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The real deal with corporates

The focus of our conference is the direct exchange between startups and corporates. With people who understand both sides. The good, the bad and the ugly.  We offer workshops, panel discussions, fireside chats and presentations around the topics below. And we will bring speakers who know what they are talking about about.

The full program will be available very soon. Please find here the first parts.



The world is great - so much inspiration for our daily work & life

This track will seek to gain inspiration from the outside: What can startups, innovators, and investors learn from the art scene? What can the art scene learn from the startup ecosystem?


What are the relevant technological trends and impacts?

Here we will focus on some of the most hyped technology trends in 2017 and on their importance for corporate innovation: Why is AI going to change the automotive industry? Is blockchain solely interesting for the fintech world?


Best practices of corporates & startups

The Connect track will provide participants with best practice case studies from Corporates and Startups: Why is it so difficult for startups to connect to corporates and how do corporates align the broad coalition of players?


How to find the right investors

Here the focus will be on the different ways for startups to gain access to investments: What are the trends in the VC scene in 2017? What are good alternatives to VCs?

10:30 am

10:30 am - 11:15 am
Everybody seems to be talking about Artificial Intelligence (AI), which is creating a lot of buzz in the current wave… more

11:30 am

11:30 am - 12:15 am
The financial industry has been using blockchain technology with great success. And soon other business sectors will… more
11:30 am - 12:15 am
There is growing discussion in Germany regarding whether the Berlin startup scene is plateauing, in decline, or… more
11:30 am - 12:15 am
Tech for Good is another catchword that is making the rounds and getting a lot of attention. However, many people don't… more


12:15 - 13:30

1:30 pm

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
According to a study by Technologiestiftung Berlin (Berlin Technology Foundation), the capital of Germany is home to… more
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Cities around the world are competing for the title "The Next Silicon Valley." They include Boston, Cairo, Bangalore,… more

2:30 pm

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Employees contribute their own unique skills and experiences to business enterprises. Recognizing the diversity of… more

3:30 pm

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Ideas become concepts, and concepts evolve into business plans that lead to the founding of new companies. Young start-… more