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101 Top Association Startups and Companies in Germany

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Germany based Association companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Association industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Germany Association Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

MXC Foundation

MXC Foundation

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MXC is building a global data network that allows the devices of tomorrow to connect, commit and communicate.

RideBee

RideBee

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www.RideBee.de is a platform for companies that supports the formation of carpools for employees & simplifies their daily organization.

RideBee

EIT Health

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EIT Health promotes entrepreneurship and innovates in healthy living and active ageing, with the aim to improve quality of life.

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World Wide Fund for Nature

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The World Wide Fund for Nature is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1961.

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Business Angels Club Berlin

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The Business Angels Club Berlin is the official business angel association of the states Berlin and Brandenburg.

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Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

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Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is a cabinet-level ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Schaeffler Group

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The Schaeffler Technologies is a privately owned major manufacturer of rolling element bearings for automotive.

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DLR

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DLR is the national aeronautics and space research centre.

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Glarify

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Glarify is an online community for artists, galleries and art-lovers to show and find artworks worldwide on a map.

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Germany Trade & Invest GmbH

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Germany Trade & Invest is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany.

RideBee

BaFin

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The primary objective of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) is to ensure and promote the proper functioning

RideBee

Chaos Computer Club

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The Chaos Computer Club e. V. (CCC) is Europe’s largest association of hackers.

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Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom

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Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom is the foundation for liberal politics in the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Eumetsat

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EUMETSAT is an intergovernmental organisation.

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European Southern Observatory

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The European Southern Observatory (ESO) is an intergovernmental astronomy organization and astronomical observatory.

RideBee

Food Angels

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The Food Angels are a professional network, and each for himself completely independent.

RideBee

Trustroots

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Enabling latest trust among humans

RideBee

Südwestrundfunk (SWR)

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Südwestrundfunk is a regional public broadcasting corporation serving the southwest of Germany.

RideBee

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

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UNFCCC is an international multilateral environmental agreement that is focused on the greenhouse gas emissions.

RideBee

Heich Consult

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Heich Consult is a consulting, research, and project management platform.

RideBee

BVK

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BVK is the face and voice of the private equity industry in Germany.

RideBee

K+S KALI GmbH

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K+S KALI GmbH plays an active role in international cooperation for development for development.

RideBee

STURM und DRANG GmbH

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We are a Cultural Research and Open Innovation Agency.

RideBee

German Startups Association

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Bundesverband Deutsche Startups e.V. (German Startups Association) is the representative and voice of startups in Germany.

RideBee

Bits & Pretzels

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Bits & Pretzels is a 3 day conference for founders and people from the startup ecosystem.

RideBee

German Medical Association

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The German Medical Association is the central organisation in the system of medical self-administration in Germany.

RideBee

NOURI

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NOURI is packed with powerful herbs that have been used for millennia as medicine, and proven by science to enhance body, mind and mood.

RideBee

CISPA

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CISPA is an international research center for IT Security and privacy located in Saarbruecken.

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fischerAppelt

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fischerAppelt they work integrated, digital, analog, national and international.

RideBee

Deutscher Wetterdienst

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The DWD is the National Meteorological Service of the Federal Republic of Germany.

RideBee

WAN-IFRA

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WAN-IFRA is a trade association that promotes press freedom, journalism, and editorial integrity.

RideBee

ekipa

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Crowd Teaming & Open Innovation Challenges

RideBee

P² Invest

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Entrepreneurs grow with us.

RideBee

Zoll

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Serving citizens, industry, and the environment.

RideBee

ACE Auto Club Europe

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ACE Auto Club Europe is specialized in automotive sector providing wide range of towing service and roadside assistance for public safety.

RideBee

Pennsylvania School Boards Association

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Pennsylvania School Boards Association is a non profit organisation that represents state school boards

RideBee

LPKF

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LPKF is a provider of laser manufacturing solutions.

RideBee

BvD e.V. Germany

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Professional Association of Data Protection Commissioners in Germany (BVD) eV.

RideBee

Verband der Ersatzkassen

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Verband der Ersatzkassen is an association that provides services as well as represents substitute health insurances.

RideBee

Berlin Promotion Agency

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Experiential Marketing Services, Exhibition Services, Communication Services

RideBee

TeleTrusT

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TeleTrusT is a IT Security Association in Germany.

RideBee

Siemens Stiftung

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Siemens Stiftung operates in the fields of basic services, education, and culture. As a hands-on foundation, we develop our own projects.

RideBee

DKMS

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DKMS is an economically viable nonprofit company that is self-sustaining.

RideBee

digitalHUB Aachen

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digitalHUB Aachen is a center that brings together digital users from industry and business (users), startups and IT SMEs.

RideBee

AZO – Space of Innovation

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AZO is specializes in building and maintaining international innovation networks .

RideBee

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is a German political foundation with a Christian-Democratic profile.

RideBee

Bundesverband Deutsche Startups

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Representative and voice for german startups engaging for a founder-friendly Germany and connecting startups, founder and their friends.

RideBee

Unicorns In Tech

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Germany’s first tech community for gays, lesbians, straight people, or however you may identify

RideBee

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

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Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research is a German government-funded research institute.

RideBee

bwcon

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bwcon creates a unique platform for cross-sectoral cooperation between developers, users and investors.

RideBee

Almani Lighting

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Almani Lighting is one of the most respected LED Lighting Companies in Dubai, UAE.

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netmoms

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NetMoms is a website, community, and Magazin devoted to parenting.

