Next Media Accelerator – the 6th Batch (Part II)

Here we continue with the Next Media Accelerator, Batch 6. In the second part of our little series about the new participants we present selected journalism with Praise and Locationews, museum chat bots from helloguide and success predictions from Exponenta.

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Next Media Accelerator – the 6th Batch (Part I)

The Next Media Accelerator is now in its sixth round – with seven fresh media startups. We present three of them today: YOBO says it with Emojis, The Shotcaller reports about e-sports and Frameright provides the right image presentation.

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Vast Forward – when your own boat becomes an office

Whether it’s your own four walls, a cosy café or a coworking space – whoever works on the computer can now often choose where to do it. Hardly anyone uses this opportunity as consequently as Maren and Matthias Wagener. They run their agency Vast Forward from a boat they sail on the Mediterranean. For once, we met them in their office in Hamburg.

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SXSW – when Hamburg is in Texas

Hamburg has nine official twin cities, including St. Petersburg, Shanghai and Chicago. Actually, Austin should also be on this list, because best relations between the Hanseatic city and the venue of the SXSW festival have existed for a long time. Hamburg has been presenting itself at the legendary event for over 10 years, and Hamburg’s startups have been making a name for themselves every year since 2014. Led by Hamburg Startups, a strong startup delegation from Elbe and Alster will travel to Texas again soon.

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Sceenic: “Hamburg is really a special place”

In exactly four weeks the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas will begin. A powerful Hamburg delegation will also be at the start there. This includes Sceenic, a startup based in London, but with close ties to Hamburg and Hamburg Startups. In an interview, founder Paul Bojarski tells us the whole story.

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Qualitize and Nordantech go to SXSW Festival!

Hi-ho, Texas, here we come! On Monday, in the crowded betahaus the decision was made which two startups are going to to travel to the SXSW Festival. In a high-class and entertaining pitch Qualitize and Nordantech could inspire the audience the most. Let’s sum up a great evening!


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Besserbrauer celebrates its three-year anniversary!

Let’s play a quick game. If you think of “Germany”, what do you associate the word to? Bretzel, sausage, cars, beer? Bingo. The Germans love beer and Hamburgers are no exceptions to the rule! While the consumption per capita is not as high as in the Czech Republic or in England, Germany still brews a fair amount of beer each year. And with the Oktober Fest just around the corner, the topic is more current than ever!

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5 steps to the perfect startup name

Naming a startup or a product almost never comes first. Any entrepreneur will tell you that. You first think of a concept or an idea, weighing the costs and the benefits and, if the result is conclusive, you might want to go ahead with your project and name it.

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Inspirient wins Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch 2017

Confetti for Inspirient! The Berlin-based startup wins the Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch 2017 with its data analysis tool, but this was just one of the highlights of an unforgettable day. We summarize the whole event.

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The Baqend success story

The Baqend success story is closely linked to its participation and double victory at the Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch 2016. Here’s a summary of everything that has happened since and how this aspiring startup is progressing.

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