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Start-Up Pitch Night: Entrepreneurship and new New Technologies

Hosted by the Consul of the Cologne Professional Networking Group
Business & Networking
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Took place 3 months ago
Wed 21 Feb 18:00 - 21:00

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According to Amerikahaus, the event will be in English.

Start-Up Pitch Night
»Tech Start-Ups, Entrepreneurship and new New Technologies«
Pitch to our jury and become winner of the

“Amerika Haus, Friedrich Naumann Foundation & DigitalHub Award”
with Gideon Marks Anchor Mentor at Google Launchpad Accelerator

What makes startups more successful than others? Startup and innovations mentor Gideon Marks from California talks about topics that concern every entrepreneur: Doing the right things, telling a good story to investors and building credibility. What is needed as far as leadership, traction, funding and technology? In addition, he will cover the topic of innovation, why Silicon Valley and Israel spearhead it, and how political developments have a major impact on the world of entrepreneurship and startup companies.

Interested entrepreneurs may present their business idea in a pitch to Gideon Marks and our jury of experts, who will give feedback and help along the way.

Gideon Marks has been active in high tech for 30 plus years, in growth companies from inception through initial public offering and in M&A transactions. As Chief Financial Officer and Vice President Corporate Development, Gideon oversaw numerous financing rounds, private and public ones including three IPOs on NASDAQ and four M&A transactions.

Working with many entrepreneurs in various industries from Europe, Korea, Israel and Silicon Valley led Gideon to share his experience with what makes startups more successful than others and what is needed as far as leadership, traction, funding and technology.

Entrance is free. Please note that space is limited! Registrations will be handled on a “first come, first served” basis.