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From underdog to unicorn? Turning Baden-Württemberg to a startup hotspot

4. May 2020 @ 17:00 - 19:00

SAP is Europes most valuable tech corporation – inspiring the whole region. But who could be the next billion-dollar tech unicorn? Right now startups and investors focus very much on Berlin, Munich, and Cologne, widely ignoring that the Rhine-Neckar region offers perfect conditions for entrepreneurship and innovation. How does that come? What needs to be changed?

Heidelberg-based startup Getsafe announces its first online event on May 4th! Together with Florian Reuter, Jacqueline Yildirim, Rolf Schumann, Dr. Danyal Bayaz, Christian Siegele, Dr. Christian Schmeichel, and Sarah Heuberger you can discuss how Baden-Württemberg could become the next hotspot for startups.


5pm: Welcoming by Christian Wiens, CEO & Founder Getsafe

5.10pm: Video message by Eckart Würzner, Mayor of Heidelberg

5.15pm: Keynote Rolf Schumann, CDO Schwarz Group

5.45pm: Panel moderated by Sarah Heuberger: „How can Baden-Württemberg remain a region of world market leaders?“, with the following panelists

Dr. Danyal Bayaz, Member of Bundestag
Christian Siegele, Partner Capnamic Ventures
Jacqueline Yildirim Chief Executive Officer JACQ.
Dr. Christian Schmeichel, Senior Vice President Human Resources, SAP

6.30pm: Keynote Florian Reuter, CEO Volocopter

7pm: Official end of web conference + begin of breakout sessions

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