Bits & Pretzels – networking over weisswurst and beer from 25 to 27 September
Three days, 5,000 participants, a start-up exhibition, a pitch competition, workshops, panel discussions and Oktoberfest: take the opportunity to find out about exciting start-ups and meet investors, cooperation partners, speakers and the press at Bits & Pretzels.

Speakers include Nathan Blecharczyk, founder and CTO of airbnb, Mitchell Baker, Executive Chairwoman of Mozilla, and Jochen Wegner, Editor in Chief of ZEIT Online. New: the "Startup University" with specific presentations for founders in the start-up phase.

100 start-ups will be involved in the pitch competition. The winning team will be honoured at the end of the second day following the grand pitch final on the main stage. Start-ups can apply until
20 August 2016 on the Bits & Pretzels website.
Bits & Prtzels 2016
                                                                                       © Dan Taylor

Volunteers wanted – apply now and work in the registration, room support, VIP area support and info service areas. In exchange, you get to take part in the event free of charge.

Click here to apply.
Bits & Pretzels 2016
                                                                                       © Dan Taylor