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Partners

Meet Our Awesome Partners.

  • Invest Lisboa

    • Company Size: 10
    • Rua das Portas de Santo Antão, 89 1169-022 LISBOA Portugal

    Invest Lisboa is Lisbon’s investment promotion agency. Invest Lisboa is a one-stop-shop for companies, investors and entrepreneurs looking to invest or set up their business in Lisbon. We offer personalized, confidential and free support, including providing advice, information and contacts, and identifying business partners, premises and investment opportunities.

    Set up in 2009, Invest Lisboa is the result of a strategic partnership between Lisbon’s City Council and the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, aiming to attract investment, companies, and talent. It is also supported by the Agency for Investment and Foreign Trade of Portugal (AICEP) and sponsored by Baía do Tejo.

  • Impact Hub Lisbon

    • Company Size: 10
    • R. 1º de Maio 103, 1300-472 Lisboa, Portugal

    We are Impact Hub Lisbon and we believe in the power of humans, businesses and collaboration to make the world a better place.
    Workspace, community, programs, events and corporate social innovation consultancy – we cultivate opportunities for positive impact.
    Last but not least, we are part of a Global Network of Impact Makers with more than 101 Impact Hub locations over the world.

    Our mission:
    We are here to cultivate opportunities for positive impact. We want to connect unlikely allies to enable purpose-driven individuals to create a larger impact together – no matter what their background is. We want to inspire and empower people and businesses to be more impact-driven, conscious and sustainable.

  • Vienna UP

    • Company Size: 200
    • Mariahilfer Straße 20, 1070 Wien
    • Founded: 1982

    Vienna UP´20 (May 11 – 17th 2020) will be the biggest international startup event ever held in Austria!

    The international spotlight is back on the city in 2020 with a new one-week mega-event for the startup scene. After all, local companies, investors and talent no longer need to shy away from comparisons with the rest of Europe: the local scene is one of the most diverse and fastest-growing startup communities in the world.

    From 11 to 17 May 2020, the whole city will live and breathe Vienna UP’20. For a whole week, Vienna will be providing an international stage for companies, investors and talents with more than 50 workshops, conferences, networking events and talks. More than 40 partners – comprising key players in the local startup scene as well as well-known international participants – will participate in the one-week program under the umbrella of Vienna UP’20, showcasing the innovative potential of the city to an international audience.

    The new format will emphasize the booming sectors of technology & FinTech and health and life sciences, as well as the topics of social entrepreneurship and Industry 4.0. These are all sectors in which the business location Vienna is already very well positioned, and the city will be able to impress the international audience with outstanding companies. With more than 20,000 visitors expected to attend, Vienna UP’20 will be the biggest international startup event ever to take place in Austria.

  • Startup Grind

    • Company Size: 10
    • Stampfenbachstrasse 32, 8600 Zurich
    • Founded: 2010

    Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 2,000,000 entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters. We nurture startup ecosystems in 125+ countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Startups.

    The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Founded in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs build their businesses, connect with strategic partners, and secure funding.

  • Swiss Tech Association

    • Company Size: 5
    • Kramgasse 58, 3000 Bern
    • Founded: 2013

    The Swiss Tech Association is an answer to the call for a new way to discuss, innovate, exchange, build and learn. Based in Berne, we aim to bring together game-changers, disruptors, rebels and tech pros from every corner of Switzerland. By doing so, we want to stimulate innovation, networking and business creation in the field of new technologies.

  • Startup Lisboa

    • Company Size: 11-50
    • Rua da Prata 80, 1100-415 Lisboa, Portugal
    • Founded: 2011

    Startup Lisboa is a business incubator that began its activity on February 2012, with the opening of its first building on Rua da Prata 80, in Lisbon’s historic downtown. Founded in 2011 by the Municipality of Lisbon, bank Montepio and IAPMEI (Portuguese Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation), was born of the will of the citizens, having been one of the most voted ideas in the 2009/2010 Participatory Budget of the City Council.

  • freeCodeCamp Lisbon

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • R. do Instituto Virgílio Machado 14, 1100-284 Lisboa, Portugal
    • Founded: 22 June 2015

    freeCodeCamp is an open-source community that helps you learn to code.
    We are a group of programmers that came from the freeCodeCamp Earth community that decided to bring together all the elements of Lisbon, in order to help each other in this journey. More than a group, a family that shares the same passion, this desire to learn more and better. We aim to have the largest community in Lisbon and bring knowledge to the largest number of people, which is why this group is made up of the most varied levels of developers, from complete beginners to senior developers, we do not discriminate against anyone and we are here to help in all obstacles and celebrate all achievements,

  • JA Alumni Austria

    • Company Size: 51-200
    • Rudolfsplatz 10, 1010 Vienna
    • Founded: 2013

    JA Alumni Austria is part of JA Alumni Europe (www.ja-alumni.eu), the official European umbrella organization that unites over 20 active member countries.
    The more than 4’000 active members are successful entrepreneurs, volunteers, leaders or young professionals from numerous disciplines, such as tech, business, finance, education, IT and medicine. By means of diverse activities, like for instance, leadership conferences, entrepreneurship competitions, inspirational campaigns and professional events the “Network of Opportunities” empowers and supports its members to unfold their personal potential and extend their entrepreneurial mindset.

