Innovation Plane to Berlin: meet the Scaling up track hosts
Following the great success of the Innovation Train to Paris, Co.Station, BECI and Brussels Creative, with the support of BNP Paribas Fortis and Brussels Airlines, are thrilled to present a new inspiring 2-day innovation trip. This time we fly to the capital and largest city of Germany: BERLIN!
Already registered? Have a look and learn more about the hosts of the Scaling-up track! Still thinking of joining? Find more details here and secure your place by registering now. Only 5 days left to buy your early bird ticket!
Scaling-up track in a nutshell:
- leading acceleration programs and platforms supporting entrepreneurs and innovators
- global initiatives contributing to startup development
- technology and innovation tracking business
- 6 different hosts
It is not an incubator, not a VC, not an accelerator, but the family for entrepreneurs in Europe. Their mission is to educate entrepreneurs, because it is all about mindset; build an infrastructure to empower them, because it’s all about scalability and build a privileged access to smart investors , because ambition goes with money.
Silicon Allee supports a community of international startups based in Berlin’s central tech cluter. The Silicon Allee campus is a 7,500 m2 complex with small to XL offices, apartments, a cafe, a craft- beer bar, event spaces and other hidden gems. It serves as the embassy to Berlin’s startup scene – the first point of entry for many.
Rheingau Founders is a professional co-founder with a focus on building digital businesses. Through its partners’ experience from various successful start-ups, Rheingau Founders can actively support the founding team in the very early stages of their start-up project. Aside from providing their portfolio companies with first and follow-on financing (up to EUR2.75m / USD3.75m over lifecycle), Rheingau Founders plays a very active role in the start-up’s crucial operations for the first 12-24 months after start.
Business and technology support for companies, investors and scientific institutions in Berlin – this is the Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie GmbH mission. With customized services and an excellent science and research network, their many experts provide an outstanding range of programs to help companies launch, innovate, expand and secure their economic future in Berlin.
A unique public-private partnership, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology collaborates with the Berlin State Senate and over 270 companies dedicated to promoting the city. Berlin Partner is also responsible for marketing the German capital to the world, with the successful “be Berlin” campaign, among others.
Microsoft Accelerator is a global initiative empowering entrepreneurs around the world on their journey to build great companies. They accelerate the success of innovative, enterprise-ready companies by providing unprecedented access to top Microsoft partners and customers, powerful business connections, and technical knowledge. The companies in their accelerator join the strong global Microsoft Accelerator alumni network.
Founded in 2012, hub:raum enables and encourages innovation transfer from the startup world to Deutsche Telekom, creating new business opportunities for both sides. By investing in innovative and early-stage startups, they not only support their portfolio companies financially but also offer them access to their exclusive co-working space and partner and expert network. In addition they have also created several startup programs with their corporate partners and are running prototyping programs in business areas such as the Internet of Things.
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