Great team quality is one of the three crucial success factors for startups and at the same time, finding, guiding and keeping the right talent one of the toughest challenges entrepreneurs will encounter.

  • “How do I get the most talented people to help me reach my vision?“
  • “How can I build a strong, collaborative team with happy, empowered, goal-focused employees?”
  • “What is my leadership style as a founder and how can I design a leadership culture?”
  • “Labour law regulations for employees – what do I have to consider?”

We offer the First Holistic Startup HR Program for Pre-seed and Seed Tech Startups. Our state-of-the-art workshops provide a real turn-key solution for all people related matters in your startup.

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Your contact person

Doris Schönbeck

Project Leader Start-up Team Builder
Entrepreneurial Network

@ schoenbeck@unternehmertum.de


Constanze Backhaus

HR Business Partner
Entrepreneurial Network

@ backhaus@unternehmertum.de


Our Startup HR workshops draw on theory and startup best practices and provide an array of useful tools and guidelines. Learning transfer is assured with personal assessment tests, canvas work and real-life exercices. 
The content is customizable for UnternehmerTUM‘s pre-incubation teams, pre-seed and seed tech startups as well as tech incubators.

  • Talent finder & developer

  • Strategy: Next Hires & Team Structure

  • recruiting, employer branding, active sourcing, interviewing

  • talent profile and upskill

  • Team Builder & developer

  • Team identity &
    Cultural Fit

  • Strengthen collaboration & team structures

  • agile high-performance teams

  • Employee Engager

  • keep (remote) teams aligned & measure engagement

  • organizational development

  • Keep culture, morale & performance up

  • Entrepreneurial leader

  • entrepreneurial leadership

  • leading teams

  • agile leadership culture

  • Additional Deep-Dives

  • Onboarding Including labor law

  • hr best practices in growing startups

  • Future of Work and Ai at the Workplace


Talent pool & Community

“Startup Talents” is a public LinkedIn group and vibrant offline community where tech startup founders and talents can connect and build winning teams in a fast and easy way. All tech, business, and entrepreneurial skills bundled on a single platform! Perks:

  • Free job postings
  • Applicant profiles just one click away
  • Matching services and startup speed dating areas at our exclusive events: Startup Talents Meetup
  • Integrated into UnternehmerTUM’s international >20.000 people ecosystem, including +50 high-growth tech startups per year, investors, industry partners, academics, innovators, as well as talents from international startup events, universities, digital product schools, design hubs, tech centers, and research institutes


  • Team Canvas

    The most important things to talk about in your team to build a collaborative environment with empowered, trusting, committed and goal-focused employees.



  • Onboarding / Labour Law Guide

    This guide comes into play at the very end of the team-expansion process. Checklists and examples highlight which labor law regulations to consider when during the hiring process and how to provide new team members with a good start in the first days of collaboration.



  • Team Role tests

    A successful startup team consists of different personalities and diversity allows you to leverage complementary strength and avoid blind spots. Find out which roles you already have in your team.


    What role do I have in my team?
    nternehmerTUM team role test


  • Self-Assessment & Entrepreneurship Personlity

    This assessment helps you understand your own strengths and weaknesses as an entrepreneur and finetune your search for suitable team members.


    Am I a startup type?
    ründerTUM check


    Recruiting Guide

    This guide will accompany you and your team systematically through your own recruiting process. It will help write attractive job advertisements and define professional interview questions that reveal in-depth insights into motivation. Behavior, and personality traits of your applicants.


STARTUP HR TESTIMONIALS & Supporting partners

"The Startup Talent Pool is a recruiting booster - and it's for free! We successfully hired in software development and had many good applicants. We are very thankful and will continue posting our job offers here. Many thanks to the Startup HR Team! “

Fabio (HR Specialist @ Magazino)

"Thanks for organizing the ThinkMakeStart Matchmaking Area. I made 3 really interesting contacts – a very high rate compared to similar events. Will definitely join you guys for the next event! Many Greetings!"

Gerd (Co-Founder and CFO @ RoVi Robotics)

"Hi Constanze,
I wanted to let you know in person that I am absolutely enthusiastic about your Startup HR Program, as we indeed found the perfect co-founder. Precisely one person applied, but it was the perfect match for us! I’ll be back with more job ads and I am much looking forward to more HR workshops with you!
Best Regards"

Max Falkner (Co-Founder and CFO @ INTEFRA)


Supporting partner