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UnternehmerTUM has many years of expertise in setting up and financing technology companies. We would be happy to bring you in touch with competent interview-partners and experts on business creation and innovation – ranging from Germany as a location for startups to the financing of startups - and current technology topics such as artificial intelligence, digitization, mobility and biotechnology. We would also be happy to bring you in touch with startups and our portfolio companies.

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Company profile


UnternehmerTUM is a unique platform for the development of innovations. UnternehmerTUM actively identifies innovative technologies and initiates new business through the systematic networking of talents, technologies, capital and customers.
UnternehmerTUM offers founders and startups a complete service from the initial idea to IPO. A team of 240 experienced entrepreneurs, including scientists and investors, supports startups with business creation, market entry and financing – also with venture capital. For industry partners, UnternehmerTUM is a central platform for cooperation with new companies, and for expansion of their innovative strength and culture.
UnternehmerTUM was founded in 2002 by the entrepreneur Susanne Klatten and is the leading center for innovation and business creation in Europe.

Portfolio of themes

  • appliedAI
    With its mission “we accelerate the adoption of ai” UnternehmerTUM joins forces with leading public sector, industry and tech players in the appliedAI initiative.
  • B.NEO
    B.NEO develops new innovation strategies and business models for established companies and implements them together with customers and start-ups.
  • Digital Hub Mobility
    In the Digital Hub Mobility, for the first time, major automobile companies and mobility providers, suppliers, technology startups and also partners from the scientific, public and digital sectors all work together on the mobility of the future.
  • MakerSpace
    Covering 1500 square metres, MakerSpace enables companies, startups and creatives to produce prototypes and small batches using state-of-the-art machines such as large 3D printers.
  • Munich Urban Colab
    The city of Munich and UnternehmerTUM are building a new innovation and start-up center with the focus on Smart City solutions.
  • TechFounders
    The Accelerator TechFounders prepares startups for a first round of venture capital and initiates strategic collaborations with established businesses.
  • Venture Capital
    UnternehmerTUM Venture Capital Partners (UVC Partners) is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests specifically in technology-based startups from German-speaking countries.
    The XPRENEURS incubator is designed to help in the initial phase of startup projects and prepares systematically for the market launch.



Your personal Contact

Sabine Hansky

Chief Communications Officer

+49 89-18 94 69-1311



Sonja Hoogendoorn

Communications Manager

+49 89-18 94 69-1324


Tobias Steinhäußer

Senior Communications Manager

+49 89-18 94 69-1325


Markus Bosch

Communications Manager

+49 89-18 94 69-1327

Our most important Events

Forum UnternehmerTUM
Forum UnternehmerTUM
With more than 650 guests from the worlds of politics, business and the finance sector, the Forum UnternehmerTUM is one of the biggest and most significant networking events for the start-up scene in Germany. Traditionally, the Forum is held each year in the BMW Welt, and discusses topical issues relating to business creation and innovation. Next date:    February 25th, 2019


TechFounders Demoday
techfounders demoday

TechFounders is an accelerator that prepares tech start-ups for their first venture capital phase and helps establish strategic collaborations. At the end of the 20-week program, on Demo Day, the start-ups present their business idea to over 100 venture capitalists, business angels and press representatives. Next date:    December 6th, 2018

techfest munich

The TECHFEST MUNICH is an interdisciplinary hackathon for hackers, makers and designers. The participants develop innovative products and services within just 72 hours, using state-of-the-art technologies and materials to realize their ideas. They build their first prototypes in the high-tech workshop MakerSpace. Next date: 2019

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