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We are the independent

Matchmaker & Innovation Driver

for the startup ecosystem FrankfurtRhineMain.

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Frankfurt
Forward.

AS A Startup
in the B2B sector or with a strong tech focus, you will receive visibility and exclusive access to CEOs of leading corporates in FrankfurtRhineMain, other startups, investors and local politics - valuable tips from experienced entrepreneurs included. On top, as part of Frankfurt Forward you will be given the opportunity to set impulses, shape the (startup) ecosystem and drive innovation in the region.
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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WHAT WE DO

OUR PROJECTS

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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IDEA FACTORY
In this cross-sector think tank with a B2B focus, we bring together CEOs of established corporates and startups as well as partners from FrankfurtRhineMain. We create a forum for lateral thinkers, fostering innovation with joined forces.

Together we identify current digital challenges of our ecosystem and create new formats or further develop existing ones.
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INTERNATIONAL MATCHMAKING
INTERNATIONAL
 MATCHMAKING
In a virtual 3-day program we bring together startups, corporates, investors and accelerators on an international level. We aim to provide our participants with authentic insights into the respective ecosystem of the partner country, share best practices and accelerate innovation and cooperation across borders.
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RECENT NEWS

NEWS.

Feb 2021

Energy Robotics is Startup of the Month in February

In February, Energy Robotics convinced the Frankfurt Forward judges with its software-as-a-service solution and was awarded Startup of the Month. Only shortly before, the company had closed a two million euro seed financing. In an interview, CEO Marc Dassler provides insights into the founding story and shares his lessons learned.

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Feb 2021

Startup Ecosystem Survey 2021: Raise your voice!

In the Ecosystem Survey 2021, Frankfurt Forward is asking startups in Frankfurt and the region about their needs and wishes until February 25, 2021.

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Nov 2020

CrowdDesk is Startup of the Year

Oliver Schwebel, Managing Director of the Frankfurt Economic Development Agency, announced this year's winner of the "Startup of the Year" award from Frankfurt Forward via livestream from the Zoo Gesellschaftshaus in Frankfurt am Main.

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Oct 2020

Startup of the Year on November 18 I Tickets now available

On November 18th our nine Startups of the Month will pitch for the title Startup of the Year at the EURO FINANCE WEEK. Follow the event online in the livestream and vote for your favorite.

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