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StartupDorf e.V.
Erkrather Str. 401
40231 Düsseldorf

Phone: +49 (0) 211 176 072 93
Fax: +49 (0) 211 176 072 94
Email: contact<<@>>
Contact form: Form

Gemeinschaftlich vertretungsbefugt im Vorstand (Board):

Hanns Tappen – Vorsitzender des Vorstands (Chairman),


Philipp Bohne – stellv. Vorsitzende (Vice Chairman)


Dr. Fabian Braun – stellv. Vorsitzende (Vice Chairman)

mit den Beisitzern

Sitz: Düsseldorf
Vereinsregister beim Amtsgericht: Düsseldorf

Vereinsregister Nummer: VR 10979

Responsible (§ 5 TMG (Telemediengesetz) und Presserecht) for the content of this site:
Hanns Tappen

The contents of these pages were prepared with utmost care. Nonetheless, we cannot assume liability for the timeless accuracy and completeness of the information. StartupDorf website contains links to external websites. As the contents of these third-party websites are beyond our control, we cannot accept liability for them. Responsibility for the contents of the linked pages is always held by the provider or operator of the pages.
StartupDorf which is responsible for gathering, processing and using data undertakes to protect the privacy of all individuals who use our platform, applications, services, and to treat their personal data confidentially. Our policy is based on the prevailing statutory requirements such as the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG). You may visit our website without providing any personal data. We only store anonymized access data. These data are used exclusively to improve our services and do not allow us to identify you.
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We are using the Bootstrap framework. Bootstrap was designed and built by @mdo and @fat. Fabulous icons from Glyphicons Free and Font Awesome, licensed under CC BY 3.0. The StartupDorf Map based on Represent Map built by @abenzer, @tara, @seanbonner. Thanks goes to Arne Wiese for the little logo tweak.
And off course: The fabulous WordPress – thanks to Matt Mullenberg and the whole WordPress Community

You can find the whole photo credit list next accordion.