Success stories from Bremen and Bremerhaven
In our success stories you can read the stories of our founders, get tips on founding and growing a business and learn about new programmes from the Starthaus.
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Erfolgsgeschichten aus Bremen und Bremerhaven
For many years, space missions were reserved of states. Recently, billionaires like Elon Musk, Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos have caused a stir with their private ventures into space. Now the Bremen-based start-up Astrait wants to make the obstacles for missions into space so low that they can even be realised by medium-sized companies.read more
Financial problems have brought some start-ups to an early end. No wonder, given the abundance of issues that start-up founders have to deal with. After all, a good idea is not enough for success. The topic of finances is a constant companion along the way and can pose major challenges. We have summarised some information and tips for you.Read the tips
Great business idea, investment secured, great team and still failed? Several factors are important for the success of a start-up. In this article, we look at the product market fit of your business idea and give tips on how to avoid the most common mistakes in your start-up.See our tips
From the conference table to the kitchen table – beyond the ordinary: 'Meet outside the box' is the slogan of the Bremen-based start-up meetreet. The up-and-coming platform brings companies together in extraordinary locations. Here, special seminar houses, co-living concepts and unique hotels find a sustainable place. The start-up already counts more than 300 creative accommodations on the platform, worldwide.Where the journey leads
Tailor-made support to successfully bring your own idea to the market - or into space? That's possible in Bremen with the ESA BIC Northern Germany incubation programme. Start-ups from a wide range of sectors can apply. Inge Heydt from the Starthaus explains for whom the incubator is suitable and what is behind it.Read the Interview
We often read headlines about the quick and great successes of start-ups in the media. But many of them have to give up their business again - some before they become big, others in the course of the first years. We introduce the most common reasons for the failure of start-ups and present possible solutions.To the fails and tips
It all starts with the big "aha" moment: All it takes is one good idea and the dream of self-employment is born. However, at this point a huge wave of unanswered questions also piles up for those interested in starting a business. In this article, Starthaus Bremen & Bremerhaven explains how it supports start-ups and young companies in the state of Bremen and thus strengthens the local start-up ecosystem at the same time.This is Starthaus