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starting with the crowd

The idea behind Startnext is simple: many people (crowd) finance (fund) together an idea, a project or a company. With a Startnext project you can get visibility, supporters, a network, feedback and a market test. Start today with a project draft here.

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你好,中国 ⦁ China 1961-2021 ⦁ Traces of Change
Photography
DE

你好,中国 ⦁ China 1961-2021 ⦁ Traces of Change

追溯过往与展望未来 ⦁ Travel back to the China of the 1960s and look into the future.
Kulturbahnhof Leisnig - Restoration of the Reception Hall
Social Business
DE

Kulturbahnhof Leisnig - Restoration of the Reception Hall

A cultural station is starting up in Saxony. It will be a place for music, art and encounters. But first the station urgently needs to be restored.
Flüssiges Shampoo in Pulverform
Drugstore
DE

Flüssiges Shampoo in Pulverform

Gewohntes Pflegeerlebnis für deine Haare, nur ohne überflüssigen Plastikmüll und mit den besten Inhaltsstoffen.
Queer Children\'s Book  - Show solidarity with Poland!
Literature
DE

Queer Children's Book - Show solidarity with Poland!

Queer people face an increasingly threatening situation in Poland. Help us publish this book in Germany and donate copies to Poland at the same time!
Perma Kalender
Environment
DE

Perma Kalender

Kalender, Sachbuch und Gartenplaner in Einem: Der Bauplan für deinen insekten- und klimafreundlichen Garten, Hinterhof oder Balkon.
A–Z  Das Deutschlandmagazin
Journalism
DE

A–Z Das Deutschlandmagazin

Unser Magazin nimmt euch mit auf eine Deutschlandreise. Völlig subjektiv, in 26 Ausgaben, von A bis Z.

Projektliste

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The Connection Game
Games
DE

The Connection Game

A simple card game that helps you create more meaningful and nourishing connection with others.
kiosk magazin
Design
DE

kiosk magazin

ein magazin zum reinschauen, verweilen und mitnehmen.
-- STAY IN A KITE -- FromSky ToEarth ToWear
Environment
DE

-- STAY IN A KITE -- FromSky ToEarth ToWear

Second life for your kite - upcycling to clothes & bags

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Startnext Academy

The community team has designed 10 online Academy sessions. There you can learn how to successfully launch a Startnext project and run through the funding phase. On top of that, you can network with other starters.

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Bring the first female German astronaut into space
Science
DE

Bring the first female German astronaut into space

Contribute to a new chapter in German space history! Germany’s first female astronaut needs your support to be a science role model on ISS in 2020!
KLIMA° vor acht
Journalism
DE

KLIMA° vor acht

Es wird Zeit für eine regelmäßige Klima-Berichterstattung im TV. Lasst uns zeigen, wie es geht!
OOMAY - Better Sleep Sustainable
Environment
DE

OOMAY - Better Sleep Sustainable

High-quality bed linen made of cozy and soft eucalyptus fibres. Better in bed. Friendlier to our earth. For a fair price.

Campaigns

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Startnext Kulturflut Fonds

100,000 €
Cofunding budget
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current

kulturMut 2020/2021

220,000 €
Cofunding budget
Apply now