Events Diary 18 – 24 August – Our pick of the hottest startup events this week

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Welcome to the VentureVillage Events Diary – read on and discover the hottest startup events of the week!

How to Find a Job – like a boss

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Date: 19 August 2014
Location: Business Location Center Berlin, Fasanenstr. 85, Berlin
Costs: free / limited registratons
Website: http://www.elizabeth-green.org/en/berlin/events/how-to-find-a-job-like-a-boss

Looking for a job in Berlin? Don’t know where to start?
Join the event and get tried and tested information on how to use your skills, how to appeal to German employers and where to find the best jobs.


PUBLIC VIEWING – SHARK TANK – HÖHLE DES LÖWEN

width="139"Date: 19 August 2014
Location: hub:raum, Winterfeldtstraße 21, 10781 Berlin
Costs: free
Website: http://www.meetup.com/Berlin-Startups/events/193491802/

The famous US-show “Shark Tank” hits Germany on August 19th.
It involves Entrepreneurs and inventors pitching their business idea to the investors Vural Öger, Judith Williams, Jochen Schweizer, Frank Thelen and Lencke Wischhusen on television. As it is Germany’s first entrepreneurship TV show, hub:raum invites to a Public Viewing.


Startup Guide Berlin Book launch

width="139"Date: 21 August 2014, 8 pm
Location: Markgrafenstrasse 14, Berlin
Costs: 5 Euro
Website:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-guide-berlin-book-launch-tickets-12578421397

Startup Guide Berlin is a book, e-book and a web platform on how to get started in Berlin. It’s filled with advices, how to do’s, case studies, tips and a fresh/real perspective of how to start-up in Berlin. The team throws a launch party at The Axel Springer Accelerator. Tickets to the event are limited, so sign up asap.


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Rock Recruiting – How to find great talents in great time

width="139"Date: 25 August 2014
Location: IHK Berlin, Fasanenstraße 85, Berlin
Costs: free
Website: http://www.elizabeth-green.org/en/berlin/events/rock-recruiting-how-to-find-great-talents-in-great-time

For those looking for talents to join, this is the right events.

What to expect
– The full overview: Job boards, social media, word of mouth or recruiters – what makes sense for my business?
– How to save time and money on the recruiting process
– How to use social networks for successful recruiting: Xing, Twitter, Linkedin
– Freelancer or employee? Breaking down prejudices

Speakers will be Bernhard Braun (6Wunderkinder), Martina Weiner (iPotentials), Lars Paries and Enrico Hofmann (XING), and Maximilian Völler (Allryder).


Kick-off of Bayer Grants4Apps Accelerator 2014

width="139"Date: 25 August 2014, 5:45 pm
Location: Bayer Pharma AG, Muellerstrasse 178, 13353 Berlin
Costs: free
Website: http://www.meetup.com/Grants4Apps-Berlin/events/183879732/

Bayer is launching the Grants4Apps Accelerator program with TOP 5 digital health startups from Denmark, Portugal, Belgium, India/UK, and Germany, working on software & hardware technology solutions. At this after-work Kick-off event, the startups will pitch their projects and attendees will have the opportunity to visit the new startup space where they will work for the next 3.5 months. Attendees will also have the chance to pitch their projects or startups, however they will have to earn that opportunity during the event. Heavy networking is desired and will be promoted.


Meet up re. Start-up Chile

width="139"Date: 26 August 2014
Location: hub:raum Campus, Winterfeldtstraße 21, 10781 Berlin
Costs: free
Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/start-up-chile-in-hubraum-berlin-germany-tickets-12318548109

Start-Up Chile is a program of the Chilean government to attract world-class early stage entrepreneurs to start their businesses in Chile. Ex-participants will share their experiences and talk about the program and its details.


Startup Safary

width="139"Date: 4 – 5 September 2014
Location:  Berlin, Germany
Costs: Attending is free, but the number of attendees is limited. To secure your spot, register on startup safary website.
Website: http://berlin.startupsafary.com

Startup Safary Berlin 2014 is opening the doors of the startup industry on the 4th and 5th of September and enabling a glimpse behind the scenes of small and more established innovative companies, incubators and investment funds. The goal is to allow attendees to learn about the company culture and meet the teams and founders in person. Companies like Google, Twilio, Kayak, Smava, Audibene, Stripe, Microsoft Ventures Acclerator and Eventbrite will be hosting office tours, workshops, Q&A’s and recruiting sessions in their offices for founders, journalists, students, investors and job seekers.


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