How to start a business
How to start a business - MEB tutorials
Our how to-videos explain 15 key issues when starting up a business in Germany.
All MEB tutorials on Youtube
Here you can go straight to our YouTube playlist.
Below you can find key startup topics one by one. They are put in order so they help you collect necessary knowledge step by step.
Starting a business – general formalities
What do you need to consider when starting a business?
MEB Tutorial 1
Business or liberal profession?
When do you run a business and when does an entrepreneur belong to a liberal profession?
MEB Tutorial 2
What is a marketing mix – and what should your marketing mix look like?
MEB Tutorial 3
How do you develop a business model?
MEB Tutorial 4
Business plan – written presentation
What should be in the written part of the business plan presentation?
MEB Tutorial 5
Business plan – financial section
What does the financial section of the business plan look like?
MEB Tutorial 6
How do you make sure you have adequate social insurance when you start a business?
MEB Tutorial 7
Choice of legal structure
Which legal structure is right for me?
MEB Tutorial 8
Overview of tax issues
Who pays what taxes?
MEB Tutorial 9
Finance, support and subsidies
How do you fund or find subsidies for your new business?
MEB Tutorial 10
Munich Business Startup Office (MEB)
Have you heard of the Munich Business Startup Office – which also goes by the German acronym of MEB?
MEB Tutorial 11
What company insurance do you need if you are self-employed?
MEB Tutorial 12
What is a startup grant and how do you apply for one?
MEB Tutorial 13
Starting a sideline business
What do you need to know when starting a sideline business?
MEB Tutorial 14
Choosing your location
Where is the best place to set up your business?
MEB Tutorial 15
Munich Business Startup Office or MEB
The Munich Business Startup Office or MEB is a joint initiative of the City of Munich and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Munich and Upper Bavaria. Our startup experts will support you in taking the first steps towards self-employment.
Contact us to arrange for an individual appointment which is free of charge.