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What's new in Hamburg's startup scene? Which must-see events for founders are coming up and who offers startup advice and financing? Read all about this on Startup City Hamburg - your one-stop shop for becoming part of Hamburg’s startup ecosystem and getting your business off the ground.

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Story | May 21, 2024

Foviatech combines AI with revolutionary material

The Hamburg-based startup Foviatech has achieved an outstanding position by combining AI software with physics and chemistry.
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Hamburg Speicherstadt
  • Maik Reder

    Founder & CEO of Annea

    “Hamburg is Germany's wind energy city. Many wind turbine manufacturers and operators are based in Hamburg and the largest wind energy trade fairs and events take place in and around Hamburg. In addition, Hamburg has a constantly growing startup scene and is therefore becoming increasingly attractive for young companies.”
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  • Achim Leder

    Founder of jetlite

    “Founding jetlite in Hamburg, a centre of international aviation, has enabled us to be closely connected to the industry from the very beginning. Hamburg, with its strong aviation industry, was the ideal starting point for jetlite's ambitious journey.”
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    © jetlite: Achim Leder, founder and managing director
    © jetlite: Achim Leder, founder and managing director
  • Alena Schneck

    Co-founder of toern

    “The startup ecosystem in Hamburg is very informal. Everyone helps everyone else as long as you ask! We've been based in the beautiful Digital Logistics Hub. In addition to the charm of the Speicherstadt, we benefit from the hub’s ecosystem, which has already enabled us to hold workshops with Tchibo and the Otto Group, for instance, as well as to undertake countless stage appearances.”
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    Alena Schneck, co-founder of toern
  • Elisabeth L'Orange

    Co-Founder of Oxolo

    “We are proud of the AI we are developing and also of bringing a bit of Silicon Valley to Hamburg with Oxolo. We want to push the boundaries of AI research and create innovative solutions for complex problems.”
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    © Oxolo: co-founder Elisabeth L’Orange
    © Oxolo: co-founder Elisabeth L’Orange
  • Nico Hansen

    Founder of Vanozza

    “From my perspective, Hamburg is a melting pot for creative ideas and innovations. The Food Cluster has just been created, which will give the location a further boost. There are also numerous networking platforms and funding programmes - we have benefited greatly from the foodlab accelerator programme and IFB Hamburg's InnoFounder programme.”
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    © Vanozza: founder Nico Hansen
    © Vanozza
  • Hendrik Susemihl

    CEO of GoodBytz

    “We value the creative atmosphere and international flair that Hamburg offers. The open corporate culture promotes innovation and encourages collaboration. Hamburg offers proximity to outstanding research institutions, a strong network of technology companies and a high quality of life, which enables us to attract talent and build international teams.”
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  • Philipp Schröder

    Founder and CEO of 1Komma5°

    “Hamburg is much better than its reputation. We have a good environment for our company here and the city has a great atmosphere. That's why we will continue to expand our workforce here.”
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    © Christoph Neumann / 1KOMMA5°: Philipp Schröder, founder and CEO
    © Christoph Neumann / 1KOMMA5°: Philipp Schröder, founder and CEO

Startup City Hamburg presents Beagle Systems

We took a look behind the scenes of exciting startups and present Beagle Systems: They are making any place on earth accessible with a network of long-range BVLOS drones. Their Drone-As-A-Service solution is easy to integrate in existing workflows and can quickly replace ground based transports.

Startup City Hamburg presents Holy Technologies

Holy Technologies develops recyclable carbon fiber solutions for high-performance applications in Energy, Automotive and Aerospace. The goal is to develop significant technology advancements, that ultimately enable the decarbonisation of the manufacturing sector.