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TUM Start-up Consulting

TUM's start-up consultancy assists students, employees, scientists and alumni of the university on their way to founding innovative companies in all important phases - from idea and concept validation to market evaluation and creation of a business model to applying for funding.

Consulting Service of TUM Start-up Consultancy:

  • Specification of the business idea
  • Concept validation
  • Creation of a business model
  • Market preparation
  • Support with funding applications 
  • Pitch and pitch deck training
  • Mediation


The start-up consultancy is open to all members of the TUM. You can get advice if you are a student, scientist, employee or alumni (max. 5 years) of TUM. Unfortunately, external persons cannot use the consulting services.


Our TUM founders will tell you why the advice is worth it:

Use the contact form to make an appointment with our experts at TUM Start-up Consulting.

Request for initial consultation

Start-up Mentoring at TUM

In addition to the typical economic, technical and legal issues that start-up teams face, especially in the initial phase, there are a large number of project-specific challenges. The know-how that can be acquired in courses is often not enough. Start-up mentoring via the TUMentrepreneurship expert network picks up here and offers emerging start-up projects the opportunity to be accompanied on their way by hand-picked experts from the field over a longer period of time.

Your Advantages

  • You benefit from the entrepreneurial experience and personal network of your menor/mentor.
  • You gain valuable know-how on how to deal with challenges in the start-up phase.
  • You further develop your competencies for strategic business planning.
  • You expand your network and build long-term partnerships.


  • You are studying or conducting research at TUM or have completed your studies a maximum of 5 years ago.
  • Your start-up project is in the early stages, but before market entry/start-up.
  • You have already successfully completed an initial consultation at TUM start-up support.

Founders about TUM Start-up Mentoring

Use the contact form to register for the TUM start-up Mentoring.

Mentoring Request

Do you have any further questions?

Have a look at our FAQ section or contact our team members personally.