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For Founders

The KIT Founders Forge provides numerous offerings for founders – from consulting, via events, to further training and our own incubator.

Current offers for founders

Events for founders

CIE founders’ BBQ, NETlunch, or X-Match, we offer events for different target groups. Here, you can exchange views with other founders and the Founders Forge team.                                       to the events

Conveyance check with our founder consultants

Our founder consultants are experts in the selection and application for subsidies. Contact us for personal consulting.

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Seize the opportunity to compete at a contest and to improve yourself. You can benefit from cash prize and valuable expertise. We assembled a collection of contests for you.

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Spaces for founders

The KIT Founders Forge and its partners offer spaces for founding teams in different stages. Here, you can find information about our offerings and links to other partners.

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Accelerator Program upCAT

In the 12-week intensive program upCAT, startup teams are supervised and coached in their startup plans. UpCAT offers the participating teams a supportive environment and know-how in order to push the development of their business idea, innovation or founding. So upCAT basically works as a catalyst/accelerator for startup initiatives.                 read more

More information for founders

Founders of the Month: GoSilico GmbH

In an interview, we asked the team of GoSilico about the idea, startup phase, and future prospects.

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Apply to become Founder of the month!

Each month, we present one chosen founding team in an interview. Are you a successful KIT founder? Then apply via email to become founder of the month!

Stages of starting up

Between the idea and the business startup, you go through several stations. We provide support and information on the way.

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