SXSW 2020 -What happend and what is going to happen

Our team has accompanied SXSW 2020 with all their heart over the last few weeks: with anticipation and at the same time as a big nail-biter. Will the Corona crisis finally lead to the popular festival being cancelled after all? What are we going to do? Every day in the office, every phone call began with the question: And? What do you think? Will it be canceled?
We were in close coordination with the team on site: We’re going forward, that was the clear motto! The city of Austin and the festival followed a clear course – every day there were new crisis meetings.

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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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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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Double bliss at the pitch at the me Convention

The first finalists for the Reeperbahn Startup Pitch on November 7th are fixed! At a prepitch at the me Convention in Frankfurt two candidates, JobMatchMe and CUCA INTIMA, were so convincing that they both could secure a starting place in Hamburg – and one ticket each for the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas.

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These are the finalists for our pitch at the me Convention

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!

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Vote for your startup favourite and win tickets for me Convention and Reeperbahn Startup Pitch!

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!

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Why it is seven times worth participating in the Reeperbahn Startup Pitch!

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.

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Here’s what you can expect at the me Convention in Frankfurt

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.

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Here’s the starting signal for the Reeperbahn Startup Pitch 2019!

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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SCRIBERS[HUB] is the hotline for text magicians

Journalism is changing. Established publishers are struggling with losses in reach and turnover, while at the same time the demand for relevant content is greater than ever, for example in content marketing. The startup SCRIBERS[HUB] places text professionals for a variety of media and industries and relies on professional competence and personal consulting.

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