• Three Hamburg-based start-ups among finalists of Digital Pitch

    Die größten Startup-Hotspots aus Berlin, Hamburg, Köln und München organisieren am deutschlandweiten Digitaltag ihr erstes gemeinsames Format – den "Startup-Champs@Digitaltag". Hierfür konnte die Bevölkerung
    Tue, 16 Jun 2020 10:13:02 +0200
  • Music industry seeks new business ideas

    Music firms and founders in Hamburg and across Europe have until the deadline of July 13, 2020 to apply for the Music WorX accelerator for start-ups. The programme aims to boost the Hanseatic music industry and its innovative ecosystem to solidify Hamburg's position as a leading centre of music. Cre...

    Mon, 29 Jun 2020 15:56:30 +0200
  • Enter your digital idea in the Startup-Champs@Digitaltag

    Smart innovations and modern digital ideas will take centre stage during the upcoming "Startup-Champs@Digitaltag" or digital day to be held all over Germany on June 19, 2020. Organized by the four largest start-up hotspots Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne and Munich, fledgling digital companies can now...

    Thu, 04 Jun 2020 11:00:00 +0200
  • Hanseatic start-ups seal deals in latest season of “The Lion’s Den”

    More than two million viewers tuned into the final episode of VOX TV’s “The Lion’s Den” show for founders on Tuesday (April 21, 2020) when Johannes Bitter and Christian Monzel from the Hamburg Metropolitan Region secured a double deal after pitching their Drinkbetter food supplement to the “lions”...

    Thu, 23 Apr 2020 08:00:00 +0200
  • Ankerkraut opening first shop in Hamburg after TV success

    The founders of the spice start-up Ankerkraut, Anne and Stefan Lemcke, have been fans from the outset: “Since the format started airing in Germany as 'Die Höhle des Löwens', we have watched every episode. And we’ve always dreamed of being in the lion’s cage one day.” This dream came true in autumn...

    Fri, 10 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0200
  • "Kushel" offering soft towels made of beechwood fibre

    The founders of the “Kushel” start-up are promising plenty and have produced the world’s first climate-friendly, resource-saving towels which are both fluffy and soft. The towels are made to 70 per cent organic cotton and to 30 per cent of Modal from sustainable forestry. Modal is a wood fibre obtai...

    Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0100
  • Good marks for Hamburg's start-up scene

    Founders in Hamburg are confident about the future and seek to more than triple their turnover and seize foreign markets, according to figures presented Wednesday (March 4, 2020) by PwC and Hamburg Invest. However, founders are having difficulties finding affordable office space, qualified personnel...

    Thu, 05 Mar 2020 14:55:00 +0100
  • Search now on for "Metropolitaner of the Year"

    Online nominations are now being accepted for the second Metropolitan Award for special commitment to the Hamburg Metropolitan Region. The nominations can be submitted in the categories individual, association/foundation or company until the deadline of May 15, 2020. The winners of the Metropolitan...

    Mon, 27 Apr 2020 14:30:39 +0200
  • Hamburg among top three cities in ranking of career opportunities

    Hamburg and the cities of Munich (1) and Stuttgart (2) hold the most potential for successful careers, according to a study by Ophigo in Frankfurt. The Elbe metropolis ranked third overall and scored mainly in terms of economic clout and “diversity of employers”. Germany’s 30 largest cities were...

    Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:34:35 +0100
  • New Startup-Unit identifies important, future trends

    Hamburg Invest’s versatile Startup-Unit Hamburg has been in operation since early 2018. Hamburg News talks to Veronika Reichboth, Manager. 

    Hamburg News: Hamburg Invest’s new Startup-Unit launched earlier this year. What is the objective of the unit?

    Veronika Reichboth: The Startup-Unit came...

    Tue, 10 Apr 2018 10:20:18 +0200