next media accelerator: more space for creativity, emotions and advertising revenues

In the third and last part of our mini-series about batch 10 from the next media accelerator we present three startups, which aim to make the work and lives of creatives, event organizers, customers, advertisers and online media better: Moderne, VibeVision and yieldPass.

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FlyingLab – more than just Lufthansa’s flying innovation platform

When someone takes a plane, they’ll might have some exciting experiences – at least at Lufthansa’s FlyingLab. The idea of letting popular major events such as the SXSW festival start on the flight has proved its worth. But the special flights are only one part of an innovation concept, that we would like to present here.

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femtasy creates sensual mental cinema for women

Only recently, the Cologne-based startup company femtasy made positive headlines with a financing round in the seven-digit range. Already in November the platform for erotic audio play for women convinced the audience at the Reeperbahn Startup Pitch. The reward: femtasy is part of our delegation, that will travel to the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas in March. In an interview, founder Nina Julie Lepique tells us what womenlike to listen to.

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CUCA BY LINDA: “I want to make the lives of every woman more beautiful and confident”

She was in the final at the Reeperbahn Startup Pitch and is part of our delegation, that will travel to the SXSW Festival in Austin in March: founder Linda Wonneberger from Berlin. In an interview she explains to us, what mission she is aiming for with her femcare platform CUCA BY LINDA, which women’s products are also bought by men and what she is especially looking forward to during the USA trip.

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Hyconnect makes shipbuilding more light and easy

Large ships are heavy, really, really heavy. Weight is always a critical factor in shipbuilding and the ideal combination of lightweight plastics and indispensable steel is the solution. The Hamburg startup Hyconnect offers a method of combining both materials. With this groundbreaking invention Hyconnect won the Reeperbahn Startup Pitch on November 7th.

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How to Austin – the best insider tricks for your trip to the SXSW Festival

How do I get to the SXSW Festival in Austin? Which things do I take with me, what do I wear? And how do I take best advantage of the overwhelming program? Questions upon questions, which we answered at an information event. And will answer in this article.

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Veronika Reichboth: “We are making Hamburg globally known as a centre for innovation”

SPONSORED POST – Veronika Reichboth is the head of Hamburg Invest’s Startup-Unit and travels all over the world in her role to give Hamburg even more visibility as a location for innovation. In this interview, she explains to us what her job exactly involves and which role the SXSW Festival plays in this.

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These are the German candidates for awards at the SXSW Festival

For the global creative and digital scene, the SXSW Festival in Austin, from March 13th to 22nd, is an exciting highlight. The German delegation is certainly one of the largest of all and Hamburg Startups has been playing an important role for many years at it. This year we will be reporting in detail again. Today we would like to introduce the candidates from Germany who will be participating in one of the famous SXSW competitions. We are pleased to say that Hamburg is particularly well represented there!

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Next media accelerator: Three startups that advance online journalism

In the second part of our small series about the 10th batch of the next media accelerator, we present three startups, that simplify the work of online journalists while keeping the preferences and interests of readers in mind.

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Next media accelerator: fan articles by influencers, an Instagram soap and videos for journalists

The tenth batch of the next media accelerator is here! We met the nine newest startups and will introduce them in a small series to you as usual. Let’s start with Serpentine, Hashtag Daily and Klipworks.

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