of working: For more than a year now, schools have been undergoing a massive transformation. Now, a…

Fired up: Team from Städtisches Siebengebirgs-gymnasium in Bad Honnef takes top prize for grill starter made of cocoa bean pods

With their product FuEco—a sustainable grill starter made of cocoa bean pods—the four students from the Städtisches Siebengebirgsgymnasium took top…

Addressing isolation among the elderly: Team from Istituto Zaccaria of Milan takes top honors at International Finals

With their business idea "ChiAma," a device providing support for the elderly, seven students from Istituto Zaccaria won business@school's digital…

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Social Entrepreneur Award 2019

For the fourth time in a row, BCG presented the Social Entrepreneur Award for the best social idea from business@school students. Ideas are recognized…

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Cooling injuries the cool way: Student team from Bad Honnef wins German Finals with a sustainable cold pack

At the German Finals of business@school, the educational initiative of the international management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a…

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Urban gardening sized for the balcony: German School of Milan wins International Finals with EasyGreen

A team from the German School of Milan convinced the panel of judges at the Theresianum in Vienna with their business idea "EasyGreen," a complete…

How business@school Alumna Josefin Graebe Went to Silicon Valley

Josefin Graebe is one of more than 23,500 former participants who have taken part in business@school in the last 20 years. For her, the year was an…

How it all started

In 1998/1999 everything started very small. The only two participating schools, the Thomas Morus Gymnasium in Daun and the Carl Friedrich Gauß…

A Helping Hand for Young Entrepreneurs in Albania

Helping young people to help themselves—this is the goal of business@school in Albania. Together with the aid organization Nehemiah Gateway, which has…

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