For Start-Ups

Use KNOWCO to increase your success rate, finance your start-up, and get found by business!


Become visible and get found by business

  • KNOWCO matches you with a business that fits your start-up innovation area and is looking to work with you
  • Businesses can find you by searching through your start-up profile, innovation topic, technology, and the activities you provide.  You can also find a professor to get advice and work together.

Make and receive requests

  • Create and receive an activity request for a workshop, brainstorming session, strategy check, testing products, innovation and research projects, and more.
  • Finalize the request by agreeing on the agenda, kickoff meeting, timing, rates, and type of activity.

Test your start-up and increase your success rate

  • Have a successful collaboration by getting to know each other.
  • Receive endorsements and increase the chance to work with business.

Why do start-ups join KNOWCO?

  • Find your board member or mentor
  • Contact professors to get advice
  • Get visible to companies who want to work with a start-up as a customer
  • Become a case study for a professor
  • Get recommended students from professors
  • Generate your NDA online
  • Get access to a global database of professors and businesses who want to work with start-ups
  •  Finance your start-up and be visible to companies

    87 different countries are represented already in KNOWCO
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    You can see the membership and pricing options, here.