Privacy policy

Privacy statement

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Startup Finder

Content responsibility for the Startup Finder:
All information and content published in the Startup Finder of the Digital Hub Initiative of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi) are the sole responsibility of the persons or organisations that submitted them to the Startup Finder. The Digital Hub Initiative and the BMWi are not responsible for the accuracy of published data. They are also not responsible for ensuring that the published data and links to third-party sites are up to date. We assume no liability for any information or content published by third parties or for any damage that may occur as a result of interaction with them. Visiting linked websites is at your own risk and responsibility. We would like to point out to you that visiting third-party sites can be associated with risks and advise you to observe the data protection declarations and terms of use of third-party sites.

Publication of data entered in the Startup Finder:
By entering your data in the Startup Finder, you agree to the publication of the data on the site. If we receive a data entry from you via the "registration form", we assume that we are entitled to publish it on our website. By submitting the registration form, you also declare that you have all the necessary rights and authority to register on behalf of your company. You are also responsible for ensuring that the data you enter is accurate and up to date.

Data from startups that have not yet been assigned to a hub will be forwarded to selected digital hubs for networking purposes. The data entered may, in the form of extracts from the website, also be used in other media for the sole purpose of promoting the Startup Finder platform.

Your data will be stored until further notice for the purpose of operating the platform. To delete your data, please send an e-mail to "".

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies" which are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if you enable IP anonymization on this site, your Google IP address will be truncated from time to time within Member States of the European Union or in other signatory states to the EEA Agreement. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide further services associated with the use of the website and the Internet to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link (

For more information on terms of use and privacy, please visit or We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "anonymizeIp" in order to guarantee an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).