SpoHo Career Day

At this event of theSpoHo-Career-Service there is always something for people interested in the start-up topic. Those who first want to gather basic information on the topic of starting a business, or those who want to find out about the possible career path of starting a business, or those who want to get to know suitable contact points and funding programs in and around Cologne are cordially invited to attend.


You will also find interesting offers on the topic of founding outside of the Sports University:

  • Entrepreneurs Club Cologne: On the website of the Entrepreneurs Club Cologne e.V. you will find events that will help you with your start-up and with building a network. These include events such as the "Founders' Evening", "Workshopper", "ECC OnTour" and the annual "Campus Startup Day".
  • hgnc: The Hochschulgründernetz Cologne e.V. regularly organizes webinars, workshops and other events focusing on the topic of start-ups.
  • Impact Factory: The Impact Factory supports social entrepreneurs in developing innovative solutions to complex social and environmental challenges. For this purpose, regular online "bootcamps" are held, among other things.
    • Deadline: 16.05.21
    • The program is aimed at founders from all over Germany who would like to offer a humane, social and/or ecological added value with their business idea
    • both founders with an initial idea and founders who have already completed a first product version and are working on their market entry strategy
    • strong network of companies, welfare, universities, R&D institutions, friendly innovation labs, incubators, accelerators and other relevant players in the start-up world
    • Duration: 5 months
    • Financial support by covering the costs of specific consulting services
    • No costs and no (company) shares
    • Registration
  • NUK: Neue Unternehmertum Köln has also planned numerous events such as business plan competitions and coach meetups for 2021.
  • Project Cologne: Project Cologne is an open innovation platform for Cologne students, through which mentoring, coaching, workshops and pitch nights are offered.
  • PROvendis: Within the NRW Hochschul IP network, PROvendis offers free workshops and training courses on Intellectual Property (IP) for researchers.
  • Young Entrepreneurs in Science: You can register for weekly webinars and online workshops on the Young Entrepreneurs in Science page.
  • yooweedoo: The Academy for Social Entrepreneurship. It supports you in founding sustainable, public welfare-oriented and social entrepreneurial projects, associations and startups. For this purpose, they offer free online courses, workshops and project consultations.