Foreign entrepreneurs are always welcome to start businesses in Germany. If you are interested in choosing Germany for your business’s location, there are some points to keep in mind. When deciding how to start a business in Germany as a foreigner, it's best to...
The Leipzig region is currently attracting many businesses along with people looking to find suitable work and build a life here.
We have covered the key information on the areas that are most often questioned by foreign businesses looking to relocate: entry and residence requirements, business establishment, corporate taxation and employees and social security.
There are many benefits of doing business in Germany that make the country a great option for business start-up or relocation, however, if you are considering doing business in Germany there are also some challenges that must be considered.
The German economy’s competitiveness and worldwide networking can be attributed to its elevated level of innovation and strong export orientation.
Numerous representatives of the new companies in Leipzig came to the Gewandhaus for the celebratory reception (Image source: Stefan Hoyer/ PUNCTUM) During the last two Corona years, companies decided to expand to a new location despite an uncertain situation. During...
“The support we received from Invest Region Leipzig GmbH, was extremely helpful, because we were not in Leipzig at the time we were seeking a new location and had little knowledge of the region apart from visiting the city, The cooperation with Invest Region Leipzig helped us a lot…” Steven Ponndorf, site manager, Xitaso
Leipzig city has been actively committed to a climate-conscious city for a long time. With the energy and climate protection program adopted in 2014, we have paved Leipzig’s path in climate protection and have now implemented many of our planned measures.
“The university landscape in Leipzig played a decisive role in the location decision for INTENSE AG. Without the support of Invest Region Leipzig it would have been more difficult to find an office. Leipzig has already been named the most beautiful of all branches.”
The owner-managed company, Natuvion, has almost 250 employees at nine locations in six countries worldwide. Marcus Petzold will manage the new branch here in Leipzig. For...
Events in and around Liepzig
Dr. Marco Peisker, Site manager, adesso SE
"The city has seen fantastic development over the last few years. We wanted to be closer to our regional partners and customers. It's easier to forge closer relationships with companies when you're there"
Shwet Sabharwal, Branch Manager Leipzig Tech Mahindra
"I strongly recommend the soft-landing approach from Invest Region Leipzig because of it’s numerous advantages for every company planning to set up business in the Leipzig region."
Tobias Drechsel, CEO Thinkport GmbH
"We are glad to have taken this step and gone to Leipzig to be able to further develop Thinkport ... Invest Region Leipzig made it extremely easy for us to get started in Leipzig. Especially the personal support and the prepared information about the location helped us to get an overview. I can really recommend to contact IRL if an expansion to Leipzig is in question."
Ingmar Bergmann, Regional Manager Region East
"A high potential of skilled workers, especially due to the universities and colleges in the Saxon region, was an advantage for us. In addition, there is a good investment climate for medium-sized companies, here through the support of the SAB, which helped us a lot ... The discussions and advice provided by Invest Region Leipzig GmbH have also supported us."
Eileen Walther, Country Manager Germany, NORTHWAVE Intelligent Security Operations
"The city is very centrally located. Since we operate throughout Germany, proximity was a crucial factor. Leipzig is very well connected in terms of infrastructure. It is a liveable, beautiful city and therefore an attraction for talented employees."
Steven Ponndorf, site manager, Xitaso
“The support we received from Invest Region Leipzig GmbH, was extremely helpful because we were not in Leipzig at the time we were seeking a new location and had little knowledge of the region apart from visiting the city. The cooperation with Invest Region Leipzig helped us a lot…”
Daniel Schwemmer, Sales Manager, Flexfab
“The professional appearance of the IRL encouraged us in our decision to choose Leipzig. The service is free, the way of working is very structured, you can tell immediately that this is not the first time IRL has done this. It all makes sense. IRL organised the visits for interesting properties.”