STUTTGART #3 – Fintech

GERMANY

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Finance and Banking are under constant change – Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Crowdfinancing: Startup Live Stuttgart #3 will give you a glimpse of what’s to come.
Does your idea or startup have what it takes to reshape the financial industry?

Register now for our first Startup Live Fintech Edition in Stuttgart – Your chance to get feedback on your business and pitch in front of top industry leaders, investors, VCs, media representatives and an entrepreneurial audience of 100+ startup enthusiasts


The right people at the right moment can make or a break a startup! 

The Startup Live vision is to create a global community of entrepreneurial minds and startup influencers to support each other and grow together. No matter if high-profile team members, potential investors, experienced mentors or relevant media representatives: Our Startup Live events always make sure you’ll meet the right people.

Who can join?

startupsenthusiast

Pitch your business idea or get inspired, build your team and get to work!

No matter if founder yourself, business guy, marketing guru, design enthusiast or programmer – Join us in a unique atmosphere, meet people from various backgrounds and develop tomorrow’s businesses.

This event will be THE great opportunity for you, if you’re enthusiastic about new solutions in FinTech!

Top-notch mentors with proven experience in the industry and start-ups will guide you with first hand tips on how to make a successful business.

On Saturday you’ll have the chance to pitch your FinTech idea to investors, media representatives and the crowd and win awesome prizes!

PS: In case you need a place to stay during your stay in Stuttgart, please contact us early and we can help you with this.

Sounds solid? 

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Schedule

08:30 - 09:00

???? Registration & Mingle
Get some coffee, make yourself comfortable

09:00 - 09:30

???? Opening

09:30 - 10:00

???? Pitch Storm
90-seconds initial pitches

10:00 - 10:30

???? Team Exploration
Get to know the projects

10:30 - 11:00

???? Team Building
Complete team setup

11:00 - 12:00

???? Business Model Intro
Think big, start small, act bold!
by Georg Kuttner

12:00 - 12:30

???? Working Lunch

12:30 - 14:00

???? Working Time
Get to know your team and project, set goals for the weekend

14:00 - 14:15

????????‍???? Meet the Mentors

14:15 - 18:30

????????‍???? Mentoring Sessions
Work on your business concept and get immediate feedback from our mentors

18:30 - 19:00

???? Networking Dinner

19:00 - 23:59

???? Working Time
Process the feedback from your mentors and work on your business concept

08:30 - 09:30

???? Early Bird Breakfast

09:00 - 09:30

???? Opening

09:30 - 10:30

???? Working Time
Put the finishing touches on your business concept

12:00 - 13:00

???? Working Lunch

13:00 - 14:00

???? Pitch Training
The Art of Pitching
by Georg Kuttner

14:00 - 16:00

???? Working Time
Refine your pitch and get your slides ready

16:00 - 17:00

???? Pitch Rehearsal
Submit your slides & prepare yourself for the final pitches

17:00 - 17:30

???? Opening Speech

17:30 - 19:00

???? The Final Pitches
The Big Moment!

19:00 - 19:30

???? Jury Consultation & Community Award Voting

19:30 - 20:00

???? Throw around Confetti aka Winner Announcement

20:00 - 22:00

???? Networking & Dinner
The F-U-N Part

Contributors

Gold Supporters

https://www.daimler.com/en/

Network Partners

https://www.venturezphere.com/
https://www.hfwu.de/hochschule-fuer-wirtschaft-und-umwelt-nuertingen-geislingen/
https://www.hft-stuttgart.de/
https://aiesec.de/
Julia Ezinger
Finance & Controlling think! tank | Daimler

Julia is responsible for finance related innovations and incubations within Daimler. Her expertise focuses on strategy development, internationalization and product development. Currently much of her work lies in her product think!ubate, a program specifically designed at the FC think! tank that incubates finance related innovations. Julia can support startups with incubation methods (from the idea to the prototype) in the areas of efficiency, FinTech, Artificial Intelligence and Enterprise Innovation. Also, startups who are looking to connect to the corporate world will find a valuable partner in her. Before joining the FC think! tank, Julia gained experience in the budgeting, project management and especially its financial aspects, which she did at the department of Finance Transformation and the CFO Office at Allianz SE, Munich.


