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The verticals

The verticals are pure content gold for you. Together with our partners we curate sessions on the hottest topics in the startup ecosystem.

Day 1


Beyond policy and big players:
what’s really powering the energy revolution

Day 1 - Sunday // 14:30 - 17:30

For the energy transition to succeed, it will take more than just the commitment of politicians and the big players in the energy industry. The speed and innovation of the start-up world is also needed to bring about the urgently needed change. Exciting panel discussions on the success factors for the energy transition, promising future trends and the people driving the change are a must for anyone who wants to help shape the energy world of tomorrow.

Bits & Pretzels


Day 1 - Sunday // 13:30 - 16:30

We co-create the future and unleash the power of German Mittelstand and Family Businesses 2100 by transformation, change & courage! We foster an ecosystem of innovators and established companies to engage with new realities and to talk about their transformation in a real transparent way. Challenges, problems & downsides. We talk about the status quo in 2023, but we will show their power, their inventions and their new role for society, economy and environment to create a new way of wealth.

Day 2


Pioneering Together.
Connecting All Dimensions.

Day 2 - Monday // 10:00 - 13:00

Discover a world full of possibilities with our motto "Pioneering Together. Connecting All Dimensions." What will shape the future on the ground, in the sky, and even in space and new dimensions like Metaverse? We explore boundless horizons together with our startups and pioneers. Our Mission is to keep society connected, simplify our customers’ businesses and build a digital future for everyone.


Think Mobility Differently.

Day 2 - Monday // 10:00 - 13:00

In a rapidly changing world, where innovation drives progress, it has become evident that thinking outside the box is essential for the mobility industry. NIO stands for this like no other mobility brand. Because NIO thinks mobility from the user's point of view – and offers smart solutions to their challenges. Making "Think Mobility Differently" more than a phrase. It's a mindset that pushes us beyond our comfort zone to envision a more connected, efficient, and inclusive future mobility. So, it's no wonder that our event brings together thought leaders, visionaries, and disruptive minds who dare to question the status quo. From emerging technologies to ingenious business models, our diverse panel of experts will share their insights and experiences that will shape the mobility of the near and far future. We will explore the power of creativity, collaboration, and the exploration of untapped potential in the mobility sector.

Google Cloud

Supercharge your growth with AI
by Google Cloud

Day 2 - Monday // 10:00 - 13:00

Discover ways AI can help your business growth and scale. Hear from founders how AI has helped shape their business.

Bavarian State Ministry for Digital Affairs

Next Generation AI Made in Bavaria Solving Humanity's Greatest Challenges

Day 2 - Monday // 14:30 - 16:30

The current skyrocketing advancements in AI, specifically enabled by next generation GPT-models, represents a huge opportunity for entrepreneurs to tackle the greatest threats to humankind. Together with leading entrepreneurs from the Bavarian startup ecosystem Judith Gerlach, the Bavarian Minister for Digital Affairs, explores how AI powered solutions from Bavaria, one of Europe's leading startup ecosystems, can help solve Europe's leading challenges in digital sovereignty, climate tech, energy and cyber security. Join us to learn more and share your view on Monday, September 25th 2023.


How no-code is empowering innovation without limits

Day 2 - Monday // 14:30 - 16:30

Explore the transformative new era where you don’t need to code to have the power to translate ideas into reality. With no-code tools, innovation barriers are removed and the creative capabilities of technology are democratized far beyond coders, to billions of other creative thinkers.

What does the future of no-code hold, especially when supercharged through AI? What will this mean for the future of work, business, our personal lives, our ways of thinking and problem solving? And how might we adapt? Make will help you to imagine what’s possible.


Accelerating Sports: The ISPO Brand New Convention | Unlocking Success in the Sports Startup Ecosystem through new perspectives

Day 2 - Monday // 13:30 - 16:30

Join us at the ISPO Brandnew Convention for an inspiring journey into the world of sports entrepreneurship.

Discover the success stories behind Maloja and Micro and gain invaluable insights into the experiences of their visionary founders along the way. Hear Mischa Zverev share his perspectives of athletes as investors, exploring the synergies between sports and startups and a get glimpse into the inner workings of ISPO and the driving forces behind sports innovation.Engage in a thought-provoking panel discussion featuring Dan Lorang, Klaus Haas and Merlin Ouboter discussing what it takes to succeed and learn what role mental health and resilience play in the process.

Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the dynamic world of sports startups and unlock the secrets of success!

EXIST | German Accelerator

Startup Nation Stage

Day 1 - Sunday // 10:45 - 15:50

Join the Startup Nation Stage and get inspired by Germany’s innovation drivers through the lens of EXIST and German Accelerator, supported by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action. What turns a startup ecosystem into a true startup nation? How can startups, investors and enablers contribute to the journey from innovative ideas to going global and what‘s in it for you?Join us as we spotlight founders, investors and the most important initiatives shaping Germany towards a Startup Nation.

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Munich | 24–26
September 2023