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ABS2023: Startup Pitch Competition

Innovating now for a positive future

Startup Finalists

We have a winner!!! (former Reach) is revolutionizing the lives of seniors facing cognitive, physical, and psychological limitations, an issue that affects a staggering 60 million people in Europe alone. These individuals often find themselves unable to use common devices like smartphones and tablets, including senior phones, which leaves them without access to crucial tools for safety, health management, therapy, and human connection.

Presented by: Teo Ortega

Special Mentions to:


Regenerative and Recyclable Microplastics Filtration by Smart Surface Technologies.

Presented by: Fähzan Ahmad


Leading PC innovation and technology, Lightweight & Safe

Presented by: Robert Kao

ABS2023 Awards

Delegation Trip to India

Ticket to Falling Walls Pitches (November 7)

ABS2023 Jury Members

Hendrik Remigereau

Founding Director
of Merantix AI Campus

Rotem Blanc Inbar

Program Director
of German Accelerator

Haris Rehman

Entrepreneur | Venture Builder | Startup Ecosystem Enabler

What do you get?

Pitch to top investors and corporates​

Gain global recognition and media exposure

Connect with AsiaBerlin community and other attendees

Free exhibition opportunity in Rotes Rathaus

Learn from other Startups and Renowned Jury members from different industries

What happens when I apply?


Deadline for registration: May 15, 2023


Our team will select top 10 finalists for the Startup Pitch competition. Announcement on May 20, 2023.


You will be contacted by our representative in your mode of participation, either Online or Onsite. Time to polish your public speaking skills!


You’ve made it! 3 mins time limit to pitch with the Jury members in Rotes Rathaus on June 13, 2023.

Few snaps from ABS2023 Startup Pitch

The summit is being hosted at the following venue:

Spielfeld Digital Hub GmbH
Skalitzer Straße 85/86
10997 Berlin

Note: satellite events take place at various addresses

Fast Track Ticket for German Accelerator’s Academy

The winning Startup will receive a fast track ticket to the suitable program that supports early-stage startups with the necessary knowledge and tools needed to build and grow a scalable, global business right from the start. This will allow the winning startup to go straight to the final selection round for programs in either the U.S. or Asia, provided your application meets the GE/GA eligibility.