Start-ups in MG

On the way to Start-up City: Several exciting young companies have already been launched in Gladbach in recent months and years. Several of them are actually featured in our image film for the startup community.

A (constantly growing) overview (the individual sites are in German only):

We specialize in technical concept and product development, rapid prototyping, additive manufacturing processes (3D printing) and engineering consulting & services.

altmann 1902

With our bandages and cuffs for sports and cases of physical strain, we support our customers with strong products in beautiful designs.

mystery shopping

We work in the background and without attracting much attention. We test services, products and much more – undercover!

We develop software as well as online courses for web developers, with a fan community that promotes our products worldwide.

Calwiaro stands for handmade, individual equestrian accessories tailored precisely to your expectations.

We offer an innovative customer loyalty program for shop owners with a digital stamp card. Contactless payment is also possible with us.

Film, Cinema, Web

We are cocktailfilms. Young creative minds who have set themselves the task of creating high-quality cinema, television and online content.


We want to eable everyone to create a beautiful home for themselves. Beautiful things make us happier – the more people do this, the prettier the world becomes.

With our start-up, we want to change textile production sustainably by means of an innovative recycling process for cellulose-containing old textiles.

With passion, craftsmanship and creativity, but without artificial additives en route to making the best ice cream in town – that’s us. #enjoy naturally


As a regional producer, we offer high-quality and tasty specialty coffees from the classic drum roaster and more.


We are fok! The ultimate party support drink that helps alleviate fatigue and exhaustion.


J.Clay stands for the perfect high quality socks for the urban street style. We create socks with top trainer matchability.

We combine interior design with state-of-the-art technology ranging from drone flights to virtual tours and limitless planning approaches.

We want to simplify as much as possible the navigation and search through European legal norms and thus make them accessible to every citizen.

We are mano nella mano! We, a spin-off of Hephata, turn second-hand textiles into designer articles through upcycling.


Thanks to state-of-the-art algorithms, we are constantly working on optimizing our AI portfolio in order to make it more efficiently usable in the B2B sector.

We offer a provider-independent mobility budget that is strong in customizing – because mobility is more than just a company car.

Onlineshop für Kids

We are OKIKO, the online children’s account. We allow kids and teens to shop safely online – using their own pocket money, in a secure virtual environment.

We are an independent streetwear brand from Mönchengladbach, with a special focus on quality and sustainability.

Rent an apartment – but buy a kitchen? That makes no sense! We offer the first kitchen subscription for rental apartments with an all-round carefree guarantee.

Our hallmarks as an innovative motorhome rental system: easy booking, 24/7 pick-up & return, no minimum rental period, but WiFi.

We are the digital partner and thus the go-to guy for the purchase of non-food products and services around the gastronomy..

We are a young, up-and-coming start-up with the requirement to put a stop to the waste of resources caused by the reprocessing of old appliances.

Our multifunctional facilities help to render mobile homes, tiny houses or student apartments flexible and space-saving.


We are always on the lookout for the best taste – as Schokoschurken, chocolate scoundrels, we make the delight of small manufactories accessible to everyone.

We are a forward-thinking apparel company focused on all-encompassing sustainability, tangible quality and precise end-consumer involvement.

Textiles and promotional items from one source for companies and associations! We refine all our products individually according to customer requirements.

Teresa.AI is a digital everyday helper and voice assistant that helps elderly people to live longer self-determined and enjoy life.

We are a holistic sustainable textile company and stand for transparency, local production and fair business.

We support clients in terms of co-creation in order to achieve a positive long-term impact on the economy, environment and society.

Start-ups Logo unnormal entertainment

unnormal entertainment is all about events! We are an events company – and we organise 600 events a year.

With VIEL MEHR, we want to show that sustainable living and good shopping is MUCH MORE: much more than eschewal, much more than a raised index finger.

I create immersive media for innovative marketing to make places, moments or stories virtually experienceable and unforgettable.

Startups no longer active in Mönchengladbach:


We have created a lemonade syrup that quenches thirst, tastes fantastic and comes around without chemistry and unnecessary frills.

Green Window stands for a new feeling in the home delivery segment and for fresh products, true to the motto: Good Food Means Good Mood.

We are a sound manufacturer for high-quality smart home entertainment and tailored lifestyle consumer electronics.

More orders, less work: Scable simplifies the ordering process for the guest in the restaurant and offers a playful solution for a better ordering experience.


Whether as a fruity, exotic dessert or as a vegan alternative to meat: Who’s Jack shows you how versatile the jackfruit really is.

Grief is part of life. We turn the culture of mourning upside down with our remembrance workshop for mourners.