We are a next generation business club fostering innovation. We connect the right people to build relationships that truly matter. Our mission is to empower entrepreneurs to make a real impact and create the world of tomorrow.
Our curated community brings together the brightest minds from all over the globe. Our network includes freelancers, startups from all possible stages and verticals, established corporations as well as investors and leading influencers from politics and science.
We operate the first and largest startup campus in Germany. Our locations provide access to our members and partners to an inspiring work environment and exclusive events.
Our home and heart is in Berlin, as we believe in the potentials of the local creative scene.
Combining his one of a kind real estate expertise with his passion for startups, Factory was founded by CEO Udo Schloemer in 2011. Located right at the site of the former Berlin Wall, our main campus in Berlin Mitte was inaugurated by Google chairman Eric Schmidt and Berlin mayor Klaus Wowereit in 2014. With over 16,000 square meters of office space, we are currently home to local heroes like SoundCloud, industry icons like Twitter, Uber and Pinterest as well as a host of fast-growing startups like Freeletics, unu motors and Limemakers. Today our network unites a local community of over 200 startups and a global network of 50,000 masterminds.
Our team of more than 40 creatives and strategists combines expertise from all over the spectrum: community management, event organization, service design, partnerships and branding.
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