Kontist Union - The community for your successful independence

At Kontist we believe in a world where people can take care of themselves and follow their passion. We're building toward a future, where the freelance economy replaces lifelong employment.
You are no longer alone. Our Union offers support from seasoned freelancers, expert advice, networking and exclusive goodies that will help you succeed with your own business.

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Exclusive access to our hand-picked experts

The Kontist Union provides access to an extensive pool of experts who are selected by our Berlin-based team to ensure they are well versed in the challenges of self-employment. This includes tax accountants, lawyers, startup consultants, business psychologists, and others, who share their expertise in our knowledge base as well as providing 1:1 advice. Our experts are hand-picked and are guaranteed to be familiar with the challenges of self-employment.

Dr. Ronald Kandelhard Badge Icon Lawyer
André Hinz Badge Icon Accountant and auditor
Matthias Niggehoff Badge Icon Sales psychologist
Tim Chimoy Badge Icon Architect (and expert for new work)
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Regular meetups

Come by and meet the community in real life at one of our many meetups in Berlin. We cover a variety of topics, from helping freelancers find solace at one of our Fuck Up Nights, to sparking inspiration with other self-employed people at Bootstrapping Your Business. Find your freelance coworkers, make friends and build your community.

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A freelance network

A good network is the number one predictor of success for self-employed people. In the Kontist Union you will find people who share your goals, dreams and challenges. Leverage the network for inspiring exchanges, joint projects, support - and maybe your next business partner!

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Connect with Facebook for Work

Kontist Union members gain access to our private intranet, hosted by Facebook for Work. Access to the content is exclusively for our community of freelancers, the self-employed and solopreneurs, with its own app and desktop version.

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Communication as you know it

Our intranet looks and works just like Facebook, however any content you create remains private to the Kontist Union community, and cannot be accessed or used by other Facebook members. The familiar user interface and functions allow a quick start:

  • Checkmark Icon Thematic and regional groups
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  • Checkmark Icon Personal Profiles
  • Checkmark Icon Your own timeline
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Exclusive goodies for Union Members

Kontist Union members receive member-only discounts with a number of our distinguished partners. With the Kontist Union you get price discounts for: tools (Fastbill, Debitoor), event tickets (Paperless Conference), services (tax accountants, lawyers), participation in online seminars, and more.

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Join the community

The Kontist Union is an invite-only right now, but you can apply to join. The membership fee is typically 39,00€ per month, however this month we’re offering free lifetime membership (please enter the Code “START2018”). Apply now to secure the offer before it’s gone!

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