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Startup Accelerator – Startup Scaling

From innovating to going global, Start2 Group is your partner on the journey to success.

Embark on your startup journey – from nascent beginnings to extensive global expansion, we guide you to the world’s most important innovation hubs – from the bustling U.S. to the vibrant landscapes of Asia, South America and the UAE.

Start2 will make you investor-ready and fit for expansion. Benefit from our bespoke programs and our international network of over 1000 experts and mentors.

Startup Market Validation and Product-Market Fit

Explore and enter the most promising markets for your products and services

We connect you with influential partners, customers and investors. Start2 is dedicated to being the springboard of your startup at every stage. For German Startups most of our programs are proudly financed
by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action. This means that the cost for your startup are minimal. Seats are limited so apply early.

Meet our Program Participants and Alumni

Watch the latest testimonials from some of our startups.

Startup Accelerator Programs – Grow Rapidly – Startup Mentorships, Resources and Benefits

Find the best program for your startup journey.

All Start2 Programs coming soon

Startup Growth – Startup Expansion – Startup Clients

Programs for every phase of your development.

Startup Business Model - Target Market - Financial Projections - Pitchdeck

Our Startup Events

Our Premium Partner Investors

Powering the Cashwalk event and offering great support for our Startups:

Blog & Benefits

  • Check how other startups scaled their business with Start2
  • Read about their success stories
  • Find out how you can profit from our benefit partners

Benefit from HubSpot with special conditions for startups

Build your customer acquisition foundation today with up to 75% off HubSpot’s marketing and sales software and start generating leads and closing deals!

More than 75 benefit partners offer amazing conditions and rebates for our startups to a wide range of services and products. Profit from Premium Terms.

Unlocking UAE: 4 Key Questions about our Market Exploration Program UAE

Explore new markets with our program Start2discover

Dubai Internet City Enters Strategic Partnership with Start2


Our participating startups profit from EXCLUSIVE CONDITIONS and %% from our selected BENEFIT PARTNERS.

Profit from their unique startup support.

Rippling helps startups hire, manage, and pay employees globally in under 90 seconds.

  • Our Global Employer of Record (EOR) platform enables you to focus on hiring the best talent anywhere in the world. Streamline compliance, payroll, taxes, local benefits and more in one click with our best-in-class software platform
  • Get Global HR, IT, and US Payroll and Benefits for free for the first 6 months if added at the time of purchase.

Excited to announce that Master Accelerator is now the iconic Start2raise Program. Get investor-ready and raise your first or follow up round. Apply early as seats are limited!

Start2raise: Kick-Off of the new cohort 

The TK startup experts are here to help

Feeling lost in the social security jungle?

  • Benefit from free consulting sessions.
  • High-growth startups can join the LevelUp program that helps create structures for healthy working in large teams including 50.000 € funding and individual support and coaching

OHV Cloud facilitates exponential and international growth.

  • €10,000 cloud hosting credits for startups
  • €100,000 for scale-ups
  • personal suppport to help you need.

Scale-up.NRW – The new batch! 

Make the UAE the next market for your startup. Join our free webinar on July 26, 2024
Register here