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At BayStartUP, you will find experts in the areas of innovative startups, business planning, startup financing, the financing landscape in Germany and Europe, cooperation between startups and industry and current startup topics ranging from artificial intelligence to medical technology and electromobility. We are happy to put you in touch with startups, partners and companies from our network.

Company profile

BayStartUP supports startups in optimizing their strategy, building their business and finding startup and growth capital. We do this through services such as the Bavarian Business Plan Competitions, an extensive workshop and coaching program and excellent contacts in the investor community.  

Since 2015, we have mediated 305 financing rounds (pre-seed, seed or series A) with an investment volume of EUR 311. This means that we support the largest investor network in Europe. Through us, innovative founders have contact opportunities with more than 300 active business angels and over 150 institutional investors. BayStartUP acts as a neutral intermediary between founders and investors. 

For private and institutional investors BayStartUP ensures a qualified deal flow and offers startup insights at exclusive business angel meetings and investor conferences. 

With nationwide startup industry matchings and conceptual offers, BayStartUP also advises medium-sized companies (SME) on the development of suitable strategies for cooperation with startups. 

Companies supported by BayStartUP are active in the market with over 13,100 employees and generate a turnover of almost 1.4 billion euros (as of December 2017). This includes ten IPOs and success stories such as Flixbus, eGym, Exasol, Magazino, Voxeljet, numares, Transporeon and va-Q-tec AG.

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Background information

In our press kit we provide you with a short summary of BayStartUP and our offers.


Head of Communications and Media Relations

Thyra Andresen
+49 (0) 179 - 481 98 91

Business Plan Competitions

Anna Schmitt
+49 (0) 89 3883838-12