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Select your category:

Startup

Reduced price is only guaranteed for startups founded in 2014 or later with a headcount of fewer than 300 employees. If you don't belong to this category, please choose Scaleup, Attendee or Corporate ticket.

Companies focussing consultancy activities are not eligible for the startup ticket category.
Happy bird price
499€
/ PER PERSON
  • Full 3-day pass to all stages & networking areas
  • Book meetings with 5,000 attendees up to 4 weeks before the conference
  • Boost your investor relations and meet 1,500+ business angels and VCs
  • Access to the official after-party with great networking
  • Access to Oktoberfest with Table Captain meetings on day 3

Scaleup

Reduced price is only guaranteed for tech-driven scaleups founded in 2014 or later with a headcount of fewer than 1,500 employees. If you don't belong to this category, please choose Attendee or Corporate ticket.

Companies focussing consultancy activities are not eligible for the scaleup ticket category.
Happy bird price
849€
/ PER PERSON
  • Full 3-day pass to all stages & networking areas
  • Book meetings with 5,000 attendees up to 4 weeks before the conference
  • Boost your investor relations and meet 1,500+ business angels and VCs
  • Access to the official after-party with great networking
  • Access to Oktoberfest with Table Captain meetings on day 3

Attendee

Are you working for an agency or an SME with less than 1,500 employees? Then an Attendee ticket is for you. Please note that startup/scaleup founders, investors and consultants can’t get this ticket.

Happy bird price
899€
/ PER PERSON
  • Full 3-day pass to all stages & networking areas
  • Book meetings with 5,000 attendees up to 4 weeks before the conference
  • Access to the official after-party with great networking
  • Access to Oktoberfest with Table Captain meetings on day 3

Corporate & Consultant

Corporate & Consultant ticket is for employees of companies that are older than 10 years or have more than 1,500 employees as well as for anyone who is working as a consultant.

Happy bird price
2,499€
/ PER PERSON
  • Full 3-day pass to all stages & networking areas
  • Unlimited networking with the most prominent startup founders from all over the world
  • Connect with 5,000 attendees up to 4 weeks before the conference
  • Access to the official after-party with great networking
  • Access to Oktoberfest with Table Captain meetings on day 3
  • Corporate ticket buyers exclusively receive the Startup Book with key data insights on exhibiting and pitching startups for strategic investment decisions and optimal conference navigation

Academia

Do you work for a university or a governmental institution? Academia ticket is for you.

Happy bird price
549€
/ PER PERSON
  • Full 3-day pass to all stages & networking areas
  • Direct access to the top IT industry executives 4 weeks before the conference
  • Access to the official after-party with great networking
  • Access to Oktoberfest with Table Captain meetings on day 3
All prices excl. VAT. Tickets are valid for one person.

FAQ

Where and when does the Bits & Pretzels Founders Festival take place?

The Festival lasts for 3 days from 29 September- 1 October 2024.

The first two days happen at the ICM Munich - the international congress center of the Messe Munich. (Google Maps).

At the third day 5,000 attendees gather at the original Munich Oktoberfest at Festhalle Schottenhamel for the Table Captain networking.

Is there a possibility to get a refund if I am not able to come?

Unfortunately, the tickets are non-refundable.If you can find someone who can attend the event instead of you, it’s possible to transfer the ticket to another person as long as the change has been made before the event. To do so please use the link in the email you received after your purchase. (Pro-Tip: Search for “Vivenu” in your email program).

Please be aware that the new ticket holder has to fit the ticket category. Otherwise the exchange might be denied.

How can I pay for my ticket?

We accept payment via credit card, PayPal, direct debit, and Klarna. Payment via invoice is only available on request, for purchases of the following ticket types: General Admission, Corporate Vendor, and Consultant. Additionally the minimum purchase amount for invoice payments is 1,000€ net.

Can I buy passes on behalf of my team members?

Yes you can. After purchasing the tickets you can assign each ticket to different owners by personalizing each of them. Please make sure to use an individual email addresse for each user. Additionally, you can forward the tickets to the respective attendees for personalization.

Can I transfer a ticket to another person?

Yes. If a ticket has already been assigned you can re-assign the ticket until two weeks before the event. To do so please use the link in the email you received after your purchase. Pro-Tip: Search for “Vivenu” in your email program.

Can I book meetings with other attendees before the event?

Yes, you can, and most of the meetings are booked already prior to the event, right after we’ve opened our Matchmaking Tool (will go live upt to 4 weeks before the event).

Our Matchmaking tool allows you to:

  • Discover any registered visitor, startup or investor, based on your search criteria
  • Book and manage meetings
  • Have meetings with prospective attendees in the Meeting Area.
  • Chat with people prior to the meetings
Are there tickets for journalists?

Journalist tickets are intended for journalists and editorial members of the press. We have a limited number of passes available, and therefore prioritize outlets with a significant following and journalists who show a track record of writing about startups, technology, or venture capital.

Freelancers, podcasters, bloggers, and other individual contributors are also welcome to apply but will be screened more thoroughly for relevance.

Please apply here: Accreditation Form

Communications and PR professionals and non-editorial employees of media companies are kindly advised to purchase an Attendee Pass.