Taylor Record
November 16, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Investors' Day & BETAPITCH Global

Our biggest startup event of the year is coming up on December 7th! Get ready for Investors' Day & BETAPITCH Global with Future Mobility Camp! This one day event is 3 startup events in one, so get your business cards and don't miss out.

Investors' Day

12PM - 6PM

Investors' Day is designed for you to meet with everyone who can help you get to the next level. Investors, potential distribution and industry partners, mentors, experts, and other key players from the global and local startup scene will gather at betahaus Berlin. You’ll meet them all through various interactive formats such as speed dating, private sessions, and panel discussions. 

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Future Mobility Camp

12PM - 6PM

We’ve also invited Future Mobility Camp to hold their event at betahaus. It’ll be filled with expert panels, keynotes, and pitches by key players and decision makers from the mobility and logistics sectors for anyone innovating in this field.

BETAPITCH Global

6PM - 10PM

In the evening, eight of the world’s best startups will compete for the BETAPITCH Global trophy. The competing startups have been selected by local juries in Tirana, Vienna, Sofia, Hamburg, Jönköping, Mostar, Cairo and Lisbon. This years global contestants are Tikapps (Tirana), Test My Bot (Vienna), VRET Solutions (Mostar), Cido (Hamburg), Trustcruit (Jönköping), VRET(Mostar), Pixellion (Cairo), Placeme (Lisbon), and Compocket (Istanbul). Meet the startups competing in BETAPITCH Global!

They're fighting for a Grand Prize of €5,000, a trip to Silicon Valley, and 6 months of betahaus membership. Audience members are encouraged to give feedback and grill the contestants – your input will help the jury make this tough decision! 

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Here you can find the complete programm for the day: 

It's going to be a fun night for startups and investor's alike. Go ahead and read more about Investors' Day & BETAPITCH Global and we hope to see you there! 

Same old, same old - isn’t always all that bad. Sometimes, all that’s needed are some new perspectives! The city of Utrecht, for‌ ‌example, implemented a zero-emissions electric barge nicknamed the “Beer Boat”. 

Since 2010 it’s carrying beer and food to the city’s downtown restaurants by using waterways. Other electric barges in Amsterdam not only deliver but even collect organic waste, which is then turned into biofuel in processing plants! Isn’t that cool?

It becomes clear that cities, logistics, as‌ ‌well‌ ‌as‌ ‌urban‌ ‌planners, are equally part of solving the inefficiency of the last-mile. Tackling this mountain of issues calls for teamwork!


A centralized platform, hub or network for similar companies, could do the trick to fill up the delivery vans & trucks that are barely loaded. Parcels could be distributed more efficiently between different companies and their delivery vehicles.

Like a big pool of parcels from different companies with every single parcel going into that one van with the same route!


Delivery Driver Experience and Smart Delivery Vehicles are also areas with huge potential for improvement and innovation.


Ellie: Two years ago we adopted a new legal structure for Jolocom GmbH according to the purpose model of ownership, manifesting our commitment and dedication to building a self-sovereign organization. That means we can’t take VC funding or sell public shares of the company. 

Volker: Jolocom is a community driven organisation – both in a tech sense but also much further beyond. We’re hugely involved in the DWeb community where we organize and attend events for the decentralized community. Every year we also help organize and attend the DWeb Camp in San Francisco, which brings together all kinds of creatives so this technology of tomorrow is built in a collaborative way.


Next to that on-demand experiences have become firmly embedded into people’s everyday lives - be it a mobile app to book a ride, send flowers to your loved ones or order lunch to your office. It’s all possible and has made premium features like real-time tracking a standard.  The online consumer expects nothing less and certainly doesn’t like to wait.


Making that quick and instant gratification happen is another story though. Groundbreaking ideas and innovations are needed to tackle all these factors. Does your startup have one? 

Then head over to our Future Logistics Challenge! Applications are still open until September 23rd.

Volker: There is this really nice place, called Green Rabbit with salads and baked potatoes where I like to go to. Sometimes I just keep it simple and go to Lidl.

Ellie: I eat a lot in west.berlin cafe which is here around the corner and I love the Matcha Lattes from Starbucks.

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