The Start-up BW Summit is the highlight event of Start-up BW - the start-up campaign of Baden-Württemberg.
At the Start-up BW Summit start-ups, start-up ecosystems, corporates and investors from Baden-Württemberg, Germany, Europe and the world will meet to pitch, network, exchange ideas and learn from each other.
The Start-up BW Summit offers:
EXPO AREA: Discover start-ups, their innovative products and business models and get connected with the accelerators and the players from the filed of start-up promotion in THE LÄND.
CONFERENCE AREA: Listen to exciting keynotes from well-known speakers and experience panels on topics relating to innovation, start-ups and the hot topics of the future in Baden-Württemberg.
LOUNGES: Take part in matchmaking-seesion, expand your network and get connected - experience the start-up vibe in Baden-Württemberg in the different lounge areas.
The Start-up BW Summit offers numerous opportunities for learning and networking. But there will also be plenty of fun, so we invite you to the subsequent Summit Festival from 5:00 pm at Börsenplatz just around the corner of the Haus der Wirtschaft.
Meet old and new friends, enjoy delicious food and drinks at the food trucks, dance to live music and enjoy a beautiful summer evening in Stuttgart's city center!
The Start-up BW Summit presents more than 200 exhibiting start-ups from 20 different international start-up ecosystems from the clusters Artificial Intelligence, Energy & Environment, E-Services & FinTech, Life Sciences & MedTech, Manufacturing & Mobility, Social Innovation & GovTech, Software & IT Security.
Many corporates, SMEs, and venture capitalists have already joined our selected high-performance network and are taking start-up financing and professional support to a level of international excellence. Various businesses looking for mentorship or partnership opportunities, venture capitalists seeking new investment prospects, and more than 200 innovative start-ups will come together to network, exchange ideas and share finance strategies.
Current trends & technologies, success stories, best-practices, funding opportunities and much more: It's going to be exciting!
Minister-President of Baden-Württemberg
Dr. Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut
Minister of Economic Affairs, Labour and Tourism of Baden-Württemberg
Fotograf: Martin Stollberg
Track cycling world champion & olympic champion
Diana zur Löwen
Prof. Dr. Nicola Marsden
Research Professorship Socioinformatics, Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences
Founder and CEO of O Canada Tech & President of Women in AI & Robotics
Prof. Dr. Marco Huber
Head KI-Fortschrittszentrum, Fraunhofer IPA
CEO & Founder SAX Power GmbH
Dr. Anna Christmann
Commissioner for the Digital Industry and Start-ups of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action
Delegate Ambassador for Women in Voice and PhD Candidate LMU Munich
Thomas Kipf, PhD
Google Research, Brain Team
Business psychologist (M.Sc.) and co-founder of improveMID UG
CEO, BEAWEAR, OpenDress GmbH
Senior Expert, EAF Berlin. Diversity in Leadership
Author, podcaster, columnist and specialist for odd graphics
CEO & Founder NEURA Robotics
Fotografie: Stefanie Hergenröder
Managing Director & Co-Founder INERATEC
Founder and Managing General Partner of Grazia Equity
Founder & CEO of Getsafe
Dr. Joachim Diepstraten
CTO & Co-Founder BAUTA
Member of the Executive Board of L-Bank