Techstars Startup Weekend Berlin – It’s a Wrap!

We’ve wrapped up yet another amazing edition of Techstars Startup Weekend Berlin!

We had a great start on Friday evening, with 31 ideas pitched, which the audience helped narrow down to the top 9. Since late Friday evening, the teams have been working hard on validating their ideas, creating their business model and building a basic working prototype.

Here is a quick overview of the results of Techstars Startup Weekend Berlin May 2018:

Memor.ly – An App for better memorizing with music

Distraction Fighter – limit phone access to fight distraction and increase productivity

RoboCoach – A Chatbot that will write and adapt your personal training schedule.

X_Transformers_X – Consulting platform for sustainable cultural change to innovation

Hey Coach! – Coaching for grassroots sports

Virtual Unicorn – Virtual startup bootcamp

League of Leaders – Educating people about politics in a fun way

Qualivi – Comparison SaaS for buying houses

SaferSpace – Empower victims to fight harassment through citizen science

Once again, congratulations to all teams for all the hard work they put in over the weekend and to the winning teams:

SaferSpace – Best Pitch
League of Leaders – Most Innovative Idea
Memor.ly – Overall Winner

We’d like to thank our mentors for sharing their knowledge and supporting the teams throughout the weekend and our judges for taking time on Sunday night to listen to the presentations & give feedback.

Special thanks to Ahoy! Berlin for hosting this lovely bunch of passionate entrepreneurs and to Deloitte Digital for believing in them & supporting them.

Thank you Wok to Walk, Protokoll Berlin, HRVST Smoothies, Wildcorn, Coffee Circle for keeping us fueled up during the weekend.

And of course a big big thank you to Startup SAFARI, Origin.berlin and O’Reilly Media for enabling the winners to keep working on their business and integrating into the local startup ecosystem.

See you next time!

Memor.ly
Safer Space
League of Leaders







Startup Weekend is coming back to Berlin

It’s been more than 2 years since the last Startup Weekend took place in Berlin and today we’re proud to announce that with a fresh team and heaps of enthusiasm, we’re bringing your most beloved startup event back into the local ecosystem.

Get ready for an amazing experience, 54 intense hours that will take you through the learning loops and ups & downs of startup life.

Startup Weekend Berlin will take place on November 17 – 19, coinciding the Global Entrepreneurship Week. How’s that for a powerful comeback?

Why Join

Get to know your local startup scene
During Startup Weekend you’ll have the chance to learn best practices from established startup founders who will be your mentors throughout the event.

Access a global community
With 4500+ events having been organized globally to date, Startup Weekend’s strongest asset is in the end, the community, which you will become a part of once you have attended the event.  

Get Started
Either you already have a business idea that you want to launch, or you simply want to get a taste of the entrepreneurial spirit, Startup Weekend is a great place to start; with the support of the mentors, organizers, judges & the other participants, you are guaranteed to find the answers you are looking for and get inspired.

How it works

Open to All
Startup Weekend is open to everybody – students, graduates, developers, designers, hackers, VC’s – we want you all!

We have special student discounts and early bird tickets meant to go fast, so have a look at our ticketing page and reserve your spot.

Feel free to reach out to as for any questions at berlin@startupweekend.org.

See you on November 17th!








News & Updates from the team

We’re almost there! Here are some updates on what to expect next weekend:

  • Tool for everyone: Creative Tim is giving each participant a personal license (one project, unlimited time) to their Get Shit Done Kit to quickly prototype your website.
  • Jury Prize: The winner of the Sunday pitch will receive $40.000 in BizSpark Plus cloud services from Microsoft to host their project.
  • Audience PrizeTeam Escape is sponsoring a team experience for the team that can win the hearts of the audience. You can get tickets for the Sunday pitch here.

Looking forward to seeing you there,
Your SWBSI team