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Bits & Pretzels
FOR INVESTORS

You're invited to be at the forefront of the investment realm.

We're hosting 3,000 founders looking for capital and
20,000 direct meetings
between founders and investors this year.

Last year, 1,000 investors brought €390bn in capital.
This year, we're aiming higher.

Join us for tangible investment opportunities.

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Why do hundreds of Investors come to Bits & Pretzels every year?

Deal flow

In 2022, we hosted 3,000 founders who raised a staggering €3.4 billion post festival participation.

Don't miss your chance to discover the next game-changing startup before the rest of the world does.

Make your investment mark

Showcase your success as an investor. Join an elite group of investors and VCs who collectively hold over €390 billion in capital.

Elevate your prestige and make your mark in this exclusive gathering of industry luminaries.

Peer-to-peer Meetings

Leverage the opportunity to connect, and collaborate with fellow investors.

Unleash the power of collective wisdom and open
doors to new alliances and strategic partnerships
across Europe.

Get the Exclusive
Startup Book

Buy an investor ticket and get the Startup Book filled with key data insights on all exhibiting and pitching startups.

A Breeding Ground
for successful founders

Bits & Pretzels has a track record of excellent startups exhibiting or pitching in their early days. Discover some hot prospects while nobody else knows about them.

Exhibited in
2022
Capital raised
$649.8m
Exhibited in
2018
Capital raised
$159.5m
Exhibited in
2022
Capital raised
$351.5m
Exhibited in
2022
Capital raised
$239.1m
Exhibited in
2019
Capital raised
$495.8m
Exhibited in
2019
Capital raised
$112.1m
Exhibited in
2019
Capital raised
$162.8m
Exhibited in
2019
Capital raised
$195.3m
Exhibited in
2022
Capital raised
$44m
Exhibited in
2019
Capital raised
$225.6m
Exhibited in
2019
Capital raised
$58m
Exhibited in
2017
Capital raised
$64.2m
Exhibited in
2019
Capital raised
$529.3m
Exhibited in
2019
Capital raised
$724.3m
Exhibited in
2019
Capital raised
$349.2m

Your quick access
to Founders

Startup Exhibition

Meet ambitious startup founders, who are looking to meet investors and secure the next step in transforming their business.

exhibition

Startup Pitch Competition

Watch the top selected startups competing for the Golden Pretzel Pitch Award with their business ideas.

Pitch

GET ACCESS TO all 5,000 ATTENDEES

Say goodbye to time-consuming, outmoded networking!

With our app, you can tap into an impressive pool of 5,000 attendees up to four weeks before the conference starts. 

