Around 50 startups applied for BETAPITCH | Hamburg and tomorrow evening the 10 most promising ones will finally pitch! They’ll each have five minutes to convince both jury and audience of their concept, product and business plan. The startup winning gets six months of free coworking in betahaus | Hamburg and of course a whole betahaus network of founders, accelerators and innovators to well from.
The winner also gets to pitch at BETAPITCH | global, taking place during People In Beta Festival in betahaus | Berlin on August 29. What’s to win there? A trip to Silicon Valley (sponsored by Axel Springer Plug n’ Play), 5000€ cash (given by hub:raum), a trip to Taipei (sponsored by HWTrek) and again; a whole bunch of betahaus benefits and services.
What do the ten genius startups from Hamburg do? Here’s an overview:
Breeze offers smart air quality monitoring for cities and offices. For cities Breeze offers high-resolution, real-time data. For offices Breeze can be used to increase productivity and decrease number of leaves due to illness.
Culturide is the first user-friendly P2P platform connecting travellers with like-minded local hosts for language exchange.
hallobiz enables people to find the right retail space for their product or brand online.
HEUTE IN HAMBURG is a personal leisure guide, daily listing the best events and leisure tips.
knowhere offers a simple way to find your travel destination: anytime, anywhere – together or alone.
Good Retreats by Pasary Marketplaces brings together providers of surf and yoga vacations and travellers.
PeerAce offers a one-tap booking experience for sports & fitness classes in your neighbourhood. Find, book & pay in under 60 seconds!
Recommend.to drives leads with a smart sharing widget by rewarding existing customers with smart incentives on your website.
Sponsoois is an online marketplace for sports sponsorship.
TobyRich makes smartphone controlled gaming drones. They call it Gaming 4.0 – the Internet of Things for toys!
The betapitch | Hamburg jury is staffed with members from different sectors of both the local and international startup scene:
Andreas Lenz, Founder t3n Magazin & hardwrk GmbH
Mimi Sewalski, Managing Director Avocadostore.de
Heiko Hubertz, Founder Bigpoint GmbH and WHOW Games GmbH
Meinolf Ellers, Managing Director dpa-infocom GmbH and Co-Initiator scoopcamp
Michael Backes, Managing Director and Co-Founder Liquid Labs GmbH
The main partner of BETAPITCH | Hamburg is Airbus BizLab. Airbus Bizlabs is a global network of accelerator facilities enabling startups and creative Airbus employees to collaborate and work on innovative ideas for the aviation industry, mainly. With its BizLabs, Airbus aims to speed up the transformation of ground-breaking ideas into valuable business propositions, all within an extended innovation eco-system. An Airbus Bizlab will soon be opened in Hamburg, the one in Toulouse (France) has been successfully in use since the beginning of 2015. More Bizlabs will follow, in Bangalore (India) among other places. You’ll see Airbus among the sponsors of BETAPITCH | global as well!
Ready for the show on Wednesday the 15th, 6pm?
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