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A new golden age of seed funding is upon us

Atomico co-founder Mattias Ljungman about his new VC firm Moonfire Ventures & why Europe is on the verge of a tech investment breakthrough

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These startups are changing the way we look at space

One of them is wildfire detection startup OroraTech. Co-founder and CEO Thomas Grübler will join us at the Bits & Pretzels Networking Week

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Learn how to convince an investor

Get first-hand advice at top investor Frank Thelen’s Masterclass at the Bits & Pretzels Networking Week and secure the next funding for your startup

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Meet our new virtual event series: Bits & Pretzels Live!

Let us introduce you to another brand new virtual event series that'll shorten the horrible long waiting time until #bits20.

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Let your curiosity lead you & don’t be afraid to fail!

That’s just one advice Gillian Tans, Chairwoman of Booking.com, has to share with you. Find out more at the Bits & Pretzels Networking Week


It's in the genes of entrepreneurs to create change

Serial entrepreneur & book author Verena Pausder about why founders should get politically & socially involved to create a better world

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Meet Arianna Huffington at B&P Networking Week!

Learn the secrets for thriving, finding focus and being more productive from the CEO & founder of Thrive Global and the co-founder of Huffington Post

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The 6-days virtual conference from founders for founders, that really understands your needs and values your time. Don't miss the early bird sale.

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From Ottobrunn into Orbit: Rockets made in Munich

Germany enters the international space race with Isar Aerospace. Meet the team at the Bits & Pretzels Networking Week


Nebenan.de sells majority stake in million euro deal

CEO Christian Vollmann leaves his operational role to become chairman after investment of Munich based Hubert Burda Media


What governments can do to support space startups

First at Munich Hyperloop, now at Luxembourg’s space initiative: Sarah Fleischer explains how politics can boost the sector


“Female investors would have handled things differently”

Investor Gesa Miczaika, co-founder of Auxxo & Board Member of the German Startup Association, about why startups have to change now

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A world-class VC on seed investment in pandemic times

Meet one of Silicon Valley’s first investor pioneers, Jeff Clavier, who backed Fitbit and Eventbrite, at the Bits & Pretzels Networking Week


The next step: How to lead a team remotely

Leading a team from home can be tough. Here are some tips I wish I knew about when I managed a distributed team

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Bits Exclusive: New cash for German satellite startup

Daniel Bock, CEO of Morpheus Space, about how he attracted international VCs. Meet him personally at the Bits & Pretzels Networking Week 2020


Delivery Hero CEO about next steps for growth

€19 billion market cap firm co-founder Niklas Östberg shares his view on internationalization & scaling. Meet him at our Bits & Pretzels Networking Week

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Digital health: Invest in product, not marketing

She’s built a digital health startup founded with €17 million – learn how from Temedica-CEO Gloria Seibert and join her masterclass at #bits20


Why the hype of Instagram isn’t over yet!

Business journalist & author of bestseller “UNFOLLOW” Nena Schink explains the important metrics of the social media platform


5 mistakes to avoid when pitching your idea

Learn how to REALLY convince your investors to get the next check with these tips of coach David Beckett - learn more at #bits20

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Shazam co-founder: The power to scale the impossible

Meet Chris Barton, the co-founder of music recognition app Shazam at #bits20, pitch your idea and learn to overcome obstacles with perseverance


Inside 3 German tech stars’ plan for a €170 million fund

Twitter & Airbnb alumnus Florian Leibert about how he set up a new fund with former Rocket executives Alexander Kudlich & Ludwig Ensthaler

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Push your growth now. Work with a celeb.

Model & startup investor Sophia Thomalla shares her hacks to create more brand awareness for your firm at #bits20

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Revolutionizing sex – this CEO knows how

AMORELIE saw a boom during the pandemic. Now CEO Claire Midwood is pushing the international expansion of the company. Learn how at #bits20

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How to turn your startup into a global unicorn?

Ask Pieter van der Does, founder of €43 billion Fintech company Adyen at #bits20 – get your ticket now before it’s too late!

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5 hacks to grow your startup brand on TikTok

Germany's most popular TikToker Falco Punch about the Do's & Don'ts for companies for the video platform. Meet him at #bits20


Where startup dreams get their wings

Right next to Munich Airport grows an innovation hub that aims to connect founders with corporates, across industries in a completely new way 

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Take off for your next startup idea at #bits20

Marie-Helene Ametsreiter, one of the most active investors in Europe, acquired some of her skills in a rather unconditional way


What Munich has planned to boost female founders

We're still far away from gender equality in the startup cosmos. A new initiative by the LMU Entrepreneurship Center wants to change that


“It’s healthy that some companies go out of business”

Fintech pioneer Taavet Hinrikus about Corona, how he has built a $5 billion Fintech unicorn & what rules have guided him since