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Daimler AG is one of the world’s most successful automotive companies. Digitalization is affecting all areas of the group and shapes its transformation from an automobile company to a provider of mobility services. With the DigitalLife@Daimler initiative digital transformation is promoted across all divisions at Daimler, focusing on four pillars: transform, ideate, collaborate and change – with people at the center. Thereby innovation and ideation are key to success. Witness how the future of mobility is being designed and meet Daimler at Tech Open Air 2018!
BCG Digital Ventures

BCG Digital Ventures is a corporate investment and incubation firm. We invent, build, scale and invest in startups with the world’s most influential companies. We share risk and invest alongside our corporate and startup partners via a range of collaborative options.

Cobinhood is a cryptocurrencies exchange, provides immediate listing on tokens underwritten and works to build a consensus algorithms of blockchain technology advance, real-time order bookmaking matching to become feasible and build a decentralized high-frequency trading.
Google for Entrepreneurs

Google for Entrepreneurs brings together startup communities and creates spaces to learn, share ideas, and build companies that will change the world. Along coworking spaces and community programs across 125 countries, Google for Entrepreneurs also creates Campuses where entrepreneurs get mentorship, and trainings led by experienced entrepreneurs, and teams from Google. Opening next: Campus Berlin!

With a footprint in more than 20 countries, 43,700 employees, and external revenue of 7.9 billion euros (2016), T-Systems is one of the world’s leading vendor independent providers of digital services headquartered in Europe. T-Systems is partnering its customers as they address the digital transformation. The company offers integrated solutions for business customers. The Deutsche Telekom subsidiary offers one-stop shopping: from the secure operation of legacy systems and classical ICT services, the transition to cloud-based services (including international networks, tailored infrastructure, platforms and software) as well as new business models and innovation projects in the Internet of Things. T-Systems can provide all this thanks to its global reach in fixed-network and mobile communications, its highly secure data centers, a comprehensive cloud ecosystem built around standardized platforms and global partnerships, and the ability to offer top levels of security.
Keller Sports

By combining online with offline experiences, Keller Sports succeeds in providing an online shop for premium sports products, and a platform offering services that enable users to lead a sporty lifestyle. With innovative ideas for all aspects of an active, healthy life, this Munich-based company is one of this year’s official TOA partners.
Delivery Hero

Based in Berlin, Delivery Hero is the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace. We promote delivery service in the digital age, helping our customers find their favorite foods easily and conveniently from home, from work, or on the road. We employ 6,000+ staff plus thousands of employed riders across 40+ countries, with 35 number one market positions.

Lisk is a blockchain application platform whose mission is to bring blockchain technology to the mainstream through an SDK (Sidechain Development Kit) written in JavaScript, the most commonly used programming language in the world. Lisk’s SDK enables developers to build powerful and scalable blockchain applications, including custom tokens. Headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, Lisk raised over 14,000 Bitcoins during its ICO in March 2016.

Ottonova is the first entirely digital health insurance in Germany – and as such the first of its kind in Europe. The Munich based Startup is the first newly found private health insurance provider in the last 17 years and acts as independent risk carrier.

Find a car around you, open it with your phone and get going. Thanks to Drivy’s fast growing community of private and professional owners there’s always a Drivy nearby and ready to go. So that you can get where you want to, whenever you want.

TravelPerk is revolutionizing the business travel industry by offering companies of any size a simple, powerful and beautifully designed tool to book and manage all their travel in one place. Its platform provides the world’s largest inventory and 24/7 customer support, 100% free. TravelPerk is backed by proven investors like Spark Capital.
Solaris Bank

solarisBank is the first banking platform with a full banking license which enables companies to offer their own financial products. Through APIs, partners gain access to solarisBank’s modular services including payments and e-money, lending, digital banking as well as services provided by integrated third party providers. Through this, solarisBank creates a highly developed technological banking ecosystem for fintechs, established digital companies, as well as banks and corporates.

The Bringmeister GmbH is one of the leading companies on the young and fast growing e-food market. As part of the EDEKA Group we combine the entrepreneurial spirit from EDEKA with the innovative power and agility of an e-commerce business. We offer our customers the whole range of a quality supermarket and deliver their orders with our own infrastructure. Our team bursts with drive and commitment, and works hard to provide the perfect shopping experience for our customers.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. Founded in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1886 by Robert Bosch, it employs now roughly 402,000 associates worldwide. As a leading IoT company, we offer innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected industry. We use our expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source.

