This Week in the Village: Berlin’s Top Tech Events (16 Apr – 22 Apr)

Radical Game
Radical Game

Radical Game

It’s a red hot list of tech and startup events this week, from this afternoon’s Radical Game creative workshop to Tweek TV’s launch party on Saturday.

If you’ve got an event that should be here (or in next week’s list), flick us an email at

Mon 16 April

Stuck for a Startup Weekend idea? In need of some creative sparks? Join trend analyst company TrendONE and the Berlin Startup Weekend team for Radical Game, a creative workshop on the latest micro trends and ideas. As a bonus, participants will get a discount on Startup Weekend tickets.

For more details check out this video (still shot above) or the trendONE website.

WHEN 3pm to 7pm
WHERE mobilesuite co-working, Pappelallee 78/79
HOW MUCH Free to Startup Weekend 2012 participants. If you don’t have a ticket to Startup Weekend, you can nab one for 50 Euro instead of 75 Euro if you register at Radical Games (bargain!). Register by sending an email to

If you’re a startup, system failures will happen – the question is how to prepare and survive gracefully. Tonight, Etsy’s John Allspaw (ex-Flickr, Friendster and others) will get “deep into the nitty-gritty” of how to make that happen. Drinks provided, discussion welcome.

WHEN 8 – 11pm
WHERE Etsy Labs, Ritterstraße 12, 10969 Berlin

Tue 17 April

Want to work with Windows 8? Learn from the experiences of multinational software design/development agency Futurice (offices in Berlin, Düsseldorf, London, Tampere and HQ in Helsinki). Speakers will include Microsoft’s Dariusz Parys and Robert Jeschonnek.

WHEN 4pm-6pm
WHERE Futurice, Schützenstr. 6, 10117 Berlin

Fri 20 April

Drink coffee and make conversation with likeminded people at Sankt Oberholtz (part of a global network of likemind events on the third Friday of every month).

WHEN 9am
WHERE St. Oberholz, Rosenthaler Str. 72a, 10119 Berlin

Becoming a mother doesn’t mean sacrificing your entrepreneurial ambitions. Head along to the Mompreneurs Meetup on Friday for the proof.

WHEN 8pm
WHERE Spreegold, Rosa Luxemburg Str 2, 10178 Berlin

Sat 21 April

Not strictly tech but… a cheap 5 Euro will buy you some serious laughs this Saturday, as ComedySportz hits Kreuzberg. Speaking from experience, it’s worth it.

WHEN 8pm
WHERE T Berlin Bar, Fidicinstraße 38, Kreuzberg

Tweek‘s up and running and it’s time to celebrate. Join the crew at Picknick on Sat for the official launch party. The lineup details are on the Facebook page.

WHEN 11pm for as long as you can last
WHERE Dorotheenstr. 90, Berlin-Mitte

Thanks to Berlin Startup Digest for helping me add a few extra gems to this week’s list.