hubraum is Deutsche Telekom’s tech incubator.

By bringing startups, developers, ecosystem partners and leading digital telco together, hubraum sparks innovation transfer and creates business opportunities for all sides.

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Our initiatives

AI Co-Creation Program

Currently Running Program

Unlock the potential of your AI startup with Telekom hubraum's AI Co-Creation Program - an initiative designed to connect, empower, and propel AI innovators with valuable business contacts and funding. In the era of limitless AI possibilities, our program offers business opportunities, mentoring and a community for AI startups. 

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Wi-Fi Sensing Program

Currently Running Program

Mission: possible. We’re looking for products and services in the home domain which validate how Wi-Fi Sensing technology can be used to power and improve your existing services/apps by using new standard instead of other existing technologies like Bluetooth, IR, etc.

 

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First Mover API Program

Application Open

Welcome to the API world of Deutsche Telekom! MagentaBusiness APIs are all about empowering businesses and developers with enhanced communication capabilities. Our network APIs grant users access to dedicated quality of service for the network, device location services, and real-time device status checks, and more.  

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Looking for a general investment?

There are two paths for accessing investment at hubraum, which cater to our two target groups. We’re interested in connecting with startups at the pre-seed and seed stage working on products and services in our areas of interest (broadly: 5G, AI, IoT, XR). We're also hoping to reach experienced or aspiring entrepreneurs and founders looking to embark on a new project.

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Looking for a space to work?

We have two state-of-the-art campuses in Berlin and Krakow. Visitors can access a 5G test bed, a makers’ space and 3D printers at each location. They can also tap into the tech expertise of our engineers, who are based onsite. Also available: office spaces, conference rooms, free coffee and drinks for guests and a buzzy atmosphere.

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Key facts

hubraum isn’t just a startup incubator owned by Deutsche Telekom — we’re a force to be reckoned with. Don’t believe us? Check out our stats so far. We collected these numbers in the run up to our 10th anniversary and we couldn't be prouder of the picture they paint: even after a decade, we're still growing and striking upon infinite ways to innovate.

22

innovation programs

350

startup solutions implemented

40 

investments

7

exits

10.000

startups scouted

Founder stories

In our collaboration with hubraum, we have found an appropriate partner to advance to our next stage with. Our partnership with hubraum goes beyond that of a mere investment — it represents a strategic collaboration that will connect us with the right people and help us to become a major player in the market.
MATSUKO's mission is to imbue remote communication with a sense of physical presence and in doing so, to create the closest alternative to face-to-face meetings. Our partnership with hubraum and other leading telcos is crucial for enhancing our user experience and the quality of service. Together with these telcos, we are preparing the service to be interoperable and integrated with several devices and services.  More specifically, the 5G network APIs we've had access to at hubraum have improved our user experience. Real-time streaming requires a high resolution, which in turn demands stable bandwidth — even when we have heavy traffic, we needed to guarantee a high frame rate to be able to see the facial expressions of the hologram clearly, and a low latency in order to interact in real time and thus supply a feeling of presence.
Hubraum is a great partner — they champion us relentlessly, something which leads to us working smoothly with Deutsche Telekom. Whenever you have an idea of how they can be helpful they will go to great lengths to make it happen. They’re a 10/10 founder-friendly team.
Our journey with hubraum has been nothing short of amazing! hubraum truly cares about its startups’ success. Its commitment to supporting innovative ideas and businesses is what sets them apart as a valuable partner in the startup community. We had so much fun during the AR scavenger hunt at the hubraum campus during the 10th anniversary. Besides this, we also had the opportunity to demonstrate our products in Bonn. These events have been so helpful for us for collecting leads, meeting investors, and networking with fellow entrepreneurs.
Our collaboration with hubraum of Deutsche Telekom has proven to be a crucial factor in our success. Thanks to the dedicated support of the hubraum team, we were able to establish valuable connections with key individuals within Telekom, enabling POCs, user tests, and laying the groundwork for future collaborations. The provision of office space and invitations to high-profile events such as the Startupnight in Berlin and the MWC in Barcelona, where we are privileged to showcase family.cards at the hubraum booth, has significantly enhanced our reach and visibility. This partnership has not only propelled our product development forward but also positioned us uniquely to introduce family.cards to a global audience.
In our collaboration with hubraum, we have found an appropriate partner to advance to our next stage with. Our partnership with hubraum goes beyond that of a mere investment — it represents a strategic collaboration that will connect us with the right people and help us to become a major player in the market.
MATSUKO's mission is to imbue remote communication with a sense of physical presence and in doing so, to create the closest alternative to face-to-face meetings. Our partnership with hubraum and other leading telcos is crucial for enhancing our user experience and the quality of service. Together with these telcos, we are preparing the service to be interoperable and integrated with several devices and services.  More specifically, the 5G network APIs we've had access to at hubraum have improved our user experience. Real-time streaming requires a high resolution, which in turn demands stable bandwidth — even when we have heavy traffic, we needed to guarantee a high frame rate to be able to see the facial expressions of the hologram clearly, and a low latency in order to interact in real time and thus supply a feeling of presence.
Hubraum is a great partner — they champion us relentlessly, something which leads to us working smoothly with Deutsche Telekom. Whenever you have an idea of how they can be helpful they will go to great lengths to make it happen. They’re a 10/10 founder-friendly team.
Our journey with hubraum has been nothing short of amazing! hubraum truly cares about its startups’ success. Its commitment to supporting innovative ideas and businesses is what sets them apart as a valuable partner in the startup community. We had so much fun during the AR scavenger hunt at the hubraum campus during the 10th anniversary. Besides this, we also had the opportunity to demonstrate our products in Bonn. These events have been so helpful for us for collecting leads, meeting investors, and networking with fellow entrepreneurs.
Our collaboration with hubraum of Deutsche Telekom has proven to be a crucial factor in our success. Thanks to the dedicated support of the hubraum team, we were able to establish valuable connections with key individuals within Telekom, enabling POCs, user tests, and laying the groundwork for future collaborations. The provision of office space and invitations to high-profile events such as the Startupnight in Berlin and the MWC in Barcelona, where we are privileged to showcase family.cards at the hubraum booth, has significantly enhanced our reach and visibility. This partnership has not only propelled our product development forward but also positioned us uniquely to introduce family.cards to a global audience.

