HPI Business Plan Competition

Since 2010 the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) has held an annual Business Plan Competition for founders of new companies and startups from the Institute environment. Over three phases, participants receive intensive feedback to further the development of their business idea.

At the end of the competition, the best teams get the opportunity to present their business concept to a jury of experts. The jury, made up of representatives from HPI, Hasso Plattner Ventures, and external partners awards prizes of up to € 100,000.

Overview of the HPI Business Plan Competitions


HPI Business Plan Competition 2018

On September 17, the final round of the 6th Business Plan Competition took place at the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI). … > more


HPI Business Plan Competition 2019

The Hasso Plattner Institute, in cooperation with the HPI Seed Fund, is holding its annual Business Plan Competition for … > more


HPI Business Plan Competition 2017

A startup team from the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) was chosen the winner of the Business Plan Competition 2017 and … > more


HPI Business plan competition 2016

A student team from Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) won the Business Plan Competition 2016 and was awarded material support … > more


HPI Business plan competition 2014

Two student teams from Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) were awarded seed capital and material support of around € 100,000 in … > more