Various offers for Startups
Young entrepreneurs can get off to a particularly good start in Hamburg. This may be due to the fact that the various offers e.g., start-up assistance, financing, networking and internationalization complement each other well. Hamburg is the gateway to the digital world. Hardly any other German city offers such successful market entry conditions and a sustainable, good market positioning as Hamburg. Fluctuation within the founding teams is extremely low.
The city's start-up ecosystem is marked by ashort distances, venture capital companies, a growing number of accelerators and start-up hubs with international connections and a tightly-meshed network. All these assets render Hamburg a launching pad for the European market.
Grants and venture capital for Hamburg's start-ups https://innovationsstarter.com: Innovative start-ups and fledgling, innovative companies benefit from these financial means of support. Complementary funding is provided via the InnoFounder, InnoRampUp and the Innovationsstarter Fonds Hamburg.
Examples of strong investor networks:
- Hamburger Investoren-Netzwerk (HIN)
HIN or the Hamburg Investor Network aims to build bridges between start-ups seeking capital and suitable business angels and VC investors. The network brings investors and promising companies in north Germany together and encourages active networking.
- Business Angels Netzwerk Elbe-Weser e.V. (BANEW)
BANEW is committed to forging a building a business angels culture in the Elbe-Weser region, brings fresh ideas and private capital together, organises the exchange of experience and promotes co-operation.
- EXIST Scholarship for Founders
Programme for implementing ideas by students, graduates and researchers at universities and colleges as well as non-university research institutions. EXIST