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Startup information

Due to our limited time and space we can not guarantee that all startups will be able to attend all the events. Nevertheless, we do our best to make sure that each startup has the chance to pitch at least once and to get in direct contact with VCs or corporates. The link to register to these events is send to you via email. 


Pitch & Pitchers

At the Pitch and Pitchers event we give all participating startups the chance to present themselves in a one minute pitch on the pitching stages and to get in contact with VCs and corporates afterwards. Participating corporates will be present throughout the event with their booth located at the event location.

This event is exclusively organized for startups, VCs and corporates, giving all of them a great opportunity to to get in touch with each other prior to the Startupnight itself. During the event you will be provided with enough beer and other drinks as well as food provided by food trucks in the evening. 

  • 5th September 
  • open doors 2 pm
  • end of the event 10pm
  • Hubraum
  • Winterfeldstraße 21, 10781 Berlin, Germany
  • Pitching sessions beginning at 3pm
  • Food + Networking Session at 6pm

E.ON Corporate Challenges

The challenge offers startups an opportunity to meet representatives of E.ON´s innovation team that develop a solution portfolio for the future office. The most promising startups might be offered an opportunity to participate in customer pilot projects and potentially build a strategic cooperation with E.ON.

  • 6th September
  • start of the challenges 2pm
  • end of the challenges 4pm

Speed Dating

With the help of our matchmaking tool we make sure that startups as well as investors only meet each other when their interests align. By that we expect to create promising conversations with positive outcomes for both sides. 

  • 6th September
  • start of Speed Dating 2pm
  • end of Speed Dating 4pm
  • connecting startups and VCs according to their interests



•    Preparation of booth before the exhibition, depending on your location – this information you already got
•    start 5 pm until midnight (latest)
•    After-show party from midnight until 4 am at Deutsche Telekom's Representative Office

Pitching Stages

Pitching stages will be available in the locations of Deutsche Telekom, Volkswagen, Deutsche Sparkassen und Giroverband as well as in the location of Haus des Handwerks (ZDH). 

Starting from 6pm startups are going to pitch on these stages until 11pm. The pitches will be assigned with respect to the focus areas of the startups. Exact information about the pitching times are send to you via email.