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Let us help you navigate to set up your business successfully in Berlin. Learn about registering your business, accessing funding programs and finding the perfect work space.

STARTING UP:
YOUR FIRST STEPS

Successful entrepreneurs need a good strategy to get their business rolling. In Berlin you’ll get free advice, resources, and support to help you create a solid strategy and take those first bold steps towards setting up a thriving business.

REGISTER
YOUR BUSINESS

If you want to set up a new company in Berlin, you need to officially register it and choose the right legal form to meet your specific business requirements. Find out about the different forms and how to choose the best option to turn your idea into reality.

FIND
FUNDING PROGRAMS

Berlin offers attractive funding programs for all phases of your company’s development – from seed to growth financing. When starting a new business in Berlin, expert advice is available to help you find the right funding solution. Discover how funding programs work in Berlin.

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FIND BUSINESS
ADVICE & FINANCING 

As a new business, you have access to comprehensive information, advice and consulting services to help you succeed. Use them to find appropriate financing and subsidy programs, a strong team, and the right location. Technology centers and business incubators in the city also provide valuable insights.

FIND
CO-WORKING SPACE

Co-working spaces are incredibly popular in Berlin, which means it's simple for a young company to quickly set up shop and connect with the local business community. For commercial real estate advice, The Business Location Package Service provides a full overview of locations and business regulations.

GET BUSINESS
ASSISTANCE
LOCALLY

Go to your local Berlin city administration to find out what additional support is available for your company at a neighborhood level. You’ll get advice and support to find funding solutions, scout business locations, and gain links to top partners, networks and organizations.