Meet global investors from Asia and Europe to share your business idea. Apply until September 2.
Are you an early-stage founder or an already experienced entrepreneur? Get the chance to join the Pitch Session at AsiaBerlin Summit on Tuesday, September 22 from 5.30 pm – 6.30 pm. You will have four minutes of pitch time on stage and an additional follow-up Q&A slot.
Meet the Jury for the startup pitches
Naoyoshi Yoneyama, Managing Director, SBI Holdings, Berlin GmbH
SBI Group – (one of the largest Japanese startup investors) announced an investment of 200 million euros in the joint Venture Fund together with Redstone Digital GmbH, in order to contribute to being a part of the startup ecosystem in Berlin, Germany as well as Europe, focusing on “Industry 4.0” sectors.
Tobias Szarowicz, Investment Manager, Sunbo Angel Partners
Entrepreneurial minded lawyer, networker, and digital enthusiast, who loves building new things and breaking new ground: Tobias has been active in the Berlin startup scene for more than 10 years. He helped build up the German Startups Association and co-founded a machine vision classifier, to link locations with emotions. Later he managed one of Berlin’s first coworking spaces/startup hubs – The Place, formerly Rainmaking Loft Berlin. This resulted in the sale to a real estate company just before the pandemic lockdown. Since then, he has been active as an Investor at Sunbo Angel Partners.
Fabian Leipelt, Principal, WestTech Ventures
Fabian is a Principal at WestTech Ventures, a pre-seed and seed-stage Venture Capitalist in Berlin focused on investing in B2B SaaS and Enterprise Software startups as well as Mobility and New Work. He graduated from the University of Leipzig and gathered experience working for Groupon in Germany and Australia.
Why pitch your startup idea at AsiaBerlin Summit?
With a mission to connect startup ecosystems in Asia and Berlin — the AsiaBerlin Summit, an annual conference by the Berlin Senate Department offers you a unique opportunity for a physical meeting with guests from Asia and Europe in Berlin on 21 – 27 September 2020.
The Summit will focus on these main aspects across 8 stages this year:
- Internationalization of Berlin startups across sectors such as UrbanTech, HealthTech, FinTech, industry 4.0, AI, and Blockchain
- Diversity from the ground up by integrating different voices in your company DNA through HR, mentorship, and investment in future talent
- Investing in the times of COVID and support programs for Urban Tech & Social Entrepreneurs
The AsiaBerlin Summit offers a platform to establish an international startup ecosystem between Berlin and Asia. We focus on the internationalization of startups across sectors such as: UrbanTech, HealthTech, FinTech, Social Impact, Female Entrepreneurship & Diversity, industry 4.0, AI, or blockchain. Join us to talk about new trends and cross-border collaboration between Asia and Berlin. This year, we also open doors to an exclusive investor conference on the third day of the Summit with venture capitalists, family offices & business angels from Asia and Germany.
Apply here via this Typeform to pitch at the event or send us your pitch deck to firstname.lastname@example.org until September 2.