Membership for Mittelstand & Corporates!Sign up for a membership with StartupDorf

StartupDorf is a membership association, an innovation network and startup-club promoting, inspiring, educating, connecting and giving a voice to tech entrepreneurs; If you are in the innovation and startup game with your established company, whether a beginner or a guru, we invite you to join us in shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the Düsseldorf Metropolitan Region (we address the whole Regierungsbezirk Düsseldorf).

Start your membership application as a corporate with these easy steps:

  1. Fill in the application form now using your company email
  2. Receive a copy of your membership application form by e-mail (please also check the spam folder)

During application processing

  1. We are happy if you are interested in contacting us paraell while the application is in process. Our board  is at your disposal for any discussion
  2. Explore whether colleagues in your company are interested in our mentoring program “Up-level Mentoring” or if you would enjoy becoming a docent (“teacher”) within our “Dorfschule“. Perhaps you could also be included in the Startup Benefit Program with your company services or products.

After application processing

  1. As soon as your association membership is confirmed, we will place your company logo on our pages
  2. You will receive an invoice for joining the StartupDorf e.V.
  3. At your request, we clarify what goals and interests you would like to achieve by joining the StartupDorf and what activities we can implement, for example, in the short term (Newsletter, Gründerstammtisch, …)
  4. If you are interested in our sponsorship offers, we will conduct an appropriate presentation with you

Something left unclear? You would like to get all the good reasons to support the startup ecosystem in NRW with your company by becoming a member of StartupDorf? (Read here)

Corporate Membership: for whom?

Corporate Membership is for companies and institutions who themselves are not or are no longer startup companies. SMEs to large corporations, partnerships, authorities, institutions, associations. This includes agencies, VC’s, consultancies of all kinds and established companies of all sizes. The membership fee is based on the size of the company (number of employees).

Privacy (extract)

StartupDorf will use person-related data, company names, brands of its members, photographs, video of its members on its publications in its website, newsletter, membership lists or printed media.

StartupDorf intends to use data of its members for research, reports, and statistical analyses.

Every member can at any time object the use of its data by informing the board.

Every member can request all information stored about itself according to applicable law.

More information on your privacy.

Supporting Member Corporate (Type B)
Desired participation in program/s? (please mark)

Select contribution level according to the no. of employees in your organization
The annual membership fee is due at the beginning of the fiscal year, i.e. on 1.1. and must be paid by 31.1. of each year. An admission fee is due at the time of confirmation of membership and is payable to the association within 14 days after confirmation. Dues are collected by direct debit during the 1st week of January. Dues of members admitted during the current fiscal year shall be paid within 14 days of admission.
Statutes and Membership fees

What founders say

Hear what founders say about StartupDorf!
Dr. Klemens Gaida - 1stmover - digihub

Dr. Klemens Gaida

Together with the first coworking spaces, StartupDorf provided the initial spark for the startup scene in Düsseldorf from 2014/15 and still plays an important role as an impulse generator and matchmaker today.

Geschäftsführer 1stMOVER, Startup-Inkubator

Pascal Christiaens - Forbes 30u30

Pascal Christiaens

StartupDorf creates innovative networking events which bring to-be founders, established entrepreneurs and corporates to the table.

Co-Founder volunteer World /
Forbes 30u30

Peter Hornik

StartupDorf e.V. is an integral part of the regional startup ecosystem and an important voice for startups. The monthly Stammtisch is a must for founders and people interested in startups to exchange ideas, meet exciting personalities and discuss important issues. That is why we are a member of StartupDorf e.V.

Geschäftsführer Digital Innovation Hub Düsseldorf/Rheinland GmbH



StartupDorf e.V.
Speditionstraße 15a
40221 Düsseldorf
+49 (211) 176 072 93
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