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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Sceenic: “Hamburg is really a special place”

In exactly four weeks the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas will begin. A powerful Hamburg delegation will also be at the start there. This includes Sceenic, a startup based in London, but with close ties to Hamburg and Hamburg Startups. In an interview, founder Paul Bojarski tells us the whole story.

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The startup year 2017 from a Hamburg perspective

The startup world never stands still. Small and big dramas happen every day, small and big triumphs are celebrated and new ideas and business models are born. Hamburg Startups has been accompanying and documenting events in the Hanseatic city for a number of years and has reported in hundreds of articles and news reports again in 2017. Today we look back on the year that has just ended.
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How to get to the MLOVE Salon in Lisbon

The Web Summit in Lisbon is undoubtedly one of the highlights in the international start-up calendar. This year’s event will take place from November 6th to 9th. Many who have been there before say that the best thing to do is to have parties and events on the sidelines of the actual conference.

One of these events is the MLOVE Salon Lisboa on November 7th. MLOVE, nextMedia.Hamburg, the Next Media Accelerator and Hamburg Startups invite you to a networking evening at the Vestigius, directly by the sea. There are also eight startups that present themselves in short pitches: Nect,, Aetros, Mesaic, eatclever, Cutnut, Stream Time and 23degree.

Admission will be at 6:30 p. m. Drinks and snacks will be provided. You can register for free here. Have fun!

Inspirient wins Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch 2017

Confetti for Inspirient! The Berlin-based startup wins the Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch 2017 with its data analysis tool, but this was just one of the highlights of an unforgettable day. We summarize the whole event.

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Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch 2017: We already have 5 winners!

What do the following have in common: a programme for data analysis, a digital ID card, interactive apps for children, software for tax invoices, and a new form of watch party? On 20 September these will all take centre stage at Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch. That is to say, the five finalists for our international startup competition have been chosen; now we will summarise for you who these finalists are and how the decision was made.

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The Baqend success story

The Baqend success story is closely linked to its participation and double victory at the Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch 2016. Here’s a summary of everything that has happened since and how this aspiring startup is progressing.

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From St. Pauli to Necker Island

Necker Island – a dream destination for globetrotters and ambitious entrepreneurs alike. After all, the Caribbean island is the setting for one of the most prestigious startup competitions ever – the Extreme Tech Challenge. It’s not easy to access, but the Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch simultaneously offers two ways of reaching this tropical paradise. Read on to find out what they are!

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Food Innovation Camp: A Taste of the Future

An event full of startups is like taking a glimpse into the future. The Food Innovation Camp was no exception to the rule. Many speeches and discussions focused on answering the question of our eating habits in 2030 or 2050. We summed up the most exciting trends and prognostics here.

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The Food Innovation Camp exceeds all expectations

The sentence “The event has exceeded all expectations” should be used with parsimony. As far as the Food Innovation Camp held by Hamburg Startups in cooperation with the Gastgewerbe magazine is concerned, this statement is absolutely appropriate. We are still quite overwhelmed, but let’s take a first look back.

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