The Event Overview: 18 – 24 July

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This week’s events

18 July

Founders’ Pit Stop on The Power of People: How to build a strong team

Place: Ernst-Reuter-Platz 7, 6th floor
Costs: Free/ Registration required
Website:  www.meetup.com/de-DE/Founders-Pit-Stop

A great team makes a great startup. Building a startup requires building and managing a team that is able to successfully master the ups and downs of such an unknown journey. Providing the right framework that will make a team strong presumes a good understanding of people, their strengths and weaknesses as well as their underlying motivation and relationship dynamics. The experts Darja Gutnick and Khan Reaz will talk about interesting topics in order to help participants form great teams.


21 July

Spätschicht

Place: Birgit&Bier, Schleusenufer 3, 10997 Berlin
Costs: €25 / via application
Website: www.gruenderszene.de/spaetschicht-berlin

Small talk, big business – that’s the idea of the successful networking event series Spätschicht, that is hosted by Gründerszene. Spätschicht allows guests to meet and mingle exclusively in a relaxed, low key, summer-themed location. Forget your regular event schedule and enjoy a chilled summer evening to feed the networking world with new ideas. Join in with founders, investors and digital experts to exchange ideas about the hottest trends in 2016, make meaningful connections and share your passion for the digital scene.


POST /bank/meetup/hamburg

Place: KAI 10, Hamburg
Costs: free
Website: www.eventbrite.de/e/post-bankmeetuphamburg-registrierung

What will the digital future of banking look like? And how do topics like retail and smart data play into it? These questions and many more will be addressed as part of our Post/ bank hackathon series. We are looking for developers, designers, start-ups, students and everyone who’s interested to join us for the meetup in Hamburg.


Masterminds – Your Own Founder “Mafia”

Place: WeWork
Costs: €7
Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/mastermind-trial-your-own-founder-mafia

Imagine having the ANSWER or CONNECTION for any business problem, just one phone-call away. Specifically, imagine being part of a group of six entrepreneurs, each with a specialized skill set, who meet regularly to share experience-based advice, share network resources, and help solve each others’ business problems. From famous industrialists like Henry Ford & Andrew Carnegie, to “lending-circles” in Microfinance, to the notorious “Paypal Mafia” (pictured above) – the peer-mentoring format known as a “Mastermind” has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs grow faster and better.


24 July

CO-FOUND BERLIN – SUMMER EVENT!

Place:Raue, Potsdamer Platz 1, Berlin
Costs: €10 (+ food and drinks)
Website: www.meetup.com/Co-Found-Berlin/231387294

The 3rd Annual CO-FOUND BERLIN SUMMER EVENT is taking place. Hosted by one of the Sponsors Atop Potsdamer Platz, with great food, drinks and maybe the best panoramic terrace and view in Berlin.


Coming up:

28 July

RuhrSummit 2016

Place: Zeche Carl, Wilhelm-Nieswandt-Allee 100, 45326 Essen
Costs: For Startups application and participation of conference, pitch-competition and Speed-Dating is for free. Students-Tickets starts at €24.90, all others at €79
Website: www.summit.ruhr

RuhrSummit is the biggest event for startups and social entrepreneurs in “Ruhr area” by hosting far more than 50 high profile speakers and many interesting candidates. Get connected to other startups and participate from experience and thoughts of success stories like Trivago, Betterplace and Ergobag.


15 – 18 September

Digital Festival & HackZurich

Place: Zurich
Costs: CHF 750
Website: www.digital-festival.org

The Digital Festival is a new premiere tech- and digital-event in Switzerland. It is meant as a platform where true exchange between corporates, startups and innovators happens – a platform with not just inspiring top-notch speakers, but also hands-on workshops and world-class technical talent. One of the most important parts of our vision is to unite some of the major players in the startup-, tech- and digital scene, all while guaranteeing top quality. We understand Digital Festival as a open platform, where other high quality insti-tutions and initiatives can join.


25 – 27 September

Bits & Pretzels

Place: Messe München (ICM)+ Oktoberfest München
Costs: 369 – 2,099 Euro
Website: www.bitsandpretzels.com

Bits & Pretzels is a 3-day conference for founders and people from the startup ecosystem starting September 25th – 27th 2016 in Munich. The founders festival brings together the world’s leading entrepreneurs and investors to share their ideas on emerging technologies and trends in digital business. Expect high quality speeches, exciting panel-discussions, startup-specific workshops, as well as unique matchmaking & networking opportunities, with a grand finale at the original Oktoberfest.

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