BarCamp for the creative economy

With the first virtual, state-wide BarCamp for the cultural and creative industries, the Hesse cultural and creative industries office wants to bring the industry back into discussion on behalf of the Hessian Ministry of Economics. BarCamps are an industry get-together where the agenda belongs to the participants: What are the hot topics? What good (or bad) […]

Lunchtime Series: Financing Your Start-up with Alternative Lending

For our first Lunchtime Startup Series event, we are inviting Nathan Evans, Founder of Fulfin to discuss alternative startup financing. About this Event The Frankfurt Founder Institute Lunchtime Startup Series is a set of short online events focused on practical aspects of creating and operating a startup. These free online sessions are intended as short […]


Six startups present new technologies and innovations that are ready for use in the logistics sector (local and long-distance transport, warehousing, goods handling) to optimize operating processes. After the presentations, they are available to company representatives for personal discussions, just like at a trade fair. A jury of industry representatives will award the most exciting […]

StartHub Lunch Break #3

Nothing to do in the lunch break? Then take a break at the StartHub Lunch Break .   Exchange , networking and learning from one another are high on the agenda at our 1-hour online event for start-ups. The specialty: every lunch break has a new topic.   What's the topic this time? On April […]

Open Coffee Club FFM “Spring Edition”

After another long four months break, Open Coffee Club Frankfurt is back, this time for another Virtual - Spring edition. Join us on Zoom . Let's have a chat, exchange ideas and network over a good cup of coffee. We'll also have some short updates in the beginning brought to you by Frankfurt Valley, Mainstage […]

Accelerator & Incubator Pitch Hessen

Get to know ten Hessian accelerators & incubators as well as four of their startups on April 29, 2021 afternoon. At this already proven online event, we combine pitches with the opportunity for an individual exchange using two online tools (Zoom and The event is aimed at startups, startup sponsors, business angels and other interested […]

Startup Guide Germany Launch

We’re excited to invite you to the virtual launch event for Startup Guide Germany, the most recent edition of the entrepreneurial guidebook series, which we were thrilled to contribute to. The book explores startups, founders, programs, investors and schools dedicated to purposeful innovation and social impact across five regions: Berlin, Frankfurt Rhein-Main, Hamburg, Nuremberg and Ruhr. […]


The event is focused on the evolution of people's interaction with the online world. ​ Spotlight the incoming Internet of Senses revolution and its impact on the various industries (sport, media & broadcasting, culture, online shopping, travels, and more).​ Part of the conversation will address the alternative realities we are building (VR, AR, XR) and […]

Lunchtime Series: Scaling Sales in Pandemic Times

Scaling Sales in Pandemic Times and learn from a female founder in Australia. The Frankfurt Founder Institute Lunchtime Startup Series is a set of short online events focused on practical aspects of creating and operating a startup. These free online sessions are intended as short interactive sessions with a guest covering one topic followed by […]

Startup Weekend Mittelhessen

NO TALK. ALL ACTION! Your own startup in 54 hours. From the pure idea to a viable business model in just one weekend. Learn from the best, find your founding team, be coached by experienced mentors from the start-up scene, receive feedback from experts and take your opportunity to invest.   What is a startup weekend? The Startup […]


On June 10th, 2021 it's that time again: the Darmstadt STARTUP & INNOVATION DAY goes into the 5th round - this time more innovative than ever before. At the start-up trade fair, you can expect a whole day of innovation projects, start-ups, founding supporters and innovative companies from the start-up scene in the Rhine-Main area, […]