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Minister für Wirtschaft, Innovation, Digitalisierung und Energie des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen Andreas Pinkwart auf Bühne mit drei Männern und einer Frau, die Preise halten. Im Hintergrund Logo Gründerpreis NRW. Daneben einzelne Fotos der Gewinner und Gewinnerin


With success to success: Celebrate your successful start-up idea! With prize money of EUR 60,000, the GRÜNDERPREIS NRW is one of the nation's most lucrative awards for innovative and courageous entrepreneurs. Apply now!

Frau sitzt mit Laptop im Schoß auf Boden, an Wand gelehnt, und lächelt in die Kamera. Um sie herum Podeste mit Sneakern


The GRÜNDERPREIS NRW is being given for the eighth time and is one of the nation's most lucrative competitions for young companies and freelance professionals in the fields of trade, industry and services. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and NRW.BANK look forward to receiving your application.

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It’s looking forward to the agony of choosing: An eight-member jury chaired by Professor Christine Volkmann, holder of the chair in Business Creation and Economic Development at the University of Wuppertal, sifts through all the submissions, decides on ten nominees and determines the winners of the 2019 GRÜNDERPREIS NRW.

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Four men and women stand in a row.

Winners 2018

The GRÜNDERPREIS NRW 2018 [NRW START-UP AWARD] presented by the Department of Trade and Industry and the NRW.BANK is an award in recognition of the most creative and successful business ideas in North Rhine Westphalia.

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Minister Andreas Pinkwart mit Gewinnern auf Bühne vor Presse


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