Born Global Startup Festival 2023

The Born Global Startup Festival is a three-day event aimed at supporting international entrepreneurs, students, and researchers in central Germany.The first day of the festival is specifically designed for international students and researchers who want to start their own business in Germany. Successful founders from Leipzig, Jena, and Halle will share their experiences in an inspiring panel discussion, and our guests will also participate in exciting workshops to prepare for entrepreneurship in Germany.On the second day of the Born Global Startup Festival at MACHN23, we cordially invite internationally oriented startups to join us at our satellite event on June 28th at the Spinnerei Leipzig. The program includes inspiring workshops and expert panels on topics such as IP management in Asia, supplier search and supply chain management in Vietnam, as well as direct investment and market entry strategies in China. In addition to the opportunity to connect with like-minded peers and gain valuable insights from experts and keynote speakers, your ticket to the satellite event also serves as an entry ticket to MACHN23.Apply now for the Born Global Startup Festival at MACHN23! (By Festival team)


Day 1: 27.06.23

Empowering Internationals to create Startups in Germany

At Egenberger Lebensmittelhalle in Leipzig

Target audience: International students, international PhD/ Post Doc researchers or alumni located in Germany.



Day 2+3: 28.-29.6.23

Exploring international markets 

At MACHN Festival (Baumwollspinnerei)

Target audience: Startups & SMEs



Impressions from the BGSF in 2022