Once again this year, five young and innovative startups from all over Europe had the chance to present their businesses to over 450 investors, corporates, journalists, multipliers and selected VIP guests of the German digital and media industry at the Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch .
The winning startup took home the WELT Mediapreis, a media budget of € 150.000,00 and a trip to SXSW 2019 in Austin, Texas.
The Startup@Reeperbahn programme:
- Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch
- Pitch-Day (startups meet investors)
- Blind-Dates in the Lovemobiles (startups meet mentors)
Who took home the WELT Mediapreis was decided by the Grand Jury, consisting of Dr. Ing. Cornel Wisskirchen (Managing Director, Deutsche Bank), Scarlett Li (Vice President China Media Capital), Jan Nimtz (Managing Director Axel Springer Media for Equity), Leah Hunter (Editor Fast Company & Forbes, Author) and Dr. Lars Janzik (CEO Vertical Media, Gründerszene)
But not just the winning startup went home with full bags. For all five finalists unique networking opportunities arised thanks to the special Reeperbahn atmosphere. At the exclusive aftershow event with over 80 financially strong and prominent investors long-term and successful business relationships were established.
Startups@Reeperbahn was launched by Hamburg Startups and staged in cooperation with Reeperbahn Festival.