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Berlin: STEP USA Alumni Pitch Night

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Name: Berlin: STEP USA Alumni Pitch Night
Date: June 5, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Website: More information
Event Description:

Mark your calendars now and join us for our STEP USA Alumni Party on June 5, 2019 in Berlin, Germany! We offer a really exciting program and expect around 150 guests consisting of a great mix of startups, investors and corporates all active in the field of growth and innovation.

As for the STEP Alumni Party we expect around 150 guests consisting of a great mix of startups, investors and corporates all active in the field of growth and innovation.

If you are a STEP USA Alumni or an aspiring STEP participant and would like to pitch your company to this amazing audience and reserve one of our limited pitch slots, please send an e-mail to adiewald(at)gaccny.com


4:00 pm


Admission & Registration

4:30 pm


Welcome Remarks:
Dietmar Rieg, CEO & President, GACC NY
Juergen Brueckmann: Division Head International Markets, IHK Berlin

4:40 pm


Keynote Speech: How to scale your business internationally
Rolf Kimmeyer, Manager Amazon Global Selling (EMEA)

5:10 pm


Fireside Chat: How to build your Business Network abroad / Market Entry Strategies to the U.S

Susanne Gellert, VP, GACC NY
Brian Frumberg, CEO & Founder VentureOutNY

5:40 pm



  Panel Discussion: Before STEP USA, after STEP USA - Experiences shared by
STEP Alumni and internationalization experts on how to approach the American market tactically

Timon Meyer, CEO T-Base Consulting GmbH

Linda Wonneberger, CEO LindaBra GmbH
Hartmut Hahn, CEO Userlane GmbH
Thorsten Weber, CEO ZF Car E-wallet GmbH
Dr. Christian Herzog, Division Head  Digital Business, Berlin Partner of Economics Technology GmbH
Max Wieberneit, President Meteoviva Inc.

6:45 pm   Networking Break

7:00 pm


5 STEP USA Alumni Pitches 
the winner gets a ticket to the Newcomer of the Year Award in New York in Nov. 2019


  1. Bernd Korz, CEO Alugha GmbH
  2. Steffen Holy, CEO Psoido, Fraunhofer Ausgruendung
  3. Regina Kessler, CEO Genie Entreprise Inc.
  4. Philipp Engelkamp, CFO Ineratec GmbH
  5. Terence Hielscher, Founder & MD MoBerries GmbH


  1. Julian Riedlbauer, Partner GP Bullhound GmbH Berlin
  2. Astrid Freier, Head of SAP.iO Foundry Berlin
  3. Nico Gramenz, CEO Factory Berlin
  4. Marc Bovenschulte, Director of Institute for Innovation and Technology (iit) Berlin

7:40 pm

  Networking & Reception
8:00 pm   Announcement of the winner of the Newcomer of the Year Award ticket

9:00 pm


End of the event



IHK Berlin
Fasanenstr. 85
10623 Berlin

Contact Information:
Andrea Diewald, Director Innovation, Investor & Startup Relations + 49 171 148 6930
free of charge

Please register HERE

Target Group: Startup & Investors