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Innovation - Business Creation - Venture Capital

UnternehmerTUM offers founders and start-ups a complete service, from the initial idea all the way to IPO. A team of experienced entrepreneurs, scientists and managers supports founders with the development of their products, services and business models. The experts accompany them actively with building up their companies, market entry and financing – also via Venture Capital.

What we offer

We support you in identifying and developing new business and putting it into practice.

  • individual support

    We offer students, academics, founders, start-ups and established companies individual support and systematic coaching in developing new products and services, in building up a successful business, when entering the market and in the growth stage.

  • Focus on future industries
    Our work focuses on the future industries of Information and Communication, Medical Engineering and CleanTech.  
  • Innovative methods
    To make ideas and technologies into successful products and services, UnternehmerTUM works with Business Design. Business Design combines principles drawn from design and strategic management, providing targeted help to identify and realise opportunities for new and sustainable business.
  • Venture Capital
    Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners provides venture capital for promising young technology companies in the areas of Industrial Technologies & Smart Enterprises with international market potential.

  • Digital Hub Mobility
    UnternehmerTUM is Digital Hub Mobility and one of 12 hubs of the “Digital Hub Initiative” established by German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and Bitkom. The Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs supports the hub with a sum of about 500,000 EUR. More Information
  • B.NEO
    B.NEOFrom co-designing an innovation strategy to connecting with the start-up world and implementing new business concepts. B.NEO actively develops new business for established companies, utilizing technical progress. This does not always have to be the core business: The qualification of employees to develop and test new ideas quickly and easily, using agile methods is also part of the wide range of services offered. More Information
  • appliedAI Initiative
    appliedAI InitiativeUnternehmerTUM announced with its Partners the appliedAI Initiative. With its mission "we accelerate the adoption of ai" the unique initiative targets students, startups and companies as well as society as a whole. Partners have access to a world-class AI-Infrastructure. Google, NVIDIA and PureStorage have joined as strategic partners.More Information
  • International network

    UnternehmerTUM – Europe’s #1 startup hub
    We support high-tech startups to scale internationally through our global partner network in top startup hubs. And we help international teams to enter the German market.More Information

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News, Events & Videos

  • 03/06/2020
    Start-ups continue to be key for product innova...
    The new study on "Corporate start-up activities" conducted by UVC Partners provides new insights on B2B start-ups and proves: Start-ups with potent... Read more

  • 03/05/2020
    AI Start-ups in Germany: Landscape of 2020 by a...
    Germany’s leading initiative for Artificial Intelligence (AI), appliedAI, has published its annual Start-up Landscape. The results show that ... Read more

  • 02/21/2020
    Prof. Dr. Helmut Schönenberger appointed Vice P...
    Last year Prof. Dr. Helmut Schönenberger, Managing Director UnternehmerTUM GmbH, started as honorary professor at the Technical University of Munic... Read more


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  • 03/31/2020
    XPLORE pre-Incubation Bootcamp #2
    Will be held online: KICK-OFF YOUR STARTUP IDEADo you have a founding idea? Your idea is technology-based? You haven't founded yet, but want to... Read more

  • 03/31/2020
    Forum UnternehmerTUM 2020
    This year’s Forum UnternehmerTUM 2020 is canceled - we look forward to seeing you next year on March 3, 2021. How we master the challenges o... Read more

  • 04/01/2020
    [x] Hack&Talk #StartupTinder
    Are you passionate about tech? Live your passion with fellows and meet other hackers, designers, makers, and startups! Pitch your idea, project you... Read more

Facts and figures

  • Per year:
  • 100
    start-ups & tech projects
  • 2.000
    students & talents
  • 100
    corporate/industry partner
  • 1.000
    start-ups in dealflows

Inspiring Business Ideas

  • Glasschair

    The Smart Glasses application makes it possible to drive an electric wheelchair solely via head movements and speech signals. The start-up was awarded with the "Wittener Preis für Gesundheitsvisionäre 2015" for its innovative solution.

  • Parkhere

    ParkHere is the world’s first self-powered sensor system to find free parking places. The founders could present their smart parking solution at the visit of Germany's chancellor in September 2015.

  • Are you curious to find out about further successful  start-ups in our ecosystem? Here you will find even more successful stories.

Strong Partner TU München

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TU München and UnternehmerTUM offer students, scientists, and start-up entrepreneurs a unique infrastructure to successfully build up their business: comprehensive qualification from the initial seed of an idea to the growth phase – since May 2015 the new Entrepreneurship Center at Campus Garching hosts a venue to combine its services under one roof. Academic chairs from the TUM Entrepreneurship Research Institute round out the alliance between practical application, research and teaching.
More information you will find here.