Events Diary 21 – 27 July – 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!

WORKSHOP: Your team is everything!

width="139"Date: 22 July 2014
Location: hub:raum Campus/Berlin-Schöneberg
Costs: Free
Website: http://www.eventbrite.de/e/workshop-your-team-is-everything-tickets-11929733153

Your team is everything – how to attract the best people and motivate them to perform. In this workshop, we want to discuss how to build a great team – and maintain it. We’ll look at what traditional management does, why it might not be the right thing for a startup, and which alternatives we have, such as holocracy, or fluid organizations.


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Berlin Music Week

width="139"Date: 3. – 7. September 2014

Location: Postbahnhof Berlin
Costs: starting at € 30.00
Website: http://www.berlin-music-week.de/en/conference/

Welcome to a mixture of live concerts, club events and a conference the event draws loads of musicians, music lovers and experts from music and tech industry to Berlin.

The WORD! conference, on 4 and 5 September, gives you a deeper insight in the latest trends and developments of the music and tech industry. The programme includes the VUT Indie Days and discusses the topics Recorded Music, Interactive, Tech & Startups. The focus of the panels, matchmakings and workshops is on new players and perspectives on the digital transformation.

At Music Start Up Corner digital companies and startups with a close link to the music ecosystem can present their ideas, products and services in elevator pitches targeting experts, potential partners and investors. Applications are still possible until 1 August!

There also will be the first Music Hack Day in cooperation with Axel Springer with more than one hundred expected participating coders and artists. The international renowned Berlin DJ and electronic music producer Henrik Schwarz hosts a public workshop at the beginning of Music Hack Day. Coders, artists, API-partners and sponsors can now apply online for a participation in Music Hack Day Berlin.

Among others these participants are confirmed for WORD! conference: Anna Acquistapace (Director, Zoo Labs), Gilli Cegla (hub:raum Tel Aviv), AC Coppens (The Marketing Catalysts), Thom Cummings (VP Growth & Insight, Soundcloud), Francine Gorman (Project Manager, Nordic Playlist), Rainer Henze (Leiter Lab ‚Audio Radio On Web‘, BVDW), Wyatt Jenkins (VP Product, Shutterstock), Paul Lamere (Director Developer Platform, The Echo Nest), Andrea Leonelli (Founder, DigitalMusicTrends), Henrik Schwarz (DJ, Produzent), Peter Tonstad (Chief Commercial Officer, WiMP) and Holger Weiss (CEO, AUPEO!)

First We Take Berlin & Berlin Festival: Besides the conference music lovers and concert-goers will be able to enjoy great artists at First We Take Berlin and Berlin Festival. The former offers a stage for up-and-coming acts on 4 and 5 September. The key facts for First We Take Berlin: 2 evenings, 100 acts, 15 clubs in Berlin Kreuzberg. At Berlin Festival established acts like Woodkid, Moderat, Editors and K.I.Z. will transform the motto “48 hours awake” and celebrate 3 days in a row with thousands of people from 5 to 7 September.


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