News & Tips

News & Tips Tax Tips for Startups

In addition to a well-thought-out business plan, tax knowledge is also a prerequisite for your economic success.

News & Tips Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs: European exchange program for (future) young entrepreneurs

Erasmus for Entrepreneurs offers you the opportunity to learn from experienced entrepreneurs who run a small business in another participating country.

News & Tips Tips for a Successful Trade Show Participation

Even in the digital age, participating in a trade show provides an excellent opportunity to directly engage with potential customers or other businesses, and to introduce your company and its products to a wide audience, especially if your company is not yet well-known.

News & Tips How do you start an online shop?

What do you need to consider to legally and successfully open and run your own online shop?

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News & Tips Minimum vacation in mini-jobs

If you’ve just started your business and the workload is increasing, the support of mini-jobbers is often a good solution.

News & Tips Apply now for the KfW Start-up Award!

The application phase for this year’s KfW Start-up Award has begun. We are looking for innovative ideas from all over Germany.

News & Tips First Aid at Work: Not just a mandatory exercise!

An accident can happen quickly, and even customers or suppliers can get injured in the company, experience a medical emergency, and be in need of first aid.

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News & Tips Green Startups: Green Startup Monitor 2024

The Green Startup Monitor 2024 reveals that almost one third of German startups are green startups.

News & Tips Knowledge about obligations in social insurance

As a self-employed individual, with or without employees, you must also be familiar with the various regulations of social insurance – and not only in theory, but especially in practical implementation as well.

News & Tips Girls’Day and Boys’Day 2024

Girls’Day and Boys’Day are the opportunity to explore professions and fields of study that students might not typically consider for themselves.

News & Tips Company car: (Electronic) mileage log or rather one percent rule?

The tax office generally assumes that as a self-employed individual, you also use your company car for private purposes. This private portion must then be taxed.

News & Tips 10 Tips for Taking the Step into Entrepreneurship

Every business idea is different, and each has its unique path. However, some fundamental aspects are more or less shared by all when planning a startup.

News & Tips Failure is the best thing to start with

Entrepreneur coach Stefan Merath knows all facets of being an entrepreneur, from starting up to insolvency. Today, he uses his knowledge and experience to guide people on the path to personal and professional success. In this interview, he talks about why failure is good, how to overcome the first hurdles as an entrepreneur and why business plans are often thrown away.

News & Tips Government expands access to capital for start-up companies

An additional 1.75 billion euros from the Future Fund and ERP Special Assets are to be used for technology and innovation developments in Germany.

News & Tips “Business Succession – A Chance for Entrepreneurs?”

A business succession is a complex process that must be well prepared by both parties.

News & Tips Direct route to customized financing

Finding the right financing is not so easy. This is where the guarantee banks’ financing portal for SMEs can help.


The Inspired ideas competition is starting a new round. Registration for the local competitions has already begun.

News & Tips Stay flexible with fixed-term employment contracts

Fixed-term employment contracts are an instrument for making the labor market flexible.

News & Tips Companies in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern receive support for climate protection measures.

The Ministry for Climate Protection, Agriculture, Rural Areas, and Environment has issued a Climate Protection Funding Guideline for businesses in the VI. quarter of 2024.

News & Tips Every child needs a name: What should (and may) my company be called?

Every company needs a name. But not just any name: Should it be a personal name, a fantasy name, or perhaps an industry name?