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How to found and invest in Hamburg

You have a start-up, little time and need quick and uncomplicated support? You have an exciting idea and want to start up a business? You wish to acquire a share in a company and seek a safe and promising investment? You are interested in available start-ups in Hamburg and want to network? Start-ups are catalysts of innovation! You will find a particularly close-knit network and good links to established companies and science In Hamburg. But hey, what else makes Hamburg's start-up scene special and so successful? Why do so many IT students launch their career in Hamburg?

Points in favour of Hamburg:
 

  • High start-up dynamism: More than 1.200 fledgling digital companies can now be found in the city.
  • Numerous successful companies, such as Free Now (myTaxi), Jimdo, Xing, or the Unicorn AboutYou (Otto Group) started up in Hamburg.
  • Germany's second largest city is a global leader in the media, aviation, life sciences and logistics industries and increasingly in forward-looking digital fields such as Fintech, e-commerce and virtual reality as well.
  • More than 112,000 students – more than 10,000 of hail from other countries - study and conduct research at 36 universities in the metropolitan region.
  • Hamburg is Germany’s most attractive city for MINT students starting their career, according to a Deloitte study of German tech hubs.

Hamburg has an over 1,000-year history as a traditional international trading metropolis, and has historically grown a culture of entrepreneurship. Did you know, for instance, that the first logistics start-up set sail from Hamburg 800 years ago?

Hamburg’s versatile start-up ecosystem:

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Konzeptentwicklung im Team

Startup-Unit

Main, initial point of contact. Make an appointment for an individual consultation!

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Coworking im betahaus Hamburg

Financing

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HafenCity

Locations

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Start-up Scene

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Magellan-Terrassen HafenCity

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Collaborations: Hamburg's highly international start-up ecosystem

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Scale City Verbund

Hamburg is also a member of the SCALE.CITIES network

https://scalecities.com/cities/

Events

Instagram Marketing for Beginners

https://kreativgesellschaft.org/termine/instagram-marketing-fur-einsteiger-innen-8/11087

HY-5: Green Distribution & Storage

https://germanyworks.com/webinars/hy-5

d3con 2021: Programmatic Advertising

https://d3con.de/

CAT Meldorf: AI on the West Coast

https://cat-meldorf.de/veranstaltung/mehr-als-nur-digital-ki-an-der-westkueste-effektiv-mit-kuenstlicher-intelligenz-arbeiten-fragen-antworten-und-viele-beispiele/

Tech4SmartCities

https://tech4smartcities-2021.b2match.io/

Mobility festival HEY/HAMBURG

https://www.hey-hamburg.com/

Procurement Summit 2021

https://procurementsummit.de/

European Logistics Innovation Day 2021

https://european-logistics-innovation-day-2021.b2match.io/

Blockchance Europe 2021

https://www.blockchance.eu/

Mind the Progress Congress 2021

https://mindtheprogress.de/kongress/

AIX 2021 - Aircraft Interiors Expo

https://www.aircraftinteriorsexpo.com/

Scoopcamp 2021

https://www.nextmedia-hamburg.de/event/scoopcamp/

ITS World Congress Hamburg 2021

https://itsworldcongress.com/

India Week Hamburg

https://indiaweek.hamburg.de/

WindEnergy Hamburg 2022

https://www.windenergyhamburg.com/