WHU: StartingUp in Düsseldorf

WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management – Campus Düsseldorf
Erkrather Straße 224a
19:00 - 22:00
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Düsseldorf, the capital of the German federal state Nordrhein-Westfalen (NRW), since centuries has been a center of economic activity. It is located at the heart of one of the most populous and economically active German states. With its international connectedness, friendly government policies and its expansive corporate landscape, it offers an ideal environment for new venture creation.

With our event, we gather the city's startup scene together to provide an overview of the various opportunities the city and its ecosystem has to offer for founders, investors and students who are interested in setting up their new venture in the city and the surrounding region.

Official Program: 19:00 - 20:30
Following the welcome note by Monika Hauck, the Managing Director of the WHU Entrepreneurship Center, Ingo Stefes from the Düsseldorf Startup-Unit will provide an overview of the city's Startup Ecosystem and the supporting organizations for new businesses and startup foundation.

The Managing Director of DigiHub Düsseldorf, Peter Hornik will then present Accelerator Programs and Startup Scholarships for founders in NRW.

The event will end with a presentation of Timon Gottschalk, from NRW.BANK on venture capital financing opportunities for early-stage startups.

Get-Together: 20:30-22:00
We will round up the evening with food & drinks and speed dating - great opportunity to meet your future co-founder or investor or just get some entrepreneurial inspiration!