Co-Create the Future of B2B Data

UNLEASHING HIDDEN DATA POTENTIAL BY CONNECTING START-UPS AND CORPORATIONS.

For Startups

Real-world use cases, real data from leading corporations and funding of up to EUR 25,000 for your proof of concept.

For CorporATIONS

Leverage your full data potential, from identifying problems to proof of concept, within six months by working with expert start-ups.

THE NUMBERS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES

700+

Start-Ups joined

10

Partner companies

39

Countries

Data Challenges

DataHub Ruhr is a business building program that connects start-ups with established corporations in the Ruhr region. As part of a three-month collaboration, start-ups and companies work together to develop innovative, data-driven solutions. 

HANDS ON DATA

The HODest B2b-Data Conference

The Hands on Data (HOD) Conference brings together data start-ups, experts and businesses based in the Ruhr region.

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WHAT WE OFFER

The large number of industrial businesses located in the Ruhr region and its central location within Europe make the area highly attractive for B2B data start-ups

The DataHub Ruhr program offers start-ups access to these companies – and their unique datasets.

The aim of DataHub Ruhr is to foster data-driven innovation by connecting start-ups with established corporations as part of three-month collaborations. Together, they can work to develop and implement profitable, data-driven solutions.

ABOUT US

We are here to support the start-up scene in Germany’s most exciting industrial region: the Ruhr area. We want to help make our region the leader in B2B data services in Germany.

DataHub Ruhr is run by Gründerallianz Ruhr, which is operated by Initiativkreis Ruhr GmbH (www.initiativkreis.ruhr). The DataHub program offers start-ups access to established corporations and their unique datasets to develop and implement promising data-driven solutions. Berlin-based digital consultancy etventure also provides support to Gründerallianz and the DataHub Ruhr program with its many years of experience in the start-up ecosystem and digital innovation.

Über uns

Wir unterstützen die Startup-Szene in der spannendsten Industrieregion Deutschlands: dem Ruhrgebiet. Wir möchten unsere Region zur Nummer Eins im Bereich B2B-Daten in Deutschland machen.

Der DataHub Ruhr ist ein Programm der Gründerallianz Ruhr, der von der Initiativkreis Ruhr GmbH (www.initiativkreis.ruhr) betrieben wird. Das DataHub-Programm bietet Startups Zugang zu erfahrenen Unternehmen und einzigartigen Datensätzen, um vielversprechende datengetriebene Lösungen zu entwickeln und umzusetzen. Die Berliner Digitalagentur etventure unterstützt die Gründerallianz und den Data Hub Ruhr mit ihrer langjährigen Erfahrung im Bereich Startup-Ökosystem und digitale Innovation.

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Felix Schröder
Program Manager DataHub Ruhr

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Felix Schröder
Program Manager DataHub Ruhr