We turn ideas into companies!

Your startup ecosystem in the Rhine-Main region

Ideas. Workshops. Networking. We are your startup ecosystem in Rhein-Main!

You want to start a startup, but do not know where to begin? Are you a founder and need a network to help you overcome challenges? Or are you already a company that wants to promote a startup?

We know what it means to start at 0 – We can guide you to through the process!

We guide you step by step: We give you the Know How and help you build your network that supports you on your journey. The support is provided by our mentors who, through their many years of experience, save you from avoidable mistakes.

We see the big picture. Therefore, we do not only focus on topics related to startups but also discuss politics, global issues and trends surrounding the industry. We will support you through the different stages and encourage idea generation, networking, mentoring in a positive environment.

» A year from now you will wish you had started today. « -Karen Lamb

Our Services


Seminars and workshops guiding founders in the implementation of ideas

Your benefits at a glance

We help implement your vision step by step and make changes along the way as needed. We know that not all startups have the same questions, so we provide you with individualized workshops that suit your stage.
  • High quality content
  • Authentic speakers
  • Need-based and practical workshops


Events to strengthen the startup network in Frankfurt Rhein-Main.

Your benefits at a glance

We are your network that connects you with startups and other influencal players in the startup scene. Be part of one of our many networking events, share your ideas and knowledge and meet our international partners
  • Insiders from the startup scene
  • Meeting with like-minded people and useful contacts
  • relaxed atmosphere


5 startups in a room. Guided by mentors or alone to work on your visions.

Your benefits at a glance

In our garage, you can work, grind and develop your own business model. Even the biggest ideas are created in a garage. Let your ideas prosper in our garage.

  • Inspiring atmosphere
  • Visionaries and Entrepreneurs under one roof
  • Guided by startup insiders

The target groups

Its all about you! We know your challenges as a founder. We offer tailor-made solutions for your projects according to the “lean startup” approach. We will guide you on your path to success! Conquer the day!

Starting Up

The initial phase of founding.

  • How do I put my idea to paper?
  • How do I design my company?
  • What does it mean to be an Entrepreneur?

Building Up

The beginning phase of being a founder.
  • How do I find the right service providers?
  • How do I grow my team?
  • How do I get orders?

Growing Up

The advanced of the foundation phase.
  • How do I stay lean?
  • How do I create a productive and positive atmosphere?
  • How do I finance my growth?
Strategic Partner

-start zero in numbers-


Henning Brinkmann

Speaker and Manager
Expert for: Finance, Law and techniques of presentation

Stefan Grellert

Mentor and Consultant
Expert for: Online Marketing, Innovation, Digital Media, Innovation Marketing

Lorena Gündüz

Speaker and Coach
Expert for: Law, Project Management, procurement law

Yvonne Schrodt

Expert for: HR Management, Personal coordinator, Technical recruiter, Job placement specialist

Who we are

Pedro Ferreira

[ Managing Director ]

networking, ecosystem building, digitales marketing, event organisation, international business

Lukas Lackinger

[ Event- & Community Management ]

sales & marketing, networking, projectmanagement, eventorganisation

Matthias Obermaier

[ Innovative Development ]

corporate startup, consulting, company building, lean startup, , venture design

Marie Döhn

[ Graphic Design ]

graphic design, social media, webdesign, visual identity, illustration

Recai Gündüz

[ CEO & Founder ]

new work, projectmanagement, mentoring, coaching, ecosystem builder, company buildin

Stefan Grellert

[ Head of Marketing ]

innovation, digital media, digital transformation, e- commerce, online marketing, media management

Henning Brinkmann

[Strategy & Finance ]

projectmanagement, techniques of presentation, finance, strategy, HR, analytics

Hanna Yazdanfar

[ Marketing ]

social media / online marketing, webdesign, PR, online-marketing

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