Digital Hub Bonn Region
The Digital Hub is the contact point for digital topics in the entire Bonn region. In addition to a wide variety of events with a digital focus, the hub is a development and meeting place for digital start-ups, companies, science and research. As an accelerator and incubator, the hub supports young, digitally-oriented start-ups and founders with financing, infrastructure, mentoring & coaching and a large network of investors, partners, companies and scientific institutions.
The hub offers companies and corporations a wide range of services such as corporate accelerator programs, start-up scouting & matchmaking, individual innovation workshops and access to digital technologies and business models. Away from everyday operations, medium-sized companies and corporations with agile teams can develop innovations in our incubator with numerous digital start-ups.
Further information can be found at: http://www.digitalhub.de
Startup Ecosystem Bonn Rhein-Sieg Region
Bonn is the city for the world of tomorrow, not only because of the United Nations with about 20 of it’s institutions located in Bonn, but also and specifically because science and economy topics with great importance for the future of humans are researched here.
The Bonn / Rhein-Sieg region is home to strong corporations as well as an increasing number of start-ups. The IT sector alone employs around 9,700 people in Bonn. Global economic and financial companies such as Deutsche Telekom AG, Deutsche Post DHL, Deutsche Postbank AG, Vapiano or Solar World have their corporate headquarters in Bonn. Other companies in the region include Haribo, Verpoorten, BWI Informationstechnik and Mannstaedt. The Competence Center for Artificial Intelligence in Sankt Augustin is the central institution for promoting key technology in the region. The Cyber Security Cluster Bonn e.V. association now has around 60 members from the cyber security industry, including the BSI, Deutsche Telekom AG, IBM and various Fraunhofer institutes. Leading investors such as High-Tech Gründerfonds and Freigeist also have their headquarters in the former capital city.
The Open Air Summer Slam Festival of the Digitalhub is the largest event in the region for digital innovations and brings together the entire start-up scene year after year. Founders, people interested in founding a company, scientists, entrepreneurs, managers, investors, makers and politicians come into contact with each other and exchange ideas on innovative business models and technologies of the future.