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Send an e-mail with your pitch video to: readysteadygrow@nrwinvest.com

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Return the documents to us. We then publish your video on this website as well as on our YouTube channel and promote your startup among our strong business network.

We check your video. Afterwards you receive an e-mail with a declaration of consent and other documents allowing us to promote your startup.

For startups:

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Provide your pitch video and benefit from our strong business network. Here’s how:

Take off and fly!

Submit your pitch video now and get free promotion for your startup.

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Economic Development Agency of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW)

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NRW.INVEST GMBH

Phone: +49 211 13000-0 

As the state-owned economic development agency, NRW.INVEST is the one-stop agency for startups planning to expand into Europe. Some 19,000 foreign companies are already at home in Germany's economically most important state. We moderate and accompany your settlement in NRW, Germany confidentially and free of charge from the first step to successful completion. And after that, we will continue to support you with help and advice.

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More than 19,000 international companies already control their German and European business from North Rhine-Westphalia! Find out why NRW is the best place for you and your startup to conquer the European and international markets.

Germany´s North Rhine-Westphalia: the best place to be for startups

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Let’s get on with it: Companies, investors, startups and NRW.INVEST.

Innovative. Expansion-eager. Successful. As the state-owned economic development agency NRW.INVEST has enabled young startups to present their company to a broad audience at the startup conference Axis in Tel Aviv.

Ready. Steady. Grow. Pitch your startup at Axis Tel Aviv.

In Germany, more than 20 percent of all startups are based in NRW.  Learn more about the dynamic startup scene in NRW.

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NRW.INVEST regularly conducts its own events in order make contact with investors, multipliers and representatives from business, politics and administration. Meet us at investor seminars or dialogue events in Germany and abroad.

NRW.INVEST GMBH   Völklinger Str. 4   |   40219 Düsseldorf   |   Germany

Inventiveness, innovation and fresh ideas: There are many benefits for companies that cooperate with startups. You are an investor, business angel, corporation or SME? We invite you to benefit as well from connecting with founders from all over the world. Discover promising startups with NRW.INVEST.

Are you ready to conquer the European market with your startup? And get big internationally? Then we'll give you the chance to take your startup to the next level. All you have to do is providing us your pitch video. It’s that simple! Germany’s North Rhine-Westphalia is the ideal location for you to grow your business throughout Europe.

  • Rainer Hornig, Executive Director
    NRW.INVEST Germany

    22 MAR 2018,
    10:25am - 10:45am

    Fireside chat: conquering German and European Markets

    Charme Rykower, Business Guide for Germany/NRW Head of Representative Office
    NRW.INVEST Israel/Tel Aviv

    22 MAR 2018,
    8:30am - 5:00pm

    Personal consulting & moderation fireside chat

  • Omer Elad, Director of
    Business Development
    OrCam Technologies

    22 MAR 2018,
    10:25am - 10:45am

    Fireside chat: conquering German and European Markets

    Dana Wyrobnik

    22 MAR 2018,
    8:30am - 5:00pm

    Support at the booth of NRW.INVEST

  • Svenja Langfeldt

    22 MAR 2018,
    8:30am - 5:00pm

    Support at the booth of NRW.INVEST

Phone:  +49 211 13000-0  
Fax: +49 211 1300 - 154
E-Mail: nrw@nrwinvest.com 

  • Rainer Hornig, Executive Director NRW.INVEST Germany
    22 MAR 2018, 10:25 - 10:45
    Fireside chat conquering German and European Markets
  • Charme Rykower, Business Guide for Germany / NRW, Senior Executive NRW.INVEST Israel/Tel Aviv
    22 MAR 2018, 8:30am - 5:00pm
    Personal consulting & moderation fireside chat
  • Omer Elad, Director of
    Business Development
    OrCam Technologies

    22 MAR 2018,
    10:25am - 10:45am
    Fireside chat: conquering German and European Markets
  • Dana Wyrobnik
    22 MAR 2018,
    8:30am - 5:00pm
    Support at the booth of NRW.INVEST
  • Svenja Langfeldt
    22 MAR 2018,
    8:30am - 5:00pm
    Support at the booth of NRW.INVEST

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