Get to know the Start-up BW Team

Prof. Peter Schäfer

Head of Unit Start-ups and Business Transfer | Ministry of Economics, Labour and Housing Baden-Württemberg


Telephone: +49(0)711 123-2773
E-Mail: Write E-Mail

Arndt Upfold

Deputy Head of Unit Start-ups and Business Transfer | Ministry of Economics, Labour and Housing Baden-Württemberg

  • Start-up BW Accelerators

  • Start-up BW Finance / Start-up BW Pre-Seed

  • Start-up BW Vouchers / Consulting Vouchers


Telephone: +49(0)711 123-2674
E-Mail: Write E-Mail

Iris Kronenbitter

Project Manager

  • Start-up BW Women

Telephone: +49(0)711 123-2669
E-Mail: Write E-Mail

Petra Weininger

Project Manager

  • Start-up BW Young Talents

Telephone: +49(0)711 123-2765
E-Mail: Write E-Mail

Katja Ekler

Project Manager

  • Start-up BW Website | www.startupbw.de

Telephone: +49(0)711 123-2708
E-Mail: Write E-Mail

Claudia Albus

Project Manager

  • Start-up BW Elevator-Pitch

Telephone: +49(0)711 123-2547
E-Mail: Write E-Mail

Henning Schimpf

Project Manager

  • Start-up BW International

  • Start-up BW Local 

  • Start-up BW Next Generation


Telephone: +49(0)711 123-2217
E-Mail: Write E-Mail

Tabea Dick

Project Manager

  • Start-up BW Summit
  • Start-up BW Vouchers | Innovation Vouchers

Telephone: +49(0)711 123-2615
E-Mail: Write E-Mail

Martina Hertenberger

  • Start-up BW Vouchers | Innovation Vouchers

Telephone: +49(0)711 123-2553
E-Mail: Write E-Mail

Michaela Bräuninger

  • Start-up BW Vouchers | Innovation Vouchers

Telephone: +49(0)711 123-2545
E-Mail: Write E-Mail

Sabine Saub

  • Start-up BW Vouchers | Innovation Vouchers

Telephone: +49(0)711 123-2624
E-Mail: Write E-Mail