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Welcome to Startup City Hamburg

What’s new on Hamburg’s startup scene?
Which events are a must for founders and who offers startup advice? Startups, entrepreneurs and innovators can find out all this and much more at Startup City Hamburg. Get an overview of funding and financing opportunities, discover coworking spaces, create job offers and expand your network! At Startup City Hamburg you can find Hamburg’s startup ecosystem gathered into one space.

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Hamburg Speicherstadt
  • Daniela Arango

    CPO Lignopure

    “To all female founders: Trust yourselves and the work you have done. Don't be afraid to demonstrate this and build on it.”
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  • Dr. Mazen Rizk

    CEO & Founder of Mushlabs

    “We want to change the world from Hamburg with our fermentation technology and are delighted to have the senator's support. Together we can build an innovative, robust and, above all, sustainable food system that will also contribute to Hamburg's food supply in the future.”
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  • Miriam Schütt

    Founder of SofaConcerts

    “I couldn't imagine a better city for SofaConcerts. There is a great cultural landscape here, many of our international artists stop in Hamburg and drop by our office, and the startup scene is also very lively and helpful. People know and support each other. I can only recommend Hamburg as a startup location!”
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    Miriam Schütt, Founder of SofaConcerts
    ©FrauSiemersFotografiert: Miriam Schütt
  • Christoph Janyska

    Head of Business Operations AdaptionLab

    “Hamburg offers a broad landscape of potential customers and partners, and the IFB Innovationsstarter programmes and the support of the many university start-up hubs make it possible to proceed in a structured and focused manner. The mix of "old" and "new economy" offers great potential to learn from each other and benefit from complementary business models.”
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    AdaptionLab: Christoph Janyska, Head of Business Operations
  • Daniel Barke

    Co-Founder and CEO WorkGenius

    “Hamburg has opened the gateway to the world for us. We have been able to develop our business model here in peace. And we have a good ecosystem here.”
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    ©WorkGenius: Daniel Barke
    ©WorkGenius: Daniel Barke
  • Theresa Grotendorst

    Co-Founder & CEO of fobizz

    “We love Hamburg!
    The Hamburg startup scene is friendly and helpful and
    the distances are short. Ideal conditions for a successful startup!”
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    © fobizz
  • Peter Sorowka

    CEO Cybus

    “The Gründerwerft accelerator was our first stop and we are very proud to prove that, in addition to Berlin's well-known startup scene and the many deep-tech locations in southern Germany, there is also the potential to build forward-looking technology companies in our beloved Hanseatic city.”
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    Cybus CEO Peter Sorowka
  • Jennifer Schäfer

    Founder & Managing Director Unmilk

    “Hamburg is an ideal city for founding a startup, because for one thing you can count on the great support and the infrastructure of a large startup community is given - at the same time the scene is familiar and not too anonymous. People know and help each other!”
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    Managing Director of Unmilk Jennifer Schäfer
    © Unmilk
  • Christoph Berger

    Founder & CEO of vilisto

    “We couldn’t imagine a better place than Hamburg to build our company: attractive, down-to-earth and cooperative. Above all, we really appreciate the variety of support offered by the city and other institutions – the exchange with experienced founders via the incubators and beyond is enormously valuable to us.”
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    Vilisto Founder and CEO Christoph Berger
    © Vilisto
  • Anne Lamp

    CEO of traceless

    “Sustainable, ecological solutions require not only green startups like us, but also committed partners from industry and impulses from science and politics. Only together can we solve the complex challenges of our time.”
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    traceless Founder Anne Lamp
    © traceless/Marc Schultz-Coulon
  • Robert Heinecke

    Founder & CEO of Breeze Technologies

    “At Breeze Technologies, we focus on sustainability – from a social, environmental and business perspective. ‘Zebras’ are therefore clearly preferable to unicorns for me.”
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    Robert Heinecke, Founder & CEO of Breeze Technologies
    © Breeze Technologies
  • Britta Wiebe

    Co-Founder & CEO of Vulvani

    “Hamburg is a great place for us to start up. We were supported from the beginning by different regional programmes, such as InnoFounder, Hamburg Startups or Beyourpilot. It’s good to be connected to the local startup ecosystem.”
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    Britta Wiebe, Founder of the startup Vulvani
    © Vulvani
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