The biggest and most impactful tech startup event – TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2018 – is just around the corner. Within a 21 day now most prominent start-uppers, founders, investors and media will gather at the heart of Germany – Berlin, to talk about the latest achievements and developments in the modern technology.
From Roborace to Space, Superfounders is giving you a glance to the Speakers and Topics that will be discussed during this two-day event.
Anne Boden, CEO of Starling Bank, Jamie Bourke, founder of Outlier Ventures and Julie Hansen, CEO of Babbel are just a few to the name of the high profile speakers that will address the audience.
Hear the stories of the leading startups
Anne Boden, one of the ten most influential figures in Global Finance will present the success story of the UK mobile challenger bank – Starling Bank. As a CEO and Founder she will raise the dilemma of the possibility a small competitor like Starling Bank to become a dominant player in the finance industry such HSBC (one of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world).
Another great story from the finance industry will be told by Pieter Van Der Does, a CCO at Ayden – the startup that managed to went public as a profitable company with a huge IPO pop. Founded in 2006, Ayden proven to be the most trusted omnichannel payment processing partner between the merchants and to grow from a local Holland startup to world know global payment platform.
Aside finance industry, another success story worth mentioning is the story of the world’s top-grossing language learning app – Babbel. Its Founder and CEO, Markus Witt, together with Babbel’s US CEO, Julie Hansen will present this European success story that now stands in front of the new challenge – conquering the U.S. market.
In the same department – learning languages – but with a totally different aim, hear the great story of NaTakallam, global platforms for refugees to teach languages. When it comes to refugees, another great social story comes from the German startup ReDi School – a successful code school for refugees.
The future of the car industry, roborace and the future of the fashion are also hot topics that will be discussed at the conference. More on the Speakers and the Agenda find on the following link.
Become attractive startup and learn what the main focus of the investors is
Becoming a “Unicorn Factory” – is the attractive topic that will be discussed by the American leading venture capital firm – Accel, a VC that is represented by four prominent speakers at the event. Their first speaker is Phillipe Botteri, Partner at Accel whose portfolio is focused on SaaS, enterprise and marketplace businesses, followed by his colleague Sonali De Rucker, also Partner, with the main focus on consumer, software and financial services businesses.
Luciana Lixandru and Harry Nelis will also represent Accel at the conference, both of them focusing on consumer internet and software companies.
Besides Accel, the VC Promus Ventures will address the floor as well. Its Founder and Managing Partner, Mike Collet, will take the whole conference to another level- by speaking about why we should care about space beyond SpaceX. For those less informed, SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. Founded in 2002 this firm goal is to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal to enable people to live on other planets. Promus Ventures, on the other hand, is a VC that invests in disruptive early-stage software companies delivering analytic and data-driven products and services.
An interesting approach on the space with an emphasis on Artificial Intelligence, Industry 4.0, Smart Cities & Mobility will be made by Jamie Burke as well, who is CEO and Founder of the Outlier Ventures, a VC interested in exceptionally driven entrepreneurs who are building transformative companies.
Just as a reminder, for those startups interested to make an impact and seize their presence at the Conference, the Startup Alley is a great place for it. More details on this great opportunity find in the Superfounders’ recent post on the following link.
Last, but not least, take into consideration the fact that the discounted prices for presence at the conference are valid until 24th of October. Hurry up, reserve your ticket and use this great opportunity to rise and shine at Europe’s most important and valuable tech gathering‼
*TechCrunch Disrupt is the world’s leading authority in debuting revolutionary startups, introducing game-changing technologies and discussing what’s top of mind for the tech industry’s key innovators. Disrupt gathers the best and brightest entrepreneurs, investors, hackers, and tech fans for on-stage interviews, the Startup Battlefield competition, a 24-hour Hackathon, Startup Alley, Hardware Alley, and After Parties.