Meet start-ups, corporates and investors in the UnternehmerTUM network

Join the international start-up community when it gets together in Munich and explore exciting events from our international partners

International Entrepreneurs’ Night

NEXT EDITION: October 19, 2022

Join us for the next International Entrepreneurs’ Night in autumn 2022! Join an evening with discussions on how we can make urban mobility more sustainable and our cities more livable.

International Start-up Events in Munich

Urban Mobility Jam - InnovaCity '22

Munich, June 30 to July 2, 2022

InnovaCity 2022 is a 3-day Event, powered by Techstars Startup Weekend Mobility, co-located in four European cities, which creates a unique platform for attracting students, corporates, staff of municipalities, start-ups and researchers in the mobility space.

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Online, every first Wednesday of the month

We meet monthly and we provide an inspirational talk from leading figures from the world of entrepreneurship, a platform for you to pitch your idea in 1 minute, and networking to get connected with our community!

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Bits & Pretzels

Munich, September 25.-27., 2022

Bits & Pretzels is a founders festival that connects more than 5.000 start-up enthusiasts with successful Speakers and Table Captains like the founders of Virgin, Airbnb, Evernote or Zendesk. 

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Next Events from our Partners

The Trade Fair Promotion Program


Subsidized program for young innovative start-ups that want to establish business contacts and join the platform for marketing their products in new global markets.

Apply until 31st December, 2023

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Trade Fair Participation Program


Bayern International and the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs offer Bavarian SMEs the opportunity to present themselves within a joint booth at trade fairs around the globe.


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Past Events


Online, Apply until March 4, 2022

For the past five years, VivaTech’s Startup Challenges have been a core part of VivaTech’s DNA, showcasing our open-innovation mechanism that connects startups with industry leaders, corporates, and institutional partners.

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Geschäftsmöglichkeiten in Schottland: Erneuerbare Energien, Grüner Wasserstoff; Software / IT & Künstliche Intelligenz

Online, February 23, 2022

Webinar Geschäftsmöglichkeiten in Schottland: Erneuerbare Energien, Grüner Wasserstoff; Software / IT & Künstliche Intelligenz.

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German Startup Night U.S.

Virtual Edition

Featuring pitches from ten best-in-class German start-ups that have recently been part of the German Accelerator U.S. Market Access program. In addition to that the program EYE Global will be introduced. 

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InnovaCity| Mobility Workshops

Online, May – July, 2021

InnovaCity is a European Mobility Competition supported by EIT Urban Mobility, an international consortium dedicated to accelerating solutions that improve our collective use of urban spaces.

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Online, August 10, 2021

Israel presents two inspiring programs which facilitate the exchange between Germany and Israel: “The New Kibbutz”, “EYE Global”. As part of EYE Global, AHK Israel and UnternehmerTUM cooperate with each other. 

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Munich, June 22-25, 2021

The annual One Young World Summit convenes the brightest young talent from every country and sector, working to accelerate social impact. There will be four transformative days of speeches, panels, networking and workshops.

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openTransfer CAMP “New Green Munich”

Munich, July 6, 2021

How can we create livable cities to live in tomorrow, starting today? In a digital barcamp we want to connect initiatives, develop ideas together and create a vision of how Munich could be, creating a blueprint for other cities.

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The future of urban mobility, women and smart cities

Sofia & online, May 11, 2021

The vision is to create a unique network of urban mobility experts across Europe and raise awareness for female perspectives and gender equality in the urban mobility sector.

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TechFounders Demo Day Batch #13

Online, May 20, 2021

TechFounders and DLD are joining forces!  Together with DLD, we invite you to an exceptional event to experience entrepreneurial spirit crossing boundaries, bringing visions and new innovations to life.

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EuroTech Innovation Day 2021

Online, April 28, 2021

The EuroTech 2021 Innovation Day brings together the 6 Institutions composing the EuroTech Universities Alliance. It’s all about recovering from the coronavirus pandemic and ensuring a green and digital future for everyone.

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DLD Sync: "Building A Sustainable Future For Europe"

Online, March 31, 2021

The New European Bauhaus sets out to support, facilitate, and accelerate innovations at the crossroads of art, science and technology. It is a call to action to imagine and build a future that is sustainable, inclusive and beautiful.

