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Opening the startup ecosystem.

1st + 2nd September 2022


Startup Ecosystem

Join the journey


Startup Safari Cologne is taking place on September 1st + 2nd, opening the doors of Cologne’s startup ecosystem. Join us for behind the scenes, networking events, office tours, founder insights and interactive workshops! With one ticket, you can choose between more than 20 interactive sessions, hosted by the hottest startups and innovative corporates of Cologne, and put together your individual agenda for your personal Startup SAFARI!


There is no central location – it is happening all over Cologne in the host’s offices or coworking spaces so that you can get an exclusive peek behind the scene!


Explore COLOGNE’s startup scene

Join Startup SAFARI and get to know the Startup Ecosystem of Cologne
We have again mobilized the hottest and most promising startups from the entire region for you to discover. In cooperation with our partners, we are thrilled to invite you to a unique cross-city event, which will bring you in touch with protagonists from the Cologne’s entire startup ecosystem. Founders and Startups cannot wait to welcome you and share their business ideas, technologies and insights with you. Prepare for the most comprehensive SAFARI experience and get to know all startup hotspots in one event!

Unique insights

Join us on this unique journey. Get to know the pulsating hearts of the local startup ecosystems  – each one with their very own spirit.


The ultimate chance to meet the brightest minds- founders, innovators, accelerators and corporates – and get an exclusive peek behind their scenes. 


You all have your very own agenda and motivation for attending. Whether you’re an investor, corporate, startup, job seeker or student – you’ll be able to meet the people most relevant to your business.

Open doors for you

Look behind the scenes of Cologne’s startup ecosystem


Make your first connection to the local startup scene and maybe also find a job in one of the startups or companies!


Connect to other startups in your local ecosystem, broaden your network and present your story to the public!


Find great investment opportunities and meet founders from your city for the first time or again and again!


Bring the spirit of innovation into your company or corporate with tech & new work players from your city!



Ways to get involved

“This is a must!”

Derek Wa, Attendee Startup SAFARI Cologne

“It took less then three weeks to sign an agreement with one of Germany’s biggest insurance companies in the field of logistics. What seemed to be impossible turned out really fast!”

Arndt Solms, Co-founder and CEO

“Great event by the fantastic team which also organizes the Pirate Summit.”

Tim Schumacher, Chairman
Eyeo GmbH