Startup Weekend Hamburg
Friday, May 29 - 31, 2015
Friday, May 29 - 31, 2015
Event starts at 6:00 pm
betahaus Hamburg - Coworking Space
Everything you need to launch your startup within 54 hours.
From May 29th to 31st 2015 Startup Weekend Hamburg will take you from a Wantrepreneur to an Entrepreneur. If you are a designer, developer, marketer, product manager or startup enthusiast, this event is for you!
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It’s a 54 hour journey of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. Beginning with open mic pitches on Friday, you are invited to bring your best idea and inspire others to join your team. Of course you don’t have to present an own idea. There will be many teams in need of your skills.
Over Saturday and Sunday your team focuses on customer development, validating ideas, practicing Lean Startup Methodologies and building a minimal viable product. Saturday afternoon the teams will be supported by Jedi mentors, who are experts in their fields. On Sunday evening all teams demo their prototypes and receive valuable feedback from a top-class Jury and some teams will be chosen for our awesome awards along with prizes such as free design resources, software, hosting and consultation to boost their startup.
Startup Weekend is a global community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 1800 events in 120 countries around the world in 2014. It’s a non-profit movement that courageously aims to change the world.
Whether you will found companies (and about 36% of Startup Weekend startups are still going strong after 3 months!), get along with the big names, find a cofounder, meet someone new or learn a skill far outside your usual 9-to-5, you are guaranteed to leave the event better prepared to navigate the chaotic, but fun world of startups.
If you want to put yourself in the shoes of an entrepreneur, register now for the best weekend of your life!
Besides everything else you will get cool colorful gadgets, three meals a day, little snacks and of course, the entrepreneurs’ obsession – unlimited amount of coffee.
Still not convinced? Check out the video below to see how amazing Startup Weekend Hamburg was last year.
If you have any questions or are interested in sponsoring the event, shoot us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow the event on Facebook and Twitter to be in the know at all times.
Register now to step outside of your comfort zone, because Startup Weekend Hamburg is your perfect opportunity to explore yourself and follow your dream!
We are looking forward to meet you in May.
Your Startup Weekend Hamburg Team
Setup for Success Before/After Startup Weekend
Friday May 29th
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He graduated in Economics and worked for over 10 Years in the international CE industry where he had various responsible roles in marketing, sales and management. Now lecturing international marketing (HAW Hamburg, NBS Hamburg), he was always keen on marketing, sales, business development and innovation management and has extensive leadership and management experience.
Peter joined Carat in 2006 to spearhead the agency’s transformation from media agency to holistic communications agency. He is now in charge of all strategic planning at Carat and develops brand-building communication strategies that redefine the value of media for Carat’s clients in Germany and the CE region.
Peter has always been keen to understand the psychology of brand-consumer interactions. Currently he is most interested in further developing the Bought-Owned-Earned communications model for marketing to make companies fit for Convergence & Globalization.
Since October 2009 he serves as an Associate Director Private Banking department of M.M.Warburg & CO, Hamburg. In the year 2012, the Venture Capital Funds & Young Entrepreneurs Desk was formed at Warburg; Mr Brose is an active member of this new sector.
Dannie is a globe trotter and happy Hamburg resident. She holds a degree in communication and is certified psychologist and systemic-integrative therapist.
Coaches and Mentors
With Automatic he and his team created a second solution to automate subscription billing for scaling businesses. Both products were successfully bootstrapped.
As a passionate entrepreneur Christian is also involved in several other projects like recommend.to and loves to blog about his entrepreneurial experiences at letsseewhatworks.com.
One of his goals is to connect entrepreneurs in scaling businesses in order to learn from each other´s best practices and failures. This is why he initiated the https://entrepreneurscircle.de/join/
Anna (born in 1982) was most recently Senior Online Marketing Manager Loans at Barclaycard in Hamburg. Before moving to Hamburg in 2009, she was E-Mail Marketing Manager at VistaPrint in Barcelona, and prior to that Marketing Specialist for the same company in the US. Anna studied Communications at Clark University in Worcester, MA, USA.
As a member of the panel of experts of the BMWi founder competition ‘IKT innovativ’ she has been guiding the competition winners on setting up and developing their businesses. Get in contact with Vivi if you have questions about using design thinking, agile or lean startup techniques and building a strong team in a short period of time as well as validating ideas and discussing your business model.
Developing and testing prototypes is his daily business. Design Thinking and Agile Software Development are his tools.
He is a studied computer scientist and has development mutiple apps, webservices and desktop programms over the years. Business Development and creative marketing are deciplinces he also very interested in. Before working at Grunar+Jahr he was Head of R&D at the Incubator Hanse Ventures.
Previously May-Lena worked for Hamburg Marketing as well as various communication agencies. She has a strong background and record of the management of international communication projects, marketing and PR.
Marc, who holds a degree in computer science, started his career as entrepreneur launching his own software development agency within the Berlin startup scene. Later roles include Co-Founder and CTO of Goodbeans and Senior Consultant at Platinion, the IT-consulting arm of the Boston Consulting Group.
Anke speaks at conferences about SEO and online marketing, coaches startups and is involved in the expert advisory board of the Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft (BVDW) - Association of the Digital Economy - for a progressing professionalization of the industry.
Investors and entrepreneurs use the services of Stenger LLP because the firm provides practical and hands-on legal advice. Jörg participated in transactions in a broad range of industries such as e-commerce, telecommunications, life sciences, real estate and renewable energies.
Before joining Stenger LLP, he has been working in the Frankfurt office of the international law firm Bird & Bird for several years. Prior to that Jörg worked, inter alia, at P+P Pöllath & Partners, a firm with a leading private equity/ real estate practice in Germany and at law firm in Cape Town.
Before joining Stenger LLP in 2015, she worked for the auditing company BDO AG in M&A Tax and Legal Services.
Having worked as a Ruby on Rails engineer in several teams before building successful products, she has gained experience in developing and placing products.
Uygar also believes in young talent and therefore trains apprentice computer scientists at XING while also motivating more girls and women to get into programming.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Hamburg 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.
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