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Startupnight 2017 Review

What has happend at Startupnight 2017?

Watch our review video and several more on our YouTube-Channel (e.g. the program of the stage at Deutsche Telekom's Representative Office)!
We also have a lot of pictures from all locations. Watch them here!

Startupnight 2017

Here you will find information about the exhibition of Startupnight, taking place September 8th, its pitching sessions, program on stages and more!
If you are curious what startups you can meet at Startupnight, just have a look here.

We expect about 250 exhibiting startups from a wide variety of backgrounds, including commerce/retail, entertainment, data analytics and many more. Startupnight is taking place at 4 different locations in the heart of Berlin with over 4000 participants.

Once again, we would like to put you in contact with our large network of corporates, investors and business angels – helping you to accelerate your business and expand your network!

The program on the main stages

We have an exciting program at this year's Startupnight in almost all locations.

Stage at Deutsche Telekom’s Representative Office

This is the program on the main stage at Deutsche Telekom's Representative Office.

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Stage at Deutsche Bank's Atrium

This is the program on the stage at Deutsche Bank's Atrium.

  • 17:30 Deutsche Bank Labs - a shared platform for innovation 
  • 18:00 Startup Pitches
  • 19:00 DB Mobile App: The future of banking is mobile
  • 20:00 Startup Pitches
  • 21:00 How Deutsche Bank supports the growth of startups
  • 22:00 Startup Pitches

DRIVE. Volkswagen Group Forum

Stage Talks

You will have direct access from Volkswagen Group Lounge, Unter den Linden 19a, 10117 Berlin

  • 17:45 Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Presentation
  • 18:05 RIO Startup Accelerator | The time has come for logistics Startups
  • 18:25 TN!O Presentation
  • 18:45 Audi Denkwerkstatt Presentation
  • 19:05 What is Ideation:Hub anyway?
  • 19:25 Porsche Digital Lab Presentation
  • 19:45 Volkswagen Digital:Lab Presentation
  • 20:05 Skoda DigiLab Presentation
  • 20:25 Digital Unit by Financial Services AG Presentation

Nano Sessions

You will have direct access from Conference Center, Unter den Linden 19a, 10117 Berlin

For most of the workshop a registration is necessary. Please find the details at the descriptions of the specific slot.

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Pitch sessions at Startupnight

This year we will have again pitch competitions on our main stage, but offer additional pitch opportunities for the participating startups.

There will be side stages in the locations, where startups can pitch, as well as the Pitch & Pitchers event on Thursday evening at the location of our partner Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB). This event is only open for our startups, partners and investors.

Start Jerusalem Competition

Start Jerusalem 2017


Start Jerusalem is a global competition organized by The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Jerusalem Development Authority, which brings together startups from 35 different countries to compete for the opportunity to take part in a 5-day innovation experience in Jerusalem, Israel - one of the world’s leading tech ecosystems.

The Prize
The winners will participate in a 5-day, all expenses paid trip to Israel participating in an exclusive program where they get the chance to learn, meet and connect with Israel’s leading tech figures including top-notch entrepreneurs, investors and domain experts. In addition the participants will experience the mythical City of Jerusalem and the abundance it has to offer to tourists in almost every aspect: culture, history and vibrant night scene.

Start Alliance

Start Alliance



Apply now for START ALLIANCE goes NYC and experience a week in the city that never sleeps!

In the sense of “if you can make it there…”, Berlin Partner with its Start Alliance is offering you the possibility to go to the biggest and most important city in the USA and to test your product on the American market! The winner of the pitch will receive a fully paid five day trip to TEP conference 2017 in New York City. Of course, Berlin Partner will pay for your flights and accommodation. More than that, the winner receives up to four weeks co-working space in New York to use whenever they want! And of course, the winner will also receive mentoring during this time and access to New York’s hottest startup events.

Workshops at Startupnight

Avnet Silica IoT Workshop

Avent Silica IoT Workshop


With Avnet Silica’s supplier portfolio and expertise, you can get your product development fit for the future – with the Internet of Things. Find out how to add sensors, MCUs and communication modules to your products and connect them over the internet. You’ll future-proof your products and benefit from strong demand in a wider market.

The workshop will take place at Deutsche Telekom's Representative Office. from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Here you can download the invitation as PDF file.

This ticket is also valid for Startupnight starting 5:00 PM on September 8th.

Content Creator Workshop – Blogfabrik

Content Creator Workshop – Blogfabrik


"Content meets Tech – Wie Influencer und Startups Markengeschichten inszenieren"

This workshop will show you how influencers are working on the internet and how you activate and bind your target group with good content. The workshop is perfect for PR and marketing people of Startups, Mittelstand and Corporates. In addition to that, it is for free.

It will take place at Deutsche Telekom's Representative Office from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

  1. Mastering Instagram – Grow Your Following to Promote Your Project
    Speaker: Alejandro Arretureta Instagrammer
  2. Become a Smart Photography Guru – Take better and more engaging photos with your smart phone
    Speakers: Nina Raasch and Nathan Ceddia
  3. Premiere: „Rohpost ist die Rohkost unter den sozialen Netzwerken: eine Kommunikations-App ohne Zusatzstoffe. Hier gibt es keine Werbung, keine Likes und keine Follower.
  4. "Heute geschlossen. Wegen gestern" – Lesung der besten NOTES OF BERLIN
    Joab Nist Blogger, Autor, Konzepter, Head of NOTES OF BERLIN
  5. Closing panel
Please register for this workshop.

Our VC's

We also have this year several VC's at Startupnight. These are the recent supporters of our investor initiative: