Anyone can start a company!

Get the knowledge and expertise of an entire region for your startup! At Startup Port, you get everything from a single source. No matter whether you already have a concrete start-up idea or simply feel entrepreneurial spirit in you – we accompany, coach and network you. The Startup Port bundles the support services of nine universities and research institutions from the Hamburg metropolitan region for you.

Discover and take off

Qualify, network, promote – our offers are aimed at students and researchers with an interest in start-ups, young start-ups, but also established companies and start-up consultancies. For us, the focus is always on the question of how start-ups can be planned and organized as purposefully and successfully as possible.

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What can the Startup Port offer you? Our video gives you a quick overview.



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