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Blacklane founder & CEO Dr. Jens Wohltorf will speak at our EU-Startups Summit on May 2-3 in Barcelona!

On May 2-3, we’re going to host the EU-Startups Summit in Barcelona. It will be the 6th edition of our annual flagship event – and with up to 1,200 startup founders and investors from across Europe also our biggest one so far!

Today we’re excited to announce another great speaker for this event. It is Dr. Jens Wohltorf, the founder and CEO of Blacklane.

Jens started his company Blacklane with the goal to bring peace of mind to the most stressful part of travel “between the front door and airport gate”. Blacklane is doing this by bringing travelers and local chauffeurs together. The results include fair rates for travelers, more revenue for chauffeurs, and environmental efficiency in more than 300 cities in 60 countries. Jens then led the company’s expansion into airports. Blacklane now makes VIP airport concierge services available and affordable in more than 500 airports worldwide.

Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Berlin, Blacklane was able to raise about €80 million in venture capital. Today the fast-growing company employs an international team of already more than 300 people.

At the EU-Startups Summit, Jens will hold a keynote speech about automation vs. the value of personal service (in the travel industry and beyond).

If we already sparked your interest for the upcoming EU-Startups Summit, make sure to secure your ticket now!

As in the previous years, we’ll showcase a selection of Europe’s hottest startups (incl. a big pitch competition) and come together to learn from some of the most successful European entrepreneurs of our time. You can expect huge list of exciting speakers, many high-profile investors, great networking opportunities and much more.

That being said, it would be awesome to meet you at the 2019 edition of the EU-Startups Summit on May 2-3 in Barcelona. More info can be found here (page will be updated on a weekly basis) and in the video below!

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Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr is the "Editor in Chief" of EU-Startups.com and started the blog in October 2010. He is excited about Europe's future, passionate about new business ideas and lives in Barcelona (Spain).

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