The Startup Events Overview: 1 – 7 June


1 June – StarTUp Monday

Place: StarTUp Incubator, AM 012, Hardenbergstraße 38, 10623 Berlin (or outside)
Price: for free

The monthly StarTUp Monday is the perfect occasion for casual networking with startups and like-minded alumni and students, for sharing ideas, talking about starting a business and getting to know the lively founders’ network of TU Berlin – accompanied by free snacks and drinks. An introduction will be given by TU startup Trustami.

2 June – 12. Thüringer Elevator Pitch

Place: Erfurt, Kaisersaal
Price: For free / In order to participate write an e-mail to:

The Elevator Pitch of Thuringia enters its 12th round with this year's motto "idea looks for capital - idea looks for know-how". Aspiring young start up firms and other innovative companies from Thuringia will present their ideas within 3 minutes to an expert jury and the audience.

2 June –  ✞ Startup Confessions by BSC ✞ Seed Investment Edition

Place: Rainmaking Loft Berlin, Charlottenstraße 2, 10969-Berlin, Germany
Price: €10

The June session of 'Startup Confessions by BSC' will revolve around seed investments. In short presentations and a panel discussion speakers will dive deeper into the world of seed fundraising from friends & family, business angels and seed investors.

3 June – GameDuell TechTalk with Boaz Leskes About Resiliency in Elasticsearch

Place: GameDuell Head Office, Taubenstr. 24-25, 10117 Berlin
Price: free

From May 31st to June 3rd 2015, data engineers will gather at the 6th Berlin Buzzwords conference to discuss the latest trends in storing, processing and searching big data. Alongside the numerous lectures, barcamps and workshops, GameDuell steps in by hosting a free side event of its own. On Wednesday, June 3rd 2015, at 15:00, the Berlin-based games company will be hosting the next edition in its TechTalk series, this time dedicated to resiliency in Elasticsearch.

4 June – An Evening with Carsten Thoma (hybris, acquired by SAP)

Place: Rosenthaler Straße 30, Berlin
Price: free, please register

Spend an evening with Carsten Thoma, co-founder of hybris and currently President of SAP Customer Engagement and Commerce. Founded in Munich in the late 90’s, hybris was one of the biggest exits in Germany when it was acquired for more than 1 billion Euros in 2013. Despite this huge success, little is known about the company that survived the ”dot-com bubble” burst up to become a leading provider of commerce solutions. Carsten will give insights into the hybris-story in an interview session including questions from the audience. Afterwards there will be pretzels and beer and time for networking.

4 June – Tech Meetup

Place: Mobile Suite, Pappelallee 78, 10437 Berlin
Price: free, invite only

The Berlin Tech Meetup is a bi-monthly event for fellow geeks, hackers, entrepreneurs and investors. Watch 5-6 companies show-off their technology and demo exciting products - web, mobile, cars, 3D printers. Demos will typically be 5 minutes, followed by 5min of Q&A. Afterwards, everyone gets together for some drinks.

The upcoming edition of Berlin Tech Meetup is powered by PayPal.

6 June – Exobase Berlin

Place: GTEC Yard, Akazienstraße 3, 10823 Berlin
Price: starting at $87

Exobase is designed to be a place where external pressures can be momentarily bracketed so that participants can think about their life and goals with ease of mind, learning new philosophies and practical tools to upgrade their context and thrive in a fast-paced world. It is organized by Exosphere, a learning and problem-solving community based in Viña del Mar, Chile.

8 June – Startupbootcamp Istanbul FastTrack Berlin

Place: Rainmaking Loft Berlin
Price: Free, register on Eventbrite

Startupbootcamp Istanbul is a local chapter of global accelerator Startupbootcamp. Unlike the sibling branch in Berlin who works in Smart Transportation and Energy fields, they have no vertical and geographical limitations, any tech startup is welcome. Also different from other Startupbootcamp programmes, they are backed by a $10M fund which pledges to make follow-up investments up to $250K to the startups graduating from the program, so this is the extra offer in addition to the usual mentor and investor access, €15K and 3+3 free office space.

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10 June – Pen & Paper Hackathon

Place:  Industrie- und Handelskammer, Unter Sachsenhausen 10-26, 50667 Cologne
Price: Registration via

Take part in the "Pen & Paper"-Hackathon and hack the city. Develop mockups, prototypes or scribbles. Whether the subject is traffic, parking problems, public transportation, shared space or delivery vehicles - we want people looking from different perspectives, combining those different areas and work out solutions how traffic and mobility in a real city could look like. Be creative, innovative and solve a real-world problem! The hackathon is supported by Interactive Cologne. Great prizes are powered by HRS and the Government.

10 June – SevenVentures Pitch Day Berlin 2015

Place: Tempodrom Berlin
Price:  register on

When the NOAH Conference takes place this year for the first time in the startup metropolis Berlin in addition to London, one of Europe’s largest pitch competitions will also be held in Germany for the first time: “SevenVentures Pitch Day” by ProSiebenSat.1, which has already been held three times on the Thames, is coming to the River Spree to offer entrepreneurs from all over the world the opportunity to conquer the European market with the marketing power of ProSiebenSat.1. With “Health & Fitness,” the focus is on a specific vertical for the first time, one that is among the booming growth segments of the digital industry worldwide.

16 June – A summer evening with Creandum & Berlin´s entrepreneurial community

Place: Amano Conference Rooftop, Rosenthaler Straße 63–64, Berlin
Price: please register:

Creandum, the leading Nordic venture capital firm with offices in Sweden and in the US, is visiting Berlin for a deep dive into the startup ecosystem and to meet its brightest minds & best (new) startup ideas! Meet the Creandum for a fireside chat and "ask me anything session" followed by networking, drinks & snacks powered by Creandum. Three startups will also get the chance to pitch their business ideas and get direct feedback on stage. Applications can be submitted from now through the link you find in the eventbrite event desciption.


Place: 25hours Hotel HafenCity, Hamburg Überseeallee 5, 20457 Hamburg
Price: €39

How can Start Ups advertise cost-effectively and optimise their reach through TV? How can the success be tracked optimally? The Video Marketing Summit 2015 is a symposium on conversion optimised TV advertising, YouTube marketing and online video. Digital experts present the newest trends and technologies.

22 July – 3rd BEACON SUMMIT

Place: Munich
Price: User: €145 (€195), Service providers and agencies: €245 (€295), start ups/students: €95

'The sun is shining, the beacon glows’. Join and let the sparks fly in the summer atmosphere after the first hot Beacon half-year. Splashy refreshment offers include not only drinks, but also an attractive supporting program.

27 – 29 September – Bits & Pretzels

Place: Munich
Price: Ticketprice starts at €399

Bits & Pretzels is a 3 day conference for founders and people from the startup ecosystem with over 3.600 attendees. We bring together the world’s leading entrepreneurs and the innovative brands to share their ideas. Join us on 27th - 29th September 2015 and don’t miss the sensational finish at the Oktoberfest.

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