Together in the ring: Hamburg Startups and Klitschko Ventures form the “Startup Challenge Team”

What does it take to be successful as a startup in the long term? Who perseveres? Who fails? The makers of Hamburg startups have been investigating this question for six years now by monitoring, advising and promoting the German startup scene. They have observed that it is obviously due to the different ways in which challenges are dealt with.
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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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Cargonexx rocks the Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch 2018!

The Hamburg summer of 2018 is hot, even in September. But hotter still was our Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch in its sixth edition. At the end we had two deserved winners: COLDPLASMATECH was the favourite of the audience, while Cargonexx convinced the jury the most and became the main winner. Here we summarize the highlights of a memorable day.

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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

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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