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Our Mission:

Supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the goal of this 2-year program is to establish new business relationships between young high-tech enterprises from all over Europe and German SMEs. As part of the program, we will purposefully link and introduce startups from all over Europe to German SMEs to inspire, ignite and to facilitate access to innovation and the market entry in Germany.

What we do:


Industry-specific partnering events in German technology hotspots.

Portal / Database

A database mapping the relevant players in the European high-tech space.

Network Manager

We help you to identify valuable partners and assist to get in touch with them.


young high-tech enterprises


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.