Many businesses in the Münsterland region will be available for handover in the next few years, but more and more are unable to find a successor. Can you imagine taking over a business? Then the project Gründergeist #Youngstarts Münsterland is the right place for you. At networking events, for example, you have the chance to meet interesting personalities and players in the scene, to exchange ideas and to benefit from their experiences. And in our seminars and workshops - whether online or analogue - you get the chance to inform and educate yourself. You can find an overview here.
Do you want to learn more about business succession, but prefer not to leave your sofa? Or do you prefer to work and get information from home while looking after your children at the same time? No problem, we currently have exciting online events in our programme that make exactly that possible for you. And if you do want to go outside for a face-to-face event, we offer analogue formats near you.
On 27 January, we will start a new exciting #Youngstarts year with "My Succession Roadmap" and on 10 February, there will be another edition of our popular talk round format "A Round of Succession".
You can find all the information and registration options below.
Are you interested in the topics of start-ups and business succession and would like to learn more? Then register now for our events! The next ones are already being planned and we will let you know when more dates are set. Alternatively, you can subscribe to our newsletter below to learn more about business succession.
The recipe for success in implementing your business idea is good preparation! It is similar to sailing: the goal must be clear, the crew and the helmsman must know their tasks, the influencing factors such as the weather must be checked before setting off.
The starter workshop is aimed at people who have a start-up idea and are considering whether it is "worthwhile" pursuing it. The number of participants is limited to ten.
Speaker: Eva-Maria Siuda, Management Consultant, Gelsenkirchen
Start-up seminar in cooperation with the financial administration, the employment agency and pension advice.
The one-day seminar provides an overview of all relevant topics for good start-up preparation. Topics: Opportunities and risks, business plan, funding opportunities, start-up subsidy, basics of tax law, personal pension provision.
Advisors from the HWK and NRW.Bank discuss the funding options for their investment process with start-ups and companies in one-on-one meetings.
Setting up your own business should be well prepared in advance. This online event will provide answers to the most important questions: What belongs in a business plan? Which funding programmes can I take advantage of? What does company and private insurance look like? And what registration formalities do I have to go through?
This one-hour online seminar is designed to give founders an introduction to the topic and an overview of the next steps. The speakers are the experienced business consultants of the Münster Chamber of Skilled Crafts.
Speaker: Christian Zito
In the talk round, exciting personalities will tell you more about self-employment and taking over an existing company. Under the title "Between tradition and modernity", this time we are explicitly dedicated to succession within the family. We have invited five guests who have all taken their very own path to the top of the family business. They talk about their careers, the challenges of taking over a business and the special features as well as advantages and disadvantages of a family business. Make yourself comfortable at home, tune in digitally and experience an exciting talk show!
For business expansions, relocations, restructuring, takeovers or even reorganisations, there are interesting financing and promotion products from the state and federal governments. Together with the experts from NRW.BANK and Bürgschaftsbank, the North Westphalia Chamber of Industry and Commerce provides information about this in personal talks that end with targeted recommendations for action.
The support and advisory services are aimed at existing companies and potential successors who have a concrete need for capital and want to know more about a sustainable financing structure.
Tax and business consultants as well as representatives of the house bank are welcome to accompany the participants.
A well-structured and well thought-out business plan is not only the basis for financing discussions with banks, investors or other financiers, but also a helpful planning and final decision-making tool for or against self-employment. A viable business plan that promises a sustainable profit is the prerequisite for a successful start and success with the start-up project.
Marianne Koschany-Rohbeck, start-up consultant at gfw, explains what functions a business plan fulfils, what components it comprises, how it is drawn up and provides information on the background and pitfalls when drawing up the plan.
You have been considering the idea of starting your own business from time to time? You have collected ideas, information and questions? Do you think self-employment is an interesting career option? Then it is time to tackle the topic in a targeted manner.
In this event, experts will tell you what you need to know to set up a successful business in Münster. You will learn what a start-up concept is and how to create one. You will receive a detailed "roadmap" for your start-up. You will find out what funding and support is available. And you will get to know the institutions that will support you on your further path to self-employment in Münster.
This event will be held as a webinar. You will receive your access data in good time before the event. You can dial in from 15 minutes beforehand.
If you would like to participate, you can easily register using the form below. A certificate of attendance can be issued if required.
Information event for founders
Entry into self-employment
Speaker: Sonja Trispel
Good ideas and products are the prerequisite for a successful start into self-employment. Once this has been achieved, the ongoing business operations must be documented. This is what bookkeeping is for. But what structures have to be created, what are the legal requirements? How does bookkeeping help with the preparation of annual financial statements and income and surplus accounts? These are the questions facing start-ups as well as young companies. Concrete help in the jungle of technical terms and legal regulations is available at the gfw information event.
Tax advisor and qualified financial economist Thorsten Marks, Komtax Partnerschaft mbB, will provide information on bookkeeping and balance sheets as well as income and surplus statements and will, of course, also answer current questions.