The Events: 3 – 9 October


This Week:

5 October


Place: Kalkscheune, Berlin
Costs: €1.095 // Business Ticket €1,595 // Startup Ticket €395

Part of the Berlin Food week, the #NGF16 food think tank is like a family reunion of German foodies and experts from different fields. Founders, visionaries, and food bloggers will meet established brands, retailers, and politicians at Kalkscheune to learn from each other. The focus on intersectionality and education is also reflected in the agenda: from “Food Trends”, “Food Commerce” and “How To Bring Food To The Next Level”, to “Food Content and Communication” and “Food Tech And The Digitalization Of Our Food”, the conference highlights the various expertise of its diverse participants.

7 October


Place: Thesis Digital, Reichenbergerstr. 120, 10999 Berlin
Costs: €51.22  – €143.47

This is a mastermind & networking wine-tasting event for established founders (6-figure+ ARR). Participants will start with a Mastermind, then do a WineTasting/structured networking event, and finish it all up with an open “WineLovers Apéro” – open to early-stage Founders & non-founders as well.

Meet Watson – the platform for cognitive business // IBM Hackathon Berlin

Place: Ahoy! Berlin, Wattstraße 11, 13355 Berlin
Costs: free, registration via Eventbrite

Use the IBM Hackathon to get new projects started and to work with interesting data. It doesn’t matter if you’re a software engineer or a designer – creativity and fun are the first priority for a weekend full of hacks. The theme: “Meet Watson – The platform for cognitive business” IBM Watson is a technology platform that uses natural language processing and machine learning to reveal insights from large amounts of unstructured data. There will be 10 NAO robots on the spot!

8 – 9 October

Entrepreneurship Summit

Place: Henry-Ford-Bau der Freien Universität Berlin
Costs: starting at €75

Those starting a business are quite familiar with the complicated process – until, eventually, they have created a well-balanced entrepreneurial design. Whoever wants to learn more about the methods of creative startup culture, should visit the Entrepreneurship Summit. Roughly 100 speakers are scheduled to share their expertise in keynotes, groups, and workshops. Let successful entrepreneurs inspire you and join 1500 like-minded visitors in gaining valuable insights.

Coming up:

10 – 14 October 

Fintech Week Hamburg

Place: betahaus Hamburg
Costs: For some events, the entry is free, others demand a fee. Details can be found on the event website.

Fintech Week Hamburg will showcase all that Hamburg has to offer: The northern city has both established financial institutions and a flourishing startup scene whose players are pushing innovation forward. With different sorts of events, Fintech Week is looking to bring different stakeholders together: beginners and experts, freelancers and C-level, fintech founders and bank executives. Strong partners from different branches such as bank comdirect, HR service provider Bankpower, consulting specialist Point Consulting and one of Hamburg’s foremost fintech companies, figo, support the Fintech Week.

15 October

BETAPITCH Global & Investors Day

Place: betahaus Berlin
Costs: Starting at €16.37

BETAPITCH Global & Investors Day is a double event with an international focus, hosted at betahaus Berlin. Investors Day connects VCs and investors with fundseeking startups through one-on-one personal talks, networking, as well as panels and workshops. BETAPITCH Global is the finale of a worldwide startup pitch-off, with finalists from 14 cities around the world competing this year.

19 – 20 October

Corporate Startup Summit

Place: Frankfurt am Main
Costs: Starting at €799

The Corporate Startup Summit is an exclusive networking event with the goal to support corporates to act as a startup. 250+ Participants learn from experienced change makers, exchange on and discuss best practices with other ambitious intrapreneurs and get inspired by international makers and doers.

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