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Katka Nagyová
April 29, 2014

We know the finalists of betapitch | hardware!

We know who will pitch on the betapitch | hardware this Friday!

This time it will be all about drone stations, smart home devices, wearables and other IOT innovations!

Get ready for Skysense, Form, Little Riot, Luuv, Melissa Climate, Superclock and Bragi who will light up the stage on the first exclusively hardware betapitch ever.

betapitch is this Friday at 6pm. Get your ticket now!

Which prizes are waiting for the winner?

6 month of work space at betahaus. Being part of the coworking family is included as well as intro to the angel investors and friends in the media.

The chance to pitch on one of the following pitch days at ASPnP Accelerator by Axel Springer!

All the finalists are automatically geting $250 in Elance credits. The winner will win $1000 to spend on Elance.

The winner wins a trip to Taiwan to meet the manufacturing scene, covering the flight and accommodation in the value of 1000 €, all brought by HWTrek.

The best hardware startup gets a fast track to hardware.co startup accelerator.

Free production of a video explaining the product from Explainer Rocket worth 4000€!

Tickets to exhibit on the HITB Haxpo in Amsterdam – the 3-day tech and innovation show where IT meets makers.

3 month supply of Vitamin Water for the winning team!

The winner will pitch at the betapitch | global on the 30th of August 2014 and compete for 5000€ of cash from hub:raum a fully sponsored trip to Silicon Valley brought by ASPnP Accelerator and many other perks.

betapitch is already this Friday at 6pm in betahaus Berlin, so come and GET THE TICKETS NOW!


Click here to check our calnedar and stay up-to-date with latest information! 

Toni: Currently, we’ve somehow ended up in this niche of building a lot of internal tools for startups and teams. But this is not the only thing we want to do. What I like about it is that we’re starting projects from scratch and we have full control over them. 

Martin: The first project we worked on was a tool for a large scale real estate development company. What they needed was a tool for their Sales people - to be able to mark their different spots and locations at different stages of the sales funnel. So we created a tool that helps them in this process.

Toni: And this one actually served as a starting point for the tool we’ve developed for  betahaus, which aims to allow the Sales and Management team to see which team rooms are occupied right now, which ones are free or will be occupied in a few weeks or months, so no double bookings appear. 

Alex: These two projects were more focused on real estate, let’s say, but we’ve also done more design-heavy projects like the one we did for Artique which is an online artists agency. For them, we built a whole website and an online system to present their artists starting only from their logo. It had to be very flexible, because the artists needed to be able to edit their own profiles, putting their resume, changing colours.



Toni: Honestly, we have skillsets that you don’t usually find in developers. Because we've had lives that were not just about computer science. I think to some extent this is what makes us different. 

Martin: I believe one of the reasons why people pick us over other studios is because it can be very hard working with developers. If you’re not understanding their work, if the communication is not flowing, you, as a client can feel lost. We're easy to communicate with and we’re always open to feedback and we're open to discuss anything. In the end, after all iterations, if you say we need to start the website from scratch and that you don’t like the idea, we won’t take it personally. 

Alex: Also, I think, since we all work as coding teachers, we are officially qualified to explain what coding is to people who don't code, which is actually really rare because a lot of developers, as Martin says, don't want to, or literally just don't know how to articulate what they're doing. Whereas we are trained in articulating what it is that we're doing, why it's meaningful and why it takes a certain amount of time.

Photo by Lea GK


Alex: Zimt & Mehl - the Turkish bakery around the corner. It’s just soo good.

Martin: Oh, there is this Italian restaurant called Ristorante del Arte

Tony: Oh, my God, this place is so funny. It looks like a pretty average Italian restaurant, but the whole interior design inside is just decorated in such a weird way. The entire place is covered in frescoes. They have crystal chandeliers and Easter bunnies. Some Greek columns. It has a different name on the menu, on the side and on the Internet. And it was an ex-shoe-store.

Want to get in touch with Obst Digital? Come around betahaus | Neukölln and meet them here or send them an email to contact@obst.digital !

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