Who we are

The Team

Markus Schwarzer

Markus Schwarzer


Business Administration & Marketing

Jakob Höflich

Jakob Höflich


Business Communication & Consulting

Joshua Weikert

Joshua Weikert


Product Manager, Digital Media & Webdesign

Laurin Quast

Laurin Quast

Full Stack Developer

iOS & Android, React Native & Node.js

Andrea Kranzer

Andrea Kranzer

Angel Investor

D.A.D Investment GmbH

Eligiusz Skwara

Eligiusz Skwara

Advisor / Germany

concept2capital GmbH

Verena Eisenlohr

Verena Eisenlohr

Seed Investor

Beteiligungsfonds Wirtschaftsförderung Mannheim GmbH


Press and Partners


Open Positions

Front End Developer

• Full Time

• in Remote & Mannheim

• with React Native & Node.js

• Objective C & Java Experience

UI/UX Designer

• Part-Time

• in Mannheim


• Full-time

• in Berlin

• Marketing & Social Media

• Event Organization


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👏Groovecat is officially out on iOS and Android Beta!!🔥

  Official App Launch It’s been a long journey and even though it's not fully grown, it’s time to set the Groovecat free. We hope you will love it as much as we do and we are so excited to see which corners of the world Groovecat will travel to! We’re proud to say:...

Startup of the Month on VentureZphere

  A detailed portrait on Stuttgart's start-up platform VentureZphere It has been a while since we met Andreas Stadie from Stuttgart Financial at a VC pitch in Germany's Motor City. Andreas is responsible for VentureZphere, an online platform for innovative...

“A New Era for Music Moments” – as it says in Mannheim’s City Magazine

  Groovecat as part of the UNESCO City of Music Mannheim With Josh only one-third of our team is from Mannheim, but nevertheless, the city has a very firm place in all our hearts. Not only because it is the birthplace and stronghold of Groovecat, but because we would...

Winner of the STEP USA Pitch

Wow, we're going to New York in December!! Last week we were invited to the STEP USA Alumni Party of the German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., where PWC announced a pitch competition and offered the winner a place in the STEPA USA program. In the Stuttgart...

Interview with Deutsche Startups

What a beautiful headline: "Our third product is the first to work" Jakob had a chat with Alexander Hüsing from 'Deutsche Startups'  about Groovecat and our recent developments. Nothing would be better than that, because we were able to go a bit more into detail in...

Groovecat featured in Berlin Valley No. 29

The future of the music industry as a focal point of the new Berlin Valley - with Groovecat on board In the 29th issue of the startup magazine Berlin Valley, a whole section focuses on the future of the music industry. We are very happy to be included as one of the...

Interview with Startup Mannheim

Our Co-Founder and CTO Josh and beloved developer Laurin met for an interview with STARTUP MANNHEIM and talked about Groovecat, Mannheim and our recent funding. Just click here for the full interview and enjoy the read.  Never heard of STARTUP MANNHEIM? You should! It...

Press Release: Groovecat acquires six-figure funding

Mannheim, 8 May 2018. The investment fund Wirtschaftsförderung Mannheim GmbH and Business Angel Dr. Andrea Kranzer are investing a six-figure sum in Groovecat. The music-tech spin-off from the Popakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg and participant of the worldwide unique...

Annual obligatory date: Future Music Camp

On 24 and 25 April, the Popakademie was turned upside down again when the Future Music Camp took place. On two full, long and exciting days, there were keynotes with the focus on "Live Music Industry", workshops, drinks, snacks and many interesting sessions. On the...

Beta Release @ Popakademie Baden-Württemberg

With our new developer Laurin on board, we could gain a lot of momentum in the last months and finished the iOS beta of Groovecat. Yesterday the beta release took place at the Popakademie in Mannheim, the nucleus of Groovecat. For 8 weeks we will test our...

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