Friday, September 13th could be a lucky day for five startups. Then they fight at the me Convention in Frankfurt for a starting place at the Reeperbahn Startup Pitch and a ticket for the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. Well over 500 people have voted online for the five finalists who we would like to introduce to you!
It is still a while until the Reeperbahn Startup Pitch, but the hot phase has somehow already started. On September 13th there will be a Pre-Pitch at the me Convention in Frankfurt, a kind of qualification competition for the final in Hamburg. And that’s also where you’re in demand. Via an online voting you can decide which five candidates will compete at the me Convention and win attractive prizes!
How time flies! At the end of this week, on August 25th to be precise, is application deadline for the Reeperbahn Startup Pitch which will take place on November 7th at the Mojo Club. So if you already wanted to apply, don’t hesitate any more. And for all the others we have compiled the seven most convincing arguments as to why participation in the seventh edition of our competition is exactly the right thing for your startup.
Until August 25th you can apply for our Reeperbahn Startup Pitch. One of the conditions of participation is the submission of an English pitch deck with a maximum of 15 slides. In this context the eternal question arises: What does the ideal pitch deck look like? In the following article we’ll give you a few tips.
The third edition of the me Convention, a cooperation between Mercedes-Benz and SXSW, will be held from September 11th to 13th during the IAA (International Motor Show) in Frankfurt. The complete details of the conference programme are currently being finalised, but the organisers are excited to announce a number of confirmed programme items. And we are excited that Hamburg Startups is also involved. You can find out how in this article.
Now there is a really good reason to look forward to autumn: On November 7th our Reeperbahn Startup Pitch will happen again! Startups from all over the world are invited to present themselves in the Mojo Club to an expert audience and a top-class jury and can win a trip to the legendary SXSW Festival. And this year there are even two possibilities to reach the final in Hamburg. You can find out how to apply in this report!
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