EU-Startups Conference 2015

EU-Startups-Conference-logo2On October 23rd, we’re going to host the 2nd edition of our EU-Startups Conference! The anual event where we showcase a selection of Europe’s hottest startups and where we come together to learn from some of the most successful European entrepreneurs of our time.

The event will take place between 2pm and 7.30pm in the awesome event space “Cathedral” of the Rainmaking Loft Berlin. Run by entrepreneurs and angel investors, the Rainmaking Loft Berlin is an international startup hub with a vibrant co-working and event space. At this year’s EU-Startups Conference at the Rainmaking Loft, we’re expecting around 140 attendees.

The EU-Startups Conference, which will be held in English, will be the perfect event for startups and investors that are aiming to enter multiple European markets or global markets from within Europe. We will have fireside chats with two internationally successful founders out of the Internet space and an exciting pitch competition with 15 startup teams.

Our speakers/guests

Anna Alex - the Founder and ManagingEU-Startups-Conf-2015-speakers Director of Outfittery, a curated shopping service for men’s clothing, which was founded in 2012. Outfittery revolutionizes the shopping experience for men. Headquartered in Berlin, Outfittery operates in 8 European countries and employs over 200 people. Outfittery is one of Europe’s most promising online fashion companies right now. So far, the two founders Anna Alex and Julia Bösch were able to secure over €30 million in venture capital.

Robert Willstedt – the Founder and CEO of FEO Media, the company behind the mega success QuizClash. The social quiz game, available in 21 different country specific versions, reaches 50 million users and counting. Due to the global success of QuizClash, it has been adapted into alternative platforms like books, board games and a TV game show. Currently, the Stockholm-based team behind FEO Media is hard at work on several new and exciting titles.

The current attendee list can be found here. If we already got your attention and you’re able to be in Berlin at that time, we highly recommend you to purchase your ticket now!

Startup accelerator panel

During our event, we’ll have a panel discussion with leading European startup accelerators like Wayra, Startupbootcamp, Techstars and Rockstart Accelerator. After an introduction of each participating accelerator and their strengths, we’re going to talk about topics like “how to find the right accelerator for your startup”, “how did the accelerator landscape evolve”, (etc.).

Pitch competition

During the EU-Startups Conference, we’ll also have a huge pitch competition with 15 of Europe’s most exciting startups. Participating startups are going to pitch their business idea within a 3-minute-presentation in front of the audience and an expert jury of well known investors. The winner will receive an awesome price package worth €2.500. More info about the pitch competition can be found here!

Tickets

We kept it affordable: The two ticket categories we’re offering (€29 / €59) already include food and drinks during our networking break. Tickets can be purchased here!

Our event sponsors

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