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.



The Startup Port Lounge opened its doors to a key topic in the start-up scene: building resilient teams. It was an event full of insights into the dynamic world of startups, focussing on the importance of adaptability, corporate culture and...

The start-up vilisto has increased its turnover by 200 per cent from 2022 to 2023 and is planning an eight-figure turnover for 2024. The company, which emerged from Hamburg University of Technology, develops AI-supported energy-saving solutions for non-residential buildings and...

The study ‘Startups and social background’ makes it clear that the starting conditions for founders are significantly influenced by their social background. Entrepreneurial parents act as role models and door openers, while children from working-class families rarely have access to...