Techstars Startup Weekend Hamburg #Fintech 2017
Friday, November 10 - 12, 2017
Friday, November 10 - 12, 2017
Event starts at 5:00 pm
Start your own fintech in 54 hrs!
The Startup Weekend Fintech is the first of it's kind to happen in Germany and is one of the highlights of the Fintechweek 2017 in Hamburg (www.fintechweek.de).
The Startup Weekend follows a basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch a startup idea and receive feedback from peers. Teams organically form around top ideas, as determined by popular vote. Each team has 54 hours to create a business model, code, design, and determine market validation. The weekend culminates with presentations of top ideas to entrepreneurial leaders.
Why Fintech? In the last years Hamburg has also established a flourishing FinTech scene whose players are pushing innovation forward. Not least because of the great success of Fintech Week Hamburg, happening again from November 6-10, 2017 with more than 40 events and 1,000 visitors.
Included in the event price are all presentations, the food and all drinks. In addition all participants will receive an attractive package of vouchers and services which are useful for every startup. Event language will be English.
Friday November 10th
Saturday November 11th
Sunday November 12th
Bajorat is also an entrepreneur, consultant, speaker, business angel and mentor in the German start-up and fintech scene.
To him his blog www.paymentandbanking.com is a huge collection of links to different topics in banking, payment and mobile – and in addition one of the leading blogs in the German speaking fintech scene.
Since 2014 André M. Bajorat holds the position as the CEO of the fintech company figo and in March this year he was elected as a member of Bitkom main board.
He is a fintech expert, having worked in the field for both startups and larger companies. Prior to joining collectAI, Mirko was a Principal at EY Innovalue, which is a strategic management advisory firm driving digitisation for the banking and payments industry. Before that as aSenior Consultant at PWC he advised clients in their realignment after the financial crisis 2008. Mirko holds a diploma in Business Administration and started off his career as a “traditional” banker. So he brings in a great deal of knowledge on why innovation in financial services is necessary and how to tackle it.
Before Friendsurance, Sebastian stopped by at Figo, Talanx Bancassurance and MLP AG.After his business studies at FHDW he completed further trainings in finance and insurance and was a lecturer for financial advisory.
Sebastian’s mindset is all about #fintech #insurtech #customeccentricity, and his family with two kids.
Hartmut studied Linguistics and Physics at the RWTH Aachen and hold a Masters there. As employer “Nr. 1” he built up a marketing agency that was focused on IT and high tech companies. In 2003 he founded his own company for technology marketing. Since 2012 Hartmut has developed digital business models and communications concepts for banks and financial service provider. In 2013 he founded NextFin based on the co-operation with the Sutor Bank.
Coaches and Mentors
Gilg both began his studies in communication design at the HFG Schwaebisch-Gmuend and established the agency NPIRE in 2005. NPIRE is a creative agency which focuses on working with startups, consulting and guiding them in brand development and brand communication matters.
Apart from his comprehensive expertise in design and marketing, Gilg is involved in several startups such as Protonet, Gymjunky, Ben Green and many more and hungry for new and exciting business ventures.
This „something new“ company was launched in 2016. In 2015 Laurent Burdin toured the tech and startup world from San Francisco to Shanghai. Before that he managed digital agency SinnerSchrader and SinnerSchrader Mobile Berlin (8 years) and well-known ad agency Springer & Jacoby (8 years).
He is passionate about „how technology is stirring up marketing, business models and complete industries“.
He was coach at SPrintIT, Software Integrator at ComBOTS and Developer & Development Manager at Web.de, and has a background in software development for banks and insurances.
He is dedicated to helping young founders and building up creative co-working spaces.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Techstars Startup Weekend Hamburg #Fintech 2017 team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.
Techstars Startup Weekend Hamburg is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
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