MeetFrank is a Secret Recruitment App that shows you who wants to hire you and what are they willing to pay. Launched only 5 months ago, MeetFrank has already attracted more than 75k people and 1’100 companies in it’s undercover job market, making it the fastest growing HR startup in Europe.

Deliveroo is an on-demand food delivery service that stands for a new and revolutionary food experience. Deliveroo for Business offers companies a wide range of services with a huge variety of food to fuel their hard work! It provides full visibility and control to make life easier for office managers looking for customizing their account.

Tito provides a fast, beautiful, online ticket experience, fully hosted or embedded on your site in just a few lines of code. It’s backed by a comprehensive admin dashboard, an integrations platform and a complementary API that developers will love.

Founded in 2007, today Babbel is the top-grossing language learning app. It was the first app of its kind and now has over 1 million active subscribers. Fast Company Magazine ranked Babbel as the world’s #1 most innovative company in education.

E.ON is an international, privately owned energy supplier and has 42,000 employees. With a clear focus on three strong core businesses—Energy Networks, Customer Solutions, and Renewables—we aim to become the partner of choice for energy and customer solutions.

Discover a new world of energy.
Beyond 1435

Beyond1435 is a unique open innovation platform that brings together Bombardier Transportation, Deutsche Bahn, Siemens, and The Swiss Federal Railways to work with the most promising startups in mobility & logistics. It is the intersection of corporations, startups, and venture capitalists where stakeholders meet to shape the future of mobility & logistics.

Klarna is one of Europe’s leading payment providers and a newly-licensed bank, which wants to revolutionise the payment experience for shoppers and merchants alike. Klarna gives online consumers the option to pay now, pay later or over time ‒ offering a simple and safe checkout experience.

Zalando SE is Europe’s leading online fashion platform and connects customers, brands and partners in 15 countries. With tremendous passion and a strong business sense, in just a few years our team has transformed what started out in 2008 as a Berlin-based online shoe shop into a multi-service platform for fashion. We’re constantly reinventing our products, our services and ourselves. That’s how we identify and remove the barriers to inspiration and empowerment, as they emerge, letting technology and creativity set the pace.
Red Bull Media House

DCMN helps digital brands to grow their business on a global scale with data-driven and creative marketing solutions. The full-stack growth specialist executes campaigns across all media with services spanning creation and production, media planning and buying, and campaign optimisation with their in-house technology.

Grover is a fresh alternative to owning things – making technology accessible to everyone, by enabling people and businesses to subscribe to tech products monthly instead of buying them. Because when you rent instead of buy, it’s much easier to get more out of life.

Wirecard is a leading international financial services and technology company. We assist our customers to securely accept electronic payments from all sales channels, to launch innovative digital banking and payment services and to issue card- and mobile-based payment solutions for corporates and consumers. For further information, please visit or follow us on twitter @wirecard.
European Innovation Council (EIC)

neXenio is a Berlin-based Hasso-Plattner-Institut spinoff that develops deep tech solutions for secure collaboration. Founded in 2015, they are a team of 50 engineers today. In collaboration with partners such as SAP, Bundesdruckerei and Dt.Telekom, neXenio turns thinking into doing. Solutions for encrypted data sharing + collaborative innovation + behavior-based authentication = Security and Collaboration by Design Made in Germany.
Profund Innovation – Freie Universität Berlin
Horizn Studios

Horizn Studios is an online-first travel brand headquartered in Berlin. Their team of engineers and designers develops innovative travel products and services for the digital age. From the brand’s iconic range of smart luggage to its innovative travel essentials and services, each product is designed to help you travel with ease and joy. Launched in 2015 by Stefan Holwe and Jan Roosen, Horizn is Europe’s leading luggage brand for the next generation.

Be part of the COUP eScooter gang.

COUP eScooter sharing is bringing the fun of driving back into urban areas.

Our service enables users to save time in city traffic and are a fantastic addition to existing mobility services provided in central areas.
Axel Springer

We at the Bayer Foundations believe in the game changing power of innovation – we support tech pioneers who are creating new answers for humanity’s big challenges in health and nutrition. We are particularly scouting for innovations that help to solve the food crisis and other grand health challenges that we can promote and scale in order to bring solutions to the rising billions in need.

