The Events: 13 – 19 June 2016


World Class Digital Transformation 2016 Communications Edition

Time: 13 –14 June 2016
Place: Köln, XPOST
Costs: starting at €399

The World Class Digital Transformation 2016 Communications Edition focuses on the different aspects of corporate communications. The event takes places on June 13th+14th, at the XPOST, Cologne. Four parallel streams with 50 presentations will highlight the main topics in the areas Collaboration Experience, Digital Customer Experience as well as Change and Engage. The speakers are decision makers and experts from international companies such as Unilever, Daimler, Ikea, UniCredit, BBC and many others.

“Start-up Sprechstunde” at Pfizer

Time: 14 June 2016
Place: Linkstraße 10, 10785 Berlin
Costs: free

Pfizer experts offer advice and consultation for startups looking to enter the healthcare sector in Germany. The sixth “Sprechstunde” is about marketing strategies in the healthcare market.


Time: 14 June 2016
Place: Leipzig
Costs: Apply

TechTalk is meant to be an informal networking event where you can get feedback from Capnamic Venture’s investment team and share your thoughts and experiences with like-minded people. The event will be joined by serial entrepreneur Martin Böhringer. There is no set agenda, but TechTalk offers interesting conversation partners and delicious coffee for all participants. If you are a TechEntrepreneur and would like to attend our casual networking breakfast, send a brief summary of yourself and your business idea to Invitations will be sent out on June 10.

Investor Days Thüringen 2016

Time: 14 – 15 June 2016
Place: Erfurt
Costs: Participation is free; Registration form

This year’s Investor Days Thuringia are taking place from June 14 to June 15 2016 in Erfurt. Participants meet investors and business angels at the “Meet the Rising Stars”-Fair. Startups can present their idea to judges and the influential audience at the “Elevator Pitch”.

FirstScreen Conference

Time: 15 June 2016
Place: Kino International, Berlin
Costs: €357

FirstScreen is the first conference entirely dedicated to mobile performance advertising and advertising technology. It will gather the leading minds of the mobile industry to get informed, exchange, network, and indulge in the cultural vibrancy of Berlin, the creative ad technology capital of Europe. The conference will cover the most pressing challenges facing mobile performance advertisers today as well as the opportunities brought about by the latest advancements in advertising technology.

hub:raum Portfolio Day 2016

Time: 15 June 2016
Place: hub:raum Berlin, Winterfeldstraße 21, 10781 Berlin
Costs: €357

Meet a selection of some of our most recent startups and from our global portfolio (Berlin, Krakow, Tel-Aviv), listen in to their most exciting insights and learn what they are up to. Expect also an exciting evening with BBQ, drinks and inspiring conversations with the hub:raum family.

Waterkant #startupSH Festival

Time: 15 June 2016
Place: Kiel – Knierim Yachtbau
Costs: starting €40

The first #Startup Festival in northern Europe – the Waterkant #startupSH Festival will be a playful connection between 20 well established Companies, over 40 young startups and numerous investors, founders, mentors and entrepreneurs. You can expect chameleonic Keynotes, new matchmaking, inspiring sessions, stormy pitches in a dock and on two Entrepreneurships.

Junges Angebot von ARD/ZDF

Time: 18 – 19 June 2016
Place: Mainz
Costs: Apply, room and board are taken care of, travel is organized by participants

The “Junges Angebot von ARD/ZDF,” the first public service broadcasting startup, is hosting a case-challenge – a mix between hackathon, barcamp and workshop. The purpose of the case-challenge is to creatively and interdisciplinary solve problems relating to content-networks, distribution-strategies and digital brands. The most successful team will be selected by a competent jury comprised of ARD/ZDF as well as digital media experts and will be rewarded with an appealing prize.

Coming up:

Female Founders Forum

Time: 20 June 2016
Place: Andreasstraße 10, 10243 Berlin
Costs: Free

At the Female Founders Forum on June 20th people will get hands-on career advice, tips on how to found a company, advice on how to attract and keep funding and how to create a healthy and sustainable company culture that attracts both men and women.

Cleantech Revolution Tour

Time: 21 June 2016
Place:Wünschmann Haus, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 10-12, 04107 Leipzig
Costs: €10–€50

The Cleantech Revolution Tour is an innovative, informative conference that brings together inspiring and knowledgeable speakers in the cleantech industry. Participants will meet the big thinkers in cleantech, as well as topics around electric vehicles and renewable energies.


Time: 21 June 2016
Place: Wünschmann Haus, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 10-12, 04107 Leipzig
Costs: €10–€50

The event team has committed itself to creating an organic and inspiring environment for participants to connect, network, share and co-found.


Time: 23 June 2016
Place:Wayra Deutschland GmbH, Kaufingerstraße 15, 80331 München
Costs: €25 (via application)

Make the most of networking in 2016 as Gründerszene’s get-together returns to Munich this year. Join in with other founders, investors and digital experts to talk about the hottest trends in 2016, get to know exciting new people and share your passion for the digital scene. On Thursday, 23 June 2016, Gründerszene will host its unique networking event Spätschicht for the fifth time in Munich to connect the key thinkers of the digital scene. This time, the event will take place at Wayra. Tickets to Spätschicht Munich require a brief application to provide for a diverse guest list. Apply to Spätschicht via the online template.

EU-Startups Conference

Time: 24 June 2016
Place: Microsoft Atrium
Costs: €39-€79

At the EU-Startups Conference, entrepreneurs and investors from all across Europe come together for a day of inspiring fireside chats, a panel discussion on crowdfunding and an exciting pitch competition with 15 of Europe’s best seed and pre-seed stage startups. This year’s speakers list includes Johannes Reck (GetYourGuide), Steli Efti ( and Fabian Siegel (Marley Spoon).


Time: 27–28 June 2016
Place: Hamburg
Costs: starting at €339.29

ContainerDays is a two-day IT Container Conference that takes place on June 27th and 28th 2016 in Hamburg. The first day of the conference is made up of workshops that focus on the practical use of container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes and Mesosphere. In the evening, the participants have the opportunity to join a Docker MeetUp and eventually a networking party. On the second day, IT experts share their experience with and insights to the container technology. Speakers include inter alia professionals from Google, Zalando and 1&1.

Tech Open Air 2016

Time: 13 –15 July 2016
Place: Funkhaus Berlin, Nalepastraße 18, 12459 Berlin
Costs: €79 – €420

Tech Open Air is Europe’s leading Interdisciplinary Technology Festival. Connect and learn with top-tier entrepreneurs, artists and scientists at the beautiful Funkhaus Berlin. Experience inspirational storytelling, interactive panels, knowshops, pillowtalks, art installations, live music and so much more… On top of that this year more than 175 satellite events will transform Berlin’s creative community into an interactive hub for tech.


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