The Startup Event Highlights: 7 – 13 September



This week

8 September  – Year of the Goat

Place: Markthalle, Hamburg
Price: Regular Ticket 289€
YEAR OF THE GOAT is a brand-new festival series with a general theme of ‘Digital Transformation’. Covering diverse areas such as ‘The Neuroscience of Disruption’, ‘How mindfulness can impact business’ and the changing media landscape. Guests should prepare to have their perspectives broadened and dogma’s challenged by the extensive roster of speakers from organisations such as YouTube, GEO Magazine & Singularity University, along with left-field thinkers from Buddhist Monks to Chief Mayas and the best-selling authors of ‘The Misfit Economy’.

8 September – Startup and Omnichannel Channel

Place: SAP Berlin, Rosenthalerstraße 30, 10178 Berlin
Price: free
 The startup and omni-channel commerce focus evening is a great opportunity to meet experienced startups, expand the network and to ask questions that are not answered in common forums and wiki entries. In particular, the evening provides answers to the following questions:
How do I address best my customers with the right products across all channels?
How can I grow with my startup and remain competitive?
How do I ensure as a startup that my customers stay loyal and my retention rate continues to increase?


Place: CMS
Price: free
Those who are interested in learning more about the startup legal process, can join for knowledge, food and networking at CMS’s office overlooking Tiergarten.

9 – 10 September – M.E.S.H. Camp

Place: Maienwerderweg im Jagen 61, 13599 Berlin
Price: Get your tickets here:
DocCheck Guano AG together with its sponsors organises a 1.5 day hospital camp event for startups in the health sector that will get participants in shape. Whether you’re a greenhorn or an old campaigner – any kind of healthcare startup will get a treatment at M.E.S.H 2015. The M.E.S.H Camp will be set on a small clearing in a forest, just five kilometers from Berlin-Tegel airport. Inside and outside the tents participants will receive individual diagnosis and plans to cure startup scars and learn about healthcare issues. Network with potential investors and other healthcare startups around an open-fire barbecue, is offered just as taking part in team challenges to get to know each other, and enjoying the all-natural atmosphere. Camp beds are provided for all participants.

Coming up:

15 September – HRM Expo | Zukunft Personal

Place: koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
Price: from €65 (per person per day)
The HRM Expo | Zukunft Personal is Europe’s largest exhibition for Human Resource Management with over 600 exhibitors covering all aspects of human resource management: HR Recruiting & Consulting, HR Hardware & Software, Professional Training & Learning, Corporate Wellbeing, Startups Village, Relocation, Sales Training, Employee Benefits and more.
An inclusive program of over 450 program items including keynotes, interactive formats, presentations and panels. Motto 2015: work 4.0 – human resource management in the digital age.

15 – 17 September – IBM Smartcamp Berlin 2015

Place: EY Berlin, Friedrichstraße 140, 10117 Berlin
Price: free

IBM Smartcamp in Berlin will be held in partnership with TechBerlin. Compete in the local smart camp in Berlin and get training from, network with and pitch to top tier mentors from local businesses, startups and VC’s. Enjoy the beautiful view over Berlin at the hosting partner E&Y. Startups can apply and win the chance to study and demo at LAUNCH SCALE in San Francisco and to land an angel investment by well known Business Angel and entrepreneur Jason Calacanis.

17 – 27 September – New Mobility World

Place: Frankfurt, Germany
Price: Varies with duration and booth size

The automotive industry realizes that with connected, driverless cars and new consumption models, existing business models will change and the overall value chain will transform with the increasing role of ICT and data. The event is called “New Mobility World” and is creating a B2B platform for the emerging ecosystem around the connected, driverless car and the future of mobility. Even though the connected car is at the core, this event goes far beyond the car and looks at smart cities, digital infrastructure, new mobility services and intermodal transportation.

19 September – Workshop: How Startups & SMEs

Place: betahaus, Prinzessinnenstraße 19-20, 10969 Berlin
Price: Varies with duration and booth size

Via the SME-Instrument highly-innovative Startups receive up to €2.5 million funding by the European Union without losing any equity. During this workshop Kumardev Chatterjee, president of the European Young Innovators Forum, will explain how a winning-proposal looks like. Mr. Chatterjee has been involved in the design of the SME Instrument and has mentored over 750 Startups across 12 countries in Europe to access EU funds to grow their business.

23 September – Startups@Reeperbahn

Place: Klubhaus St. Pauli
Price: please apply until 23 August at
The Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch will again give five fantastic startups from throughout Europe the opportunity to present their business to over 60 investors and investment managers. Besides a host of journalists and another 300 hand-picked VIP guests from Germany’s digital and media industry, participants can look forward to the opportunity of taking home the incredible first prize of €100,000 – the SPIEGEL ONLINE MEDIAPREIS, which comes with a media budget totalling €100,000.
Continuing the tradition of previous years, the investors attending the event will, the very same evening, whisk the pitch participants off for a more intimate business tête-à-tête in one of the ‘Lovemobiles’ parked in front of the venue.

27 – 29 September – Bits & Pretzels

Place: Munich
Price: Ticketprice starts at €99
Bits & Pretzels is a three day conference for founders and people from the startup ecosystem with over 3,600 attendees. Entrepreneurs and innovative brands meet to share their ideas. Join on 27th – 29th September 2015 and don’t miss the sensational finish at the Oktoberfest.

2 – 4 October – HackZurich

Place: Technopark, Zurich
Price: Register on the website. Participation is for free.
450 participants build small teams to engage in a 40 hours non-stop programming marathon.The teams built innovative software solutions and developed apps for the tasks proposed by the sponsors. HackZurich is an ideal possibility to find future startup partners or to mingle with international IT companies.

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