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1 February 2019
Landesmesse Stuttgart

5,000 visitors | more than 400 start-ups from the German Southwest and international ecosystems | 200 Network Partners from Consulting, Promotion and Technology Transfer | 400 B2B-partners from large and medium-sized enterprises | VCs | Business Angels | 25,000 m2 start-up culture live | Start-up Party of L-Bank | partner country 2019: Israel

Our top class guests

Kretschmann

Winfried
Kretschmann

Minister-President of the state of Baden-Württemberg
Germany

Hoffmeister-Kraut

Dr. Nicole
Hoffmeister-Kraut

Minister of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of the state of Baden-Württemberg
Germany

Obama

Dr. Auma
Obama

Founder and entrepreneur of Sauti Kuu Foundation, germanist and sociologist
Kenya

Alex

Anna
Alex

Founder and member of the board of the men's fashion company "Outfittery"
Germany

Simovich

Sandra
Simovich

Consul General, head of the Israeli consulate for South Germany
Israel

Fassberg

Maxine
Fassberg

Executive in Residence, Intel Vice President, Intel Capital
Israel

Branagan

Sean
Branagan

Director of Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship, Newhouse School at Syracuse University
USA

Gaito

Waithera
Gaito

Founder and Executive Director of Alternatives Africa Alternatives for the young entrepreneur
Kenya

Wiklinska

Dr. Malgorzata
Wiklinska

Director Strategic Partnerships, Ecosystems ZF Friedrichshafen AG (USA)
Germany

Erbe

Christian O.
Erbe

President of the Reutlingen’s and Vice-President of Baden-Württemberg’s Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Germany

Inbar

Yifat
Inbar

Consul for Economic Affairs, Head of Economic and Trade Mission, Munich
Israel

Raboni

Prof. Dr. Pierre Lucena
Raboni

President of Porto Digital Technology Park, Recife
Brazil

Dietz

Ulrich
Dietz

Chairman of the Administrative Board, GFT Technologies SE
Germany

Schelling

Dr. Helmut
Schelling

Founder, Vector Informatik GmbH
Germany

Engelen

Bernwart
Engelen

KuKuk GmbH - Co-Founder, Co-Owner, Managing Director
Germany

Schmidt-Tophoff

Dr. Johannes
Schmidt-Tophoff

Founder and Board member, Curagita AG
Germany

Wittig

Dipl. Ing. Axel Norbert
Wittig

CEO, WEBO Werkzeugbau Oberschwaben GmbH
Germany

Engelkamp

Philipp
Engelkamp

Managing Director INERATEC GmbH
Germany

Our presenter

Wadenpohl

Angela Julie
Wadenpohl

Presenter

Exhibitor

Start-up BW Ecosystems | Start-ups and their partners

Start-up Ecosystem Baden-Württemberg

program

9 a.m.

Admission

10 a.m. – 11.15 a.m.

Opening | Main Stage


Winfried Kretschmann
Minister-President of the state of Baden-Württemberg

// Opening Address
 

Dr. Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut
Minister of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of the state of Baden-Württemberg

Sandra Simovich
Consul General of Israel for South Germany

// Interview
 

Dr. Auma Obama
Founder and entrepreneur of Sauti Kuu Foundation

// Keynote: You are Your Future

11.15 a.m. – 2 p.m.

11.15 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Exhibition Area
Start-ups, Start-up partners and Ecosystems live

 

11.15 a.m. – 1.45 p.m. | Side Stages
Start-up Pitches in the fields of:

  • Life Sciences
  • Creative Industries, Food & Beverages
  • Software, AI & Cyber Security
  • Services, E-Commerce & Marketplaces
  • Manufacturing, Mobility & Hardware
  • Energy & Environment

 

11.45 a.m. – 1.45 p.m. | Main Stage
Start-up BW ASAP – The Contest

with Dr. Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut, Minister of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of the state of Baden-Württemberg and
Theresia Bauer, Minister of Science, Research and the Arts of the state of Baden-Württemberg

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Baden-Württemberg and its international partner ecosystems | Main Stage

 

Maxine Fassberg
Vice President in Intel Capital and Executive in Residence at Intel Corporation
// Keynote

 

Panel: ‘Baden-Württemberg and its international partner ecosystems’

  • Sean Branagan (Director of Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship, Newhouse School at Syracuse University) – USA
  • Christian O. Erbe (President of the Reutlingen’s and Vice-President of Baden-Württemberg’s Chamber of Industry and Commerce) – Germany
  • Waithera Gaitho (Alternatives for the young entrepreneur) – Kenya
  • Yifat Inbar (Consul for Economic Affairs, Head of Economic and Trade Mission, Munich) – Israel
  • Prof. Dr. Pierre Lucena Raboni (President of Porto Digital Technology Park, Recife) – Brazil 
  • Janet Qin (Chief Representative for China of Steinbeis Hochschule Berlin) – China
  • Dr. Malgorzata Wiklinska (Head of Ecosystem, Partnerships Global ZF Group, Sunnyvale, California) – USA

3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

3 p.m. - 6 p.m. | Exhibition Area
Start-ups, Start-up partners and Ecosystems live

 

3.15 p.m. – 5.45 p.m. | Side Stages
Start-up Pitches in the fields of:

  • Lifesciences
  • Creative Industries, Food & Beverages
  • Software, AI & Cyber Security
  • Services, E-Commerce & Marketplaces
  • Manufacturing, Mobility & Hardware
  • Energy & Environment

 

3.15 p.m. – 5.45 p.m. | Main Stage
Start-up BW Local – Finals

with Dr. Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut, Minister of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of the state of Baden-Württemberg

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Anna Alex | Main Stage
Founder and member of the board of the men's fashion company "Outfittery"

// Keynote: Succes story made in Germany / Berlin

Interviews: ‘Success stories made in Baden-Württemberg: From Start-up to Corporate”Success stories made in Baden-Württemberg

Best of Start-ups from the

80s

  • Ulrich Dietz (GFT Technologies SE) – 1987
  • Dr. Helmut Schelling (Vector Informatik GmbH) – 1988

90s

  • Dr. Johannes Schmidt-Tophoff (Curagita AG) – 1999

00s

  • Bernwart Engelen (Kukuk GmbH) – 2004
  • Axel Norbert Wittig (Webo Werkzeugbau Oberschwaben GmbH) – 2008

10s

  • Philipp Engelkamp (INERATEC GmbH) – 2016

 

7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Start-up Party of L-Bank | Gallery, Hall 1

Dr. Axel Nawrath, Chairman of the Management Board of L-Bank
// Opening

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