Cologne: 14.–15.05.2025 #insureNXT

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Startup Village

Secure one of the free and exclusive exhibition stands at insureNXT on May 28th & 29th, 2024 in Cologne now!

That's new: This year, not only national companies can participate in the Cologne Business Startup Village. Two international start-ups will also have the opportunity to establish themselves here in Cologne and present their own companies. Since the exhibition stands rotate, a total of 12 start-ups can secure a place at insureNXT with access on both days of the event, including the Aftershow-party!

Therefore, you should apply

The benefits for the 12 winning Start-ups


All-Inclusive Package: You will receive an all-inclusive package consisting of a fully equipped booth on one day of insureNXT. Additionally, you will receive two tickets with access to all formats on both days of insureNXT, including the after-show party on May 28, 2024.

Reach and Visibility: The 12 start-ups will be presented on the website and social media. Additionally, you get the opportunity to showcase your company at insureNXT and connect with other participants of the event.

31st March, 2024

end of the application

24th April, 2024

announcement of the winner

28th and 29th of May, 2024

exhibition at insureNXT

Therefore, you should apply

National Start-ups

You are a young startup with insurance-related or insurance-adjacent use cases, for example, in digital health solutions, mobility, AI, customer-centricity, prop-tech, robotics, IoT, data analytics, or you have exciting cross-industry projects with insurance companies? Are you ready to take the next step? Then apply for one of our free exhibition stands!

The evaluation criteria:

  • What impact have you already made on the market, and can you present initial customers?
  • What is your product or service, and how does it relate to the insurance industry?
  • Have you already acquired customers and generated revenue?

International Start-ups

You are an innovative startup interested in entering the German market and want to take a first step in this direction by participating in InsureNXT? Then apply for one of our free booth spaces!

The evaluation criteria:

  • Do you have a connection to the insurance industry?
  • Are you planning to expand into Germany?
  • Are you planning to establish a German branch/subsidiary?

The requirements

year of foundation

Your start-up should not be older than 5 years and, therefore, have been founded after May 2019.


Your start-up should have connections to the following sectors: insurance or insurance-related use cases, for example, in digital health solutions, mobility, AI, customer centricity, proptech, robotics, IoT, data analytics.


You can already demonstrate initial customers as well as revenues.

Do you have any questions?

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