Our Diary

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Introducing the betahaus summer residency

Berlin in summer is amazing. Sunshine, outdoor parties in parks, drinking “späti”-beer by the canal watching the sun set (or rise), dancing until you can’t feel your feet anymore, but there’s more to Berlin than the eternal party. We all need to work and make money somehow. Being new to a city it can be […]

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Meet Melanie Thewlis

Artist, teacher, web developer and political scientist Melanie Thewlis does it all. She will combine some of these skills and teach a 5-week-front-end-web-development-course at betahaus. We wanted to know more about this smart and versatile young lady, so we asked and she answered. Read up! Can you tell us about your background? I grew up […]

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Awesome Foundation is looking for a project to award with 1000€!

Do you have an awesome project and 1000€ will kick it off? Apply now! The Awesome Foundation, founded way back in 2009, is an international organization comprised of almost 120 loosely connected chapters all over the world. Each chapter functions independently with some centralized infrastructure support. Trustees each donate 100€ of their own money for each grant […]

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We’re opening up a new coworking betatower!

BIG news are out. Being the legend of the coworking scene is bringing its fruit. Coworking has always been a way to breath life into an empty space. Following this path we’re opening betatower up in the abandoned spaces of Berlin TV Tower. After long discussions we’ll happy to take care of the most legendary space of […]

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We’re opening our café till 10pm!

Just as the summer approaches we have some news to bright up your days & nights. Opening hours of our café were prolonged and now you can stay & drink in our café every work day till 10 pm! Monday – Friday: 8 am – 10 pm Saturday: 10 am – 8 pm Beer & wine is served […]

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How betahaus made it into a lecture on Stanford

We were pleased to accept the invitation to present at the ‘European Entrepreneurship and Innovation series’ organized by Stanford Engineering and talk in San Francisco about betahaus, future plans, coworking in Europe and also the investors and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Check out the speech of Max ( betahaus | Berlin) and Jordi (betahaus | Barcelona) and learn something […]

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Challenge Cup is back to the house!

We’re excited to let you know that we’re partnering with 1776 for Challenge Cup 2015 and you’re invited! RSVP today to attend this year’s competition. Entrance is free and we’ll have some free beer & snacks for you. Challenge Cup 2015 is a global startup competition taking place in 16 cities across 11 countries to identify […]

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We’re home to the new HARDWARE.co Electronics Lab by Conrad!

We are stoked to announce that we’re the new home to the HARDWARE.co Electronics Lab, powered by Conrad Electronic SE. For those of you who haven’t yet heard of HARDWARE.co, it is a community of hardware technology enthusiasts and industry professionals dedicated to building the future of hardware in Germany and abroad. HARDWARE.co runs both an ecosystem of events for their […]

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Meet Zartis

Have you heard about the new guys in the house? And their betabargain? Read on and find out what Lisa tells about their company.   Zartis was imagined over noodles by an entrepreneur, a developer and a designer in 2011. They saw a market gap and felt that there needed to be a more innovative approach to […]

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Meet Betabook

Early February 2010. It was a typical grey-skied winter afternoon in Berlin. A group of designers, makers and tinkerers gathered together in the betahaus | café for a workshop on Open Design. Among the participants was Jay Cousins – a recent transplant to Berlin from Sheffield, UK. Jay was leading a workshop on creating self-made […]