Startup Events: 11 May – 17 May 2015

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Here is what is happening this week and an overview about the most important events coming up. Also, make sure to use our promotion codes for certain events.

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11 – 13 May – BERLIN SEEDCAMP WEEK

Place: hub:raum campus, Winterfeldtstraße 21, 10781 Berlin
Register: http://seedcamp.com/events/seedcamp-week-berlin-may-2015/
Website: https://www.hubraum.com/events/berlin-seedcamp

Seedcamp Week Berlin is a three day event aimed at connecting the 20 best web-tech, mobile and software talent with some of the leading entrepreneurs, developers, experts and investors from all across Europe and all over the world.


12 May – Regional Cup Pforzheim/Nordschwarzwald

Place: Pforzheim
Price: for free
Website: www.elevatorpitch-bw.de

The Elevator Pitch BW is a pitch competition for young entrepreneurs in Baden-Württemberg in search of the best founders in the fedaral state, initiated by ifex of the Ministry of Finance and Economy. Entrepreneurs and startups get a platform to convince in 3 minutes with their business idea while developing valuable contacts to customers, partners and potential investors. The winners of all 18 preliminaries (Regional Cups) will compete against each other in the great finale in summer 2015.


Coming up:

19 May – FIC2 – Social Connected TV Workshop

Place: Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems, Kaiserin-Augusta-Allee 31, 10589 Berlin
Price: Free Registration
Website:  http://s.fhg.de/sctv

The FIC2 – Social Connected TV Workshop presents information and ideas about new technologies from interactive web and TV applications and second screen solutions towards cutting-edge media experiences. The workshop provides insights into the FIC2 technologies and proof-of-concept applications. It shows possibilities about how to integrate these technologies into your own solutions and applications and offers coaching, mentoring and funding opportunities pushing the FIC2 integrations. The workshop is supported by the accelerator EuropeanPioneers.


19 May – CO-FOUND BERLIN # 16

Place: Betahaus Berlin
Price: €10 + Drink
Website: www.meetup.com/Co-Found-Berlin/events/222152323/

Whether one is a budding start-up on the rise open to meet talented Co-Founders to join the team or a talented and skilled individual looking to take the leap, make a mark and be apart of the next big thing.


21 May – BankingCheck Award 2015

Place: SANA Berlin Hotel Nürnberger Strasse 33/34, 10777 Berlin
Price: only by registration
Website:  www.bankingcheck.de/preisverleihung-bankingcheck-award

As highlight after the voting period BankingCheck will host in cooperation with the solutions for finance e.V. the award ceremony on 21st of May 2015. At the ceremony the awards will be presented to the winning banks, financial institutions and fintech startups.


21 May – Speed Summit

Place: Rainmaking Loft Berlin
Price: For free
Website: please email berlin@startupbootcamp.org to request an invitation

Startupbootcamp will bring together thought leaders in the smart transportation and energy space for this mini-conference. The invite-only event assembles a group of experienced entrepreneurs, investors, corporate partners and innovation leaders to exchange, connect, dream and to challenge the status quo in urban transportation and energy. Expect talks from a selection of Startupbootcamp’s partners including Deutsche Bahn, Airbus and Mercedes-Benz.


28 – 29 May – Pioneers Festival

Place: Hofburg, Wien
Price: €295 for Startups, €595 for Corporates, € 995 for Investors // 20% off for VentureVillage Readers http://pioneers.io/VentureVillage (available until May 20, 2015)
Website: http://pioneers.io/festival2015/

Since 2012 it has been bringing together the smartest startups with investors, corporates and media eager to support the next big thing. More than 1,600 startups from 90+ countries applied to meet over 400 investors in the Hofburg Imperial Palace, Vienna. The Festival is limited to 2,500 participants who will learn from the best and get inspired by keynotes that will show what to expect in the years ahead.


31 May – 3 June – Berlin Buzzwords

Place: Postbahnhof Berlin
Price: €599
Website: http://berlinbuzzwords.de

Berlin Buzzwords is Germany’s most exciting conference on storing, processing and searching large amounts of digital data. It focuses on open source software projects. The 6th edition of Berlin Buzzwords will be held from May 31 to June 3, 2015 at Postbahnhof.


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