Konstantin Leidinger completed his bachelor's degree in Munich, with a stay abroad in Spain. He finished his master's degree in business development in Hanover. In his bachelor's degree, he studied media management. His master's degree had a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. In his master's thesis, Mr. Leidinger investigated the effects of incubators and accelerators on startup success. Prior to his employment as a research assistant, Mr. Leidinger gained practical experience at the Macromedia Online GmbH, the Entrepreneurship Center of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hannover, and at the impact startup MOXI. Since June 2022, he has been employed as a research assistant and doctoral student at the Chair of Management and Organization and supervises the project "impACTup!" in cooperation with the LMU Munich.