A successful startup location depends on networking between universities, startups, investors, politics and established companies. Berlin not only provides opportunities for exchange by numerous networks and founder events, there are also vital hot spots distributed throughout the city which facilitate contact between young entrepreneurs.
In Berlin, young entrepreneurs find the best opportunities for education and advanced training to guide them at all stages of business development. Berlin’s universities and institutions of higher education provide their own startup networks.
Beuth University of Applied Sciences
Beuth Startup Hub
Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin and Charité Universitätsmedizin
Sience & Startups
Startup center of the Technische Universität Berlin
Centre for Entrepreneurship
Startup center of the Freie Universität Berlin
Courses in founding
Startup center of the Humboldt University Berlin
Venture service of the Humboldt University Berlin
Startup center of the University of Applied Sciences (HTW)
Entrepreneurship Education for HTW Students
Berlin-Brandenburg Business Plan Competition
The Berlin-Brandenburg Business Plan Competition (BPW) is Germany’s largest regional founder initiative.
Participation in this event for founders, business angels and investors is only possible by personal invitation from the team of deutsche-startups.de.
The Heureka Conference is a gathering place for German and international startup scenes.
The Long Night of Startups is Europe's largest startup event, where startups are given top billing.
A three-day conference with lectures and workshops on digital topics, social media and network policy.
This 2-day event offers an opportunity to visit startups, VCs, accelerators, incubators and coworking spaces and meet with their founders and team members.
Tech Open Air (TOA) Berlin
The festival connects technology, music, arts and science. Internet founders meet investors, artists and musicians.
At the Bitkom Trend Conference, emerging companies have the opportunity to pitch their business models and network with the industry's reputable companies.