Munich Startup Festival

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On July 19, 2023, Munich Startup celebrates the Munich startup scene with the Munich Startup Festival. On the Mainstage at Backstage Munich, Munich Unicorns, top politicians and well-known founders will hold the microphone. In addition, there is a Startup Exhibition with more than 25 exhibiting startups & network partners and top-class workshops that provide valuable insider knowledge for startups. And there will also be pitching: The Munich Startup Award, endowed with 5,000 euros, is looking for the "Best Munich Startup 2023". Founders, investors, students and people interested in startups: Come to the 1st Munich Startup Festival!

The program on the Mainstage is as diverse as the festival itself: Munich Unicorns report on their learnings, startups and official representatives discuss innovative solutions for the future, and Munich universities present their Entrepreneurship Centers.

Confirmed speakers so far are:

  • Christian Lindner Federal Minister of Finance, Federal Chairman of the FDP
  • Katrin Habenschaden Second Mayoress, City of Munich
  • Svenja Lassen Managing Director Germany of Gateway Ventures & Female Investors Network
  • Daniel Krauss CIO and Co-Founder, Flix SE
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Sailer CEO Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE) at the University of Applied Sciences Munich
  • Prof. Dr. Rafaela Kraus Vice President for Entrepreneurship at the University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich
  • Remy Lazarovici Managing Director DACH, Celonis
  • Prof. Dr. Helmut Schönenberger CEO UnternehmerTUM

In addition to the program on the Mainstage, all festival visitors can dive deeper into different topics in workshops.

Here you can find more information about the Munich Startup Festival.