Bags of love

FOND OF BAGS GmbH, Cologne: nominated for the German Entrepreneur Award 2017 in the Rising Star category

Established with the idea of revolutionising school backpacks, in just seven years FOND OF BAGS has evolved into THE place to go for bags of every description that not only look great but are practical and ecologically sound too. The panel was thrilled by the company from Cologne's extraordinary and extremely successful development, earning it a nomination for the German Entrepreneur Award 2017 in the Rising Star category.

About the company

Year established 2010
Founders Sven-Oliver Pink, Oliver Steinki, Florian Michajlezko, Juliaan Cazin
Seed capital 240,000 Euro
Turnover 2016 46 mil euros
Employees 185

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