zwei.7 at a glance
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The middle class targeted by hackers
What sounds like a thriller was a nightmare over several weeks for Dirk Sieverding and his team. The middle class is mutating into the favorite victim of hackers - every third company has already been the target of an attack. The only defense: secure the IT infrastructure professionally and consistently. Dirk Sieverding explained how it works and what to do in the case of a cyber attack at the zwei.7 entrepreneur talk in a dialogue with Karsten Wulf.
Adhesive or explosives – working together in teams is often decisive for success
The BVMW and the zwei.7 invited to this event together. It was about how personality profiles can support good cooperation. The better we understand the otherness of the other and recognize the gift in it, the more harmonious and successful teams act.
Karsten Wulf on the advisory board of OHA Osnabrück Healthcare Accelerator
Karsten Wulf sits on the advisory board of the new start-up for the health sector "OHA Osnabrück Healthcare Accelerator", which is initiated and managed by the WFO Wirtschaftsförderung Osnabrück. With this new program, startups from the healthcare industry are to be promoted and networked with the Osnabrück economy.
zwei.7 press release: WirtschaftsPOST
Businessman for Businessman. Karsten Wulf, founder of the zwei.7 Group and full-blooded businessman, is looking for medium-sized entrepreneurs whom he can help with the use of his experience and capital to achieve the next leap in growth or who want to hand their life's work into trustworthy, sustainable hands as part of a succession plan.
Donations for the HelpAge campaign “Every grandma counts”:
Online charity dinner with top chef Thomas Bühner and Hannelore Hoger The hands-on cooking show is initiated and organized by Karsten Wulf (managing partner of zwei.7 Holding GmbH) and Gunnar Sander (CEO of Sander Pflege GmbH). Both have been volunteer ambassadors for HelpAge for many years.
Karsten Wulf as speaker at the “IHK-Mittagsgespräch”
On December 14 Karsten Wulf was guest speaker at the "Mittagsgespräch" regarding the topic „Successful succession with Family Equity“ initiated by IHK Osnabrück. Together with vice president Heinrich Koch, both discussed economic, as well as emotional aspects of a succession.
Photo source: IHK/Robert Schäfer
The Ossenberg Group takes over Ganymed
The Ossenberg Group takes over Ganymed based in Berg close to Munich. The leading German developer for aids for people with physical difficulties enlarges its product portfolio. Additionally, the takeover of the with many design- and productawards decorated company emphasises the current expansion strategy.
zwei.7 hosts workshop on the topic company valuation
In accordance with the theme of the #einblicke – “Insights” – workshop series, zwei.7 gave interested business owners from around Osnabrück a few insights behind the scenes of the M&A business in a short but power-packed three-hour workshop. By the end, no question was left unanswered and there was unanimous agreement: this was a fantastic kickoff to the #einblicke series of seminars. More are guaranteed to follow.
zwei.7 goes green
The zwei.7 Group recently took a major step toward carbon neutrality. Since early summer, we have supported the Allianz für Entwicklung und Klima [Alliance for Development and the Climate]. After external audits, workshops for our team members, and offsetting our carbon footprint, we were successfully certified as carbon-neutral at our Osnabrueck location.
zwei.7 further expands its investment activities
The Family-Equity-Company zwei.7 in Osnabrück further expands its successful investment activities in medium-sized businesses. For this reason the socalled "zwei.7-Beteiligungsmanufaktur GmbH" was founded as wholly-owned subsidiary. The new managing director Norbert Fürchtl takes the responsibility and especially drives the integration of Co-investors forward in the future.
zwei.7 wants to save HelpAge
In financial terms, the Corona crisis results in losses and payment difficulties, affecting also the aid organisation HelpAge. Yet: Unity is strength. HelpAge and Karsten Wulf, Managing Director of the zwei.7 group, are already in close contact since 2016. When Wulf was informed about the financial shortage of the non-profit organisation, he activated his network in order to achieve another donation of 100.000 Euros.
Ossenberg GmbH remains together with zwei.7 on a growth path
Beside securing an outstanding market position, the innovation of the products marks an central aspect of the takeover. Already 2,2 million products are produced each year. Currently, based on Corona-related changes, the family-equity-company focuses not only on the production of walking aids and forearm support, but additionally on air inhalation masks and disinfectant.
zwei.7-Group participates in Ossenberg GmbH
The Family-Equity-company zwei.7 participates in the Ossenberg Group, market leader for walking aids and forearm supports in Germany. The zwei.7-Group from Osnabrück achieves the first successful aquisition in the field of healthcare, since the founding in 2018. By common accord between both companies, the strong growth of the last years will be further intensified.
Christmas promotion 2019
We should maintain traditions: That is why we have designed our Christmas cards again in Osnabrück. This time in collaboration with the Paulus daycare center in Tannenburgstraße. During the jolly Christmas party, in between games and singing, a check for EUR 2,700 was handed over and as appreciation for the painted pictures, all children were happy to receive Christmas presents.
Mothers from Osnabrück and Wallenhorst advise parents with disabled children
On 13.11.2019 an article about "Wunderbunt" was published in the NOZ. The association supports parents with disabled children in many life situations, gives them courage, gives practical tips and takes away their fears. The four founders come from Osnabrück and Wallenhorst. The zwei.7 Holding GmbH supports "Wunderbunt" since November.
From the desert to Antarctica
The Association of Family Entrepreneurs invited Karsten Wulf to speak at an event in Oldenburg. He spoke before more than 30 entrepreneurs from the region on how business challenges can be successfully overcome, enlivening his talk with practical examples from his own career in business.
Home match for zwei.7
A further property is added to the portfolio – zwei.7 is acquiring an office and logistics complex in the Hellern district of its home town Osnabrück.
New office building in Nuremberg
6,600 sq. m of usable space in a central location in Nuremberg were added to our inventory in January 2019. zwei.7 acquired the office building in Waldaustrasse from a property company of RFR Holding GmbH from Frankfurt.
Christmas campaign 2018
This year zwei.7 is supporting the integrative children’s day-care centre “Altes Wasserwerk” in Osnabrück. In a festive atmosphere and accompanied by hearty singing, a cheque for €2,727 was handed over. The children were also given Christmas presents as a thank you for the pictures they had drawn.
The project run by charitable foundation Förderstiftung Osnabrück needs money donations to set up noise protection in the crèche rooms. Without it, children suffering from loss of hearing have great difficulty focusing their listening. zwei.7 is delighted to support the provision of a room with suitable acoustic properties with a donation of €2,700.
Running for a good cause
The zwei.7 team took part in the relay race “Who’s faster than the grannies?” around Osnabrück’s Rubbenbruchsee lake. 33 teams with a total of 200 runners, both male and female, took up the challenge and in the end collected €17,000 for HelpAge.
New residential building project in Bonn
Building permission granted, completion of 36 apartments, situated on the Rhine, planned for the end of 2019
Christmas act 2017
The zwei.7 Christmas cards 2017 were designed with the support of “Die kleinen Strolche”. As a thank you for their help, the children and the day-care centre received presents and a donation of 1,000 €
The zwei.7 property at Torgauer Platz in Leipzig is almost fully occupied.
Online up to date
zwei.7 starts with new website.
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