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Matchmaker

for Startups, Companies

and Investors in FrankfurtRhineMain.

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Frankfurt
Forward.

AS A Startup
You will have the opportunity to solve a digital challenge side by side with an established company and to expand your network. Pitch your business idea and become Startup of the Year.
AS A COMPANY
You will gain access to talents, technologies and innovation and find innovative solutions - hand in hand with a startup next door.
AS AN Investor
you will liaise with startups, politicians, medium-sized and large companies while counting on our support with your scouting.
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CEO MEETS CEO
& STARTUP OF
THE YEAR

CEO MEETS CEO
We match startups with established companies, thus, creating innovative solutions.
  • Pitch your idea for a concrete digital challenge of an established company.
  • Work hand in hand - beyond industry boarders, thought patterns and the daily grind.
  • Discuss the joint future – from CEO to CEO, at an eye level.
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STARTUP OF THE YEAR
Get selected as Startup of the Month by our renowned jury and the stage will be yours.

There is more to come: All Startups of the Month will have the opportunity to pitch live in front of our audience and to become Startup of the Year.
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RECENT NEWS

NEWS.

Mar 2020

Codario convinces with cybersecurity solution

90% of all web applications contain open source code which is highly vulnerable to security risks. The founders of Codario quickly realised that a solution was needed here and developed a SaaS application that convinced our jury.

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Feb 2020

Tec4med solves a global problem in pharmaceutical logistics

Small, but smart! With the NelumBox Tec4med wants to solve a global problem of pharmaceutical logistics. Sustainable and intelligent software and hardware enable a safer the transport of sensitive medicines. An effective approach with which the young company was voted Startup of the Month in February.

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Jan 2020

CrowdDesk impresses Frankfurt Forward jury

"We need more of these!" - the Frankfurt Forward jury strongly agreed after the pitch by CrowdDesk. With its fully digitized white-label funding-as-a-service solution, the startup was able to convince the jury and was voted Startup of the Month in January.

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Oct 2019

CargoSteps is Startup of the Year 2019

On 14 October 2019, the Frankfurt Economic Development Corporation, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Frankfurt am Main and the Wissensregion FrankfurtRhineMain (WIR), under the umbrella of Frankfurt Forward, invited startups, companies, investors and all interested parties to vote for the "Startup of the Year" at the Frankfurt am Main Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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STARTUPS OF THE MONTH.

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Sandra Mieth
Hans Joachim Wolff
Katharina Hülse
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