Events Diary 26 May – 1 June – Our pick of the hottest startup events this week



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

HitFox meets Buzzwords

width="139"Date: 27 May 2014
Location: Dataconomy HQ, Rosenstr. 17, 10178 Berlin
Costs: Free


HitFox is a startup incubator based in Berlin, with offices in San Francisco and Seoul. Since many people don’t associate HitFox and its ventures with building great technological projects within the big data sphere, they are organizing an open house with drinks, food, and talks after the closing session of the Buzzwords conference, in order to show visitors of Berlin Buzzwords and other tech-savvy people a unique facet of data processing in a new startup venture, giving them networking opportunities under the roof of the Dataconomy HQ.

Urban Sports World Cup

width="139"Date: 29 May 2014
Location: Sport Club Siemensstadt
Costs: €99 


The Urban Sports World Cup will be taking place in Berlin a few weeks before this summer’s World Cup. 16 teams (each representing one country) playing 42 games on 4 pitches over one day. There’ll be plenty of activities in between the matches too: networking with other Berlin-based companies and startups, great prizes to win, good food from the BBQ. Visitors are also welcome to join the party and cheer for their favorite country.

Bitcoin Workshop for Startups and Investors

width="139"Date:  31 May 2014
Location: GLS Campus
Costs: €79


On May 31, the first full-day Bitcoin Workshop for Startups and Investors will be taking place in Berlin. The event is meant for founders, investors and people in the tech industry, who want to gain a comprehensive understanding of Bitcoin in just one day. Four different speakers will cover a variety of areas such as: How does the Bitcoin network work? What is Bitcoin mining and what is its function? What are the most important applications of cryptocurrencies? How can one invest in Bitcoin? What are the pros and cons of accepting Bitcoin payments? In addition, the Bitcoin startups BitBond and Bitcoin Brothers will be presenting themselves.

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EdTech Europe 2014

12 June 2014
Location: Millbank Tower
Costs: £540


Organised by education technology company Edxus Group and specialist media investment and advisory firm IBIS Capital, EdTech Europe is an exclusive one day summit for senior business executives and investors with an interest in the e-Learning market. Addressing current industry and investment trends in e-Learning and exploring the business of education, it has been designed to act as a catalyst for the consolidation and investment required in the sector.

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