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ITS Pre-Event Latin America

Online, April 15, 2021

Pre-Event for Latin American start-ups in the field of mobility and logistics. Selected start-ups participate in a pitch session and can win free tickets for the ITS World Congress in Hamburg, 11-15 October 2021.

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Presenting: Canada

Online, March 25, 2021

Canada amazed us with fresh ideas for service and product applications in the automotive sector. We talked about the latest Canadian trends in urban mobility and on the extent of start-ups contributing to new solutions.

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InnovaCity Munich | Mobility Workshop

Online, April 15 & 16, 2021

In cooperation with the “Landeshauptstadt München” (state capital Munich) we focus on real world challenges, a user-centred design and foster the connection of key stakeholders from Cities, Start-ups and Corporates.

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ENRICH in the USA Funding Summit

Online, March 19, 2021

The event is dedicated to 24 Global Startups, specifically to European tech entrepreneurs, pitching to Silicon Valley investors and US incubation/acceleration ecosystems.

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Singapore, Online December 7-11, 2020

SWITCH brings together individuals and organisations of technology and innovation, and will feature exhibitions, conferences, workshops and activities about open innovation.

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International Entrepreneurs' Night presents: Singapore

Online, July 20, 2020

The spread of Covid19 has globally led to a period of almost standstill of certain economies and aspects of social life. But it’s not the time to simply sit still and hope for the best.

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Singapore, Online Dezember 7-11, 2020

Asia’s most exciting deep tech start-up competition returning for its fourth year. This is the opportunity to showcase innovative solutions and products to major investors and industry leaders!

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International Entrepreneurs' Night presents: Paris

Munich, February 4, 2020

As our cities grow more and become more intertwined with technology we have to come up with new and sustainable solutions for the coming future and its possible problems.

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BE5 Hack Challenge - BE5


It is the first HackChallenge ever that starts with a guided ideation phase, where you will create new innovative approaches, products, services, and processes for the built environment using a wide variety of technologies.  

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International Entrepreneurs' Night presents: Amsterdam

Munich, July 9, 2019

Creating better cities, neighborhoods and streets. This is the mandate Amsterdam has been pursuing successfully for years and which has made it to one of the early adopters of the smart city concept in Europe.

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Global Entrepreneurship Summit

The Hague, June 4-5, 2019

A high-energy, big-idea event, gathering the world’s top most inspiring entrepreneurs around five innovation sectors: Agriculture, Connectivity, Energy, Health, and Water.


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"Connect Visions to Solutions"


Start-up contest: if you have innovative ideas and business models in the field of intelligent infrastructure and you are ready to implement it, submit your idea and win 4.000 EUR.


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Celebrating Innovation

Berlin, May 21, 2019

German Accelerator supports high-potential German startups in successfully entering the U.S. and Southeast Asian markets. This event is an opportunity to get insights, join the community and meet the team.

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Viva Technology

Paris, May 16-18, 2019

VivaTech is a celebration of today’s innovations and tomorrow’s possibilities for everyone who believes in the power of technology to transform business and society.

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Deutsch-Französischer Wirtschaftspreis

Paris, Dec 9, 2019

The French-German Business Prize is awarded every two years to German and French companies that carry out successful cooperation projects.

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TechFest Munich


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#techfestmunich is the fusion of technology and creative spirit: #tech, #design and #science. Get schwifty and create the unthinkable – for the world you want to live in. #crazy over normal.

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French-German Women Forum


HEC Paris in cooperation with UnternehmerTUM & BayFrance organises the second edition of the French – German Women Forum: “Entrepreneurship: Technology, Finance and Culture in France and Germany”.

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French-German Women Forum


HEC Paris in cooperation with UnternehmerTUM & BayFrance organises the second edition of the French – German Women Forum: “Entrepreneurship: Technology, Finance and Culture in France and Germany”.

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Munich Night

NewWerktheater Amsterdam, June 19, 2019

Munich will be present in the programme of WeMakeTheCity Amsterdam with the main topics of mobility, climate protection, culture and creative industries. 

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International Entrepreneurs' Night presents: Stockholm

Munich, November 14, 2018

By 2040, Stockholm wants to be the world’s smartest city. This ambitious plan is reason enough to take a closer look at how our Scandinavian friends face today’s challenges with extraordinary innovation power.

