This Week: 21 – 27 September
23 September – #rolemodels – Edition Six – Cynthia Barcomi
Place: SoundCloud HQ, Rheinsberger Str. 76, 10115 Berlin
Price: Free, register on Eventbrite
The event will be a fireside chat with Cynthia Barcomi, the founder of two beloved Berlin institutions—Barcomi’s Café & Coffee Roasters and Barcomi’s Deli. Cynthia will be talking about her career path, launching a company in Berlin and giving advice to audience members interested in starting their own business.
23 September – Startups@Reeperbahn
Place: Klubhaus St. Pauli
Price: please apply until 23 August at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch will again give five fantastic startups from throughout Europe the opportunity to present their business to over 60 investors and investment managers. Besides a host of journalists and another 300 hand-picked VIP guests from Germany’s digital and media industry, participants can look forward to the opportunity of taking home the incredible first prize of €100,000 – the SPIEGEL ONLINE MEDIAPREIS, which comes with a media budget totalling €100,000.
Continuing the tradition of previous years, the investors attending the event will, the very same evening, whisk the pitch participants off for a more intimate business tête-à-tête in one of the ‘Lovemobiles’ parked in front of the venue.
24 September – NEXT15
Place: Reeperbahn, Hamburg
Price: Apply online
At NEXT, decision makers, marketing leaders and entrepreneurs discuss with noted prophetic thinkers what will move people, digitally, in the future – and the trends’ significance for companies and brands. This 10th NEXT conference will take place on September 24/25, for the first time as the digital element of the international Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg. The central thread of NEXT will be staged at Schmidts Tivoli theatre. Additionally, professionals will find an interactive programme and networking opportunities in clubs, bars and other locations close by.
25 September – Smart Transportation and Energy Hackathon
Place: Rainmaking Loft Berlin
Price: Apply online
Join Startupbootcamp Berlin and its partners for a weekend of brainstorming, hacking and networking at the Rainmaking Loft Berlin. If you are a developer, designer, or just passionate about the intersection between transportation and technology, you don’t want to miss out on this codefest weekend.
27 – 29 September – Bits & Pretzels
Price: Ticketprice starts at €99
Bits & Pretzels is a three day conference for founders and people from the startup ecosystem with over 3,600 attendees. Entrepreneurs and innovative brands meet to share their ideas. Join on 27th – 29th September 2015 and don’t miss the sensational finish at the Oktoberfest.
29 September – NEXT GENERATION FOOD 2015
Place: Kalkscheune, Berlin
Price: Manufacturers / Retail: €895 (€1,095), Service providers / Agencies: €1.595, Startup / Students: €195
NEXT GENERATION FOOD – The ‘family meeting’ of the food industry. Whether large producer, established pure-player or young startup: This event is about the sharing of decision-making skills, expertise and visions and the active participation of people representing entire food landscape.
2 – 4 October – HackZurich
Place: Technopark, Zurich
Price: Register on the website. Participation is for free.
450 participants build small teams to engage in a 40 hours non-stop programming marathon.The teams built innovative software solutions and developed apps for the tasks proposed by the sponsors. HackZurich is an ideal possibility to find future startup partners or to mingle with international IT companies.