Links for founders

Here you will find further links to important startup-related pages with lots of information and tips to make an easier start into self-employment.


  • Business startup portal of the BMWK
    Provides quick access to all topics relating to setting up a business with links to further information, download options for brochures and software.

  • Gründerplattform of the BMWK
    The startup platform is an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action and KfW, realized by the partner BusinessPilot.

  • EXIST - Startups from science
    Germany-wide network with information on funding opportunities, locations, projects and successful founders

  • Startup information for foreign students
    This internet platform supports foreign students, academics in Germany as well as Skilled workers from abroad with a Startup portal in Germany.

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