Take Your Startup to the Next Level

Limited to 40 Seats • Pre-Registration required

Select out of 5 available Sessions

#1 Hardware-Mentoring#2 Pimp your Pitch Video#3 Get Funding#4 HR & Recruiting Tips#5 Product Design 101

#1 Play your Game in Hardware!

This 1-on-1 mentoring session is all about the common hardware startup pitfalls and how early partnerships can save you time and money. Get feedback from 5 international hardware experts: Strategy & Product Development, Technical Advice & Manufacturing, Design, Marketing & Traction, and first-hand hardware expertise from serial-founders.

Moderator: Niclas Fritz
The mentors are:
Jewell Sparks – Strategy and Business Development
Stefanie Koch – Technical Advice & Manufacturing
Craig Davis – Ultra hard-core premium Evangelist
Marc Nagel – Designer
Yann Girard – Marketing and Traction
Tobias Eichenwald (Senic) – Founder Perspective
Friday, May 29 • 10:30 a.m. • Hardware Mentoring Masterclass (80min)

#2 The First 10 Seconds Count!

Product ready for take-off. What next? The perfect pitch video can open many doors. Bring your message to a visual context with the experts of story design Petra Varga and Gergö Fazekas from Major Design.

Friday, May 29 • 12:00 p.m. • Pitch Video Masterclass (40min)

#3 Go Fund Yourself!

Closing a funding round for a tech startup can be complicated and bewildering if you haven’t done it before. Marina Atarova and Paul Dowling will help take the mystery out of the process by providing a workshop based on their experience of helping startups on their DreamStake funding platform, and Hoxtech Angel network.

Friday, May 29 • 1:00 p.m. • Investment Masterclass (60min)

#4 Team & Motivation

The hard thing about hard things – how to attract and motivate people to follow your vision with Jubin Honarfar and Lena Pösl, WHATCHADO

Friday, May 29 • 2:15 p.m. • HR Masterclass (60min)

#5 How to deal with designers.
By a designer.

Are you thinking about investing in the design of your product? This crash course will help you prepare before, manage expectations during, and focus on the outcome after the design process.

Meet Luka Stepan, an educated and renowned Product Designer at the Design Accelerator DsgnFwd, who helps startups transform innovations into great products, user experience, and finally into inspiring brands.

Friday, May 29 • 3:30 p.m. • Product Design Masterclass (60min)