Event Highlights: 12 October – 18 October 2015

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This Week:

12 October – Start-up “Sprechstunde” at Pfizer

Place: Pfizer Deutschland, Linkstraße 10, 10785 Berlin
Price: free
Website: www.eventbrite.de/e/2-start-up-sprechstunde-bei-pfizer-tickets-18861742981

Pfizer experts offer advice and consultation for startups looking to enter the healthcare sector in Germany. The second “Sprechstunde” is around the topic of clinical research and clinical trials.


 13 October – Between the towers on tour

Place: Freiheizhalle, Munich
Price: free
Website: www.between-the-towers.com/?lang=de

For the first time “Between the Towers” will be in Munich. Freiheiz – the former turbine manufacturing – will be the location. Similar to the Frankfurt events participants may expect an exciting keynote, followed by various startup pitches. The first on Tour event will be themed all around the insurance industry. Hence FinTechs such as Treefin and Gini will be pitching. Further details concerning the agenda are yet to be announced. Registration is now open. Feel free to sign up.


14, 15 & 17 October – HANS! Start-up, Slow-down

Place: Theaterdiscounter Berlin
Price: €5–13/tickets: tickets@theaterdiscounter.de and 030 – 28 09 30 62 
Website: www.theaterdiscounter.de

lunatiks produktion asked young professionals from the startup scene and seniors: what do you think about today’s work environment? What has changed in the course of globalization and digitization? They developed a play that gives insights in our brave new (work) world. A parody of the fairytale of happiness that tells of people who set out for new shores, not only because they want to, but they need to. Today and in a bygone era.


15 – October – How to create Data Visualizations that matter

Place: Bayer Pharma AG
Price: for free
Website: www.meetup.com/de/Hacking-Health-Berlin/events/225919973/

Kim Albrecht, a visual researcher and information designer at the Center for Complex Network Research Boston, will show how to form data into compelling visualizations.


16 October – Bluemix Hands-On Workshop

Place: BASE_camp Mittelstraße 51, 10117 Berlin
Price: free, sign up via eventbrite 
Website: www.eventbrite.de/e/bluemix-hands-on-workshop-tickets-18735562572

Join IBM and learn more about Bluemix, the Platform is a Service Cloud based on open source Cloud Foundry. It contains runtimes to deploy your application, services and APIs to build and extend your application, and a complete development environment with code repository and delivery pipeline. In this Prep Session IBM will introduce you to Bluemix, show you how to create and deploy an application on the platform, and show you some ready to use services on the platform that may help you build your app.


16 – 18 October – Startup Weekend Bremerhaven

Place: Hochschule Bremerhaven, Haus S
Price: €35–50 
Website: www.swbhv.de

This is the first Startup Weekend Bremerhaven ever. Drinks and Food included in the ticket price. Friday ideas can be pitched, Saturday and Sunday is time for team work. On the last event night results are presented to a jury. Big prices can be won. There will also be a ticket raffle on the fb site of the event.


Coming up

22 October – Venture Capital Forum

Place: Kalkscheune, Berlin, Germany
Price: starts from 460 Euro to 965 Euro. For more info visit www.evca.eu/vcf15
Website: www.evca.eu/vcf15

The VC Forum is the only sector agnostic venture capital event in Europe, focusing on the business of venture and the growth of the industry, with key stakeholders from across the VC ecosystem represented in the audience. Over 250 VC fund managers, investors and portfolio company founders will be joining for a day of unbeatable debate and networking. Many industry leaders have already confirmed their attendance including Caixa Capital, CapMan, DN Capital, Enterprise Ireland Equity Department, GIC Private Limited, High-Tech Gründerfonds Management, IKEA GreenTech AB, Lakestar Advisors, Skandia, Prime Ventures, Runa Capital, Verdane Capital Advisors.


23 October – WECONOMY

Place: Kalkscheune, Berlin, Germany
Price: only via successful application
Website: www.weconomy.de

WECONOMY is a startup initiative for innovative, technologically oriented startups. It is initiated in collaboration of Handelsblatt, UnternehmerTUM and Wissensfabrik. Young entrepreneurs benefit from personal meetings with Germanys top managers, feedback on their business models from experienced specialists and access to an exclusive network.


23 October – EU-Startups Conference

Place: Rainmaking Loft Berlin
Price: €29 – 59
Website: www.eu-startups.com/eu-startups-conference-2015/

The 2nd edition of the EU-Startups Conference will be held on October 23rd! The anual event showcases a selection of Europe’s hottest startups and brings together young founders to learn from some of the most successful European entrepreneurs of our time. The event will take place between 2pm and 7.30pm in the awesome event space “Cathedral” of the Rainmaking Loft Berlin.


23 October – StartupCon

Place: Cologne, Gürzenich
Price: €99 for startups and students/ €249 for corporates
Website: www.startupcon.de

The StartupCon takes place as a part of the “Cologne Internet Week“. Among the speakers are Frank Thelen, Jörg Binnenbrücker, Stephan Schubert, Carlo Matic, Hans Sarpei and many more. Look forward to exciting speakers and benefit from the opportunity to enlarge your network within the startup scene! The parallel held fair StartupExpo offers free exhibition-space for around 80 startups.


24 – 25 October – Entrepreneurship Summit 2015

Place: Henry-Ford-Bau, Free University Berlin, Garystrasse 35, 14195 Berlin
Price: starts at €75
Website: www.entrepreneurship-summit.de

From the beginning, the summit focused on presenting methods and techniques of formulating a thorough and sustainable business concept. Those starting a business are quite familiar with the complicated process – until, eventually, they have created a well-balanced entrepreneurial design. Participants at the Entrepreneurship Summit will be enabled to initiate a business in concept-creative terms, to develop business model innovations, and to utilize the component model.

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