Startup Portfolio

Over 170 companies have already been founded with the support of Humboldt-Innovation. Our startup portfolio reflects the broad research landscape of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the innovation potential of the German capital city. Here you will find an overview of all the start-ups we have supported so far.


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Thomas Wagner
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Company name Department / Institute Founded in Mentor
ZPHU GmbH Psychology 2008
ZIMMER Fahrradtaschen & Portemonnaies Cultural Studies 2016
younivers app 2022
Yomiko GbR Library & Information Sciences 2010 Prof. Seadle
YARA Digital Farming 2013
WorkHub GmbH Economics 2011 Prof. Mendling
Wombly 2022
Webpgr UG (haftungsbeschränkt) Computer Science 2014
Webedia GmbH Economics 2006
VLab Berlin Cultural Studies 2017 Prof. Vincent Houben
Visualink UG Library & Information Sciences 2021 Prof. Dr. Greifeneder
VINS 3D GmbH Computer Science 2018
Vescape GmbH Computer Science 2011 Prof. Hafner
Vergangenheitsverlag History 2008
Userlutions GmbH Computer Science 2011 Prof. Burkhard
Unique Fragrance GmbH Law 2008
Ubermetrics Technologies GmbH Computer Science 2011
tvype GmbH Economics 2010 Prof. Günther
tulanā (Vishwakarma GmbH) Computer Science 2023 Prof. Lessmann
TripLegend Economics 2020 Prof. Lessmann
TLTS GmbH Chemistry 2006
The ROC Institute Psychology 2016
Tempelhove Research UG Economics 2008
Tech InnoSphere GmbH Biology 2018
Startup Programm

Humboldt Startup-Program

All information about the admission criteria, the process and the support services!


Entrepreneur traineeship

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


Humboldt Founders Club

The Humboldt Founders Club is the network for founders from the environment of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.


Startup Incubator

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.


Thematic programs

Programs with a thematic focus support researchers, innovators and start-ups in specific specialist areas such as AI or quantum technology.


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.