Felix Köppenkastrop-Lüker
Finance & Controlling think! tank | Daimler Felix runs the program think!process, therefore his expertise lies in fostering the innovation and optimization of internal processes within Daimler Finance and Controlling. Holding a master’s degree in International Business Administration, he has extensive knowledge about crowd investing, startups and process innovation. During his studies, Felix was able to gain international experience working in Hawaii as a Retail Supervisor and in Japan for ENDEAVOR SBC, a leading consulting company. In addition to his expert knowledge, Felix is also a great communicator and can help you with various tips regarding external branding and image.
Michael Friedrich Haug
Senior Manager - Technology Consulting | Accenture Michael is Senior Manager - Technology Consulting in Accenture with +12 years of experience in finance and controlling. Before, he was also working for Robert Bosch and Daimler in the project management and controlling departments. He will support startups with his extensive knowledge and experience in finance combined with technology. Micheal believes that: Fintechs and young innovative startups are changing the way we are living faster than ever before. We are shaping the change.
Marc Mehlhorn
Head of Stuttgart Financial | Vereinigung Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse e.V. - Stuttgart Financial Marc is an expert in the field of capital markets and exchange trading. He brings along profound expertise in market structures, financial products, trading execution and corporate finance. As head of Stuttgart Financial he is responsible for the development and expansion of the online platform VentureZphere at Boerse Stuttgart, which aims to facilitate the formation of resilient networks and provides valuable services to the benefit of start-ups, investors and corporates. In this function, he has seen and worked with a wide range of young innovative fintechs knowing the latest market trends in this sector. Marc can help you evaluate your business idea by sharing his extensive market knowledge and strategic advice.
Dagmar Eisenbach
Sales enablement | Hewlett Packard Enterprise Dagmar Eisenbach is passionate about tech4good, the impact of technology of making the world a better place, economically, environmentally and socially. She translates that passion into concrete actions such as cofounding a bioenergy cooperative, getting fast internet for the village she lives in and by being the chair of a microfinance cooperative. She is mentoring start-ups in a diverse range of themes ranging from climate metrics, social entrepreneurship or fintech. Her senior leadership experience of international teams at Hewlett Packard Enterprise comes in handy when it comes to navigating complex situations and finding new solutions or new contacts.
Marco Dargel
Partner / Head of Cost Management | P3 group Marco is Partner and Head of Cost Management within the international consulting company P3. He is leading technical M&A projects and drives the transformation to a more digital cost management. A wide understanding of the automotive business, current trends and the new technologies - on and off board of the cars - allows him to generate new strategies and approaches to generate and evaluate new business opportunities for automotive OEMs. He also streamlines current product portfolios and business operations with new ideas and latest cost management technologies.
Kai von Kuenheim
Senior Consultant | P3 group Kai is a Senior Consultant in P3 group. He holds an expertise in various fields like Business Model validation and in Business Case calculation and standards. Kai is an expert in Business Case calculation and standards. Besides, he has an extensive experience in finance, especially in accounting/controlling, like also with the Lean Startup methodology and in M&A, due diligence and venturing.
Fabian Kretschmer
Lead Consultant & Investor | P3 group & FKR Ventures Fabian is working as a Lead Consultant for the P3 group in the field of Cost Management & Rail Industry. He has gained many years of professional experience in developing, steering & benchmarking budgets & cases for departments as well as for hole companies. Fabian has also extensive knowledge about crowd investing, startups and business case validation. The actual focus is on strategy development, interim management, and digitalization. He is also an Investor with his own holding & network of private investors to invest in startups.
Prof. Dr. Volker Steinhübel
Managing Director | IFC HENGST & IFC EBERT Prof. Dr. Volker Steinhübel has an extensive experience in the consulting industry. He is the owner and Managing Director of the Institut für Controlling Prof. Dr. Ebert GmbH since 1999. Besides that, Professor Steinhübel is a Chairman to NextDBI AG - Digital Business Institute. He is also a Senior Executive for IFC HENGST GmbH. He holds several publications, mostly in the fields of controlling and management.  
Frank Motte
Managing Director | INVESTORIA Frank Motte is an experienced entrepreneur and investor, and owner of the consulting company Motte Consult AG. Frank is also a Managing Director of INVESTORIA GmbH and Assistant Professor of Business Administration at Aalen University in the fields of business start-up, assurance, and personnel management. 
