The time to drop your boring job and become an entrepreneur is now, more specifically this weekend! The German Startup Olympics begin this Saturday and run for 4 weeks. Work out your ideas and get inspired in the meantime with these other events the Berliner TechList has for you. And remember to be tuned in to our Twitter feed.
Tuesday 11 September
Facebook Developers World Hack. Do you want to know how to develop an awesome social app? At this meeting, some Facebook engineers will show you the tricks to do it, with a Hackathon to close the event. From 9 am to 9 pm at Cafe Moscau, Karl-Marx-Allee, 34.
Informal Gathering for Founders, Freelancers and Entrepreneurs. This meeting is for interaction, sharing ideas and having some fun. Buffet and drinks provided for small chatting groups. Sponsored by Amazon Web Services. From 7 pm to 11 pm. Check out the website for the location of the meeting.
Wednesday 12 September
Hasso Plattner Ventures 8th Forum. Under the subject of ‘Passion’, this 8th edition will explore what make startups passionate about their endeavors. Plus nine selected IT companies will present themselves in a five minute pitch and the winner, selected by the audience, will win 10,000 euros! Come and be part of the forum! From 12 pm to 2 pm at HPV Forum.
IXDA: How to survive as a product manager. Karsten Rieke, product manager working with web technologies since 1996, will present an overview of product management in software development environments. Basic tactics and tools to gain supporters and followers. From 7 pm to 9.30 pm at Betahaus Berlin Kreuzberg.
Thursday 13 September
B-mobile II – Late summer edition. Mobile industry open-minded meetup where companies can present their project, idea or app in three minutes. From 7 pm to 9 pm at BASE_camp, Mittelstr. 51-53.
BSC. The Next Big Consumer and Enterprise Business Models. Best chance to be up-to-date on the hottest consumer and enterprise business models. Working and interacting in small teams of five people, the best trends for startups will come up for sure! From 7 pm at Co-Up, Adalberstrasse, 7-8.
Saturday 15 September – Sunday 16 September
Startup Olympics. This intensive two-day workshop to learn how to built a business, and then… four weeks to put all the knowledge in practice! If you want to make your ideal company real, the Olympics of the German startup scene are waiting for your participation! Check out the website for the details. Workshop from Saturday 14 to Sunday 15.