Village Insider – Berlin’s Top Tech events (5-11 Mar 2012)

Village Insider
Village Insider

Village Insider

The birds are singing, the sun is shining and spring has well and truly sprung in our glorious city. Let VentureVillage take you by the hand as we skip through the hottest tech and business events this week. Enjoy!

Tues 6 March

If you want to feel special and offer your mad skills, then head to the second Berlin Skills Exchange to offer your expertise in exchange for help from other like-minded talent. Although the tech sphere will be represented, it’s a profession-agnostic event, so artists, musicians, hairdressers and masseurs are all welcome.
WHERE Betahaus
WHEN 7pm
HOW MUCH Free with registration

Tues 6 March

Are you a founder who wants to get off the ground? Head to the Gruender Café event to chat with like-minded business bods on: Should I go freelance? How do I create a business plan? Is my idea viable? How do I apply for a bank loan? and other pressing issues for budding startups.
WHERE Garage Berlin
WHEN 6pm
HOW MUCH €5

masseurTues 6 March

If you’re a hard-working co-worker who’s already experiencing some tension, despite it only beingTuesday, then head to Betahaus for a feel-good massage. Nina’s experienced hands will be working their magic on the third floor. Follow the registration link, or last-minute appointments available in the café.
WHERE Betahaus
WHEN 2pm-6pm
HOW MUCH 15mins for €7.50

Weds 7 March

If you want to get caught up in the Apple-announcement hype, head to Club Office on Wednesday to hang with the Berlin chapter of Apple Users Group. Apple has announced that “We have something you really have to see. And touch”, and the group will be watching a live stream of the event, which will almost certainly be the arrival of the iPad 3.
WHERE Club Office
WHEN 6.30pm
HOW MUCH Free with registration

processingberlinThurs 8 March

If you’re interested in creative coding, generative art and design, designing with code or just programming, then Processing Berlin‘s monthly meeting is on this Thursday. Share your latest projects and ideas, hunt for collaborators and hang with like minds. A 2-3 day workshop is also in the works for later in the year.
WHERE Co.up Coworking, Adalbertstraße 7
WHEN 9pm
HOW MUCH Free with registration

Sat 10 Mar

If you want to see some of the most promising startups in Berlin pitch, then HackFwd is the place to be. 10 hot businesses will have eight minutes in the spotlight to pitch to top investors, startup veterans and the press. It’s invitation-only, but you can follow the progress here.

droidcon

Sun 11 Mar

The first day of the inaugural Droidcon Berlin kicks off with eight hours of programming on a Hackathon on Sunday. 10:00 am. Vodafone will give an introduction to the hot topic of the recent Mobile World Congress.
WHERE C-Base
WHEN 10am
HOW MUCH Free with registration

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