This Week in the Village: Top Tech Events (23 April – 29 April)


It’s a busy spring week in Berlin, with Germany’s biggest games conference, a hack and tell, and plenty of speaker sessions. Get out and into it!

Mon 23 April

Webmontag: Frontend Dev – speakers Lea Verou (“CSS in the 4th Dimension: Not your daddy’s CSS animation”) and Wooga developer Horia Dragomir.

WHEN 7.30pm
WHERE mobilesuite co-working, Pappelallee 78/79
HOW MUCH free with registration (limited)

Tue 24 April – Sat 28 April

DGT 12, Germany’s leading game developers conference, is on in Berlin this week. Buy a full ticket for all the inspiration you can handle or check out the free and one-off events.



WHEN All week
WHERE A wide range of venues, including Cafe Moskau and Computerspielemuseum on Karl-Mark-Allee
HOW MUCH €95-549, some free and one-off events

Tue 24 April

Spots for this week’s Berlin Hack and Tell meetup are full – but ping the organisers if you’ve got something great to demo and you might get a place.

WHEN 6.30pm
WHERE c-base Raumstation, Rungestrasse 20 (2nd backyard)

Wed 24 April

TESOBE Open Learning is a TED-style chance to discuss “hacker wisdom and topics of interest”, run by Berlin IT consultancy TESOBE. This month: SpatialDB on building location-based apps, Groupon developer Philipp on Node. JS and TESOBE’s James Morris on Backbone.JS.

WHEN 6 – 9pm
WHERE TESOBE, Osloer Strasse 16/17

Panel discussion (in German) about Berlin’s changing rapidly growing startup scene, featuring txtr‘s Christophe Maire and iversity‘s Jonas Leipmann

WHEN 7pm
WHERE Olswang Germany LLP, Potsdamer Platz 1
HOW MUCH Free with registration (you’ll need to be a member)

Thu 25 April

Alex OsterwalderThis month’s Lean Startup meetup features Alex Osterwalder, co-author of bestselling innovation text Business Model Generation. A how-to for entrepreneurs and startups from an expert in business innovation.

WHEN 7.30 – 10.30pm
WHERE YOU IS NOW startup incubator @ ImmobilienScout24, Andreasstraße 10
WHEN Free 

Fri 26 April

This week’s regular Open Coffee Club Berlin meetup for founders, entrepreneurs, investors and others will happen Friday morning at Cafe Carras.

WHERE Cafe Carras, Leipziger Platz 1
WHEN 9am – 11am