  • Entrepreneurship Avenue

    • Company Size: 51-200
    • WU Campus, D2 building, 3rd floor, Welthandelsplatz 1 1020 Vienna, Austria
    • Founded: 2014

    Entrepreneurship Avenue is Europe’s largest student-focused startup event series designed to inspire, encourage and support young people to start their own business and join the startup scene. During five workshops (the labs) and a final Conference Day, participants gain unique insights into the experience of multiple startups and entrepreneurs and learn how to find, evaluate and pitch new business ideas. Organized by SIMConnect and ECN, the event connects students from all Austrian universities with founders, investors and other inspiring minds in the startup scene.

  • Women And Code

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Mariahilfer Str. 45, 1060 Vienna
    • Founded: 2018

    Women and Code is a JavaScript learning group for women* in Vienna that happens every second week, starting on September 18 2018.

  • Pioneers

    • Company Size: 11-50
    • Eschenbachgasse 11 3rd Floor, 1010 Vienna.
    • Founded: 2009

    Pioneers Discover shapes the future of corporates by introducing entrepreneurial tools, methods and culture.

    At Pioneers, we inspire and empower. Our purpose is to create an ecosystem to foster growth and innovation. Since 2009, our agile team of 35 employees from 17 nations has been working towards longstanding communities and collaboration opportunities for tech innovators.

  • weXelerate

    • Company Size: 201-500
    • Praterstraße 1, 1020 Wien, Austria
    • Founded: 2016

    weXelerate is a startup & innovation hub with a unique and thriving ecosystem of open innovation on nearly 9000 sqm that aims to connect startups and established corporates. Each year the weXelerate Accelerator supports 100 of the most promising European startups with a focus on energy and infrastructure, industry 4.0, media, insurance and banking, as well as cross-industry technologies such as internet of things, artificial intelligence, bots, mobility, blockchain and cyber security.

  • Impact Hub Vienna

    • Company Size: 11-50
    • Impact Hub Vienna Lindengasse 56 1070 Vienna, Austria
    • Founded: 2010

    The Impact Hub Vienna community is made up of social businesses addressing challenges both locally and globally. Our members are entrepreneurs, social investors, freelancers, advocates, campaigners, creatives, artists, consultants, coaches and more. Members enjoy a global platform connecting them to 15000+ like-minded entrepreneurs. They have access to training and support, work spaces, lectures, training workshops, community networking events and incubation programs. We are part of a global network of connected communities that enable collaboration. Impact Hubs unite people from every profession, background and culture with imagination and drive to pursue enterprising ideas for the world. These are the people who see and do things differently and have entrepreneurial passion to create sustainable impact.

  • Austrian Startups

    • Company Size: 11-50
    • AustrianStartups e.V. Lindengasse 56, 1070 Vienna, Austria
    • Founded: 2013

    AustrianStartups is a neutral, independent and non-profit platform for innovative entrepreneurship in Austria.

    AustrianStartups is an open place for startups, changemakers, and interested persons, who are all encouraged to launch joint initiatives with us. We invite you to come and work with us to develop Austria into a hub for innovative minds.

  • DCI Digital Career Institute

    • Company Size: 11-50 employees
    • Vulkanstraße 1, 10367 Berlin, Germany.
    • Founded: 2016

    The Digital Career Institute operates with Devugees a training program for refugees and those who have the right to stay, who are interested in a technical qualification for the German job market.

    We are convinced that Devugees will help to integrate refugees more effective into Germany and German society. In our opinion education is the most important key for a successful life and work start.

  • Geek Girls Carrots

    • Company Size: 12
    • HubHub ul. Postępu 14 02-676 Warsaw

    Geek Girls Carrots is a global grassroots organisation focused on women in tech and female entrepreneurs. We gather to inspire, learn from each other, share knowledge. We believe that girls in new technologies are the avant-garde of innovation. We want to overcome stereotypes by bringing more diversity into tech world. Find out what we do, where and when you can join and start coding!

  • Social Startups

    • Company Size: 11-50
    • New York Straße 8 35510 Butzbach
    • Founded: 2013

    Social-Startups.de is an information platform for all those who are interested in the topic of social entrepreneurship as well as sustainable innovative business ideas, who have founded a social enterprise or would like to do so.

