Hermann Stainer

Business Software Developer & Consultant, MBA, CEO of WebMini Inc.


Creating Business Software Since 17 Years


Welcome!

Hi, I’m Hermann, business software developer and consultant—thank you for visiting my website! I’m the CEO of WebMini Inc., the company behind Patentswatch and Sitesmaker. I’m also regularly writing articles about software and IP monitoring.

Should you have any questions about my person or my work, please do not hesitate to contact me. I’m looking forward to hearing from you!

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Main Fields of Work

Cloud Software Applications

Developing easy-to-use software applications for complex tasks.

I have extended experience with:

✔ Software as a Service (SaaS)
✔ Translating technical details to common language for clients without a software background
✔ Connecting different applications via programming interfaces (APIs)
✔ Online payment methods

Intellectual Property Monitoring

Creating content and technology solutions that supply patent professionals with crucial information.

I have extended experience with:

✔ Working with patent application data and databases 
✔ Regional distinctions around the world
✔ Building search functionalities for patent-industry use cases
✔ Creating a competitive advantage for my clients

My company WebMini created Patentswatch, an automated, fail-proof patent application monitoring solution.

My Story

Youth

Born and raised in Guenzburg, Bavaria, Germany.

1985

The Beginnings

2nd national winner at Jugend forscht, the biggest youth science and technology competition in Europe, with a self-programmed website builder. This project leads to formation of the first own business—with the signature of the parents, being a minor.

2002

Academic Career

High school graduation; then studies (B.Sc.) in Business Administration at the EBS University of Business and Law, Germany. Afterwards Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the Nagoya University of Commerce & Business as a fellow of the Japanese government (Monbukagakusho Scholarship).

2004-2010

WebMini Inc.

Founding of the software company WebMini Inc. in Miami, Florida, USA.

2008

250,000 Websites

The two hundred and fifty thousandth user creates their own website with the WebMini website builder.

2011

Sitesmaker

The most recent version of the website building system is released under the new name Sitesmaker.

2015

Patentswatch

Patentswatch is launched, a software solution for the automated, fail-proof and affordable monitoring of patent applications.

2017

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