Co-create with the best:
Join the leading tech-startup
accelerator in Europe!

Co-create with the best:
Join the leading tech-startup
accelerator in Europe!

Co-create with the best:
Join the leading tech-startup
accelerator in Europe!

Co-create with the best:
Join the leading tech-startup
accelerator in Europe!

Co-create with the best:
Join the leading tech-startup
accelerator in Europe!

Co-create with the best:
Join the leading tech-startup
accelerator in Europe!

Co-create with the best:
Join the leading tech-startup
accelerator in Europe!

Who we are

TechFounders is a 20 week International accelerator program based in Munich, Germany. The accelerator brings tech startups together with corporate partners and venture capitalists.

image©: UnternehmerTUM/Bert Willer

We offer startups:

Pilot Project with a Corporate Partner
€25,000 Project Budget - no Equity
Individual Coaching and Mentoring
Free Office Space and Support
Access to our High-Tech Workshop

Facts & figures about TechFounders Alumni Startups

TechFounders Alumni Startups

million Euro funding raised since 2015

%

Alumni Startups are still active

jobs created

%

continued working with their corporate partner after the program

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Our Current Startups

We offer corporate partners:

Early view on latest developments in startup ecosystem
Access to most promising tech-startups
Fast-tracked co-development of innovative solutions
Branding, Public Relations & Marketing

“Innovation, inspiration and enthusiasm – this is what Festo is known for, as a technology leader and constantly learning and developing company. This is why we work together with TechFounders, to invest in the future and to create space for startups to develop innovative ideas and business models.”

Dr. Eberhard Veit
Advisor of the management of FESTO AG

"Tomorrow’s technology leadership will also depend on the ability to identify real potential in external ecosystems at an early stage. That’s why we are excited to collaborate with TechFounders and innovative startups on sustainable, digital solutions for the mobility of the future."

Dr. Jan Mrosik
CEO of Knorr-Bremse AG

"At Miele, we combine groundbreaking innovation with classical values such as quality and performance. TechFounders helps us to find creative startups to accompany us on our way. To all startups out there: Let us join forces to shape the future and grow together – to our mutual benefit!"

Dr. Stefan Breit
Executive Director Technology for the Miele Group

"At CLAAS, we believe that working with startups is the key to expand our position as a technology leader in the agricultural machinery industry. Agriculture is undergoing a fundamental shift towards a more digitalized and sustainable direction. This requires new ideas and innovative approaches, for example for the operation and monitoring of agricultural machinery, which is becoming increasingly more complex and intelligent.

Patrick Kück
CLAAS Senior Vice President Strategy & Corporate Development

"We are partnering with TechFounders in order to explore opportunities in new technologies and applications. The interaction and engagement with innovative technology start-ups will help us realize our ambitions in establishing new circular business models."

Philipp Junge
Head of Electromobility and Circular Economy at LANXESS

Our Corporate Partners

What makes TechFounders different from other accelerator programs?

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