The German city of Hamburg is buzzing with activity. With headquarters of Facebook, Twitter and Google and one of the youngest German unicorns, AboutYou, all based in the city, the startup scene is thriving. The first Future Hamburg Award aims to pick three selected startups and provide them with immediate access to the vibrant startup scene of Germany’s number one trading hub.
Offering immediate market access to Hamburg, one of Europe’s most dynamic and strongest startup ecosystems, the Future Hamburg Award is directed at pioneering founders from all over the world. As part of the programme, innovative startup businesses are linked up with established companies and receive systematic support in advancing their existing business model. Over one hundred startups applied, now only ten finalists are left.