The MEB is a joint initiative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Munich and Upper Bavaria and the City of Munich.

Thinking of going self-employed? Set up by the City of Munich in collaboration with the Chamber of Industry and Commerce, the Munich Business Startup Office (MEB) provides well-founded assistance tailored to your specific situation, helping you to weigh up the opportunities and risks inherent in self-employed activity.

Our consulting services are free of charge.

We help would-be entrepreneurs to bypass typical pitfalls as they prepare to start a new business. Our startup experts help you optimize your planning for self-employment, implement your business concept and get off to a flying start. We are also happy to provide you with information about public financial assistance, coaching services and useful networks.

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Munich and Upper Bavaria

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Munich and Upper Bavaria is the top address for people to turn to for consulting and information on entrepreneurial independence, and for professional help with all matters of business consolidation.

Every year about 16,000 startups seek contact to the Munich Startup Office (Münchner Existenzgründerbüro), which we run co-jointly with the City of Munich, to collect free preliminary information or to prepare for self-employment through intense personal consulting.

Department of Labor and Economic Development of the City of Munich

Introducing the Department of Labor and Economic Development of the City of Munich: If there is anything you want to know about Munich as a business location, if you are interested in commercial space or if you need advice about where to set up a business, you have come to the right place. However, promoting tourism, another traditional pillar of the city’s economy, is just as much part of what we do as supporting innovative sectors of the economy, such as the high-tech and media industries. For more information