Welcome to the VentureVillage Events Diary – a round-up of the hottest startup events of the week and as many discounts and giveaways as we can offer. Enjoy!
Date: Thursday 24 October 8pm
Location: Ahoy! Berlin, 18 Windscheidstraße, 10627 Berlin
It’s time again for one of Ahoy’s legendary parties. Step back in time and party like in the old days: with proper drinks, poker, billiard and other activities. Ticket includes one free long drink or cocktail as well as some tasty snacks!
EBSpreneurship Forum 2013
Date: 24-25 October 2013
Location: EBS University, Rheingaustr 1, 65375 Oestrich-Winkel
Price: €59 Student, €139 Standard, €249 Pioneer – and VentureVillage will give away 2×2 tickets
Highlight: “EBSpreneurship Idea Challenge“, with a prize pool of $100.000
“Turning Challenges into Results” – EBSpreneurship Forum is the largest German entrepreneurship conference organised just by students. This year, the students of the EBS University expect 500 participants from all over the world, thanks in part to cooperation partners such as Stanford University, the National University of Singapore, St Gallen University and Gründermagnet.
We’ve got two sets of two free tickets for the event in Oestrich-Winkel to give to VentureVillage readers. Simply post us a comment under this article about the panel topic “Business versus Tech Background– Who makes the better founder?” and include your email address. First in, first served!
Date: 25 October 2013
Location: SAP Office Berlin, Rosenthaler Straße 30, 10178 Berlin
Price: €5 – and free for five VentureVillage readers
This Friday it’s again time for some talking at the FridayatSix Talkshow – this time about big data with Tao Tao (GetYourGuide), Richard Osinga (Triposo), Jürgen Müller (SAP Innovation Centre) and Ijad Madisch (ResearchGate). We have a code for the first five of our readers to use it for free access: Fat6LovesVV.
Wooga’s Jens Begemann at Apple Store Berlin
Date: 25 October 2013
Location: Apple Store, Kurfürstendamm 26, 10719 Berlin
Price: Free – registration via http://woo.ga/265p
Apple and Wooga invite Berliners to a fireside chat in the new Berlin Apple Store with Jens Begemann, founder and CEO of Wooga. He will give insights into how his company became one of the most successful developers of casual games and how Apple has revolutionised the world of mobile gaming. See you there!
Target Partners TechBrunch
It’s the Target Partners TechBrunch tour through Germany. Next stop: Hamburg. The TechBrunch will give you the opportunity to network with entrepreneurs and Target Partners’ VCs while enjoying a delicious brunch. This time, the brunch will be hosted by Berthold von Freyberg and Markus Grundmann, who are already looking forward to it and expect exciting talks with current and future entrepreneurs. If you would like to join, just send an elevator pitch to email@example.com.
Bubble Over Berlin
Date: Saturday 26 October, 5-8pm
Location: The WYE, Skalitzer Str 86, Berlin
Price: Free but invite-only – email firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re interested
Bubble Over Berlin will be the main networking event for 150 invite-only guests in advance of TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin, which starts with a hackathon on 26 October and continues with the main event on 27 and 28 October. The organisers have previously run a similar event, Bubble over Barcelona, during the Mobile World Conference.
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Startup Weekend NEXT
Date: Wednesdays 6-9pm, October 30 to November 27, 2013
Location: Google Berlin, Unter den Linden 14, 10117 Berlin
Price: €99 – €199 (depends on how early you sign up)
Before you spend thousands of dollars and months of your life on a new idea, come and learn how to validate your idea with real customers – not just your family and friends. Startup Weekend NEXT is a new part-time programme for teams that have an idea but need to test customer and business model assumptions. We’ve got 10 x 15 per cent discount codes for VentureVillage readers – the magic letters are VM-VV-GS.
Date: Tuesday 5 November 2013, 7pm to 1am
Location: Engel & Weiß, LoungeClub, Mozartstraße 35-37, 50674 Köln/Cologne
Cost: €25 plus VAT – this gets you snacks and two free drinks
Spätschicht, the popular evening networking event for Germany’s digital economy, is expanding from Berlin and Munich to, for the first time ever, Cologne. It’s a great way to catch up with old contacts and make new ones – and just to have some fun after work. The event is invite-only and numbers are limited so early registration is recommended.
Startupbootcamp Berlin Demo Day
Date: 6 November 2013
Location: Umspannwerk, Ohlauer Straße 43, 10999 Berlin, Germany
Over 400 key European investors and thought-leaders will gather together to watch Startupbootcamp’s Class of 2013 pitch their final products to their toughest audience yet. Startupbootcamp teams have been described by Earlybird’s Ciaran O’Leary as “ambitious, disruptive and with global potential”.
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