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European Capital of Innovation – iCapital Awards

Munich, Oct 17, 2019

The 6 winning cities, competing to receive up to €1 million to scale up their local innovation activities, have been announced. The cities are Antwerp, Bristol, Espoo, Glasgow, Nantes and Rotterdam.

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MUST Summit


MUST – The Munich Summit is an annual 2-day event, bringing together cutting-edge science and technology start-ups with industry leaders and investors, initiated by Munich’s top university centers for entrepreneurship.

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Next Step Asia

Tokyo & Singapore, Oct 25 – Nov 1, 2019

German start-ups will immerse in Southeast Asia’s leading start-up hub, Singapore, and deep dive into Japan’s hotbed of innovations to scale-up in the space of deep tech.


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Trade & Connectivity Challenge

Singapore, July 12, 2019

For this edition, Slingshot @ SWITCH is introducing the Trade and Connectivity Challenge. Get to pitch your idea and meet investors, corporates, and serial entrepreneurs.

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Amsterdam, June 17-23, 2019

Policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs, civil servants, students, artists and active citizens will exchange experiences and make the city of the future together.

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Access2Europe Programme

Paris, October–December 2018

The French-German Chamber of Commerce is looking for the second batch of European start-ups for its Access2Europe programme hosted by the HEC Incubator at Station F.


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PIER71-Smart Port Challenge

Singapore, June – November 2018

Call for start-ups to tackle pressing challenges identified by the maritime corporates with their technologies. Teams will meet and pitch to win cash prizes up to $10,000.


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European Start-up Festival

Turin, September 21-23, 2018

The European Start-up Festival is an inspirational 2-day event (+ a fun Sunday with a city tour) that connects start-ups with investors, incubators and accelerators.

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Smart Nation Innovations Week

Singapore, June 2-7, 2018

Will welcome more than 20,000 guests across different communities to learn about disruptive tech, and celebrate the success of young innovators.                                                                  

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Year of the x

Munich, April 18, 2018

The innovation festival that will allow you to meet global change makers & cutting edge technologies! It is a platform for global change makers to empower digital innovation and social impact.

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GOB2B Munich

In cooperation with UnternehmerTUM, GoB2B Munich organises workshops and training sessions for Danish entrepreneurs providing them with essential skills, knowledge and tools to collaborate with potential German partners.                                                                                    Learn more

EUTOP50 Competition

Brussels, November 26, 2018

25 winners will participate in the mentorship programme of Europe`s Future Innovation Leaders, win cash and enjoy more benefits from EUTOP50 ‘s partners.

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NITRO Acceleration Scheme

Vienna, September 17, 2018

Come and learn from international experts how to scale your start-up in Europe. Join the final workshop in Vienna on Sptember 17th. Get ready to bring your start-up to the next level!

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CLIMB @thecamp Season #2

Aix-en-Provence, Sept 10 – Dec 10, 2018

Climb@thecamp is a 3-month tailored program in the heart of Provence for early-stage entrepreneurs that want to shape the future of food and mobility.                                                      

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Startupfest Canada

Montréal, July 10-14, 2018

Canada’s largest start-up event, for aspiring founders, ground-breaking innovators and veteran entrepreneurs from around the world.

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International Entrepreneurs' Night presents: Green Business for Future Cities

Munich, July 25, 2018

E-Nigh is focused on Smart Cities, start-ups, investors, industry partners and like-minded people meet and discuss how to design the cities of the future.

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Entrepreneurship Competition

Berlin & Shenzhen

The competition connects foreign start-ups to China’s hi-tech industry. This is a unique opportunity to explore business opportunities in the “Silicon Valley” of Asia. 

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Next Step Asia

Singapore & Hong Kong

German start-ups will immerse in Asia’s leading business hubs, gaining valuable Southeast Asian market insights, and exploring business opportunities.

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1st French German Women Forum

Berlin, July 6, 2018

Leadership & Diversity: well-known speakers will discuss the position of women, their know-how and leading role in organisations and society.


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Global Entrepreneurship School

Queretaro, Shangai, Cape Town & Munich

Develop impact solutions on the topic “Oceans & Waters”. This program will enable you to access entrepreneurial opportunities through perspective of both impact and business.

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NITRO Acceleration Scheme

Sophia Antipolis, Munich and Vienna

Come and learn from international experts how to scale your startup in Europe. Get all the questions about HR, market entry and funding answered you never dared to ask! Get ready to bring your start-up to the next level! 

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