TQ is an international community, bringing together the greatest minds and talents from the industry and academic circles. With its unique network of start-ups, corporate members, technology and service providers, investors, academic institutions, and government officials, TQ offers an ideal environment for ambitious entrepreneurs to trade ideas and grow their business.


Start Ups


Corporate Partners






We select a diverse mix of ambitious entrepreneurs & startups (both in early and later stages), handpicked established corporates, leading universities & research institutes, experienced venture capitalists and angel investors. Above all, we consider the community-fit to be of utmost importance.

Curious about our members and TQ’s innovation community?

Discover numerous startups and corporate profiles and explore what the industry is looking for and which solutions startups have to offer.

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Without our mentors, our startups would not thrive. Our mentors consist of serial entrepreneurs, investors, industry experts and professionals who share their industry experience with the community and help pave the road to success.

Prof. Dr. Andreas Hackethal

Matthias Orlopp

Corinna Sander

Christopher Schmitz

Dirk Elsner

Daniel Höfelmann

Dr. Lars Friedrich

Dr. Markus Pertlwieser

Dr. Michael Reckhard

Michael F. Spitz

Dr. Oliver Waldburg

Eric Leupold

Franz Welter

Dr. Gerhard Kebbel

Joachim Müller

Liesa Feis

Michael Weidmann

Oliver Zimmermann

Robert Restani

Sven Möllmann

Yi Shi

André M. Bajorat

Bart Buter

Daniel Hoffmann

Heike Rehm

Steffen Seeger

Jochen Siegert


Get to know our various partners from the industry, academia, the public sector, and the global startup-scene and investor’s community. It is the mix of different stakeholders that not only makes TQ truly unique but also a hotbed of innovation.