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Our mission is to guide, empower, and inspire people to build meaningful businesses and innovative solutions globally.

Each ecosystem profile takes a deep dive into the local community, featuring advice from experts and inspiring founders, as well as carefully curated lists of startups, coworking spaces, programs and local destinations recommended by locals. We have published books in over 60 cities worldwide, including Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and the USA.

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Kiel Region Discover the Kiel Region

Welcome to the Kiel Region! Situated in Schleswig-Holstein, Northern Germany, the region is about 90 kilometers (56 miles) north of Hamburg.

The Explorer Series: Kiel Region

10 highlights of 2023: Looking back and looking ahead

As 2024 begins Sissel dedicates some time to revisiting the projects and achievements that she and the Startup Guide team had the pleasure of working on, while laying the groundwork for exciting new things coming this year.

Sissel Hansen

Oslo Discover Oslo

Oslo is one of the fastest-growing capitals in Europe, but it’s also small enough to give people and organizations visibility, and resourceful enough to be a pioneering springboard for ideas and growth.

The Explorer Series: Oslo

Berlin The right environment for change: Impact Hub Berlin is transforming impact entrepreneurship, one ecosystem at a time

Since 2013, the Berlin location of Impact Hub has been supporting startups and solo entrepreneurs devoted to environmental and social sustainability. Now its beginning a new chapter by focusing its resources on four impact areas, or “ecosystems”: circular economy, sustainable food, diversity and inclusion, and green tech.

Rachel Glassberg

Copenhagen Discover Copenhagen

Welcome to Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, nestled in the heart of Scandinavia. With a history dating back to the Viking Age, the capital of Denmark boasts a compelling heritage that comes across in its colorful architecture and historical landmarks.

The Explorer Series: Copenhagen

Linz Starting up in Linz

Discover the innovative spirit of Linz, Austria’s small but mighty startup gem. With a thriving innovation hub, world-class infrastructure and government support, Linz is a prime destination for ambitious founders looking to conquer the market. Join the ranks of successful startups leaving their mark in Linz.

Startup Guide Linz

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