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We are TechQuartier, a community-based innovation manager and ecosystem builder for startups and corporates to develop digital solutions together. Our community consists of more than 700 startups plus scaleups, corporates, investors, universities, regulators, public administration and institutions. We have a deep understanding of the digital FinTech environment and the German AgriFood ecosystem. We also explore trends such as Artificial Intelligence, ESG , sustainable finance, GreenTech, AgTech, RegTech and GovTech. 

Together with our partners, we also steer larger strategic projects including The Innovation Cluster Tech & Startup Ecosystem Hessen, an initiative by the State of Hessen to promote networking and cooperation between the startup and innovation centers in Hessen, and the regional startup ecosystem management mandate for the Rhine-Main region. Talent development in collaboration with universities also plays an important role in growing possibilities for our community. 

Located in Frankfurt, we also support innovators in our coworking and event space. 

Co-Founder & Managing Director


Dr. Sebastian Schäfer, is an experienced entrepreneur and ecosystem builder. As co-founder and Managing Director of TechQuartier and as the former head of the business incubator at Goethe University, he has spent the last 10+ years building up the startup scene in the Frankfurt Rhine-Main metropolitan region. He is also involved as an advisor, business angel and co-partner of Pitch Club GmbH.

Sebastian's academic background includes degrees in economics and Japanese studies from the University of Tuebingen and a doctoral degree in behavioral economics from the University of Frankfurt. He is associated with the Center for Leadership and Behavior in Organizations and The Frankfurt Laboratory of Experimental Economics at Goethe University. Plus, Dr. Schäfer continues to lecture at Goethe Business School, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and on event stages around the globe.



We are proud to be part of the de:hub network

The Digital Hub Initiative is a german network of innovation hubs supported by the federal ministry of economic affairs and energy. TechQuartier is one of 12 german hubs that fuse the country's new digital advancements together into one network. Together with the Cyberhub Darmstadt, TechQuartier forms FinTech & Cybersecurity Hub Frankfurt Darmstadt and is proud to represent the strong FinTech community in Frankfurt and its influence on the Rhine-Main region.

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