The Event Highlights: 5 – 11 October 2015



This Week:

7 October – Digital Science Match, Berlin

Place: Kosmos Berlin, Karl-Marx-Allee 131a, 10243 Berlin
Price: Registration on website, scholarships for young professionals

100 digital scientists explain in 3 min. each what they are working on. An immense survey on future digital trends, talent pools and research networking opportunities for startups and corporations. Opening by Berlin Lord Mayor Michael Müller. Students and young professionals can apply for free access (Stipendium). Organised by Tagesspiegel and Die Zeit, academic partners Acatech, FU, TU, HU, UdK, HPI, Fraunhofer etc etc.

7 – 8 – 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.

9 – October – glispa’s Global HQ Opening Party – Celebrate Berlin’s New Tech Hub

Place: Sonnenburger Str. 73, 10437 Berlin
Price: free (

The Glispa Global Group is celebrating the opening of its new Global Headquarter and Innovation Campus in Berlin. With the tagline “Celebrate Berlin’s New Tech Hub!”, glispa invites the tech and startup community on October 9 into the Ampere Berlin. In addition to free drinks, guests can expect numerous highlights: With vocal accompaniment of Berliner Kneipenchor, DJ’s, magic and acrobatic attractions and culinary surprises, the event attracts a unique mix of the national and international digital scene.


Place: PLATOON Kunsthalle
Price: Presale €15 , On Site €20

On the 9th of October, for the 3rd time, the gates will be open and present ordinary people giving their all in the most demanding competition existing on our planet: a chessboxing fight! Chessboxing is a rare blend of contrasting skills. The athlete unites a powerful body with a sharp mind and rises above mindless muscle. In the ring, the fighter is fuelled by testosterone, adrenaline and skill, three minutes later he changes battle grounds. Once again, 3 fights are scheduled. The fights are hard, the chess games are wild and, as always, the venue will be on fire! The fight also marks the softlaunch of the first Chess Boxing Marketing Global Crowdinvesting Campaign on Furthermore investors will have the chance to fight for their equity int the worldwide first blood&sweat equity campagin! Win over Chessboxing founder Iepe Rubingh and get 1% of his company. Tickets online via Eventbrite.

9 – 10 October – IdeaLab! WHU Founders’ Conference

Place: WHU Campus, Vallendar
Price: Apply for a ticket that fits you the best! Categories such as students, young founders, corporates and investors are offered.

IdeaLab! is one of Europe’s largest conferences on startups and entrepreneurship entirely organized by students from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar, Germany. It is renowned for offering a platform for the exchange of ideas and visions between students, academics, professionals and actual entrepreneurs, creating an inspiring atmosphere. Since 15 years, IdeaLab! unites successful founders with ambitious students, offers access to the latest trends and developments within the founders community and creates a platform for interesting and stimulating discussions through workshops, speeches and panels. The event focusses on building up contacts between the participants and the founders community and support the exchange of ideas while offering an extensive program within a unique atmosphere.

10 October – Innovation in Retail Meetup

Place: Startplatz Düsseldorf, Speditionsstraße 15a
Price: free, just bring your ideas

Some good talks about innovation and retail and all the exciting topics will be found in Düsseldorf that day. People can share experiences, meet great startups, exchange ideas and network, network, network!

Coming up:

12 October – Start-up “Sprechstunde” at Pfizer

Place: Pfizer Deutschland, Linkstraße 10, 10785 Berlin
Price: free

Pfizer experts offer advice and consultation for startups looking to enter the healthcare sector in Germany. The second “Sprechstunde” is around the topic of clinical research and clinical trials.

 13 October – Between the towers on tour

Place: Freiheizhalle, Munich
Price: free

For the first time “Between the Towers” will be in Munich. Freiheiz – the former turbine manufacturing – will be the location. Similar to the Frankfurt events participants may expect an exciting keynote, followed by various startup pitches. The first on Tour event will be themed all around the insurance industry. Hence FinTechs such as Treefin and Gini will be pitching. Further details concerning the agenda are yet to be announced. Registration is now open. Feel free to sign up.

14, 15 & 17 October – HANS! Start-up, Slow-down

Place: Theaterdiscounter Berlin
Price: €5–13/tickets: and 030 – 28 09 30 62

lunatiks produktion asked young professionals from the startup scene and seniors: what do you think about today’s work environment? What has changed in the course of globalization and digitization? They developed a play that gives insights in our brave new (work) world. A parody of the fairytale of happiness that tells of people who set out for new shores, not only because they want to, but they need to. Today and in a bygone era.

16 – 18 October – Startup Weekend Bremerhaven

Place: Hochschule Bremerhaven, Haus S
Price: €35–50 

This is the first Startup Weekend Bremerhaven ever. Drinks and Food included in the ticket price. Friday ideas can be pitched, Saturday and Sunday is time for team work. On the last event night results are presented to a jury. Big prices can be won. There will also be a ticket raffle on the fb site of the event.


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