Different Topic Tracks for different Interests

Marketing and Media

Meet (CITY) best marketers and learn their best practices 

Platforms

(CITY) is know for it’s business platforms. Deep dive into their business models with your personal SAFARI

How to Startup

Are you on the edge of starting your own business? Learn from founder’s best practices

Digital Health

Meet (CITY) health experts and learn what they are working on

Deep Tech

Do you want to jump right into code, cloud computing and Kubernetes? Then join the workshops in our Deep Tech Track!

Smart City and Mobility

The city of the future is near. Learn about new innovations around the city of the future.

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09:00- 10:30

Kick-Off Breakfast @ Scaling Spaces ☕️

Description

We'll kickoff Startup SAFARI together and you're invited to join our Free-Breakfast-Session to get connected to the other participants of Startup SAFARI Berlin 2018!

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11:00- 12:30

Financing in the age of modular platforms

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Fully Booked

Description

FinCompare is a modular online platform connecting businesses to financing provider as well as financial advisors. So far, we closed partnerships with over 200 lenders and generated over € 500mio in volume within 12 months since launch.


Stephan, our CEO, will elaborate on his idea to built FinCompare and his vision on how to revolutionise SME financing. You will learn why we believe modularity is the key to be successful in this highly fragmented market and you will be actively participating in our discussion round. Where do you see the future of SME financing and banking? How would you advise to embark on scaling across Europe? Most importantly, you are here to have fun and experience our culture as a key driver of our success so far!


 


 


Speaker: 


 STEPHAN HELLER


STEPHAN HELLER 
Founder & CEO

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11:00- 12:30

Get a Green Startup going

Insights from CleverShuttle.

Status

Fully Booked

Description

The mobility sector is huge and it is changing fast. CleverShuttle is one of the reasons why this market will change completely within the next years. Founded in 2014 and funded by Daimler and Deutsche Bahn CleverShuttle is the pioneer in the growing ridesharing market in Germany. Against its competitors the shuttle service was built on electric driven cars from the beginning and shows how a sustainable mobility service has to look like. In this session you will get insights on how to build a Green Startup from scratch to a fast growing company with 60 people working on the mobility of the future.


Fabio Adlassnigg


 


 


Speaker: Fabio Adlassnigg, Manager Public Relations, Clevershuttle

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13:00- 14:30

The future of cities

Solving physical problems with platforms

Status

Fully Booked

Description

Join us as we discuss and workshop the ways in which platform technology can be harnessed to transform cities. We'll conceptualise deep tech applications (AI and blockchain), and consider how they can be used to improve cities by being harnessed by governments.



 



Speaker: 



BENJAMIN SNOW



 



BENJAMIN SNOW
Co-Founder & CEO

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13:00- 14:30

🖊 💥 Get hired! - Lunch 🍴🍕

The exclusive Jobseeker session to connect you to hiring startups in Berlin!

Description

We will connect Jobseekers, who signed up for StartupJoblist.com with recruiters from the Startup world in Berlin. 

You should attend this session if you are: 

a. actively looking for a job in the startup world
b. actively looking for new talent for your startup.

We'll have Lunch to bring together Jobseekers and Employers

During the Networking part, there will be prearranged 1on1 meetings with employers, that you can apply to if you are successfully signed up for StartupJoblist.com at https://startupjoblist.com/account/apply-for-get-hired/

 

If you are no member yet, please go to startupjoblist.com and register now. 

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15:00- 16:30

A-Z Guide

of Being a Sucessful Freelancer in Germany

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Limited Capacity

Description

Being a freelancer is not easy! German bureaucracy doesn't help it either! Many freelancers get goosebumps and sweaty armpits when they hear words like Finanzamt, Steuererklaerung and Krankenversicherung! Worry not! We've got your back!


In this brief session, we'll guide you through the most important things you need to know to be a superstar freelancer in Germany!


- Taxes


- Insurances 


- Banking & Accounting


 Yes, we know it doesn't sound fun nor sexy, but it is certainly important to survive the bureaucratic nightmare and run your freelance business successfully. We'll do our best to make it easy, fun and enjoyable for you, without complicated jargon and slides! 


After the end of the official part, we'll continue to network and mingle with free drinks provided by Kontist.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Olla- olla.jongerius@kontist.com


 







 


ALEX BAATZ
Co-Founder

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15:00- 16:30

Practice building your brand @Blacklane

Status

Nearly Fully Booked

Description

How do you build a brand and develop a brand strategy in a company that has been going for several years? In our session, we will walk you through the journey of one of Berlin’s premier startups to create our brand strategy. Then, it will be your turn: we will practice the brand-building process using real-world examples -- yours -- and our learnings from the past year.
And last but not least: You get the chance to win a Blacklane ride. Your driver will wait for you at our front door, ready to take you to your next location at Startup SAFARI!




Norbert Richard Meinike
Director of Marketing



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15:00- 16:30

Getting past the gatekeepers:

How to create the right stories, and build relationships with journalists

Status

Fully Booked

Description


 

 
Every startup wants to get media coverage, so whats stopping you? In this interactive session Craig, will give a run through of the PR process from the eyes of a journalist/editor. 
 
First, the session deals with how startups can differentiate from their competition by creating amazing stories around different aspects of their company, culture and team. Then the session will look at how to best build long lasting positive relationships with the media, to get these stories on the world's biggest publications. 
 
Expect interactive exercises, Q&A, and mentorship sessions to offer attendees actionable ideas they can use straight away. 
 
 

Speaker:


 CRAIG CORBETT


CRAIG CORBETT

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17:00- 18:30

UX Testing of the Startup Incubator Berlin

Status

Limited Capacity

Description

You will learn what products are to be launched soon in the market and meet interesting people with innovative mindsets. Our startups expect you to test their prototypes and give them your valuable feedback. As a thank you we will celebrate the testing together by having a pizza dinner with some nice drinks. 🍕🍺

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17:00- 18:30

Building a cross-industry costumer experience

Status

Nearly Fully Booked

Description

OptioPay is a payment processor with a difference. Our mission is to integrate payments to employees or customers with effective marketing to create a completely new, performance based, advertising channel. For recipients we offer flexibility and value by offering diverse payout options. Our company, backed by international venture capitalists and banks, is based in Berlin with a talented team of 50 hailing from no less than 20 nations. All possess exceptional drive and exceptional passion to change how people receive money. To this end we have created the first payment solution software for marketing payouts and aim to become the #1 processor for companies paying individuals. How? By offering lower costs to senders, greater value & flexibility to recipients and an untapped new channel for advertisers.