We cordially invite you to participate in the cross-campus start-up competition "ISM Start-up Competition 2024". The aim is to discover innovative start-up concepts and promote the entrepreneurial spirit at ISM.

Application and participation
The application deadline is 15.09.2024 at 23:59. ISM students, employees and alumni up to ten years after graduation are eligible to participate. You can participate alone or in a team (max. 3 people) and submit several ideas.

Documents to be submitted
Please submit a 3-page concept paper and the signed declaration of consent. Further documents can be optionally attached. Send your documents by e-mail to: gruenderwettbewerb@ism.de.


- 1st place: €1,500 and €1,000 voucher for the ISM Academy

- 2nd place: 1,000 euros and 600€ voucher for the ISM Academy

- 3rd place: 500 euros and 300€ voucher for the ISM Academy

- Special prize from the jury: consulting services worth €10,000

Support and added value
The Entrepreneurship Institute @ ISM supports you with advice, coaching and access to networks. ISM also offers the Master's program M.A. Entrepreneurship, which develops practical business models.

Contact If you have any questions about the competition and the start-up consultancy process, please contact felix.fronapfel@ism.de.

We look forward to your innovative ideas!