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STEP USA Pitch Night September 2022

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Name: STEP USA Pitch Night September 2022
Date: September 28, 2022
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
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Event Description:

We, the German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., are excited to host our famous STEP USA Pitch Night in-person on Wednesday, September 28th, 2022!

In collaboration with the German Center for Research and Innovation New York (DWIH) we are proud to welcome a startup cohort from Germany to our Startup Entrepreneurship Program (STEP USA) in New York to a 4-day strategy development boot-camp supporting promising German startups and their expansion to the US.

During our famous STEP USA Pitch Night at the German Consulate General New York, the cohort will present their ideas to potential customers and partners. A jury consisting of Venture Capital Investors will be providing direct feedback.

Please click here for company profiles of the participating startups.

6:00pm - Registration & Networking
6:30pm - Introduction/Welcoming
6:45pm - Company Pitches
8:15pm - Networking
9:00pm - End of Event

If you are interested in getting in touch with the delegation, please contact Victoria Kaeser via email!


Further information about the STEP USA program:
STEP USA takes place up to six times per year and is designed to assist German startups with their US market entry. So far, the GACC NY has successfully hosted 39 cohorts since 2014. Our alumni network comprises 546 German startups, out of which 78 US subsidiaries have resulted. More than 52 of our alumni managed to raise a series A/B investment in the meantime. 
The STEP USA program includes:

  • STEP USA Pitch Night in Manhattan
  • Networking opportunities within the New York City startup ecosystem
  • Intros to industry-targeted VC investors and business angels
  • Individual pitch training and mentoring
  • U.S. market entry workshops held by industry experts on legal requirements, regulations, sales & marketing strategies that work in the U.S.

If you would like to sign up for one of our upcoming STEP USA programs, please contact Andrea Diewald via e-mail.

For more information please visit our website: www.stepusa.io

The Consulate General of Germany
German Mission, 871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017
Contact Information:

Victoria Kaeser
Director Delegations & Startups, Business Development Consulting
(212) 974-8864

RSVP is required.