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APW19: 'Connecting Startup Cities' Conference, May 14

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Spreewerkstätten

Am Krögel 2

10179 Berlin

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The “Berlin Buzz” and Asia

With heavyweights like Soundcloud, Zalando and Delivery Hero already under its belt, the German capital is looking to conquer Europe with a buzzing startup community full of young, hungry techies and relatively affordable housing.

In the German capital, over 18 per cent of the population is foreign-born, representing approximately an astonishing 190 countries (especially considering that there are a total of 195 countries in the world today). Many founders and employees of startups don´t speak German and are thus creating an English speaking ecosystem. This intense ecosystem is famed to be a hub for innovative types to create, network and experiment.

The one-day Connecting Startup Cities conference on May 14, 2019, boasts an international scope that addresses precisely these startups, bringing together established companies, innovation labs, VCs, accelerators, science partners, political decision-makers, and institutional actors from Germany and Asia. By offering a platform for dialogue, knowledge exchanges, networking and matchmaking, the conference is fast becoming the interface for the initiation and development of international relations – Asia meets Europe. It will take place within the framework of the Asia-Pacific Week in Berlin from May 13-19, 2019. With more than 90 speakers, 50 different talk formats and a total of more than 2,000 visitors the Asia-Pacific Week Berlin in 2018 was a raging success.


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10 AM - 11 AM: Opening Panel

11:30 AM - 1 PM: Asia meets Europe – Company Culture and Business Mentality

11:30 AM - 1 PM: Female Entrepreneurship

2 PM - 3:30 PM: Marketplaces

2 PM - 3:30 PM: Social Innovation

4 PM - 5:30 PM: Smart Cities | Green Tech | Energy

4 PM - 5:30 PM: Mobility

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM: Pitch Session

6:30 PM: Networking, Cultural Highlights, Food and Drinks


Find the program here: https://apwberlin.de/events-tuesday-14th-may-2019-2/

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