BETAPITCH Hamburg is looking for the best & most promising startups in the city! In 2016 we selected 9 of them, who got to pitch for an expert jury & had the chance to win great prizes. The winner of the pitch, Hoard, won gold at the grand finale in Berlin!

Who won it before? PeerAce, Rescued Ideas and Permondo!

Read about BETAPITCH Hamburg 2016

These are the prizes startups fought for!

  • Seed For Tech – 100 hours of development

    Seed For Tech – 100 hours of development

    A coding package consisting in 100 hours of development will be provided by Seed For Tech, a product-focused company, dedicated to early or later stage startups. They are looking for the next startups to invest in so go ahead and meet them at BETAPITCH!
  • O’Reilly


    You can win a book full of wisdom from O’Reilly!
  • XING


    Yeah: for a better working life XING provides a one-year premium membership for you and your team members.
  • Figo


    Figo gives out a free one hour consulting from the figo team. Figo has the best specialists to answer the questions such as: Can your business idea benefit from mobile payment? And what are the best payment options for your business idea? The figo team brings to you experts in the field of banking, FinTech and (mobile) payment.

  • dpunkt Verlag

    dpunkt Verlag

    Books up for grabs from dpunkt Verlag!
  • Der Medienlotse

    Der Medienlotse

    "Der Medienlotse" Jan C. Rode brings communication concepts to the point and is an expert for digital content and innovation . For the participants of the BETAPITCH he offers in addition a mini-workshop on digital business models and strategies.
  • Superhelden Training

    Superhelden Training

  • betahaus | Hamburg

    betahaus | Hamburg

    The winning team can work from betahaus | Hamburg for 6 months for free! We are looking forward to introduce you to our community, business angels and friends in the media to boost your startup! betahaus is one of the largest coworking spaces in Europe, located in Hamburg, Berlin, Sofia and Barcelona.


    One month fitness: Enjoy free Fitness und wellness for 4 weeks in the Fitnessclub KAIFU-LODGE in the centre of Hamburg in Eimsbüttel. Over 270 Fitness classes the week with more than 50 yogaclasses / Wellness with Saunas and indoor and outdoor pools. Your City Your Body Your Club!
  • Online Marketing Rockstars

    Online Marketing Rockstars

    The winning team gets 2 tickets to attend an awesome conference Online Marketing Rockstars which takes place in Expo in Hamburg.
  • BETAPITCH | global & Investors Day 2016

    BETAPITCH | global & Investors Day 2016

    The winner will pitch at BETAPITCH | global taking place at betahaus | Berlin on October 14th! There will be a chance to win 5000 € cash (provided by hub:raum), a trip to the Silicon Valley and other prizes from the community! The startup will get to attend the Investors Day which will be packed with meetings with investors, pitch sessions, panel discussions and workshops. This is the place to meet the most important players in the startup scene.
  • Ticket to Tech Open Air 2016

    Ticket to Tech Open Air 2016

    One lucky startup wins a free ticket to Tech Open Air, a great 3 days Technology Festival in Berlin. The ticket is generously sponsored by our partner Seed For Tech.

Jury Stars

These guys chose the winner!

Team Hamburg

  • Wolfgang Wopperer

    Wolfgang Wopperer

    Wolfgang is a trained philosopher, untrained entrepreneur, and co-founder of betahaus | Hamburg. Wolfgang is advising product development projects for startups and established companies, talking and writing about innovation and maker culture, and enthusiastically involved in making Hamburg a better place for startups.

  • Anne Christin Dröge

    Anne Christin Dröge

    After her ​Masters degree in Arts and Media Management Anne specialized in the field ​s​ of ​communication, ​sponsoring and ​events. In the last years she worked ​​at the interface between business and societal-cultural ​topics with a particular focus on the areas of sustainability and corporate responsibility. ​ Since June 2014 she is responsible for sponsoring and events at betahaus | Hamburg.​

  • Julia Oertel

    Julia Oertel

    Since September Julia Oertel has completed the new management board of betahaus | Hamburg. Before that she co-founded the Hamburg-based concept store Lokaldesign, which promotes newcomers in the field of interior design and has worked as a consultant for several clients, focusing on process and strategy.

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