Events Diary 16 – 22 March – 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.



width="139"Date:  17 March 2015
Place: Berlin
Price: Free (via elevator pitch to

Target Partners are replacing pretzels with bread rolls and inviting founders and those who wish to become founders, to the TechBrunch networking breakfast on 17th March 2015. This time, Olaf Jacobi and Mark Grundmann will be on board to answer your questions. The industry doesn’t matter whether software, web, hardware or something else. Just send an elevator pitch to – as always: keep it short and simple. TechBrunch is limited to 30 participants. In any case you will receive feedback.

The Royal Jungle

width="139"Date:  18 March 2015
Place: Royal Residence Munich
Price: From €149.

The Royal Jungle is a brand new Tech-Startup-Festival at the Royal Residenz Palace in Munich. More than 60 top-speakers enrich the festival with their advanced expertise by giving insights on how they build or manage their companies. Selected startups will compete against each other in a boxing ring to win the highly coveted Lucky Punch Trophy. Join an event designed to bring entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, business angels, accelerators and many other inspiring people together to do business and pursue new ventures!

Sales Meetup

Date:  18 March 2015
Place: An einem Sonntag im August, Kastanienallee 103, Berlin
Price: Free

Second MeetUp round on march 18, 2015 for alle founders, executives and sales people in B2B sales. Join for a casual night with some drinks and talks. The only goal is to get in contact with each other and share some sales tricks and stories.


Date:  20 March 2015
Place: Königsbau Café, Stuttgart
Price: Free

The Elevator Pitch BW is a pitch competition for young entrepreneurs in Baden-Württemberg in search of the best founders in the fedaral state, initiated by ifex of the Ministry of Finance and Economy. Entrepreneurs and startups get a platform to convince in 3 minutes with their business idea while developing valuable contacts to customers, partners and potential investors. The winners of all 18 preliminaries (Regional Cups) will compete against each other in the great finale in summer 2015.

Pitch Event “Next Station”

width="139"Date:  22 March 2015
Place: Berlin
Price: Free

On April 16, Deutsche Bahn is looking for new shopping concepts for their stations. Whether it’s a new multi-channel product, a fancy food idea or an innovative shopping experience: entrepreneurs with concepts that can be implemented in a store are invited to hand in their applications before March 22. Selected startups can pitch their business concept at the “Next Station-Future Shopping” event and get the chance to win a pop-up space at Berlin Central Station for a testing period.

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Best of Both Leipzig – Old meets New Economy

width="150"Date:  24 March 2015
Place: Leipzig
Price: From € 49.

Best of Both – Old meets New Economy is Europe‘s leading meet-up of the German industry and selected innovative startups from international startup hubs. Organizer is SWAB, together with n-tv and media partners. At Best of Both Leipzig on March 24th, 2015, executives and investors of top German companies will meet with entrepreneurs to generate new business contacts and partnerships.

Europe Days, Start in Germany

Date:  26 March 2015
Place: Andromeda House, Tel Aviv
Price: From nis 99.

Europe Days, Start in Germany is a full day event targeting Israeli tech entrepreneurs that have interest in the German market.
The event is designed to provide useful, hands on information about entering the German market as well as networking opportunities with key people in the German Tech scene. Total participants will be about 150 (130 entrepreneurs and ca. 20 participants from Germany). The event is taking place in Tel Aviv

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