Five reasons for setting up a business in Germany

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You will receive professional support and funding

Once you have come up with a business idea, it can serve as the most important basis for your own company. There are numerous information centres offering comprehensive advice on starting up your own business, what the best approach is and where you can obtain funding.


All German states have professional information centres for entrepreneurs in the making – and advice is free. There is also a huge choice in startup initiatives. These will help you find suitable networks and will assist you in questions related to funding and others. Government support programs may provide funding, too. For an overview, click here.

You can also obtain valuable advice from other international entrepreneurs, whom you might meet in startup networks or at information centres. In the year 2012 alone, almost one in two companies in Germany was founded by people from a migrant background.