The program of HEUREKA 2015 – an overview of the highlights

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This awaits you at HEUREKA 2015

The program of this year’s HEUREKA, which has its 4th anniversary on May 5th 2015, delivers stunning numbers:  50 top-class speakers on two stages, 13 workshops, 1 Speed-Pitching competition with 12 high-level investors and countless quality companies of the startup industry. Furthermore,  two startup newcomers of the year 2014 will be receiving a Gründerszene Award on stage!

The highlights of this year’s HEUREKA

It doesn’t matter whether founders, investors or industry experts – the HEUREKA offers relevant content for everyone and a lot of opportunities to gain knowledge and network with link-minded entrepreneurs. Below you can see an extract of this year’s program.

Highlights of Stage 1:

Christian Lindner (FDP)
Topic: Entrepreneurs need to be allowed to fail
When: 10:00 – 10:25 am

Charles von Abercron (GLOSSYBOX)
Topic: Know your market! Why one doesn’t always fit all
When: 10:30 – 10:55 pm

Julia Jäkel (Gruner + Jahr)
Topic: Ms. Jäkel, where are all the media startups?
When: 13:00 – 13:30 pm

Ramin Niroumand (FinLeap), Valentin Stalf (Number26), Arnulf Keese (Paypal), Beate Hofmann (Deutsche Bank)
Topic: Who can build better FinTech solutions? Corporate vs. Startup
When: 15:30 – 16:10 pm

Niklas Östberg (Delivery Hero)
Topic: From Zero to Hero
When: 17:00 – 17:25 pm

Highlights of Stage 2: 

Uwe Horstmann (Project A Ventures), Pawel Chudzinski (Point Nine Capital)
Topic: Why VCs need to be service providers not only money providers
When: 11:50 – 12:30 pm

Paul Sackmann (Hootsuite)
Topic: Make your community happy, because they will tell your customers
When: 13:05-13:30 pm

Mengting Gao (Kitchen Stories)
Topic: Get your users to love you, then the app store will too
When: 13:35 – 14:00 pm

Benedikt Franke (Helpling), Gero Graf (Drivy), Radoslav Albrecht (Bitbond)
Topic: How to build great market places
When: 15:45 – 16:25 pm

Highlights Workshop 1:

Ulrich Britting (Best Audit)
Topic: Internationalisation – How to jump across the big pond
When: 11:30  – 12:15 pm

Steli Efti (close.io)
Topic: Startup Negotiation Skills 101
When: 14:30 – 15:15 pm

Highlights Workshop 2:

Ulrich Schlueter (SAP)
Topic: The Internet of Things for business – business for startups?
When: 10:30 – 11:15 am

Sonny Miller (Delivery Hero)
Topic: Talent attraction in a global marketplace: Winning the race for Berlin Startups!
When: 12:30 – 13:15 pm

Highlights Workshop 3:

Hugo Suidman (Startup Institute)
Topic: How to really know and serve your customers
When: 10:30 – 11:15 am

Claude Ritter (Book a Tiger)
Topic: Building great products – speed of iteration beats quality of iteration
When: 12:30 – 13:15 pm

Recruiters, accelerators and investors

Exciting talks, panels and workshops the HEUREKA 2015 also offers many opportunities to find exciting job vacancies in the startup environment in the Recruiting Corner, that we presented last week, the chance to introduce your product to participating investors and to find helpful accelerator programs.

At this year’s conference there will be four established programs in the  Accelerator CornerTheir teams are  just waiting to get in touch with startups to offer their support. Meet Microsoft Ventures Accelerator, which is specialized on software and cloud-services to help startups in every stage of their growth. Also ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator will be presenting its 3-month support-program as well as Axel Springer Plug and Play. Furthermore, the accelerator program of Deutsche Telekom hub:raum is looking for new exciting teams, which need support in their early stage. Get a  preview on what hub:raum offers here:


Startups, that are interested in these accelerator programs, can apply for discounted tickets. Just apply via this form. There is also a special deal for students: Just send your student ID to support@heureka-conference.com buy tickets for only 50 EUROS.

We thank our partners for their tremendous support!

DHL (logistics service), Berliner Bank (finance-service), IBM (IT consulting), hub:raum AcceleratorMicrosoft Bizspark AcceleratorProSiebenSat.1 Acclerator,  Axel Springer Plug & Play (accelerators), EIT ICT Labs (innovation-organization), Seven Ventures (investment-vehicle of ProSiebenSat.1 Group), SysEleven (hosting), Best Audit (accounting firm), SAP (software-developer), (EY) (business consulting), CMS Hasche Sigle (legal consultation), Delivery Hero (delivery service), d-group (public affairs & business development), Lovoo (dating-app), Monoqi (online shop for design articles), Thermondo (online heating-service), Modomoto (curated shopping service), Helpling (agency) and Axel Springer (publishing house).

HEUREKA Conference – Hard facts

  • LocationAlte Münze, Molkenmarkt 2, 10179 Berlin, Germany
  • Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2015
  • Costs: Students– € 50, Early Bird Ticket for Startups – € 249 plus VAT, Early Bird Ticket for Services and Corporates – € 549 Euro plus VAT. Apply here
  • Webseiteheureka-conference.com