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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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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!
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.
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.
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.
Klimaquartett
Games
DE

Klimaquartett

Eine*r für alle! Alle fürs Klima! Das Kartenspiel für Klimaheld*innen, Changemaker, Gamechanger und alle verspielten Spieleliebhaber*innen.
Ökologische Schwammalternative - neu gedacht!
Environment
DE

Ökologische Schwammalternative - neu gedacht!

Unsere Vision: wir machen Nachhaltigkeit easy! Mach mit und befreie deinen Haushalt von unnötigem Plastik!

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BOWL – Das Kochspiel
Games
DE

BOWL – Das Kochspiel

Gemeinsam kochen & eine unvergessliche Zeit miteinander verbringen: Erfahrt mehr über euch, genießt gesunde Zutaten & habt ein einmaliges Erlebnis!
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.

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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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Kuchentratsch - Delicious cakes made with love by grannies
Social Business
DE

Kuchentratsch - Delicious cakes made with love by grannies

Kuchentratsch is a contact point in the form of a bakery for elderly persons that love to bake. Our grannies come with the passion to bake cakes, to tattle, to get to know new people and with the...
heat_it - The Smart Treatment of Insect Bites
Technology
DE

heat_it - The Smart Treatment of Insect Bites

heat_it frees you from annoying insect bites! The smartphone add-on for the perfect treatment simply with heat - "Made in Germany".
Ein guter Plan: das Buch, das dein Leben verändert
Design
DE

Ein guter Plan: das Buch, das dein Leben verändert

Das wichtigste Buch in deinem Leben sollte über dein Leben sein. Ein guter Plan ist Terminkalender, Lebensplaner und Sachbuch in einem.

Campaigns

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Startnext Kulturflut Fonds

100,000 €
Cofunding budget
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kulturMut 2020/2021

220,000 €
Cofunding budget
Apply now