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Walk the Talks – early Bird Tickets for Pioneers ‘19

Sep 24, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The next edition of the annual „Pioneers“ will be held in Vienna on May 9-10, 2019. Under the headline “Walk the Talks” the event will deal with questions like “Will we become a trans-planetary species within our lifetime? Will we be able to print out fully functional organs? Will we fly to work in pods or even work at all? Will we find love with robots? Pioneers'19, ... more

350 Innovation Centers, 4,400 companies, 277,400 jobs – Reasons to celebrate

Sep 13, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

30th Anniversary of German Federal Innovation Center AssociationManagers of the German innovation and technology centers met in Berlin September 11-12, 2018, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the association and discuss the role of innovation centers in the changing world. The centers see themselves as trend setters and companions for their clients. At the anniversary conference, hosted by Camp... more

Smart Talks in Palestine Technopark

Sep 12, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

With finance from India, Palestine Technopark (PTP) began to develop in 2016. Birzeit University has donated 20,000 sm for the benefit of the Palestine Techno Park for Phase 1, with additional 10,000 sqm for subsequent development. The PTP was set up to help transitioning Palestine towards knowledge-based economy, to cluster local technology sectors and integrate it with global value chains and cr... more

Hamburg`s Creatives got a new Magazine

Sep 11, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The new online magazine of “Hamburg Creative” covers a range of topics reaching from concrete tips for starting a career and self-employment, interesting start-up stories that are related to sponsorship offers, as well as focus reports on topics of the future such as new technologies and forms of work. The magazine aims at adding to the offerings of Hamburg Creative like workshops, lec... more

Bringing Bright Minds into Startups in Estonia and Ukraine

Sep 07, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

A € 1.000 scholarship is offered by Rocketfuel to „curious persons excited about moving into the startup world”. The scholarship is open for Estonian and Ukrainian residents in the age of 13-100. To apply, a 3-minute video should be provided showing how the applicant intends to make an impact. There is no set selection criteria, each Impact Maker picks from the list of applicants.... more

Smart Small Cities are to be built bottom up

Sep 06, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Smart City? This is something for metropolises, could be the first thought. However, digitalization offers many options for smaller towns and communities. For example, the two communities Meppen and Lingen in Germany (near the Dutch border) together have just about 80.000 inhabitants and limited public transportation. But inhabitants have the comfortable option to travel by scooter using the offer... more

Armenian Women Entrepreneurs take Action

Sep 05, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

End of August the Women Entrepreneurs' Club in Yerevan met for the second time. Building new business connections and identifying cooperation opportunities was the aim of this event attended by about 100 leading women entrepreneurs representing creative industries, tourism, IT and business consulting. The open networking format and business speed dating helped reaching the goal. Ambassador Piotr S... more

Mentoring for Mediterranean Entrepreneurs and Innovators

Sep 04, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

During the month of September Mowgli Awareness Sessions with be held in Casablanca, Tunis and Cairo. These sessions are delivered under THE NEXT SOCIETY initiative (funded by the European Union) and are part of the Mowgli Mentoring Programs are targeted at Mediterranean Entrepreneurs and Innovators and aimed at enhancing the capabilities of innovative organisations and to create a pool of highly m... more

New Startup-Politics Format will be launched: #startuprepublik

Sep 03, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The German Federal Association of Startups (Startup-Verband) launches a new event series. Under the headline #startuprepublik, now startup ecosystem players meet quarterly with politicians to discuss framework conditions needed for development and growth of innovative start-ups in Germany. While the thematic focus will change in the future, a constant always remains the same: the startups are the ... more

Startups@Reeperbahn Finlists announced

Sep 02, 2018. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

Organized by Hamburg Startups and the Reeperbahn Festival, Startups@Reeperbahn will take place for the sixth time on September 19, 2018. Now the five Finalists were selected from a record number of 200+ applications:belmoto (Hamburg) offers a travel card that to use the means of transport of choice, including to rental cars and public transport as well as many other mobility solutions. COLDPLASMAT... more

Axel Springer and Porsche started Accelerator in Berlin

Aug 25, 2018. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

While the accelerator Axel Springer Plug and Play (ASPnP) does not invest in new companies anymore and focuses on developing the existing portfolio of 102 startups, the new early stage investor and startup accelerator APX by Axel Springer & Porsche since April 2018 will be continuing the investments in new pre-seed and seed stage startups. APX is a rolling program accepting new startups every ... more

“Blockchain is overhyped” say 39 per cent of surveyed Business Managers

Aug 24, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

In the United States, this number is even higher: 44 percent of respondents to a Deloitte survey view blockchain as “overhyped”. This is an increasing number. In the survey two years ago only 34 per cent agreed to this statement. More than 1,000 “blockchain-savvy executives” took part in Deloitte’s 2018 survey aimed at finding out “where blockchain is headed.&rd... more

Merck Accelerator HQ Program open for Applications and Cape Town Hackathon

Aug 23, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The Merck Innovation Center in Darmstadt, Germany has opened applications for the next program focused on startups operating in healthcare, performance materials, life sciences and related business fields. The accelerator takes selected companies into a three-months program that may lead into partnering with Merck. Newly added was the chance to extend the stay in the program by joining the Merck I... more