Shaping a more sustainable future
With great partners
Ready! Set! Go green!
Watch your startup take off
You've developed an exciting technology that will make the financial or real estate sector more sustainable? You want to leave a positive environmental footprint tomorrow? Are you hungry for cutting-edge know-how on green investments, ESG management or smart cities, for example?
Then you are the perfect participants for the Green Transformation Incubator. The nine-week program will take place from mid-October in Frankfurt's TechQuartier and offers you the opportunity to experience other founders, experts and investors up close. Fill your knowledge tank to the brim and make numerous valuable contacts. Bring your project decisive steps forward.
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Programs structure and highlights
Are you ready to give your idea a boost and present yourself as a Green Innovator? Then buckle up on our journey together. The Green Transformation Incubator offers you the following unbeatable benefits in addition to exciting insights into fundraising, product-market fit and growth & expansion:
Mentorships at its best
Immerse yourself in our impressive network of experienced mentors. They will help you grow your sustainable technology and develop a smart business strategy.
Exclusive investor dinner
We open doors to potential investors – a fantastic opportunity to grow faster.
Inspiring coworking space
Our modern coworking space offers a variety of impressions and invites you to a casual exchange with other founders and experts. It is part of the TechQuartier, a leading innovation center for financial technologies.
A network for life
Make contacts with players in the finance and sustainability sector who will enrich your success story with their experience. Look forward to exciting partnership options.
Your ticket to knowledge and progress
Our world-class workshops and masterclasses with sustainability experts from business, academia and government will elevate your skills to a new level and equip you for the challenges of growth.
Evening events with partners
Get inspired by visionaries and industry experts over a drink. New perspectives and ways of thinking are guaranteed. You can also present and position yourself and your groundbreaking ideas. An excellent opportunity to win new partner companies and customers.
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Program schedule at a glance
The program takes place on a total of 12 working days on-site at TechQuartier in Frankfurt. After the second week, there will be always one week break between the workshop weeks.
October 23 - October 24
At the beginning you will meet the other participants and mentors for the kick-off. Get to know each other in a relaxed atmosphere and find out how the program is structured.
This will be followed by the first networking evening event of the program - on the topic of "ESG & Trends." You can look forward to a panel discussion with top-class experts and current use cases on Green Transformation.
You will also have the opportunity to have a first exchange with potential customers and investors. As you know, first impressions often raise the sails for a great journey together. Learn if your startup Is ready for market entry and how do you convince investors to buy in? Readiness scoring and fundraising readiness are the focus of the workshops on the second day.
October 31 - November 1
In week two, you can expect insights on the legal framework and compliance in sustainable transformation.
At an exclusive evening event with partners, you will hear brand new insights on developments in "Regulatory & Compliance.”
Get a clear understanding of the intricacies and details and let your freshly-gained knowledge shine in future conversations with potential customers and investors.
You will also expand your knowledge in master classes on the topic of fundraising readiness. Together with experts, you will develop the necessary documents for a successful financing round and take a closer look at the cap table.
November 15 - November 16
First, look forward to a deep dive into the world of technology and reporting in the areas of ESG and Green Transformation.
In an evening event, "Technology & Reporting," you can expect to learn how integrated technologies and smart data analysis can be used to better manage risks and volatilities.
With the help of current use cases, the program partners will demonstrate what constitutes value-oriented reporting now and in the future, and what challenges you need to be prepared for. You can look forward to real "wow" moments and a lively exchange! Further highlights in the third week include a varied presentation and pitch training, as well as a master class on financial planning with a review of previous fundraising topics.
November 28 - November 29
During various sessions during the fourth week, learn what makes a successful business model and what a powerful sales strategy for startups looks like.
In an evening event on the topic of "Business and Sales Models," you will actively engage in conversations with the partners and experts and raise your competence level minute by minute.
Ask our experts as many questions as you want. What are the advantages of specific business models? Which digital channels are the most important ones in sales? What psychological tricks do you need to be aware of during sales meetings?
You will also have the chance to get to know your customers in short, intense conversations during the speed dating round and will receive direct feedback on your ideas.
December 12 - December 13 (Demo Day)
Your journey winds down with an investors’ dinner and investor follow-up. Here you will get the opportunity to present your project and deepen existing contacts. Plus, you can also look forward to workshops on organization and human resources – essential for building a team.
The absolute highlight is the final event of the program: the "TechQuartier Conference & Demo Day.” You will have the valuable chance to present yourself, your idea and your USP in front of partners, a jury and experts.
Leave the best impression on potential funders and cooperation partners and look forward to differentiated feedback that will show you your paths. With this last exclamation mark (!) and valuable contacts in your pocket, you will be able to confidently step into the future.
The dialogue with startups in the Green Transformation Incubator is of particular importance to us because it offers a unique opportunity to create synergies and drive innovation in the field of green technologies. Banks have substantial resources and experience in the financial sector, while startups often have fresh ideas and agile ways of working. Through the exchange, banks can benefit from the innovative approaches of startups while providing access to funding and industry-specific expertise. This interaction promotes the development of sustainable solutions and contributes to the transformation of the financial sector towards a greener economy.
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Let's build tomorrow together! Full of enthusiasm we accompany you on your way to the program. You can look forward to an uncomplicated exchange that will help you move forward. Tim and Julie are always there for you.