Browse for good. Firefox is made by Mozilla, the non-profit champions of a healthy internet. Mozilla also tackles issues like privacy, misinformation and trolling by investing in fellowships, campaigns and new technologies designed to make the internet healthier.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.
McKinsey & Company
The Solar Panel Air Series

The art series is an international initiative promoting art as a tool to impact change. By providing used solar panels to artists to transform into artworks, we help raise funds to support Little Sun Foundation’s “Solar Kids School Program” provide clear, safe and reliable light to school children and their teachers in Rwanda.

Golem is an open-source, decentralised supercomputer that anyone can access. It creates a decentralised sharing economy of computing power, that can be applicable to several use-cases. Golem is currently on mainnet with its first use case, CGI rendering.

In the era of IoT, all the devices surrounding us like cars, drones, airplanes, home electronics, and robots are expected to be integrated. Couger is building the integrated autonomous technology platform, “Connectome.” Autonomous means a device moves like humans.

Since its launch in 2014, Bumble has grown to become one of the most relevant social networks worldwide. Today, the “female first” app with over 30 mio users, connects people across dating, friendship and professional networking. The platform is built around kindness, respect and equality.
Dexon is the next generation infinite chain developed by COBINHOOD with a mature centralized ecosystem immigrating to decentralized world, practicing real true fair trading and mining system. This blockchain-based system with high speed and unlimited scalability to enable interchain protocols and atomic trading. Dexon is what we see the gate to the future blockchain.

NIU is the world’s leading smart electric scooter brand with more than 380,000 vehicles sold and 1200 global points of sales since its launch in June 2015. NIU has partnered with Bosch, Panasonic, and Vodafone to build the future of urban mobility.
Cabin Spacey

Ruum by SAP is a successful example of how an Intrapreneurship approach can incubate an Enterprise grade product at startup speed. Ruum delivers lightweight project management overlay on top of any Enterprise Process and an AI that automates project management for global teams.
Start-Up Your Future

The central goal is to support refugees in Berlin/Brandenburg, through mentoring, to found their own businesses. The project matches experienced entrepreneurs, students and people with a general interest in startups with refugee entrepreneurs, who then start a four month mentoring relationship together. The pilot project is initiated by Junior Chamber International Germany and funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

At Balderton, we aim is to help build long-lasting, disruptive and profitable companies. We are dedicated to nurturing innovative, world-leading companies by providing both skills and capital to support our entrepreneurs. Our partnership has backed world-changing companies from start to exit.
Degewo SmartUp The City
ImpactCity – Innovations for a better world

The Hague, international city of peace and justice, has developed extensive expertise in this area, together with the many international organizations, NGOs and government. In The Hague’s startup ecosystem it all comes down to doing good & doing business.

Germany’s largest shared candidate pool. Hire faster with the MoBerries AI matching. Review 10 candidates, make 1 hire!

Founded 2012, Uberall is one of the leading global tech companies for local online marketing services. Our SaaS solution enables companies to centrally manage all local branch information on online directories, apps, maps and recommendation services as well as on their own store locators.
Projekt Zukunft

Projekt Zukunft is an initiative of the federal state of Berlin to support the information and communication technology, media and creative industries. Its focus is to create optimal conditions for businesses located in Berlin, to support their innovative capacity and to strengthen Berlin as a center for the digital transformation.
Senate Department of Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises

XAIN originated as an Oxford University spin-off and developed the eXpandable AI Network, a distributed, highly flexible and privacy-preserving access control platform with a novel two-fold consensus mechanism for massive energy reductions. XAIN’s new data structure for hybrid clients allows them to be directly integrated in embedded systems, such as microcontrollers, in order to achieve end-to-end security.

The NEM Blockchain is a world-class, enterprise-grade platform. NEM is plug n play, designed BY developers, FOR developers. Be it: currencies, supply chains, notarizations, ownership records, building the next mobile app, or bringing blockchain into your existing business, NEM is the best platform to deploy blockchain technology for you business.

Today N26 is one of the fastest growing banks in Europe and has more than 850.000 customers across 17 European markets and over 380 employees. The company has raised more than $215 million from renowned investors including Allianz X, Tencent Holdings Limited, Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures and Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures.
Secret Escapes

Secret Escapes operates in 21 countries worldwide and is the UK’s biggest members-only website that runs best-in-market flash sales of four-and five-star hotels and holidays.

IVACE is a public law body created by the Valencian Regional Government. The objectives include: Management of the Valencian Regional Government’s industrial policy, support for businesses in innovation, entrepreneurship, financing, internationalisation, attracting investment and many more.

