Test your business in France, Germany or Switzerland

Identify the perfect business opportunities in the Upper Rhine region and find events that to support your projects.

Become an entrepreneur in the trinational region

The trinational startup helpdesk helps your young company to shine beyond borders.

First, we’ll connect you with the right organizations and companies in one of the designated regions.


Alsace Business Angels, Hemex, Tech4Change and many more


Accelerator programs such as SEMIA, Smart Green Accelerator or DayOne


Quest for Health, Biopro Baden-Wüttemberg and many more

Coworking spaces

Impact Hub Basel, Grünhof Freiburg or KM0 Mulhouse

Your startup support team

We are startup experts from three organizations in France, Germany and Switzerland: the startup accelerator in Strasbourg and Mulhouse SEMIA, the innovation and development agency in Freiburg Startinsland and the innovation promotion agency Basel Area Business & Innovation.

We make your startup journey easier by creating strong human relationships in our trinational region in the heart of Europe.

Lucie Ardourel

Based in Strasbourg

Contact Lucie

Warren Michel

Based in Strasbourg

Contact Warren

Nikolai Sexauer

Based in Freiburg

Contact Nikolai

Maurus Basler

Based in Basel

Contact Maurus

Let’s get started

Your journey to expand abroad starts with getting to know this new market and creating a network in the targeted country. Learn more about your destination market and meet potential supporters at events. You’ll meet people from the three border regions and other entrepreneurs. If you are well-prepared, facilitating cross-border startup cooperation becomes a piece of cake.

Trinational entrepreneurship friendly events:

  • take place in the border regions of France, Germany and Switzerland along the Rhine
  • are useful for entrepreneurs who want to start exploring markets across the border
  • are labelled as trinational entrepreneurship friendly with our stamp
  • are mainly in English.
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