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The AI.STARTUP.HUB is an initiative for startups from northern Germany that use artificial intelligence (AI). It supports both prospective founders and existing companies with two funding programmes. The next programmes will run from October 2024 to March 2025 and the application phase ends on 18 August.


AI Ideation Program for newcomers

With this programme, the AI.STARTUP.HUB addresses all those who have an idea in the field of AI or are already researching it and now want to turn it into a business model without having already founded a company. This is what they are offered:

  • Financial support of up to 37,500 euros per team over a period of six months (1,500 euros/month per team member and a material allowance of 10,500 euros/team).

  • Workplace in the heart of Hamburg.

  • Personal startup counselling and mentoring by AI experts.

  • Access to an extensive network.

  • Workshops on AI and startup topics.

  • Technical support.

With the Accelerator Program, the AI.STARTUP.HUB offers startups systematic support for growth and internationalisation through networking with key players from the world of AI. These are the most important programme components:

  • Networking with investors.

  • Development of products and services.

  • Development of a marketing strategy.

  • Workshops on AI and startup topics.

  • Access to a network of AI experts and potential cooperation partners.

  • International contacts with a focus on the USA.


Startup City Hamburg

At Startup City Hamburg you can find Hamburg’s inspiring startup ecosystem gathered into one space.

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