Bits & Pretzels Investor Summit

2024 Theme: The Future of VC

1.000 VCs. 200+ LPs. Surrounded by 5.000+ founders. 20.000+ meetings.

Access: Invite Only, Leading VCs
Date: 30th September, 2024
Location: Munich, ICM during the Bits & Pretzels Festival

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What is the Investors Summit?

Europe's most sought-after community of leading VCs, sharing the latest perspectives on industry trends and investment opportunities. 

This annual invite-only event is for decision-makers from leading VCs and takes place at and during Bits & Pretzels - an exclusive event within the event.

The First Speakers

Christian Lindner

Federal Minister of Finance & Member of the German Bundestag

Christian Stiebner

Senior Investment Manager

KFW Capital

James Black



Doreen Huber


EQT Ventures

Philipp Freise

Co-Head of European Private Equity


Katharina Wilhelm


Index Ventures

Simon Schmincke

General Partner


Alexander Schmitt


Lightspeed Venture Partners

More to come.

The 2024 Theme

The Future of VC

The VC industry is in the midst of an unprecedented transformation. Data-driven investing, boutique vs asset aggregator, SPVs, solo GPs, fundraising, generational transition – there is much that needs to be explored.

Come to the Bits & Pretzels Investor Summit to meet peers, LPs and founders to collaborate, co-invest and do business together more than ever before!

The Agenda

September 30th

All Investor Summit Delegates are permitted and encouraged to join the full program of Bits & Pretzels, which starts on Sunday September 29th and ends on Tuesday  October 1st morning on the Munich Oktoberfest.

What Attendees can expect

Investor only lounge area

Dedicated for conversations with investor peers and LPs for co-investment opportunities and fundraising

Best Practices

Learn from industry leaders how they conquer the VC transformation

Inside Knowledge

Have a look on the experts view on trends

The Facts


Monday - Sep 30, 8:30 - 14:00

The Investor Summit is part of Bits & Pretzels Founders Festival which takes place from Sep 29 - Oct 01, 2024. An Investor ticket grants you access to the full 3-day festival experience.


Bits & Pretzels takes place in Munich, Germany - at the International Congress Center Messe, also known as ICM.

Invite-only guestlist

A highly curated and exclusive inner circle of 1,000 Investors

Chatham House Rule

Under the Chatham House Rule, anyone who comes to a meeting is free to use information from the discussion, but is not allowed to reveal who made any comment. It is designed to increase openness of discussion.

Request your Invitation

The Bits & Pretzels Investor Summit is an exclusive invite-only event for decision-makers from leading VCs and LPs, and takes place at and during Bits & Pretzels - a unique event within the event.

Eligibility Criteria:

To request an invitation, please ensure you meet the following criteria:

  • Institutional investors:
    You are a leader / part of the investment team of a Venture Capital / Growth Equity Firm.
  • Private investors:
    You are an active and experienced private investor into startups.
  • LPs:
    You are an active LP in the Venture Capital asset class (institutional LP or private LP with at least five LP positions)
How to Request Your Invitation:

We invite you to apply for an invitation to join us. Upon approval, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to purchase your ticket.