Alumni Network

The Humboldt Founders Club is an alumni network of entrepreneurs, supported by the Humboldt University of 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.

The network offers various membership options tailored to entrepreneurs from all phases of the founding process. Are you interested in becoming a member? Then get in touch with us!


Friederike Laun
+49 30 2093 70767
Startup Programm

Humboldt Startup Programme

In the Prepare, Launch and Grow phases, the Humboldt Startup Programme enables the successful realisation of the start-up idea with the support of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.



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


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.


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 Portfolio

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