Meet startups, corporates and investors in the UnternehmerTUM network

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

Next International Entrepreneurs’ Night

Munich, 9 July 2019

Save the date, it is time for the next International Entrepreneurs’ Night.
Once again we will feature a major European city that will give us their take
on how to make our lives smarter, more liveable and sustainable. Use the
chance to meet and mingle with Munich’s smart city community and
become inspired by the entrepreneurial spirit helping us to create a world
we want to live in.

International Startup Events in Munich

International Entrepreneurs' Night


With a strong focus on Smart Cities UnternehmerTUM’s International Entrepreneurs’ Night features international role model metropoles that share their take on innovation and liveable cities.

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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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Bits & Pretzels


Bits & Pretzels is a 3-day founders festival that connects more than 5.000 startup enthusiasts with successful Speakers and Table Captains like the founders of Virgin, Airbnb, Evernote or Zendek.


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MUST Summit


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


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Year of the x


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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Next Events from our Partners

The Trade Fair Promotion Program


Subsidized program for young innovative startups 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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Entrepreneurship Competition

Berlin & Shenzhen

The competition will connect foreign startups to China’s hi-tech industry. This is a unique opportunity to explore business opportunities in “Silicon Valley” of Asia.

Apply until 28th February, 2019

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Trade Fair Participation Programme


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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Maze X


Maze X is an accelerator programme created to transform ambitious entrepreneurs who are tackling the world’s hardest social and environmental challenges to impact unicorns.

Apply until 25th of February, 2019

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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.

Apply until 16th of April, 2019

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Celebrating Innovation


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.

21st of May, 2019

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Past Events

Global Entrepreneurship Summit

The Hague, 4th–5th June 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.

Apply until January 30th

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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.                                                                                           

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Access2Europe Programme

Paris, October–December 2018

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


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European Startup Festival

Turin, 21st–23rd September 2018

The European Startup 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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Startupfest Canada

Montréal, 10th–14th July 2018

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



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Paris, 24th–26th May 2018

VivaTech is the world’s rendezvous for startups and leaders to celebrate innovation.                       


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CLIMB @thecamp Season #2

Aix-en-Provence, 10th Sept–10th Dec 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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PIER71-Smart Port Challenge

Singapore, 6th 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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NITRO Acceleration Scheme

Vienna, 17th September 2018

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


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1st French German Women Forum

Berlin, 6th July 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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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 startup to the next level!                         

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EUTOP50 Competition

Brussels, 26th November 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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"Connect Visions to Solutions"


Startup 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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Green Business for Future Cities

Munich, 25th July 2018

E-Nigh (The International Entrepreneurs’ Night) is focused on Smart Cities, startups, investors, industry partners and like-minded people meet and discuss how to design the cities of the future.                                                                           

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Smart Nation Innovations Week

Singapore, 2nd–7th June 2018

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

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