    At the same time, we are an information portal with first interesting information for start-up interested parties.

    We support students as sparring partners in their bachelor and master theses. Since even the best idea can use a jump-start, we support social startups or potential founders with strategic questions such as Viafrica or Mobile Solar Power Plants Africa.

  • BE.ive

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Siemensstrasse 22 14482 Potsdam Deutschland
    • Founded: 2017

    BE.ive is a sustainability consultancy that helps entrepreneurs build sustainable businesses.

  • West Tech Ventures

    • Company Size: 6
    • Voltastr. 6, Building 12/1, 4th floor, 13355 Berlin
    • Founded: 2013

    INVESTMENT

    Pre-seed and seed phase, continuous support until growth stage and exit. We invest between 25.000 and 250.000 EUR in the first round.

    FOCUS AREAS

    We invest in B2B SaaS in different verticals, Developer Tools, and Enterprise Software.

    PROJECT FLYING ELEPHANT

    Project Flying Elephant is an angel investment program by WestTech Ventures focused on tech-savvy teams which build outstanding products.

    WHO WE ARE

    Early-stage VC. Networker. Software & Tech. Opportunity driven.

  • Signals Venture Capital

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Joseph-Scherer-Straße 3 44139 Dortmund
    • Founded: 2017

    As venture capital firms compete to participate in rounds working alongside the best entrepreneurs they often focus on their “value add” convincing a founder they bring more to the table than just money. In this context, “value add” is often communicated as a very broad range of visible services a VC might offer.

    At signals VC, we always aim to look beyond the obvious so we went into the field asking entrepreneurs directly what they valued from their investors. Below are the results so far (the survey has only been online for three weeks with a few hundred participants), and we plan on constantly updating our results with new input.

  • Indo European

    • Company Size: 51-200
    • 316, 3rd floor, Suneja Tower 1, Janakpuri District Centre, New Delhi-110058
    • Founded: 2001

    ndo European is an overseas educational consultant, with an expertise in the Study in Europe. Our mission is to grow ourselves in the field of study abroad education in the manner of improvising our services which are being provided to the students with the dreams of studying abroad. We as a team are dedicated for exploring various study abroad options for the students, having the desire to study overseas. We are specialized in the education in Europe, and have many universities of repute as our partners..

  • Connect MBA

    • Company Size: -
    • Meitnerstraße 10 70563 Stuttgart Germany
    • Founded: 1994

    QS links high achievers from the graduate, MBA and executive communities around the world with leading business schools, postgraduate departments at universities and with employers, through websites, events, e-guides and technical solutions.

    QS organises the largest business education events in the world, the QS World MBA Tour, the QS World Executive MBA Tour and the leading postgraduate studies information event, the QS World Grad School Tour, amongst an extensive product range including print and online publications and software solutions.

    QS is the leading global career and education network for ambitious professionals looking to further both their personal and professional development. With extensive contacts in the field of higher education, our industry expertise and experience gives us the flexibility to adapt to the needs of our prospective clients.

     

  • Start Up Night

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Winterfeldtstr. 21 D-10781 Berlin
    • Founded: 2012

    Startupnight is one of Europe’s largest startup events, where startups present themselves to corporates, investors and potential customers. It will take place for the 5th time on Friday, September 7th 2018 in Berlin with 5000+ participants and 250+ startups from around the world in categories like mobility, energy, communication, AI, VR, AR, health, fintech, and many more.

    Startupnight offers you a great opportunity to get valuable information, meet interesting and experienced people from around the world, meet investors and corporates and to expand your network – not only at the exhibtion, but also at our conference.

  • Startup Berlin Co

    • Company Size: -
    • Berlin, Germany

    Dear Berlin starturper, welcome to Berlin Startup Slack Group. We see it and want it to be an online community where you e-talk about what glocal Berlin startups daily life is. This is a place where you can pursue or share that talk you heard or that conversation you started during the last meet-up you went to. It is also the place where you can start conversations and talks and get valuable inputs from other starturpers.

    If you are not a Berlin startuper yet, we are happy to welcome you here and let you take the opportunity to interact with key actors of Berlin startup scene, who will help you out in your discovering journey.

    The Group lets you connect, meet up and exchange information such as, how to register your business here, where can you find a flat to live, a desk to work, a meetup to meet other people, or even find the perfect job in one of the Berlin startups.

  • MGE

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Gryphiusstraße 26/27, 10245 Berlin
    • Founded: 2011

    Simplifying German bureaucracy is our mission. From registering your German residence (Anmeldung) to applying for your tax ID, from getting your health insurance to opening your bank account, from filing your tax return to obtaining your certified translation — myGermanExpert is the easiest way to get settled in Germany.

