Welcome to the Business Startup Network Berlin

Gateway for all business start-ups and new entrepreneurs.

We offer practical support to find the right information, business advice and events during all start-up stages until maturity. General information in English on starting a business in Germany can be found here on the pages of the Federal Ministry of Economics.

The Senate Department for Economics offers detailed information on Berlin's economy and the startup support you can get in Berlin.

Berlin's subsidy guide for business and start ups offers information on financial aid and programmes.

For a detailed perspective on Berlin's digital economy, please have a look into our start-up manual.

A special advisory service for foreign enterprises and investors in Berlin is provided by the Business Welcome Service, a joint service of the IHK Berlin (chamber of commerce) and the Ausländerbehörde Berlin (immigration and registration office). 

More information on start-ups in Berlin, including legal forms and business plan, formalities and registrations, insurance and financing offers, can be found in English in the brochure of the IHK Berlin.