Alumni Network

Humboldt Founders Club


The Humboldt Founders Club is an alumni network of entrepreneurs affiliated to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. It offers a unique opportunity for the exchange of experience reports, mutual empowerment and knowledge transfer. This is where successful entrepreneurs meet founders of young startups and scientists from the university. Through the Humboldt Founders Club, former founders have the opportunity to exchange ideas with like-minded people, get to know innovative startup projects and can get in touch with scientists from the most diverse faculties of the Humboldt University.

In the LinkedIn group, Humboldt Founders Club, founders from the cosmos of Humboldt-Universität have the opportunity to network in a protected environment and to enter into an interdisciplinary exchange.

Are you an entrepreneur with a connection to Humboldt-Universität? Then we cordially invite you to join our network!


Friederike Laun
+49 30 2093 70767
Startup Programm

Humboldt Startup-Programm

Alle Informationen zu den Aufnahmekriterien, dem Ablauf und den Unterstützungsleistungen!



Our startup courses for Bachelor's, Master's and researchers provide the tools for entering the startup world - including credit points.


Funding & Financing

Within the framework of the Humboldt Startup Programme, the Prepare Phase, the Launch Phase including the Berlin Startup Grant and EXIST, offers attractive sponsorships for all start-up phases*. We also support funded startups in securing follow-up financing.


Startup Incubators

Our startup incubators in Mitte and Adlershof offer the necessary infrastructure and exchange platform for successful company development.

Coaching & Mentoring

Consulting, Mentoring & Coaching

External expertise and experience are essential for a successful startup. Our startup consultants and our entire network of coaches and academic mentors are available for this purpose.


Startup Portfolio

Over 130 companies have already been founded with the support of Humboldt-Innovation.