The five finalists for the Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch 2018 are fixed!

A software for better utilization of trucks, a solution for healing chronic wounds, career opportunities for highly qualified people in Africa, a platform for personnel development and a digital logbook – these are the topics of the candidates who will be on stage at the Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch. We present the five finalists and summarize how the decision was made. Read more

Next Media Accelerator: new ways to better content

In the third and final episode of our series about the new participants in the Next Media Accelerator (NMA) we present: a new type of job advertisement with whyapply, gamification of editorial content with Playgorithm and voice input of texts with Voimada.
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Next Media Accelerator: Advertising videos and websites made easy. And a cinema app.

In our mini-series about the new Next Media Accelerator participants we present today: Shuut from Tallinn, heysite from Cologne and Cinuru from Potsdam. These startups answer questions about how to make promotional videos and build websites as easily as possible and how an app can help art house cinemas.

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Next Media Accelerator: a streaming service for women and a VR camera

The Next Media Accelerator (NMA) is an institution in Hamburg’s startup scene by now. Meanwhile the seventh batch is already at the start. We introduce all the latest participants in a little series and start with two projects with which the NMA is once again breaking new ground: The Distriqt and Cloud Stories.

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How Sceenic experienced the Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch 2017

The application phase for the Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch is currently underway again. In 2017, London startup Sceenic took part in the competition and reached second place. CEO and co-founder Paul Bojarski tells us in an interview how he experienced the event and how Sceenic has developed since then.

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Airbus BizLab – a global company turns startups into partners

SPONSORED POST The Airbus BizLab is an accelerator of a very special kind. Probably no other support program is so closely linked to a real global player and offers such great opportunities for long-term business success. We met the team from BizLab Hamburg and talked to them about the great opportunities for startups.

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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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