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Startup ecosystem Karlsruhe

More and more, Karlsruhe is developing into an attractive location for founders. Thanks to the large amount of funding opportunities, the activities of the founder community, and the framework conditions of the economic location Karlsruhe, numerous creative minds settle in Karlsruhe. The region offers the best conditions for starting in business.

Founder community

You are interested in founding or have concrete startup plans? Benefit from the large network of the Karlsruhe founder community and use our calendar to find out more about the numerous events for founders. Let yourself be inspired by the lively exchange of founders and institutions and get to know the regional network and the network at KIT.

StartUpsKA – the regional founders’ map

Get to know the founder network of the Karlsruhe region. The founders' map shows you the most important hotspots of the region of Karlsruhe at a single glance: co-working space, founder centers, Venture Capitalists, Business Angels, consultants, meeting places, and of course the founder teams. Many KIT start-ups are already represented at StartUpsKA.

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KIT spin-offs on the founders' map

We are a partner of StartUpsKA and invite you to present your business on the founders' map, too. Many KIT startups are already represented at StartUpsKA. Register your business and make your startup successes at KIT visible. Register now!