Welcome to the VentureVillage Events Diary – a round-up of the hottest startup events of the week. Mark your calendars and make sure you don’t miss out. This week, we’ve also got three free tickets to the 2nd Germany-Israel High-Tech Forum…
Google Cloud Platform Developer Tour
Date: 1 October 2013
Location: Umspannwerk Kreuzberg, Ohlauer Strasse 43, 10999 Berlin
Price: Free – with pre registration
Highlights: Every participant gets a $2,000 voucher for Google Cloud Platform
The leaders of the Google Cloud Platform team are coming from California to Berlin on 1 and 2 October 2013 to show developers how to run their apps and services on Google’s infrastructure. The first day will have talks about the products and architecture and the second day will have eight hours of code labs. The registration is free on the event website.
2nd Germany-Israel Hi-Tech Forum
Date: 6 October 2013
Location: Hotel Amano, Rosenthaler Straße 63, 10119 Berlin, Germany
Price: €10 – pre-registration is free, pay at the entrance
Highlights: Keynotes on company building and tech trends from Hasso Plattner Ventures CFO Yair Re’em, Syndu cofounder Guy Bachar and independent trends and innovation consultant Max Celko – and the networking.
The vision? Get Israeli and German techies and entrepreneurs to connect and let all that great talent flow, connect and get some things kicked off… Find investment, make hires, find a cofounder. The event organisers have three free tickets for VentureVillage readers. Just email Elad Leshem at email@example.com to go in the draw to win.
Startup Beach Volleyball Liga
Date: 6 October – 1 December 2013
Location: East61 (between Ostbahnhof and O2 Arena)
Price: €25 per player per month (€150 per team per month)
Highlights: The first beach volleyball league for Berlin’s startups!
The summer is more or less over, but the Urban Sports Club wants to prolong your beach and summer feeling. Join the Beach Volleyball Liga and compete with eight startups for the crown of Berlin’s (indoor) Beach Volleyball Champion.
Games will be held every Sunday from 5-7pm for two months. Teams of six will play two games per match day in 4-vs-4 modus. For more info and to sign up: www.startupliga.com/beach-volleyball-2013
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Startup Football Liga
Date: 8 October – 30 November 2013
Location: Bobo Fuego (Weissensee) and Soccerworld (Marienfelde)
Price: €30 per player per month (€ 279 per team per month)
Highlights: The football league for Berlin’s startups is back!
Following the great success of the first Liga season, the Startup Liga is back for the fall season – and larger than ever: Now with 24 teams on three days per week: Tuesdays, Wednesdays (already booked out) & Thursdays. For two months startups will compete for Berlin’s footballing crown in the usual 5-vs-5 modus. For more info and to sign up: www.startupliga.com/apply-football-2013
EBSpreneurship Forum 2013
Date: 24 October – 25 October 2013
Location: EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht in Oestrich-Winkel next to Wiesbaden
Price: Student: €59; Standard: €139; Pioneer: €249
Highlights: IdeaChallenge with an investment volume of $100,000; Application deadline 16 October 2013
Our slogan is “Turning Challenges into Results”. About 500 participants from all over the world will have the possibility to listen to inspiring speeches from speakers such as Jens Müffelmann and Arnd Benninghoff and to take part in workshops, interviews and speed-networking. For the first time the EBSpreneurship Idea Challenge will happen, in which young founders have the chance to pitch an idea in front of a jury to win one of 10 x $10,000 sponsoring packages from UFO Start and Axel Springer.
Vote for the People’s Lovie Awards
Not strictly an event but while you’re here… Make your voice heard as part of the People’s Lovie Awards, which select and applaud the best of Europe’s internet community. Nearly 1,500 works were judged and thousands of reviews were completed to cull the top 10 per cent into The People’s Lovie Finalists.
All Lovie Finalists are up to win a People’s Lovie Award, and that’s where you come in. Choose your favourites for the very best of the European web – voting takes place here and is open until Thursday 10 October 2013.
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