Events Diary 3 – 9 November – our pick of the hottest startup events this week



Welcome to the VentureVillage Events Diary with a round up of the hottest startup events of the week. Mark your calendars and make sure you don’t miss out.

Health Startups Get-together

width="139"Date:  04 November 2014
Place: Startplatz, Köln
Price: Free

Five European digital health startups currently working in Berlin in Bayer’s Grants4Apps Accelerator are visiting Cologne and will present their projects and companies. Other Digital Health Startups, investors, students, entrepreneurs interested in innovations in health care are expected to attend.

Venture Capital Forum

width="139"Date:  6 November 2014
Place: Kalkscheune, Berlin, Germany
Price: Free of charge for Portfolio Companies, For more information contact

The EVCA Venture Capital Forum is the only cross-sector venture capital event in Europe. Early stage to late stage/growth capital VC firms investing across all industries are invited to join the debate of unique challenges and opportunities of investing and operating in Europe. Sessions will include enhancing the VC business model, venture capital firms, institutional investors, VC-backed and how to deliver a sustainable European venture capital ecosystem. There will also be lively networking sessions connecting leading venture capital firms, VC-backed corporate executives and entrepreneurs.

New for 2014: Venture-Backed Executive Workshop
The Venture-Backed Executive Workshop is a rare opportunity for venture-backed portfolio companies to discuss with their peers the next phase of their growth and operational strategy, after receiving VC funding.

GameDuell TechTalk

width="139"Date:  6 November 2014
Place: GameDuell Head Office, Taubenstr. 24 – 25, 10117 Berlin
Price: Free

During his GameDuell TechTalk on November 6th 2014 Emil Eifrem, CEO and Founder of Neo Technology, will introduce the audience to the architecture and the technology of graph databases and highlight what their benefits are in comparison to more traditional relational databases. He will also demonstrate the power of the graph through several use cases from various industries. The TechTalk will take place at the GameDuell headquarters in Taubenstr. 24 – 25 in Berlin-Mitte and start at 19:00, doors open at 18:30. Further information and free registration are available here:

Spätschicht Cologne

width="139"Date:  6 November 2014
Place: Salon Schmitz, Aachener Straß 28, Köln
Price: 25 Euro, via application

Spätschicht is back in Cologne. On Thursday, 6th November, Gründerszene’s exclusive networking event Spätschicht will take place at Salon Schmitz. Apply now, and be part of an evening, were founders, entrepreneurs, investors and business angels will come together and discuss todays and future trends of the digital scene.
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Startupbootcamp Berlin Investor Demo Day

width="139"Date:  11 November 2014
Place: Berlin
Price: Free

On November 11, 2014, Startupbootcamp Berlin’s 11 teams will pitch to a room full of VCs, angels and investors at Investor Demo Day! Attend this milestone event and witness exactly how 3 months of intense mentorship, workshops, pivoting, acceleration and sleepless nights pays off. The event will be open to all professional investors, our program mentors, press, and a limited number of observers.


width="139"Date: 12 November 2014
Place: CMS-Lennestraße 7, Berlin
Price: Free

The Third Co-Found Berlin (Business Brunch) in partnership with CMS. If you’d like to learn more about the start-up legal process, join for knowledge, food and great networking at the spectacular office overlooking Tiergarten. The Co-Found Team is looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Startup Frühstück Bochum

width="139"Date:  12 November 2014
Place: tba
Price: Free

The NRW.BANK is hosting another round of the successful event series ‘Startup Früchstück’. Together with their friends from Pirate Summit they will be welcoming ten to twelve founders in each Bochum and Aachen (19.11.).
The breakfast offers a great possibility to mingle and talk about current challenges. The venture capital experts of the NRW.Bank will be especially helpful in terms of finance advice. Pirate Summit offers general industry insights. Startups based in Nordrhein Westfalen, having an innovative business idea or product, can apply online for one of the upcoming meetings. Admission is free.

Sales Hacker Meetup

width="139"Date:  13 November 2014
Place: Berlin
Price: € 15

Sales Hacker 2014 in Berlin is part of the international Sales Hacker Conference originated in San Francisco. It brings together the sales people that are attacking different areas of the sales process with unique tactics and strategies as well as cutting edge hacks. These are the real heroes which are willing to share their experience with the sales community so attendees can go home and implement the same hacks into their growing businesses. No basic talks – only value bombs. One of the Speaker of the Kickoff Heather Morgan from San Francisco, the email scripter of Aaron Ross and CEO of SalesFolk.

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