We are convinced that new ideas result from bringing people together – people who are willing to think outside established boxes and take action accordingly. This includes young, ambitious innovators as well as successful, experienced entrepreneurs.

We find these people, bring them together and guide them into the digital future.

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Your business model in a global comparison: The world's most promising start-ups demonstrate fresh, unconventional business ideas to show what the digital future looks like. As well as attractive winners' prizes, there is a wealth of public attention to be gained, along with direct lines to partners, potential customers, investors and the media.

Not to be missed: At our spectacular events - such as our Pioneers' Days - we bring together digital pioneers and innovation managers from all over the world. At the heart of these events is mutual exchange. Digital trends set the agenda. Startup companies use the EVENTS as a platform for staging their groundbreaking ideas.

Forward-looking ideas finally become reality: Inspiration needs space. At GFT's company headquarters in Stuttgart, we offer selected pioneers, innovation teams from established companies and experienced managers a unique and professional working milieu within a creative environment and co-working spaces.

Get discovered – get matched – boost your business: At CONNECT, company founders, established entrepreneurs and investors come together in an exclusive network. Startups and corporates share their business knowledge and expertise. Company founders make themselves known to investors. An innovative match-making feature provides individual networking Impulses.

CODE_n was born out of the early recognition that there’s enormous potential in cooperation between young and established companies. Startups add momentum, courage and new impetus to the innovation relationship.”
Ulrich Dietz CODE_n Initiator
Ulrich Dietz
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