RideBee

Global Project Partners

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Global Project Partners e.V. (GPP) is a non-profit association founded in 2001 and based in Berlin.

RideBee

Deutsches Institut für Normung

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DIN offers all interested parties a platform for the development of norms and standards as a service to industry, government and society.

RideBee

Leibniz Supercomputing Centre

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The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities is a European supercomputing centre in Garching.

RideBee

EtherCAT Technology Group

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The EtherCAT Technology Group keeps EtherCAT technology open for all potential users.

RideBee

StartupDorf

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StartupDorf is a local, grassroots and entrepreneur-led network to foster Düsseldorf startup eco-system.

RideBee

Travis Foundation

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Travis Foundation is a non-profit initiative aiming to give back and pay forward to the Open Source community.

RideBee

BVMW e.V.

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The German Association for Small and Medium-sized Businesses

RideBee

Business Angel Pool

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Pool of international business angels

RideBee

Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften

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Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften is a academic society for the natural sciences and humanities.

RideBee

Hospital zum Heiligen Geist

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Hospital zum Heiligen Geist offers older people space to live and care.

RideBee

Federal Foreign Office

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The Federal Foreign Office represents Germany’s interests to the world.

RideBee

Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute

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A think tank that researches and develops proposals that address the key challenges faced by the international community.

RideBee

Discovering Hands

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Discovering Hands is an organization that trains blind women to be medical palpation examiners.

RideBee

gedore

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Gedore provides different tools.

RideBee

BAuA

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Safe and healthy working conditions mean social progress and a competitive economy.

RideBee

Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe

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Works as a municipal association with more than 16,000 employees for 8.2 million people in the region.

RideBee

SIBB

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SIBB is an association, partner & service provider.

RideBee

Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels

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Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels is an association of bookstores and publishers to promote reading as well as organizes book fairs.

RideBee

NGMN Ltd

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The NGMN Alliance was founded by leading international mobile network operators in 2006.

RideBee

Robert Koch Foundation

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The Robert Koch Institute is a Federal Institute within the portfolio of the Federal Ministry of Health.

RideBee

Legal Tech Lab Frankfurt am Main

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Legal Tech Lab Frankfurt am Main is a student association focusing on the digitalization of law.

RideBee

NRW.International

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NRW.International coordinated since April 2007, the operative tasks the promotion of foreign trade in North Rhine-Westphalia.

RideBee

ANWR GARANT International

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ANWR GARANT International is an association of retailers for shoes, sports, and leather goods.

RideBee

IIT Madras Alumni Association

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IITMAA is a non-profit organization, registered in Chennai, India, under the Tamil Nadu Societies Act of 1975.

RideBee

GBG Mannheim

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GBG Mannheim is a municipal housing association service provider company.

RideBee

Startup Meme

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Startup Meme is dedicated to covering Facebook and the world of Social Startups.

RideBee

Assemblyfor

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Assemblyfor is a strategy and design firm dedicated to creating social change.

RideBee

National Organisation for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology

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The NOW GmbH is responsible for the coordination and management of the National Innovation Programme.

RideBee

German-Arab Association

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The German-Arab Association’s (DAG) primary goal is the continuous facilitation and enhancement of German-Arab friendship.

RideBee

German National Academic Foundation

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German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

RideBee

Wefugees

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Wefugees is an online Q&A Community for refugee topics.

RideBee

European Thermoelectric Society

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ETS is a non-profit scientific association, founded in 1995 as a regional organization of the International Thermoelectric Society

RideBee

EEBus

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EEBus is a global initiative in the area of the Internet of Things that makes technology independent interoperability possible.

RideBee

GFU Consumer & Home Electronics

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gfu is periodically informing the media and the public about as well trends and developments of consumer and home electronics.

RideBee

Business Angels Network Germany

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Business Angels Network Germany eV (BAND) is committed to building the business angels Culture in Germany.

RideBee

Youvo

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The aim of youvo is to bring young creatives together with social organizations who need support in public relations.

RideBee

Geekettes

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We’re a community of women dedicated to helping aspiring and established female tech innovators.

RideBee

Lebenshilfe Goslar

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Lebenshilfe Goslar is a non-profit association that provides integration assistance to disabled people for a return to social living.

RideBee

Verband Internet Reisevertrieb

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Verband Internet Reisevertrieb Association Internet Reisevertriebs eV (VIR) is the interests representation of German online tourism.

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Fritzing

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Fritzing is an open-source hardware initiative that makes electronics accessible as a creative material for anyone.

RideBee

Charité CRO

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Charité CRO is a professional clinical research organization company focusing on the design and conduct of clinical studies.

RideBee

GLG Society for Life and Health

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GLG Society for Life and Health is the largest provider of health services in northeast Brandenburg.

RideBee

Interreg Baltic Sea Region

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Interreg Baltic Sea Region is an EU funding Programme that stimulates cooperation around the Baltic Sea.

RideBee

Invest in Bavaria

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Invest in Bavaria The Business Promotion Agency of the State of Bavaria.

RideBee

Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation

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Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation is a Monaco-based charity which has donated millions in various environmental projects

RideBee

Verwaltungsgesellschaft für Versorgungswerke

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Verwaltungsgesellschaft für Versorgungswerke is an association for pension funds.

RideBee

Institut für Stadtmarketing Lorenz

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IFS is a marketing agency that provides solutions for municipal, associations, social, and cultural institutions.

RideBee

DGRV

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DGRV is a non-profit organization that promotes cooperatives in Germany.

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Photonics21

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Photonics21 is photonics community of industry and research organisations.

Written by Mark Kendall

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