The Event Overview: 22 June – 28 June


Want to connect with startup industry, meet old friends and new people and exchange ideas? Here are your best options:


This Week:

22 June – TEDxHamburg

Place: Hamburg
Price: starting at €89 on

TEDxHamburg wants to explore new territories. That means that they want to take you on a journey to explore insights in the latest developments and future trends in different areas of social life and scientific advancement. This conference will be about unexpected discoveries and disruptive innovations that will change participants’ thinking and living and will show the multiple ways how culture, art, economy and science are deeply entangled and interact today to change our living conditions in the future.

23 June – DB Accelerator Pitch

Place: betahaus Berlin
Price: free, apply via email

Deutsche Bahn Infrastructure launches an accelerator program and is looking for innovative ideas, technologies, products or business services in: 1. Improve maintenance, 2. Create new communication and/or sales channels or 3. Improve network efficiencies. The application deadline for the accelerator program is Wednesday, June 10th 2015. Finalists will be offered a chance to pitch their business concept on June 23rd 2015. Five teams will be selected from the pitch contest to participate in the accelerator program, receive €25,000 and the opportunity to accelerate their business over the next three months.

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.

25 June – CO-FOUND BERLIN # 17

Place: Betahaus, Berlin
Price: €10 + Drink

Since its inception, Co-Found Berlin has committed itself to create an organic and inspiring environment for Berliners to connect, network, share and co-found.

Coming up:

1 July – Innovators under 35

Place: hub:raum,Winterfeldtstraße 21, 10781 Berlin
Price: €10 + Drink

From artificial organs to smart thermostats: 10 young innovators present their ideas that will heavily influence the future. They are the winners of the contest “Innovators under 35”, organised by the magazine “Technology Review”, the german edition of “MIT Technology Review”. In addition, Carlo Ratti, Director Senseable City Lab at MIT, and Patrick Baudisch, Human Computer Interaction Lab at Hasso-Plattner-Institute, will give talks. Readers of VentureVillage will get free entry. Please enter the Code: TR_Event_VIP on the registration site.

1 July – SaaS Mastermind

Place: Creative Loft, Oranienstraße 58, 10969 Berlin
Price: €25-50

Exchange experiences with like-minded SaaS founders. “You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with.” This Mastermind is specifically for entrepreneurs and business owners who are running online platforms, for one evening only.

2 July – ESMT Annual Forum

Place: ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin
Price: €159

The ESMT Annual Forum is organized by ESMT European School of Management and Technology in Berlin. The international business school was founded in 2002 by 25 leading global companies and institutions. ESMT offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, a master’s in management as well as open enrollment and customized executive education programs.

15 – 17 July – Tech Open Air Berlin

Place: Berlin
Price: €159
Tech Open Air is a three-day Interdisciplinary Technology Festival.

Part 1:
Unconference – Connect and learn with top-tier entrepreneurs, artists and scientists at a beautiful location. Experience inspirational story telling, interactive panels, knowshops, pillowtalks, art installations, live music and much more.

Part 2:
Satellites – All Around the City: Last year the community organized more than 75 satellite events across town. In 2015 TOA aims for even more. Attendees will get the chance to visit startup offices, enjoy corporate perks, participate in workshops and network with smart people at meet-ups and memorable parties.

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