Events Diary 8 – 14 September – 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!


width="139"Date: 7 – 9 September 2014
Location:  hub:raum, Winterfeldtstraße 21, 10781 Berlin
Costs: The application phase ended August 8th

After the Internet-of-things Bootcamp in April, hub:raum is looking for early-stage startups dealing with Cyber Security. The one-day event will be dedicated to pitches to relevant investors and Deutsche Telekom experts. Furthermore there will be the opportunity to network with industry experts and discuss new developments and trends.

GameDuell TechTalk

width="138"Date: 10 September 2014
Location: GameDuell Head Office, Taubenstr. 24 – 25, 10117 Berlin
Costs: free
GameDuell invites the Berlin tech community to the next edition of its TechTalk event series. On September 10th 2014 Nicolas Cannasse will introduce the audience to the cross-platform toolkit Haxe that he has developed in the recent years. Haxe is an open source toolkit based on a modern, high level programming language. With Haxe, developers can easily build cross-platform tools targeting all the mainstream platforms natively: Flash, iOS, Android, HTML5, Java, C++, PHP, Python and some more.


width="144"Date: 10 September 2014
Location:  hub:raum Campus, Winterfeldtstraße 21, 10781 Berlin
Costs: Free

Visitors can get feedback on new business ideas, discussing new opportunities in business and in the industry. Even (or especially) if new to Berlin, this is a great opportunity to engage with the community, ask questions, find out what’s happening in the scene, and get to know others in similar fields.

Not a women? Not a problem: Men are welcome, they just have to be a +1 of a woman! :) The model of the Girl Geek Dinner (men as plus one) has been successfully tested all over the world and it ensures that there will be at least 50% women

Freelance Buzz and Beers

width="138"Date: 11 September 2014
Location:  Betahaus Cafe, Prinzessinnenstrasse 19-20 10969, Berlin
Costs: Free

How to increase productivity when working freelance is the topic for the next round of freelance buzz and beers, a networking and insights event for freelancers in Berlin to connect with each other and get to know the Berlin tech community.

To help to stay on track with one’s freelance career Betahaus invited a special guest to do a short presentation about her/his top productivity hacks. Find out how to maximise potential and earning power in a just a few easy steps. All freelancers and anyone who is interested in starting a freelance career is invited to come down and join the Freelancers HQ community.

The 2014 EyeEm Festival & Awards

width="139"Date: 12 – 13 September 2014
Location:  Alte Teppichfabrik, Alt-Stralau 4, 10245 Berlin
Costs: starting at €30

A 2-day festival for those revolutionizing photography, technology and visual communication.
The 2014 EyeEm Festival & Awards is dedicated to connect a diverse group of the brightest minds from the photo, tech and media landscapes to discuss photography and its challenging impact on business, art and society.

#Hack4Good Berlin

width="139"Date: 12 – 14 September 2014
Location:  EUREF-Campus 12, Torgauer Straße, 10829 Berlin
Costs: Free Sign up

From 12th to 14th September 2014, up to 100 leading software engineers, hackers, ui/ux designers, product makers, founders, thought leaders and civic-minded organisations will gather at Green Garage, EUREF Campus, Berlin-Schöneberg to hack against climate change, building prototypes of technology solutions that address 15 global climate change challenges. Hack4Good is a global event happening in 40+ cities worldwide simultaneously, uniting 3000+ people behind a good cause.

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Startup Rally – Berlin


Date: 15 September 2014
Location:  Betahaus, Berlin, Germany
Costs: Free, get tickets via Startup Rally website

Startup Rally is a Pan-European initiative of pitching & networking events run across 9 European cities, including Berlin, Hamburg and Munich. Its aim is to cross boundaries between startup communities, by letting entrepreneurs from different cities meet each other and exchange their experiences, as well as get introduced to local investors and pitch to them.

M.E.S.H. – Medical Entrepreneur Start-up Hospital

width="139"Date: 17 – 18 September 2014
Location:  Berlin
Costs: 190.00 – 520.00 euros

The two-day startup camp “M.E.S.H” will be a get-togehter of healthcare startups, investors, international speakers and mentors. Startuppers can train their skills and take part in 1:1 mentoring, roundtables, pitch doctor sessions and workshops with international speakers. Via pitch participation, they will fight for “blood infusions” and reach for the price money of €3,000. M.E.S.H takes place on a campground in Berlin and is easily accessible from the airport Tegel.

Healthcare Innovation Weekend

width="139"Date: 19 – 21 September 2014
Location:  Betahaus Berlin
Costs: Depends. Register at

Ever thought of being an entrepreneur in the digital healthcare space or work on the healthcare-related idea? The Healthcare Innovation Weekend offers a massive opportunity to build a community with designers, physicians and developers for creating disruptive technologies and services in cooperation with re-known experts.

Best teams will be awarded with prizes worth 10.000 Euros:

First place: €5.500
Second place: €3.000
Third place: €1.500

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