Herausforderung Unternehmertum - Community Platform

The community platform of Herausforderung Unternehmertum connects students interested in starting a business, scholarship holders of the Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft and participants of the Start-up Preparation Program Herausforderung Unternehmertum.







As a Herausforderung Unternehmertum program participant, you are part of our network. Register and customize your personal profile. You would like to present your ideas or your start-up project to our network? Create a company profile and deposit the most important information about your mission or your team. You have a question for the lecturer of the previous event or want to talk about your Business Model Canvas in a review with your coach? No problem! Click on the profile and make an appointment directly.

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Use the diversity of the entire network to take a look beyond your own nose. Click through numerous start-up profiles, read the requests of other companies, get inspired by the latest news and never miss an event again. Stay up to date and inform yourself efficiently in your feed about the latest network content, which is selected according to your interests. Of course, you can always decide what you want to see! Also create your own news and give them more space.

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Are you looking for a project to work on? Are you looking for inspiration for your ideas or for fellow campaigners? Publish your requests on the platform - a request or an offer from you. Requests give you reach in the network and thus form the basis for automatically matching you based on your needs and interests.

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Level your way

We offer a platform for students interested in founding a company, sdw scholarship holders and participants in the Start-up Preparation Programme Herausforderung Unternehmertum. Register for events. Download the latest follow-ups from past workshops or fill out the feedback survey quickly and easily on your mobile device. All on one platform, all in one tool. No annoying searching for event links, invitation emails, appointment lists. Accessible and data protection compliant!

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Become part of our community!

As a participant in the sdw Herausforderung Unternehmertum programme, you will receive free access to our community platform and become part of our network.

In all programmes, we focus on deepening and expanding the entrepreneurship mindset in the pre-seed phase. Founding can be learned. Our modular seminar program, needs-oriented coaching and individual counseling strengthen entrepreneurial thinking and action in social responsibility in over 300 students annually.

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The Ecosystem

Herausforderung Unternehmertum - Community Platform is part of the Innoloft Ecosystem, a "network of networks". Thus, Herausforderung Unternehmertum is connected to all other LoftOS platforms of the Ecosystem in different countries and industries.

The advantage: Innovation exchange among all platforms of business opportunities, offers and requests. The Ecosystem multiplies the reach and thus the added value for all users. International cooperation and cross-industry innovations are thus easily possible.

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The initiators and partners

Creative ideas and the recognition of opportunities stimulate competition in our economy and are elementary for sustainable economic development on a national and international level!

In order to awaken the will to create and to promote economic and public welfare-oriented potential, the Heinz Nixdorf Foundation and the Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft (sdw) encourage young people to think and act entrepreneurially with social responsibility. In this way, we support innovations that change our society and increase the number of successful start-ups. Our vision is a society in which young founders can realize their potential.


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