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We're thrilled about numerous partners who support us in the implementation of Startupnight.
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Our partners

Deutsche Telekom

Deutsche Telekom is increasingly banking on new, creative ideas from startups and partners. In the midterm, Deutsche Telekom will have a much bigger portfolio of startups, joint ventures, holdings and partnerships with innovative enterprises along the innnovation’s value chain. To support young enterprises during their early stages in particular, hub:raum offers support in four areas: Seed financing, experts’ know how, access to Telekom and office space. The partnership area focusses on globally positioned enterprises as well as smaller startups. DTCP is an investment management group with c. $1.6 billion assets under management and advisory from Deutsche Telekom and other institutional investors, and a portfolio of over 60 companies. The group is dedicated to providing venture and growth capital, and advisory services to the technology, media and telecommunication (TMT) sectors.


crowdfoods is the 1st cross-border Food Entrepreneur & Startup Association in Germany, Austria, Switzerland & Liechtenstein (DACHLI) – building an international vertical network & platform to connect the whole food, agro & food/agrotech startup scene with the established food industry and their service providers, retailers, the science and investors.

The association connects all local food, agriculture, gastronomy and startup initiatives into one overall and cross-border network as a central vertical for food, gastro and agri / tech for the success of all stake holders.

crowdfoods was founded as a private initiative in 2017 and was converted into an international association by swiss law in 2018. Based in Kreuzlingen (TG/CH) crowdfoods has already build up a network of local ambassadors –e.g. in Berlin, Vienna, Salzburg and Zurich - and plans to found national associations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. More information about crowdfoods are available under:

Exist - Setting Up Business From Science

EXIST aims, as a development programme of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, to improve the startup climate and distribution of entrepreneurship in universities and non-university research institutions in Germany. It is working as a part of the Federal Government’s new high-tech strategy in a growing amount of technology orientated and science based business formations. From 2007 until mid 2016 EXIST developed 1450 startups with EXIST-Founder Scholarships or EXIST-Research Transfers. The programme was cofinanced with the European Social Fund.


hubraum is the tech incubator of Deutsche Telekom. By bringing early-stage startups and the leading European telco together, hubraum strives to ignite innovation transfer to create new business opportunities for both sides: startups benefit from co-innovation programs, seed-investments and the shortcut to tech assets, customers and knowledge of Deutsche Telekom. In return Deutsche Telekom benefits from business opportunities between startups and its business units. Since 2012 hubraum connects with its digital ecosystem and has worked together with several hundred startups out of Berlin, Krakow and Tel-Aviv. More information at

Avnet Silica

Avnet Silica is the European semiconductor specialist of Avnet Inc., one of the leading global distributors. You may expect state-of-the-art technologies, comprehensive technical support and reliable logistics services of Avnet Silica as a partner of leading semiconductor manufactures and innovative solution providers over many years. With a team of more than 200 application engineers and technical specialists, Avnet Silica supports projects all the way from the idea to the concept to production.

Berlin TXL - The Urban Tech Republic

Berlin TXL – The Urban Tech Republic is the research and industrial park for the city of the future that will be developed at the site of Tegel airport after the airport closes. It will offer a place for entrepreneurs, students, investors, industry, and researchers to meet and develop the cities of tomorrow. At Berlin TXL, Urban Technologies will be designed, produced, and exported. No other city in the world is better suited for this than this creative metropolis. And in this city, there is no better location than this one: Berlin TXL.

Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB)

Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB) is the state of Berlin´s business development and promotional bank. With a wide product spectrum it is active in the areas of business and property promotion. IBB supports small and medium-sized enterprises in Berlin with subsidies, loan products and equity stakes developing targeted solutions for its clients.

Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

Berlin Partner for Business and Technology offers business and technology promotion for companies, investors and science institutes in Berlin. With carefully tailored services and excellent links to research, our experts provide an outstanding range of offerings to help companies launch, innovate, expand and secure their economic future in Berlin.
As a unique Public Private Partnership, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology is a cooperation between the Berlin State Senate and over 230 companies dedicated to promoting their city. Berlin Partner is also responsible for the German capital’s global marketing.

Startup Incubator Berlin

In the Startup Incubator of the HWR Berlin, startup ideas are developed into market-ready products. We support academic startup teams with know-how, infrastructure, and scholarships. As a lean incubator, we focus on closely examining the business model with the customer and developing the product or business quickly. Our proposal addresses the needs of new businesses whether they are only at the beginning of their endeavor or are already in the active establishment phase. The Startup Incubator is open to students and graduates of the HWR Berlin as well as Berlin residents with an academic background.

On the Rock

ON THE ROCK makes it easy - In Germany and the world, for companies, brands and people. We create memorable experiences. We often combine future gadgets with classic live communication in events. We are convinced that the future of successful brand communication depends on a personal brand experience. Congresses, trade fairs, public events, festivals, incentives, team building, hygiene concepts or brand activations and promotions. We are happy to be asked to do this, but even if complex project management variants and "top executive projects" are in demand, gladly interdisciplinary - international anyway and of course completely digital, virtual or hybrid, if required.


WLOUNGE is a connector, change-maker, door opener, inspiration, access, enabler and empowerment, headquartered in Berlin. A ket player in the German Tech ecosystem. We are global, founded to support women and diversity in business and technology. We believe that only in supporting diversity and inclusion in all stages of the business process can we start to see real changes and innovation that represent all people.
Through our lots of activities, we bring professionals from corporate executives to rising entrepreneurs together to collaborate and tackle the business world’s greatest challenges - funding. innovating and access.
Our collaborations are across the world, including Germany, Europe, Israel, the U.S, China and Asia.
WLOUNGE was established to give back. To uplift the tech ecosystem and the women within it!