digitalHUB Incubator:
Coaching, Mentoring & more for your business models

Welcome to the digitalHUB Incubator

You are an early stage startup with an exciting business idea and are looking for support to leverage your business model? You want to work in a creative workplace in Aachen’s most vibrant startup community as well as continuous consulting and mentoring by experienced experts?

If yes, apply now for the digitalHUB Incubator program! The program is organized in batches, starting in springt an autumn.

Batch #3 will commence on October 01, 2019.





What founders say

„We are a founding team from Aachen and greatly appreciate this location: The proximity to the universities gives us access to outstanding tech talents and creative minds. We started in the digitalHUB with a perfect match with Opel Kohl – soon further cooperations with the local energy and mobility providers will follow. As a member and co-initiator of the digitalHUB Aachen, we are convinced that the HUB is a place with supra-regional appeal, which fosters exchange between digital pioneers and, thus, facilitates the immense potential of the technology region Aachen. –  Michael Minis, MOQO

„I have already seen many coworking spaces from the inside – but the digitalCHURCH is unique: We particularly appreciate the atmosphere, the constant and uncomplicated exchange with industry experts, mentors and other start-ups as well as the high density of relevant partners. As a member of the digitalHUB, we were able to make the right contacts. The digitalHUB Aachen gave us access to further growth capital and were decisive for our current success story.“  – Daniel Kirch,

Fotos Zitat Michael Minis Daniel Kirch

Our offer:

Our Incubator Program supports your venture from idea validation to your first successful steps on the market with a variety of services:

  • Professional workshop series by Vidar Andersen, Serial Entrepreneur and founder of +Andersen & Associates, on the topics:
    – Startup Team
    – Business Model Engineering
    – Customer Development
    – MVP & Agile Engineering
    – Success Metrics & Startup Marketing
    – Pitching
  • Practical presentations by successful founders
  • Accompanying coaching and joint project planning with our coaching team
  • Initial contact with investors
  • Access to our mentoring network
  • Exclusive consulting services via our supporter network
  • CoWorking at digitalCHURCH
  • Access to the network of the DWNRW-Hubs in Bonn, Düsseldorf, Cologne, Münsterland, Ruhrgebiet and Region OWL
digitalHUB Aachen Incubator

Your workplace in the CoWorking of the digitalCHURCH allows you to regularly exchange with experienced startups and entrepreneurs. You, thus, have the chance to build up a comprehensive personal network. In addition, you will receive exciting new impulses and personal contact to a large number of decision-makers from our corporate network at our regular events and lectures.

Our incubation program ends with a DemoDay, when all incubation teams present themselves to decision makers from business, investors and business angels.


Who are you

  • An aspiring team with an exciting idea looking for start-up and scaling support.

What you’re bringing:

  • Ambition to take the next step within the framework of the program
  • Market knowledge and first customer contacts
  • Openness to discuss and further develop your idea with other participants of the program
  • Willingness to steady attendance during the entire program

The application

Our effective application process starts with a short pitch presentation of your business idea. Based hereupon, one of our coaches will discuss your business idea and your motivation to participate in the program with you and your team in further detail. Based hereupon, we will jointly assess the fit of your venture with our program.

We look forward to receiving your application by 15th September:


Let’s get started together!

digitalHUB Aachen Incubator

Incubator Dates:

02/10 und 04/10
Workshop 1 – Startup Team

09/10 und 10/10
Workshop 2 – Business Model Engineering

17/10 und 18/10
Workshop 3 – Customer Development

23/10 und 24/10
Workshop 4 – MVP, Agile Engineering

30/10 und 31/10
Workshop 5 – Success Metrics + Startup Marketing

06/11 und 11/11
Workshop 6 – Pitching Masterclass

Venture Capital Day

Consulting Day

Demo Day