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meet fellow investors

Selected Investors
at #bits23

Cathie Wood
Founder & CEO, CIO
ARK Invest
Joe Kaeser
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Siemens Energy
Zeynep Yavuz
Partner
General Catalyst
Katharina Wilhelm
Partner
Index Ventures
Luca Eisenstecken
Partner
Atomico
Steven Sarracino
Founder & General Partner
Activant Capital
Simon Schmincke
General Partner
Creandum
Colin Hanna
Partner
Balderton Capital
Frank Thelen
CEO
Freigeist
Rainer Märkle
General Partner
HV Capital
Marie Fabiunke
Co-Founder
Cosmyc Partners
Tove Larsson
General Partner
Norrsken VC
Ricardo Schaefer
Partner
Target Global
Paul Morrissey
Senior Managing Director
Blackstone
Tina Dreimann
Co-Founder & Managing Director
better ventures
Gesa Miczaika
Founding Partner
Auxxo Female Catalyst Fund
Fabian Heilemann
CEO & Co-Founder
AENU
Dr. Andre Retterath
Partner
Earlybird VC
Fridtjof Detzner
Co-Founder & General Partner
Planet A Ventures
Paul Murphy
Partner
Lightspeed Venture Partners
Luca Bocchio
Partner
Accel
Claude Ritter
Managing Partner
Cavalry Ventures
Christian Figge
Managing Partner
Armira Growth Management
Andreas Unseld
Partner
UVC Partners
Bernard Wendeln
CEO
WENVEST Capital
Jens Düing
Senior Partner
Frog Capital
Henrik Landgren
Co-Founder & CPTO
Ark Kapital
Julia Hawkins
General Partner
LocalGlobe & Latitude
Rick Hao
Partner
Speedinvest
Sabine Flechet
Co-Founding Partner
Masawa
Katja Ruhnke
Co-Founder & CEO
CK Venture Capital
Constanze Buchheim
Founder & Managing Partner
i-potentials
Jan Reichelt
Founding & General Partner
10x Founders
Niels Dörje
Chairman
CHAIRPEOPLE
Benjamin Erhart
Partner
UVC Partners
Paulina Jänsch
Founding Partner
Leanox Impact Capital
Paul Klemm
Partner
Earlybird Venture Capital
Valerie Bures
Partner
XANGE
Ramin Niroumand
Partner & Head of Motive Ventures
Motive Partners
Philipp Gerbert
General Managing Director
TUM Venture Labs
Diana zur Löwen
Founder
Rawr Ventures
Pauline Brenninkmeyer
Head of Venture Network
10x Founders
Florian Prucker
Founder & Co-CEO
Scalable Capital
Marie-Helene Ametsreiter
General Partner
Speedinvest
Sitar Teli
Managing Partner
Connect Ventures
Herbert Mangesius
Managing Director
Vsquared Ventures
Piotr Pisarz
Founder & CEO
Uncapped
Christopher McLachlan
Founder
Sausage Dog Ventures
Andrej Henkler
Partner
10x Group
Laura Möller
Investor
Burda Principal Investments
Alexander Schmitt
Partner
Lightspeed Venture Partners
Florian Erber
Founding Partner
Ananda Impact Ventures
Dr. Gesa Miczaika
Founding Partner
Auxxo Female Catalyst Fund
Sebastian Pollok
Founding Partner
Visionaries Club
Marie-Helene Ametsreiter
General Partner
Speedinvest
Arne Morteani
Founding Partner
Kiko Ventures
Itziar Estevez Latasa
Partner
IRIS
Robert Lacher
Founding Partner
Visionaries Club
Thomas Oehl
General Partner
Vsquared Ventures
Marcus Aschauer
Managing Director
UBS Switzerland
Beate Fastrich
Managing Partner
GoodFace Capital
Jörn Struve
Executive Director
Goldman Sachs
Doreen Huber
Partner
EQT Ventures
Diana zur Löwen
CEO
Rawr Ventures
Tobias Jahn
Partner
Hitachi Ventures
Oliver Oster
Partner
AlphaQ Venture Capital
Laura Raggl
Managing Partner
ROI Ventures
Daniel Bartsch
CFO
creditshelf
Marcus Behrendt
Managing Director
BMW i Ventures
Weston Gaddy
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Radian Capital
Mira Kamp
Investor
Redalpine
Christian Lindener
Co-Managing Partner EMEA
Mach49
Martin Junker
Founding Partner
Venture Stars
Conny Hörl
CEO & Investor
CK Venture Capital
Jacob Bro
Founding Partner
2150
Michael Brehm
Founding Partner
Redstone.vc
Anna-Luisa Korte
Director Brand & Content
Founders Foundation
Jeremy Yap
Angel Investor
Dieter Kondek
Founding Partner
DKFL Capital LLC
Martina Pfeifer
Co-Founder, Managing Director & Angel Investor
Whistler / encourageventures
Aristotelis Xenofontos
Partner
Seaya
Svenja Lassen
Managing Director Germany
Gateway Ventures / Female Investors Network
Amanda Birkenholz
Principal
UVC Partners
Marcel Vogler
Partner
Freigeist Capital
Sophie Nadur
Managing Director Europe & ROW
bp Ventures
Florian Weber
CCO & Managing Director
SevenVentures
Johanna von Herman-Kim
Director of Operations
Ennea Capital Partners
Fritz Oidtmann
Managing Partner
Acton Capital
Christoph Honnefelder
Managing Director and Board Member
H2 Advisory & CAIA Cosmetics
Magdalena Pawłowska
Partner
Level2 Ventures
Christine Rittner
Supervisory Board & Business Angel
Ex-Lidl CHRO
Eva Spannagl
Founder & Investor
Sequoia Capital
Jan Becker
Partner
10xFounders
Julia Dous
Talent Advisor & Angel Investor
Grow Diverse / the Evangelistas
Yenny Cheung
Angel Investor, Product & Engineering Executive
Alma Angels
Sandro Stark
General Partner
Vanagon
Dr. Michael Münnix
Venture Partner
Backtrace | Planet A | Spacewalk
Hanadi Jabado
Managing Partner
Sana Capital LTD
Eva Adelsgruber
Managing Director
Plan.Net
Katharina Lind
General Partner
2bX

Munich | 24–26
September 2023

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