Events Diary 15 – 21 December – 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.



Spätschicht & Gründerszene X-Mas Party

width="139"Date:  16 December 2014
Place: AVENUE Berlin, Karl-Marx-Allee 34
Price: € 35, via application only


One evening, two events – Spätschicht and Gründerszene Xmas-Party on 16. December at AVENUE Berlin. Gründerszene invites Berlin’s who-is-who of the startup scene for the special Christmas edition of Spätschicht. Together we want to celebrate the year 2014 and make some forecasts for the new year. Who wants to be part of the exclusive networking event can apply here: Who only wants to party the night away with the fans and friends of the startup scene, can buy a ticket for the Gründerszene Xmas-Party, starting at 11.00pm:

Pitch 4 Coffee Hamburg – Startupbootcamp Smart City & Living

width="139"Date:  17 December 2014
Place: Hamburg
Price: Free

Europe’s leading accelerator Startupbootcamp is coming to Hamburg for a Pitch 4 Coffee looking for startups with innovative ideas that improve cities and the way we live in them.  This is how it works: Teams will pitch their startup twice & the mentors give them constructive feedback while drinking a coffee together.
You will pitch & get feedback from Marc Wesselink: Serial entrepreneur and co Founder of Startupbootcamp Smart City & Living and Tienko Rasker, Startupbootcamp alumni and founder of Leapfunder.

Workshop: The SME-Instrument –
innovative projects get up to 2,5 Mio. Euro EU-Funding

Date:  19 December 2014
Place: betahaus, Hamburg
Price: € 250

The SME-Instrument enables StartUps and SMEs to get EU funding for highly innovative projects. 50.000 Euro in Phase 1 and between 500.000 Euro and 2,5 Mio. Euro in Phase 2. Learn how it works, how to apply and how to write a successful proposal. The workshop will be given by Kumardev Chatterjee who has supported designing the instrument for three years.

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