Hamburg Innovation offers consultancy to entrepreneurs on all aspects of setting up a business. Thanks to our extensive range of services, we are able to support entrepreneurs at every stage, from developing a business concept and launching a company through to raising capital. Our support programme addresses students, graduates, and academics who are seeking to establish a company based on technology or innovative services – or who have already done so. Entrepreneurs may also be able to benefit from the services of our partners at the Start-up Dock.

Our services

  • Individual advice in all stages of the entrepreneurial process
  • Support in developing business plans and models
  • Access to business coaches and mentors
  • Connection to regional and international start-up networks
  • Support with applying for EXIST Business Start-up Grants and EXIST
  • Transfer of Research funding
  • Access to other sources of funding – InnoRampUp, Innovationsstarter Hamburg, and High-Tech-Gründerfonds
  • Access to sources of investment capital – banks, VCs, and business angels
  • Training courses, workshops and seminars
  • Business incubation



Nils Neumann
+49 40 76629-6532