Are you a start-up or young and growing company interested in having a glimpse of Germany’s most promising start-up hotspots and getting a grasp of current developments in the market? Would you like to have a chance to meet potential customers and investors and above all meet with over 300 start-ups, corporates and speakers at the Ruhr Summit which is one of Germany’s biggest start-up events offering pitch contests and match-makings?

The German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) together with the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative ‘Make IT’ of the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ GmbH) is once again organizing the Start.up! Germany Exposure trip in October 2018 which will bring small and growing businesses from around the world to Düsseldorf, Cologne and the Ruhr Area (Dortmund, Essen and Duisburg).

The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce (AHK), in cooperation with Make IT will invite start-ups from Kenya, Tunisia and Ghana to participate in the tour. Up to 3 start-ups from each participating country will be take part in the tour.

The most innovative start-ups in the fields of

  • InsureTech
  • Smart City
  • Logistics/ Mobility

    will be invited by the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce (AHK), in cooperation with Make IT to participate in the tour.

    Start.up Germany! Exposure Tour 2018

    Are InsureTech, Smart City or Logistics your business field? Apply here and have the chance to get a fully funded trip to Europe's biggest economy in October 2018.

    Application deadline is the 26th August 2018.

    Please contact:

    Esther Mukendi  in case of any questions.


Ms. Esther Mukendi

Junior Project Manager

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