Michael Stefan
Lawyer | Michael Stefan / Digitalrecht Since 1998 lawyer Michael Stefan accompanies the development of cyberlaw as an author of numerous publications as well as a tutor of academical cyber projects at the Department of Computer Law, Saarbrücken. In addition, he gives lectures and arranges training courses on a regular basis about subjects in the field of cyberlaw, data privacy, and IT-Security. Michael Stefan is an associate professor of media law at the Dual University of Baden-Württemberg at the Department of Service management for media and communication. Various small and medium-sized businesses trust Michael Stefan as their external data protection officer. Furthermore, Michael Stefan is a member of the German EDV-Court Day e.V., the Chamber of Industry and Commerce – IT Network, TK & Multimedia and of the Advisory Committee Broadband Neckar-Alb. He also supports several Children Aid Emergency fund projects.
Markus Besch
CEO | Next DBI Markus Besch is a founder of several companies and also the Stuttgart Ambassador for Startup Live - a main organizer of the event. Markus also is the co-founder of Wizemann.space, a collaborative platform for innovators driving change. As the founder and CEO of SocialMedia Institute, he's responsible for Strategy, Key-Accounts, Strategic Partnerships and as a Senior-Consultant in the are of Social Media and Social Business Networks. On top, Markus is the CEO of NextDBI AG - Digital Business Institute, focusing on Strategic consulting and transformation companion for businesses by the Digital (R)evolution.
Georg Kuttner
Managing Partner - The Hustler Georg is fascinated with startups, entrepreneurship and the tech industry. He loves supporting and shaping startup ecosystems and is helping fellow entrepreneurs to succeed with their businesses. His passion is public speaking, moderating and pitching in any way possible.
Christian Nitschke
Manager of the FC think! tank, Innovation Hub Finance and Controlling | Daimler We have a strategic plan, it’s called doing things”. Head of Finance & Controlling think! tank at Daimler AG.  Christian has gained many years of professional experience at one of the most successful automotive companies, the Daimler AG. He started in the strategic procurement, became manager at AMG in the Controlling department is now the Head of FC think! tank. Christian focuses especially on the implementation of innovative ideas.
Stephan Miller
Senior Manager | Accenture Stephan Miller has +15 years of experience in the information technology and services industry in various positions like Marketing&Sales Manager, Product Manager, Project Manager, Accounting Manager, Product Visualization. Since 4 years he is a Senior Manager in Accenture in Stuttgart. “As Accenture, we are excited to help young entrepreneurs to shape their ideas and adapt them to the real-life challenges.”
Prof. Dr. Volker Steinhübel
Managing Director | IFC HENGST & IFC EBERT Prof. Dr. Volker Steinhübel has an extensive experience in the consulting industry. He is the owner and Managing Director of the Institut für Controlling Prof. Dr. Ebert GmbH since 1999. Besides that, Professor Steinhübel is a Chairman to NextDBI AG - Digital Business Institute. He is also a Senior Executive for IFC HENGST GmbH. He holds several publications, mostly in the fields of controlling and management.  
Marco Dargel
Partner / Head of Cost Management | P3 group Marco is Partner and Head of Cost Management within the international consulting company P3. He is leading technical M&A projects and drives the transformation to a more digital cost management. A wide understanding of the automotive business, current trends and the new technologies - on and off board of the cars - allows him to generate new strategies and approaches to generate and evaluate new business opportunities for automotive OEMs. He also streamlines current product portfolios and business operations with new ideas and latest cost management technologies.
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Logme - IDEA STAGE WINNER

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SHAREproof

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The Robin Hood Coin

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immocrowdfunding

Crwdfunding immo for new investors.

PRIZES

Wildcard to pitch for Startup Autobahn (priceless)
Wildcard to pitch for the Accenture Innovation Challenge (priceless)
Tickets to the Pioneers Festival, the leading Startup Festival in Europe (worth a loooot)
Crowdinvesting Evaluation Package by CONDA (worth 1.000 €)
Fintech Consulting Package - 10 hours Advisory (worth 1.000 €)
Coworking Flatrate by wizemann.space (worth >750 €)

Organizers

Contact person

Markus Besch
Stuttgart Ambassador
Lara Trikha
Community Manager and Public Relations
Paulina Kania
Global Program Manager Paulina is the heart and soul of our acceleration programs. She is into innovative ideas doing her best helping entrepreneurs succeed.
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