Network

The HighTech Startbahn Netzwerk e.V. is the largest association for start-ups and young companies in the high-tech sector. 

It actively supports its members and the start-up ecosystem through customised events and networking with investors, mentors, cooperation partners and the industry. 

HIGHTECH STARTBAHN NETZWERK E.V. IN FIGURES

89%
Startups & SMEs
8%
Large Companies
17%
Participants in Research
1%
Students & Seniors
5%
Cross-Members
150 Members
109 Startups and SMEs

Member

COMPANIES | PEOPLE | CROSS-MEMBERS

HighTech Startbahn

Jan Blochwitz-Nimoth
Gerhard Fettweis
Dr. Patrick Grosa
Silvia Grätz
Hartmut Kremling, beratender Ingenieur
Klaudia Kunz
Leo Käßner
Eik Lämmerhirt
Michael Naumann
Karsten Rönner
Thomas Schulz
Bettina Vossberg
Jörg Schüler
Alexander Tietze
Micaela Schönherr

Events

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Once a year this investor congress brings together capital-seeking high-tech enterprises from all over Europe with international investors. 

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Annual impulse event for regional SMEs and start-ups with inspiring speeches by renowned experts.    

                    

MentorsClub

Presentation format for young companies in front of mentors and established companies

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Members Scope enables informal exchanges within the network on a thematic level.

Your Contact

Thomas Schulz

Network Manager

A company grows best by revenue. Entrepreneurship in high technology is B2B business and B2B business is peoples business!  I know this from my own experience and also how difficult it is to get the right contacts. That’s why we support entrepreneurs by actively and intrinsically connecting them with mentors, investors, industry partners and researchers from all over Europe in a way that suits them best.

  • 15+ years experience in B2B venture development (financing, scale-up, M&A) as founder, consultant, investor and mentor 
  •  Tech-freak
  • Leads the HighTech Startbahn Netzwerk e.V. and is the contact for topics such as:
    • Member management and networking of members 
    • Association topics, representation of interests, paper, statistics/publications 
    • fast-zwanzig20 
    • Own events & events as a service 
    • PR  
    • Financials & Admin: Accession, Fees, Accounting etc. 

Bettina Vossberg

Chairwoman

Robert Weichert

Board Member

Jörg Schüler

Boardmember

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RESEARCH CLUSTER FAST

Technological breakthrough through real-time capability 

Cluster project within the framework of the funding program “Zwanzig20 – Partnership for Innovation” of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. 

Memevet Project

The HighTech Startbahn participates with great commitment in an EU project to promote a transnational educational concept in the sector of mechatronics and metallurgy. 

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