The Startup Event Overview: 8 June – 14 June



This Week:

8 June – Startupbootcamp Istanbul FastTrack Berlin

Place: Rainmaking Loft Berlin
Price: Free, register on Eventbrite

Startupbootcamp Istanbul is a local chapter of global accelerator Startupbootcamp. Unlike the sibling branch in Berlin who works in Smart Transportation and Energy fields, they have no vertical and geographical limitations, any tech startup is welcome. Also different from other Startupbootcamp programmes, they are backed by a $10M fund which pledges to make follow-up investments up to $250K to the startups graduating from the program, so this is the extra offer in addition to the usual mentor and investor access, €15K and 3+3 free office space.

10 June – Pen & Paper Hackathon

Place:  Industrie- und Handelskammer, Unter Sachsenhausen 10-26, 50667 Cologne
Price: Registration via

Take part in the “Pen & Paper”-Hackathon and hack the city. Develop mockups, prototypes or scribbles. Whether the subject is traffic, parking problems, public transportation, shared space or delivery vehicles – we want people looking from different perspectives, combining those different areas and work out solutions how traffic and mobility in a real city could look like. Be creative, innovative and solve a real-world problem! The hackathon is supported by Interactive Cologne. Great prizes are powered by HRS and the Government.

10 June – DB Accelerator Deadline

Place: betahaus Berlin
Price:  for free

Deutsche Bahn Infrastructure launches an accelerator program and is looking for innovative ideas, technologies, products or business services to set new impulses for the German railway infrastructure. Do you have ideas or have you developed technology solutions that: 1. Improve maintenance, 2. Create new communication and/or sales channels or 3. Improve network efficiencies? Maybe your current idea can be adapted to service Deutsche Bahn’s current infrastructure. Possibly, you want to test your product within the wide field of railway infrastructure. Then visit to find out more information and apply for the accelerator.

10 June – SevenVentures Pitch Day Berlin 2015

Place: Tempodrom Berlin
Price:  register on

When the NOAH Conference takes place this year for the first time in the startup metropolis Berlin in addition to London, one of Europe’s largest pitch competitions will also be held in Germany for the first time: “SevenVentures Pitch Day” by ProSiebenSat.1, which has already been held three times on the Thames, is coming to the River Spree to offer entrepreneurs from all over the world the opportunity to conquer the European market with the marketing power of ProSiebenSat.1. With “Health & Fitness,” the focus is on a specific vertical for the first time, one that is among the booming growth segments of the digital industry worldwide.

10 June – Portfolio Day

Place: hub:raum campus, Winterfeldtstraße 21, 10781 Berlin
Price:  Invite only

This is an invitation-only event. If you are interested in participating, please write an email to Fee Beyer –

11 June – TEDxFrankfurt

Place: Frankfurt
Price:  €99

TEDx stands for inspiring and progressive ideas: In June 2015 TEDxFrankfurt will celebrate a premiere and host its first conference entitled “Crossroads and Crosslinks. Digital Society.” Leading thinkers, doers and idea crusaders will be on stage and will explore the social, cultural and philosophical impact of digitalization.

11 June – ENTRE.FEM

Place: hub:raum campus, Winterfeldtstraße 21, 10781 Berlin
Price:  Starting at €29 on Eventbrite

Discussions about quotas, discrimination and gender are dated. Entre.Fem is a conference for female entrepreneurs who want to found their own enterprises and do no hesitate to build a qualified network, use excellent knowledge sharing processes in multifarious topics and combine it with innovation and inspiration. Entre.Fem is raising awareness for entrepreneurship and illuminates the path to founding a company.


15 – 16 June – Axis Innovation

Place: Hotel de Ville, Paris
Price: €300 – €500

The conference includes pitches by 26 pre-screened disruptive French and European startups; over 50 international investors and delegations from 15 countries; keynotes on market and investment trends; 1-1 meetings; an exclusive dinner for startups and investors; and opportunities for creating strategic and lasting connections.

16 June – A summer evening with Creandum & Berlin´s entrepreneurial community

Place: Amano Conference Rooftop, Rosenthaler Straße 63–64, Berlin
Price: please register:

Creandum, the leading Nordic venture capital firm with offices in Sweden and in the US, is visiting Berlin for a deep dive into the startup ecosystem and to meet its brightest minds & best (new) startup ideas! Meet the Creandum for a fireside chat and “ask me anything session” followed by networking, drinks & snacks powered by Creandum. Three startups will also get the chance to pitch their business ideas and get direct feedback on stage. Applications can be submitted from now through the link you find in the eventbrite event desciption.


Place: 25hours Hotel HafenCity, Hamburg Überseeallee 5, 20457 Hamburg
Price: €39

How can startups advertise cost-effectively and optimise their reach through TV? How can the success be tracked optimally? The Video Marketing Summit 2015 is a symposium on conversion optimised TV advertising, YouTube marketing and online video. Digital experts present the newest trends and technologies.

24 – 26 June – MLOVE ConFestival

Place: MLOVE Future City Campus @ Hamburg HafenCity
Price: starting at €509,32 on amiando

As mobile becomes the remote control of our lives, the impact of smart technology will soon dominate everything around us. New chances and business opportunities arise with the Internet of Things (IoT).
This next step in our technological evolution is changing the way we live and work. This year the MLOVE ConFestival will support Hamburg to become the smartest city of the world. MLOVE is building a new experience with full size sea containers, including the next level inventions and ideas from smart cities worldwide: The Future City Campus.

22 July – 3rd BEACON SUMMIT

Place: Munich
Price: User: €145 (€195), Service providers and agencies: €245 (€295), startups/students: €95

‘The sun is shining, the beacon glows’. Join and let the sparks fly in the summer atmosphere after the first hot Beacon half-year. Splashy refreshment offers include not only drinks, but also an attractive supporting program.

27 – 29 September – Bits & Pretzels

Place: Munich
Price: Ticketprice starts at €399

Bits & Pretzels is a 3 day conference for founders and people from the startup ecosystem with over 3.600 attendees. We bring together the world’s leading entrepreneurs and the innovative brands to share their ideas. Join us on 27th – 29th September 2015 and don’t miss the sensational finish at the Oktoberfest.

7 – 8 October – OMCap – Online Marketing Capital

Place: DBB Forum / Kulturbrauerei
Price: starting at €349

Raise the curtain for the 6th OMCap in Berlin on October 7th & 8th, 2015. “What is coming, what stays and how you can implement the latest trends and developments in online marketing in practice” is the motto for this year’s OMCap. With a large variety of captivating sessions and specialist discussions, participating at OMCap serves the purpose of gaining new insights and challenging already existing knowledge. Experts in their particular field give the latest best practices and tricks in online marketing.

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