StartupDorf is the club for startups in the Düsseldorf metropolitan region

Our club offers free membership for startups as well as exclusive opportunities for established companies, institutions, professionals and ecosystem partners. Where do you count? Choose your perspective:

StartupDorf is the club for startups in the Düsseldorf metropolitan region

Our club offers free membership for startups as well as exclusive opportunities for established companies, institutions, professionals and ecosystem partners. Where do you count? Choose your perspective:

Since 2013 by founders for founders

Bringing stakeholders together, fostering startup culture and providing proven support for founders. In order for 1st Class Entrepreneurship and Innovation to further establish itself in the Rhine and Ruhr region, we offer all stakeholders of the startup ecosystem event formats, support programs and suitable club memberships according to their own business perspective. All this is realized completely independently and on a voluntary basis and is based on 4 pillars: Matchmaking, Educating, Advocating and PR & Storytelling.

Since 2013 by founders for founders

Bringing stakeholders together, fostering startup culture and providing proven support for founders. In order for 1st Class Entrepreneurship and Innovation to further establish itself in the Rhine and Ruhr region, we offer all stakeholders of the startup ecosystem event formats, support programs and suitable club memberships according to their own business perspective. All this is realized completely independently and on a voluntary basis and is based on 4 pillars: Matchmaking, Educating, Advocating and PR & Storytelling.
Matchmaking
Matchmaking
Educating
Educating
Advocating
Advocating
PR & Storytelling
PR & Storytelling

Meet awesome founders and share ideas in our club!

From early stage startups to scaleups. In one of the oldest Startup Club's in Germany you will find the pioneers of the 21st century in the metropolitan region of Düsseldorf. Read what our club members say!

Meet awesome founders and share ideas in our club!

From early stage startups to scaleups. In one of the oldest Startup Club's in Germany you will find the pioneers of the 21st century in the metropolitan region of Düsseldorf. Read what our club members say!
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Dr. Alice Martin

High recommendation: Startupdorf has an authentic vibe and great support for the network of young startups.

Co-Founder & COO dermanostic

Dr. Monika Hauck - Founder CHANGE ROOM - Repair Rebels

Dr. Monika Hauck

StartupDorf is an independent platform which professionally supports startups in Düsseldorf for years and connects them with relevant stakeholders.

Founder & CEO Repair Rebels

Thomas Hollwedel, Co-Founder aconno

Thomas Hollwedel

StartupDorf is a great network for us that has supported us in many ways – the Gründerstammtisch and exchange with other founders always brings new ideas and impulses.

Co-Founder & CEO aconno

Check out startup profiles of our members

Member Startups are featured regularly here and in our monthly newsletter.

Check out startup profiles of our members

Member Startups are featured regularly here and in our monthly newsletter.

Discover startups from our district

Find the best digital startups in the Düsseldorf administrative district in our startup database and discover which innovations are growing right on your doorstep on the startup map. Looking for something specific? Then use the search parameters: Keyword search, location and category.

Discover startups from our district

Find the best digital startups in the Düsseldorf administrative district in our startup database and discover which innovations are growing right on your doorstep on the startup map. Looking for something specific? Then use the search parameters: Keyword search, location and category.
Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf

Over 200 listings
Essen

Essen

20 listings
Duisburg

Duisburg

9 listings
Neuss

Rhein-Kreis Neuss

5 listings

Join us now!

Join us and benefit from our programs and our long-standing efforts to build a better startup ecosystem in Düsseldorf and the entire Düsseldorf administrative district.

Join us now!

Join us and benefit from our programs and our long-standing efforts to build a better startup ecosystem in Düsseldorf and the entire Düsseldorf administrative district.

Our goal is to be a one-stop source for regional startups by connecting them with each other, founders, investors, mentors and experts so that we all can engage, grow, and help build a thriving entrepreneurial community to make one of the most exciting economic regions in Germany to a first tier startup hub of Europe.

Are you an individual or company interested in taking advantage of the benefits that StartupDorf offer to its members? Then become a StartupDorf member today and be part of a vibrant startup community.

No risk, but loads of opportunities to learn, connect and spread the word. From founders for founders.
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Become visible for investors on the map, startup logo-wall and your detailed startup gold profile.
From sole proprietor, to boutique consulting to DAX corporation everyone interested in innovation and startup is invited to the StartupDorf!
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Support the Düsseldorf startup culture and community with your membership and entrepreneurial spirit
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Thriving community

Hearing what the community has to say!

Thriving community

Hearing what the community has to say!
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Georgis Tesfamariam

For me, StartupDorf is a place where people with a maker mindset meet and exchange.

Founder Contio

Daniel Bartel

Daniel Bartel

StartupDorf is an excellent community. For founders and those interested, it creates the space needed for those innovative heroes of a desirable future!

Innovation Catalyst

Shama Patel

Shama Patel

StartupDorf is a place for founders where they can focus on finding their priorities and develop concrete actions.

Founder Drive Change

Latest news from StartupDorf

What’s new and upcoming in the community and much more!

Latest news from StartupDorf

What’s new and upcoming in the community and much more!
Unicorn Pitch Series 2024/25 Launched
22. May 2024
Unicorn Pitch Series 2024/25 Launched
On May 15, 2024, StartupDorf kicked off the new Unicorn Pitch Series in Düsseldorf with an impressive opening event. Co-hosted by Revotion, the 2022 Unicorn Pitch Grand-Final winner and an active member of StartupDorf e.V., this event was the first qualifying round of four, aiming to find the finalists for the Grand-Final in spring 2025....
The New StartupDorf Unicorn Pitch Series starts in May
15. April 2024
The New StartupDorf Unicorn Pitch Series starts in May
The StartupDorf Unicorn Pitch Series The Düsseldorf startup pitch competition enters its fourth year. In its fourth consecutive year, the StartupDorf e.V. Unicorn Pitches will continue with four events spread throughout the year. In May, July, September, and November, digital startups from all over Germany, with a special focus on NRW, will compete in Düsseldorf...
Review of the 3. Unicorn Pitch Grand Final on March 6, 2024
12. March 2024
Review of the 3. Unicorn Pitch Grand Final on March 6, 2024
3rd Unicorn Pitch Grand Final On March 6, 2024, the 3rd Unicorn Pitch Grand Final took place, marking an exclusive and unforgettable finale event for all participants. StartupDorf invited its members, key influencers of the startup scene, successful founders, and entrepreneurs to a special event that combined the best of pitch competition, fine dining, and...
Unicorn Pitch – The Event Highlight in September
14. September 2023
Unicorn Pitch – The Event Highlight in September
🎉 Join us for the Unicorn Pitch on September 28th! 🎉   Where? At the Wacom Experience Center in Düsseldorf’s Media Harbor. When? The doors open at 7 pm. Hosted by? The event will be led by Hanns Tappen.   🚀 Why should you attend? 🚀 At the Unicorn Pitch by StartupDorf e.V., you have...

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