Born Global Startup Festival 2023

The Born Global Startup Festival is an annual event that supports "Born Globals", startups founder, international students or researchers from Mitteldeutschland and from the Universities Leipzig, Jena, and Halle. The festival combines inspiring keynotes, workshops, expert panelists that give insights to startup ecosystem in here and beyond horizon.Born Global Startup Festival is our event for the global-minded startup community. On this edition of 2023 we offer a three-day event focused on diverse thematic and target groups. Have a look to our offer. (By Festival team)



The Born Global Startup Festival kicked off in Leipzig on June 27th, bringing together over 200 international students, Ph.D./Post Doc researchers, and alumni interested in entrepreneurship in Germany. With exciting business ideas and a vibrant atmosphere, the first day also featured two prestigious awards. Take a glimpse into the action-packed beginning of the festival!

BGSF Day 2 with +50 entrepreneurs and startups interested in international business development

The team of international experts provided over 50 young entrepreneurs and startups with information about growth opportunities for their ventures in Asia and worldwide sharing their knowledge and experience from the target countries.

9 Startups applying for upcoming exploration trips pitched their businesses during the second festival day.

Impressions from the BGSF in 2023

Pictures: Swen Reichhold