We believe that great design is for everyone. It surprises, tells a story and makes the everyday a little less ordinary. At MADE we design for how people live today. No champagne, no private view, just affordable high-end design at your fingertips.


Holoplot builds hardware and software products, breaking the boundaries of conventional audio and speaker technologies. Based on wave field synthesis, Holoplot technology enables a radical new approach on how to deliver authentic audio quality to the listener.

ExpertLead is a B2B matching platform for top tech freelancers. We match quality tested tech freelancers – Development, Blockchain, Design, Data Science and Online Marketing – with our clients, who vary from startups and SMEs to DAX companies and Innovation Hubs.
Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie GmbH

Pipedrive is rated the easiest sales tool to implement by the leading software review site, G2Crowd. It’s visual, intuitive, customizable, and its users actually choose to stay logged in constantly. With 100+ apps and integrations available in the Pipedrive marketplace, users can arm themselves with everything they need to sell with certainty.
Berliner Brandstifter GmbH

The innogy Innovation Hub drives game-changing ideas that can revolutionise an existing business model or industry permanently. We are actively looking to invest in start-ups that have already demonstrated their value in the market and have the potential for exponential growth, with the innogy Innovation Hub as their partner of choice. With presence in the world’s major innovation centres, Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv and Berlin the innogy Innovation Hub is engaging with local ecosystems in four key focus areas: ‘Machine Economy’, ‘Smart & Connected’, ‘Disruptive Digital’ and ‘Cyber Ventures’

HUMANITEC revolutionizes enterprise software development by massively decreasing the cost for complex custom applications. Our developer-tool “Walhall” automatizes work from development to deployment making it lightning fast to bring ideas to market! Our microservice marketplace gives developers the opportunity to monetize their code in a secure environment. A blockchained log-module settles transaction costs between all players.

Insurance has been around for hundreds of years. And even though the importance of insurances did not change since, the customers expectations have changed dramatically because of the internet and better service being offered in other industries. ONE Insurance Ltd. is a newly created fully digital European insurance carrier headquartered in Vaduz, Liechtenstein and uses state of the art technology from start to finish and aims to provide the best customer service on the market.

JÃMBL is the fastest way to make music with your phone. The Berlin-based team is set to bring music creation/collaboration/performance to the masses. Giving the joy of musical expression to everyone who seeks it. Find the free JÃMBL app on the iOS AppStore and jambl up your own sounds if you dare.

Finally, digitalisation hits the garden market. As everyone knows, plants can be challenging characters, picky when it comes to natural conditions and human watering behaviour. We build a tool that matches plants and personalities, we make plant shopping convenient. Our app guides the user through the life of the plant and recommends care products and services. We create the internet of plants.
Connected Businesses

Connected Business supports Companies to bring Compassion and Mindfulness into daily business interactions. Our vision is to create a new culture of leadership and doing business. We build a business community with a common purpose: connected, mindful, loving, diverse, integer and sustainable.

Community Partners

Pint of Science Germany
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IFA is the most significant global trade show for consumer and home electronics taking place from August 31 to September 5, 2018 at the Berlin Exhibition Center. Berlin´s global tech show presents the latest products and innovations in the heart of Europe‘s most important regional market. Only IFA offers such a comprehensive overview of the international market and attracts the attention of trade visitors each year from more than 100 countries. IFA is the main meeting place for key retailers, buyers, and experts from the industry and the media.
Weserland Coworking
Match-Maker Ventures
Let’s Talk About Startups
Holland Alumni Network
Simply Events
Runway East
Oslo Business Region
E-Commerce Berlin EXPO
media:net brandenburg
Innolution Valley
International Design Zentrum Berlin
Startup Germany
Startups Hannover
Berlin Health Innovations
Berlin Loves You
Zollhof Tech Incubators
The Place Berlin
Green Alley Award
Music Tech Germany
Aticco Coworking
Accelerator Frankfurt
My Dear Drone
IxDA Berlin
Media Lab Bayern
Women Techmakers Berlin
Impact Hub Berlin
Coworking Krizovatka
Initiative Deutschland Digital
Founders institute
Silicon Drinkabout
GABA – German American Business Association
European Young Innovator Forum
Borderstep institute
next media accelerator
Germany Startup Jobs

Media Partners

Berlin Valley
Technology Review
Business Insider
t3n digital pioneers
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