Where to get business support

< 1 min read
11 Jun 2024

Starting a company in the Kiel Region requires careful planning, research and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. Fortunately, there are several organizations and institutions that offer free or low-cost services to help entrepreneurs and startups. The local Chamber of Commerce (IHK; ihk-schleswig-holstein.de) offers networking opportunities, business support and resources, and the Kiel Economic Development Agency (Wirtschaftsförderung Kiel; kiwi-kiel.de) assists entrepreneurs looking to establish or expand their businesses in the region. StartUp SH (startupsh.de) offers free initial consultations and information on business planning, financing and legal requirements. And the Wirtschaftsförderung Kreis Plön (WFA; wfa.de) and Wirtschaftsförderung Kreis Rendsburg (WFG ; wfg-rd.de), which offer support for businesses expanding or relocating in the Plön district and Rendsburg district respectively. 

Written by Yessica Klein
Main photo by Marvin Radke