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Digital Economy Networking Events, networks and associations in the digital scene Get in contact – and remain in contact Berlin is one giant network: This is because of the numerous events in the bustling digital scene. They range from small informal meet-ups to large multi-day, international conferences. List of Links Conventions and conferences With more than 20,000 visitors from home and abroad, the Berlin Web Week is one of the biggest festivals of the digital scene throughout Europe. For one week every year, it brings together numerous concepts on hot topics happening in the digital economy and sends off endless ideas into the digital hotspot of Berlin. Events such as the Startup Camp Berlin, Heureka Conference, DeGUT or the Lange Nacht der Startups focus primarily on topics pertaining to start-ups and entrepreneurship. Even the oldest digital conferences such as re:publica, webinale, droidcon, tools or Tech Open Air now offer special start-up tracks. Each year new events are born, including the prestigious Internet Conference NOAH, Apps World and the Maker Faire hardware festival. What they all have in common is that things aren’t only talked about, they are actually done: Successful apps and prototypes have already come out of hackathons and pitching sessions here. Profitable business relations Matchmaking between entrepreneurs and investors or companies is just a matter of course here, which leads to funding for the early and growth phases as well as strategic partners. This includes investor dinners or the Demo Days from the many incubators and accelerators. The State of Berlin also supports networking abroad through delegation visits and joint booths at trade fairs in the US, Dublin, Tel Aviv and London. Numerous lectures, workshops and speed networking events are also offered to gain helpful insight into relevant topics on founding a company and digitization. Networks and associationse The digital scene in Berlin has a strong lobby: Numerous initiatives, associations and organizations are committed to networking start-ups and digital companies and for proper political advocacy of their interests. In addition to many others, the Bundesverband Deutsche Start-ups e.V., Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft e.V., BITKOM e.V. and derSIBB e.V. represent implementing future-oriented economic policies and founder-friendly conditions. The Projekt Zukunft initiative from the Senate Department for Economics, Technology and Research organizes exchanges between industry, science and politics and drives forward future topics through competitions. The berlinbrandenburg also offers a number of networking opportunities as well as investor events. START Berlin e.V., the entrepreneurship initiative from all universities in Berlin, networks students with players from, and topics relevant to, the start-up scene. Apps World Berlin Web Week DeGUT Deutsche Gründer- und Unternehmertage Deutsche Gamestage droidcon Heureka Conference Maker Faire NOAH Internet Conference re:publica Startup Camp Berlin Social Media Week TechOpenAir Tools webinale Berlin Startup Unit standort-berlin/the-place-to-be-for-startups/ die-berlin-startup-unit/ BITKOM e.V. Bundesverband Deutsche Startups Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft e.V. Entrepreneurs Club Berlin Industrie- und Handelskammer zu Berlin (Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Berlin, CII) Projekt Zukunft berlinbrandenburg SIBB Digital Business Association Berlin und Brandenburg START Berlin e.V. 20

Gateway to the World Media and communication in Berlin Mouthpiece of the digital scene increasing amount of international media are looking to gain direct access. This includes the influential online magazine “TechCrunch” from the US, for which their journalists report directly from the Berlin digital scene. Digital center – If you have a good idea, talk about it. The developments happening in Berlin’s digital economy offer the media sufficient material for endless reports. Conversely, business ideas, products and services can be easily and quickly presented to a wider audience. In the field of advertising and communication, there are plenty of agencies and PR experts to develop the right communication strategies for startups and established companies alike. The latest from Berlin – From and for female founders for Berlin and the world and entrepreneurs The dynamic founder scene and the New and successful online magazines media world are in close contact in Berlin. That’s how publications are born founders and entrepreneurs. Edition F, a from Berlin focus on topics for female that deal specifically with the start-up business und lifestyle magazine from scene. Perhaps the most well-known is Susann Hoffmann and Nora-Vanessa the online magazine “Gründerszene”, Wohlert, offers editorial articles and services such as a job search portal and a which now belongs to the Springer Group, and features editorials on the marketplace for business fashion. digital economy as well as scientific articles, a personal database and a job The aim of Maxi Knust’s magazine search portal. The online platform “Fempreneur” is to inspire and encourage women to realize their start-up “” has also made a name for itself. Interviews, portraits ideas, especially in the digital domain. and market overviews are published here daily. The online English language Cross-regional and international magazine Heureka (formerly Venture Village) and Silicon Allee produce news The topic of Berlin as a digital city is and videos about founder-relevant topics and are important to the interna- example, Die Zeit and Zeit Online, Süd- often a cross-regional topic in, for tional community. deutsche Zeitung, Die Welt, Spiegel and Spiegel Online as well as in the Current and important new entrants Handelsblatt, Wirtschaftswoche and are the magazines “The Hundert”, considered the number one brand of the other manager magazines. digital economy, and its sister magazine “Berlin Valley”. ups are also of global interest: The success stories of German start- An The TechBerlin platform collects all information about the steadily growing tech and start-up scene in Berlin: News, databases, funding opportunities, event overviews, vacant jobs, office spaces and offers for starting a business. redefine the possible. log Berlin Partner for Business and Technology and the Berlin Senate Department for Economics, Technology and Research are responsible for advertising Berlin as a location for the digital economy on a large scale: The “log in. berlin” campaign has around 200 partners and launches the strengths and expertise of Berlin’s digital and IT industry out into the world. The initiatives include advertisements in regional, national and international media, trade shows and a blog that reflects the diversity of the digital economy. List of Links Berlin Valley The Hundert deutsche startups Gründerszene Heureka (Venture Village) TechCrunch Berlin Startup Girl (Blog) log TechBerlin Silicon Allee 21

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