    Our Services: Anmeldung: After your arrival in Germany, you will have to take care of several formalities, including filling in German forms for the Bürgeramt. Everyone who takes up residence in Germany is required to register at the Bürgeramt, regardless of the length of their stay.

    German Health Insurance: Since 1 January 2009, every person in Germany is required to have health insurance. Even those who will only reside in Germany for a short time must be health insured, otherwise requests for visas will be denied.ravel Health Insurances: This type of health insurance is the perfect solution for getting your visa or residence permit easily accepted. This short-term health insurance can be renewed every year and up to 5 years. Free Instant Quotes!  German Bank Account: You need to open a German bank account if you want to live and work in Germany: pay a rent, receive a salary, register as a freelancer, get health insurance, and so on.

  • Space Shack

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Akazienstr. 3a, 10823 Berlin
    • Founded: 2016

    Space Shack is the melting pot of people and ideas of tomorrow. A Kubrick-esque surrounding invites you to leave our planet for a second and dive into what is actually supposed to keep you moving – your brain. We offer workplaces of all kinds (sitting down, standing up, lying down, hanging, flying, all of them) and meeting options for you and your clients/investors/team/everybody. Coworking, offices, loads of events, help for expats, places to crash, places to go wild, places to wind down, we got them all. Drop by and check out our space in the beautiful Akazienkiez in Berlin-Schöneberg!

  • Silicon Drinkabout

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Global
    • Founded: 2011

    Silicon Drinkabout is a weekly meet-up for startups and techies to meet like-minded people, have some fun and relax at the end of the working week. Originally founded by Mind Candy, grown in London by 3beards and expanded around the world with the enthusiasm, energy and commitment of volunteers, Silicon Drinkabout aims to connect and support startup communities both on a local and global level.

  • Access MBA

    • Company Size: -
    • 103 rue Lafayette 75010 Paris, France
    • Founded: 2004

    Access MBA is a project of Advent Group, an independent media agency established in 2004 and specialised in Higher Education. The company is comprised of over 100 experts from 10+ nationalities that provide personalised services for international business schools and prospective students. A unique matching service aims to connect 50,000 qualified candidates with over 200 top business schools through the organization of over 125 international events per year.

    As founder and, by far, the worldwide leader of “One-to-One” education events, Advent Group’s mission is to develop awareness about international business education opportunities. The Advent team provides prospective students with holistic support, from selecting the right programme to guiding them successfully through the Admissions process.

  • Polish Tech Night

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Chausseestraße 19 10115 Berlin, Germany
    • Founded: 2016

    We invite Polish startups and German investors and business to show potentials and mutual benefits of the German-Polish cooperation and share experience we already gained in this area.

    The goal of the first Polish Tech Night in 2016 was to discuss differences and commonalities between the Polish and Berlin startup scenes and to build a bridge between the two. In the second edition we found out more links between those two neighbored startup scenes and open up new opportunities of cooperations.

    Now Polish Tech Night is a regular event and and a bridge between Poland and Berlin.

  • SRH Berlin

    • Company Size: 51-200
    • Ernst-Reuter-Platz 10 10587 Berlin. Germany
    • Founded: 2002

    Welcome to SRH Hochschule Berlin – The International Management University! Since 2002 SRH Hochschule Berlin has been setting standards in academic education. The interrelation of teaching, practical experience and research in management studies offers students the ideal environment to prepare for their future career.

  • Anda

    • Company Size: -
    • Rigaerstr. 104 10247 Berlin

    The Anda language school is a cozy language school with two central locations in Berlin Friedrichshain and Berlin Prenzlauer Berg. Our students are always at the center of our attention. We want you to learn German, English, Spanish or any other language of your choice as easily as possible. We know from experience that languages ​​are easier to learn the more motivated the learner is. That’s why our language school employs only experienced native speakers who can infect and motivate others with their enthusiasm for language learning.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of different forms of instruction: from intensive courses in various intensive levels for German, English or Spanish, to private lessons and language courses for companies and language trips abroad. Even if you want to learn French, Portuguese or Italian and are looking for a suitable language school in Berlin, you are guaranteed to find the course that suits your individual needs. Of course we also offer German as a foreign language or German for foreigners.

  • Bluebilities

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Pappelallee 78/79 10437 Berlin
    • Founded: 2017

    We are a Berlin based startup specialising in recruitment and competence development of international professionals in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and International Management.

    We focus on helping companies open new channels for accessing international talent in Germany and Europe through www.bluebilities.com using a combination of a unique referral mechanism, talent database and active sourcing. In collaboration with our partners we are creating international talent bridges that allow flow of ideas, skills and investment for Innovative Technologies.