Links & Partners

The Startup Center is embedded in a strong network of partners that offer complementary and advanced services on the network. Some of them are listed here. Others can be found under competitions and funding. The list makes no claim to completeness and is intended only as a starting point for your own research.


ESF Brandenburg and the European Commission
Unsere europäischen Fördermittelgeber

Overview business startup

Nationwide agency for female entrepreneurs
Women interested in setting up a business as well as female entrepreneurs will find background information and services on entrepreneurial independence for women on this Internet portal

Businessplan Contest Berlin Brandenburg - BPW
Support in the preparation of the business concept and information on the competition

EXIST Start-Up Grant
The EXIST-Gründerstipendium supports innovative technology-oriented or knowledge-based projects with good prospects of economic success

Business start-up portal of the BMWi
Comprehensive start-up knowledge, including legal forms, financing and industries. Compiled by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Funding database
Overview of federal, state and EU funding programs and grants

Start-up Workshop Germany
Support in the planning and implementation of a start-up idea

Culture and Creative Industries Initiative
Special information services for cultural and creative professionals: Advice, events, studies, awards and much more
Extensive online offer for entrepreneurs from the Entrepreneurship Foundation by Prof. Dr. Günter Faltin ("Kopf schlägt Kapital")

Initiatives in Brandenburg

Creative Brandenburg
Network, event and information portal for creative people in Brandenburg

Founders' Forum Potsdam
Tips, information and everything worth knowing about starting a business in Potsdam

Start-up service of the city of Potsdam
General information and an overview of the start-up process in Potsdam.

Creative agency Brandenburg
Support for creative companies and freelancers in the development of new ideas, business models, products and services through professional consulting (free coaching sessions).

Investment Bank of the State of Brandenburg
Information about support programs of the country

Brandenburg Business DevelopmentSupport for founders in Brandenburg, e.g. "Innovations need courage" and advice on "Gründung Innovativ"

media:net berlinbrandenburg is the association of the media and digital industry in the region. media:net is the initiative for Brandenburg as a business location and startup:net is aimed at founders.

MediaTech Hub Potsdam
Potsdam has been named a MediaTech Hub by the German Federal Ministry of Economics. Under the label, players from media technology, film, VR / AR, education and games network.