Start-up & Growth

You are a tech start-up and want uncomplicated sparring and support in a protected space? Then the working group Start-up & Growth is exactly the right address for you. Here you can get feedback on your pitch deck, get an overview of the funding landscape or ask experienced mentors specific questions. In addition, there is the possibility to be accompanied on a longer-term basis on your business journey.

As an exchange platform for start-ups, the “Start-up” working group promotes synergies between newly founded and established companies in the region, among other things by connecting them with potential business partners and helping them with their external presentation. Best practices of successful start-ups in the region offer orientation and show feasible ways. The working group also facilitates market entry through contact with government offices, authorities and investors.


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Stefan Urlberger
swp software systems GmbH & Co. KG


  • Expand community & network Saxony-wide and nationwide.
  • Strengthen the startup scene in Saxony and thus also the business location Saxony
  • Develop common goals with the community in a needs-oriented manner

Target group of the working group

  • Start-ups

Added value of the working group

  • Pitch deck feedback and pitch training
  • Extensive network of business angels and companies
  • Close contact to all key players in the startup ecosystem
  • Support with operational issues