Startups we´re currently working with

AISight

AISight automates machine diagnostics for the manufacturing industry with a scalable and easy-to-use AI sensor solution.

Arktikus

Arktikus is an IoT system enabling users to monitor professional refrigeration equipment remotely.

fire finder

fire finder uses a dense network of sensors analyzing the air (FF) along with artificial intelligence which recognizes fire and smoke in the image from observation cameras (SF) to create a system which detects wildfires early.

GAS360

GAS360 is an AI cleantech startup whose vision is to use technology to drive the adoption of clean cooking methods  in emerging markets.

Green City Solutions

Green City Solutions provides solutions which combine nature with technology to ameliorate air pollution in cities.

mTAP smart city

mTap Smart City produces AI-driven street lamp controllers and system management.

nota AI

Nota is a compressed AI solutions and software optimization platform with a focus on B2B and B2G markets.

pebblebee

Pebblebee provides an umbrella of patented tracking solutions which aim to provide peace of mind.

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FAQ

Investment

How can I access investment?

There are two paths for accessing investment at hubraum. These cater to our two target groups. We’re interested in connecting with startups at the pre-seed and seed stage working on products and services in our areas of interest (broadly: 5G, AI, IoT, XR) as well as experienced or aspiring entrepreneurs and founders looking to embark on a new project. Find out more in our investment section.

Programs

What kind of support do you provide the participants of  the IoT Space Challenge with?

You'll be able to work with Deutsche Telekom IoT connectivity tech like NB-IoT/LT-M and business mentors from Deutsche Telekom; get insights about the European Earth Observation data from ESA experts and access expert support from T-Systems in using the  Copernicus Data Space Ecosystem. Plus, last but not least, also access hubraum’s campuses in Berlin and Krakow and get support from our diverse team (who have expertise in everything from engineering to investment).

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Campuses

What you can expect when working at our Berlin campus?

You'll get access to our events, training sessions and conferences; you'll be able to use our tech equipment to test out products; attend community lunches; and of course, to use our kitchen. Pets are welcome! 

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What kind of activities do you offer in Developer Relations?

We provide infrastructure and APIs to allow you to test products and services in real-life environments. We also promote knowledge sharing, with our 5G Early Access Program, hackathons, Meetups, Slack community and more.

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