Table Captain

Face-to-face meetings with leading startup experts


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What's a

Table Captain?

On the last day of Bits & Pretzels 2022 all attendees will gather at the real Munich Oktoberfest.

Also 300 Table Captains will join us there. A Table Captain is a handpicked expert from the startup ecosystem – like an investor, founder, CEO or other decision-makers.

Each one of them hosts a table, which can be joined by up to eight attendees.

Ticket-holders will be able to select their Table Captain a few days before the event.


and when?

Day 3 - 27 September - will take place at the biggest tent of the original Munich Oktoberfest.

At 9:00 in the morning 5,000 attendees will gather at the Festhalle Schottenhamel.

An experience you don't want to miss!

Pre Event


Buy your ticket

Only ticket holders can participate.

1 week before the event

Choose your Table Captain

You will receive an email invite to choose your Table Captain - be quick, it's first come - first served.

On Event - Sep 27

09:00 - 09:45

Find your table

Get to the Festhalle Schottenhamel and find your table.

09:45 - 10:30

Table Captain Round 1

Pitch, chat and discuss as much as you can.

10:30 - 10:45

Switch tables

Captains stay at their table and attendees switch.

10:45 - 11:30

Table Captain Round 2

A new captain, a new topic and a new round of people at your table.

Good Advice is


The fastest way to succeed is by learning from those that have succeeded already. This is what you get out of the Table Captain Networking:

Get valuable feedback on your idea before you go all-in on it

Learn the secrets of successful unicorn builders

Make valuable connections that last a lifetime

Get inspired from personal stories of hand-picked experts

Use the Table Captain’s knowledge and experience to broaden your horizon

Most importantly: Enjoy the conversation!


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More Table Captains will be announced soon!

Bastian Nominacher
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Jan Böhmermann
satirist, tv host, and multiple award-winner
Margit Wennmachers
Operating Partner
Andreessen Horowitz
Mitchell Baker
Executive Chairwoman
Mozilla Foundation & Corporation
Stefan Raab
Entrepreneur & Entertainer
Barack Obama
Jessica Alba
The Honest Company
Reid Hoffman
Richard Branson
Virgin Group
Dirk Nowitzki
Former NBA Player
Drew Houston
Founder & CEO
Arianna Huffington
Founder & CEO
Thrive Global


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