Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Bank is Germany’s leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific.
Deutsche Bank provides banking services to corporations, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses, and private individuals.
We have established strong bases in all major emerging markets, and therefore have good prospects for business growth in fast-growing economies, including the Asia Pacific region, Central and Eastern Europe, and Latin America. In Europe, we are well placed to benefit from the aforementioned resilient conditions in our home market, Germany, and from continued strong levels of corporate activity in the euro zone.
Digital transformation and innovation are important pillars of Deutsche Bank’s overall strategy. Deutsche Bank connects to startups on various occasions. Startups and established tech companies seeking to introduce their ideas and services to Deutsche Bank can also use our structured communication channel to connect with us. Send us your pitch via the Pitch Portal now (

Ernst & Young GmbH

EY (Ernst & Young GmbH) is a global leader in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services.
For decades, EY has been supporting start-ups and entrepreneurs around the world, many are market leading organisations today.

Do you want to get your ideas off the ground?
We support start-ups on their growth journey from the very beginning. We provide assistance with pressing strategic, tax, legal and financial issues through every phase of your business so you can focus on implementing your business ideas and making sure things on the right track from the start.
Finally, we help you make introductions to financial investors, mentors, development partners, large corporations as well as leading mid-market and family businesses. These associations will be critical to evolving your business and securing its growth.

Check out our Websites for useful start-up information, details of events and initiatives such as EYnovation or EY Start-up Academy, and get also EY contacts in your region.


equensWorldline is the pan-European leader in payments and transactional services. Being part of the Worldline Group, we combine long-standing proven expertise in traditional mass payment systems and innovative e-commerce and mobile payment solutions. With more than 50 years of experience we service a broad, international client base in numerous countries across Europe.

TeamBank AG

The TeamBank AG is the consumer finance specialist within the cooperative financial network in Germany. TeamBank’s core product, easyCredit, is the leading brand for installment loans in Germany. Additional to that TeamBank has recently started an end-to-end online pay on account solution for e-commerce shops as well as the point-of-sale.
TeamBank differentiates itself from its competitors by offering simple processes, individual advice and fair product features. The headquarter of the company is located in Nuremberg, Germany, where around 1000 employees work in a newly built highly innovative building. A new workplace concept strengthens innovation and communication while strongly expressing the company’s identity and culture. The value-based corporate culture forms the basis of the company.
Fairness and partnership are of paramount importance and shape the dealings with customers, partner banks, suppliers, startup partners and colleagues.

United Signals GmbH

The United Signals GmbH, headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, is a German company for financial technologies and a specialist in Digital Asset Management Solutions.

United Signals offers solutions for Asset Managers, Banks and other professional Financial Service Providers for the digitalization of their services and for the Automation of their workflows. Partners receive a solution tailored to their requirements with all necessary modules in their individual corporate design and own brand.

The onboarding solution includes the complete client online application and is 100% paperless. It includes the client data acquisition according to WpHG and all KYC requirements, as well as risk classification, account application, asset management contract, SEPA direct debit mandates and compliance-oriented customer identification. The implementation of model portfolios is completely digital. Order generation, -administration and -forwarding, including numerous checks, can be implemented with the required degree of automation. As a result, partners can focus on their core competences: customer care and investment expertise, as well as optimize their processes cost-effectively and regulatory compliant.

United Signals GmbH was founded in 2011 by Daniel Schäfer and Heiko Seebach.

Frankfurter Sparkasse

Seit 1822. Wenn's um Geld geht.

Founded in 1822 Frankfurter Sparkasse is today's market leading retail bank in Rhine Main Area. As a part of German Saving Banks Association Frankfurter Sparkasse offers any kind of financial services to its private and corporate customers.

Represented by our own innovationLab we are a corporate member of TechQuartier. In collaboration with our partners and start ups we explore new banking approaches and beyond.


HighQ was founded in 2001. Since then, we have worked hard to build an exceptional reputation for delivering leading-edge collaboration, productivity, client experience, and process automation software to the world’s top law firms, financial services companies, and corporations. Our combination of secure, enterprise-grade technology and an amazing user experience transforms the way organisations deliver services. Headquartered in London, HighQ has offices in New York, Kansas City, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Sydney, and Ahmedabad.

HighQ is trusted by many of the world’s blue-chip organisations to securely exchange highly sensitive information—internally and externally.