STARTPLATZ: the hotspot of the NRW Startup-Scene - STARTPLATZ

We transform small ideas
into great innovations.

In our vibrant network, we bring entrepreneurs, founders
and corporates together to shape small ideas
and empower great minds.

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Coworking Space

Benefit from an agile working atmosphere, exciting events and a vibrant network in the midst of NRW's biggest startup hub! Find out more about our CoWorking Spaces in Düsseldorf and Cologne.

Digital Community

Network with innovators across sectors, learn about new solutions and trending topics from over 250 annual events and receive support and guidance for your startup idea within our digital community!

STARTPLATZ Accelerator

Your team is on the launch pad, early-stage and tech-focused? Make your startup idea investment ready on the fast track. Apply now for our 2-phase Accelerator program and benefit from first-class mentoring, workshops and much more!

For start-ups, people interested in founding and innovators

Freundliche Atmosphäre Coworking

Become part of the largest start-up community in NRW!

Whether you want a place in our modern coworking spaces in Cologne and Düsseldorf, your own team office, or just access to our community: Choose your membership and benefit from our strong network!

"The community at STARTPLATZ is what makes it special. The name says it all. We have experienced it as a first point of contact where a valuable transfer of knowledge takes place and we can recommend everyone to use the network.

Adrian Hotz - E-Commerce Expert & Co-Founder factor-a

"The crucial point why we chose STARTPLATZ as our workbase is the access to the huge community and the networking with other founders and like-minded people, exciting companies and startup mentors."

Marianne Ohm – Founder & CEO codiviti

"At STARTPLATZ, I meet like-minded people at every turn who give me constructive feedback on my own start-up. This is not only very helpful, but also equally motivating and a crucial point for success."

Philipp Reinking – Freelance Software Developer & Founder of BotReach

For corporates and SMEs

Modern conference rooms at the pulse of innovation


Profit from the agile working atmosphere in the heart of the Rhineland digital and startup scene in NRW's largest startup hub! Book meeting & conference rooms in the modern MediaPark in the centre of Cologne or in Düsseldorf's Medienhafen and transform an ordinary meeting into an innovative event without a conference hotel atmosphere!

Konferenzräume Köln & Düsseldorf

Corporate Innovation Services at STARTPLATZ


Innovation is learned where it is lived. We help you to overcome the hurdles of digitalisation and connect you with the most promising start-ups from our network and scout the most innovative start-ups from your industry across Europe for you.

Over 300 events take place at STARTPLATZ every year


Our Startup Academy includes a comprehensive range of workshops on startup-relevant topics. With formats such as meetups, community events, lectures, conferences and pitch formats, we also offer you a stage to expand your knowledge and network!

Interessierte Atmosphäre bei STARTPLATZ Events

More about the STARTPLATZ

STARTPLATZ Accelerator
Founder's Scholarship
Startup Jobs
Vorteile für Startups
Startup perks