Why Join?

Our team creates possibilities for education and networking at startup conferences, pitching events, workshops and builds the next generation of successful founders. We do our best to support students (and you!) in their career by providing them with unique opportunities to engage with representatives from all aspects of Berlin’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem.

General Information:

  • To become a member of START Berlin you need to be matriculated at a university.
  • Please make sure that you have time on Wednesdays at 19:00 on a regular basis because this is when our weekly meetings take place.
  • Since our meetings take place at the HU campus Berlin-Mitte, make sure that you live close enough to attend regularly.
  • All vacancies at our organization are voluntary and therefore non remunerated.

Application Guidelines:

  • The CV you upload should be in a tabular format, have a maximum of 2 pages and be up to date.
  • Allow for a 1-1,5 week processing period for your application, we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.
  • Our application form is short therefore please review your application documents carefully for mistakes.


  • Present your startup at one of our events.
  • Meet investors and students at our conferences.
  • Our regular founders’ table gives you the chance to find co-founders and business partners.
  • Fill your vacancies by hosting one of our START-UP Tours.


  • Join a network of ambitious individuals interested in entrepreneurship.
  • Enjoy exclusive access to Germany’s most renowned entrepreneurship conferences.
  • Get to know like-minded individuals who think beyond university lectures.


  • Support and spread your brand at Berlin’s largest student run entrepreneurship conference.
  • Be one of our event speakers and strengthen your ties to the startup ecosystem.
  • Spread your job advertisements within our START Jobs group.

What our Members say

Viadrina University

“I enjoy being surrounded by smart individuals who use their spare time purposefully.”

bbw University

“Being at START helped me secure several interesting internships and engage with a network of startup enthusiasts”

TU Berlin

“Learning from the entrepreneurial ventures of our alumni is truly inspiring.”

Macromedia Univ.

“Being at START complements my studies nicely and allows me to develop leadership skills.”

TU Berlin

“If you are looking for high performers, friends and co-founders, START Berlin is the right place.”

Startups founded by our alumni