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Cologne has seen an increasing number of accelerators, incubators and entrepreneurship programs emerge for startups and entrepreneurs to gain exposure, become more productive, or make connections.

It is still hard for Cologne startups to get noticed by VCs, but these programs are proving to be extremely useful for startups looking for capital and other help.

That's why we've compiled a list of the 4 best accelerators and incubators in Cologne.


4 Accelerators and Incubators in Cologne

1) STARTPLATZ

1) STARTPLATZ

STARTPLATZ is an early-stage tech startup accelerator and incubator.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Lorenz Graef
  • Industries: Incubators, Internet, Virtual Workforce
  • Number of investments: 11
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 16

You can find their website here.

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2) VISION UNLTD. CREATIVE WORX GmbH

2) VISION UNLTD. CREATIVE WORX GmbH

VUCX Garage - Accelerator / Inkubator

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • Started in: 1993
  • Industries: Advertising, Brand Marketing, Digital Media, Film, Public Relations, Social Media Marketing

You can find their website here.

3) Quake Capital Europe

3) Quake Capital Europe

Quake Capital Europe is a seed-stage international accelerator that focuses on consumer-focused 5G technology businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • Founders: Glenn Argenbright, Kai Buehler, Priscilla Pesci
  • Industries: Innovation Management, Marketing, Venture Capital
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 13

You can find their website here.

4) Climate Founders GmbH

4) Climate Founders GmbH

Outstanding Founders with Climate Change-related Topics receive funding from a talent investor.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • Started in: 2020

You can find their website here.

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