Conference On
15&16 September 2017
40+ Speaker


We are a team consisting of 30 highly motivated students of the EBS University. We take the hard work, long nights and many ups and downs to create this special event.


We are hosting one of Europes biggest events for upcoming entrepreneurs, established start ups and leading investors in the industry. Our congress brings together all parts of the entrepreneurship scene.


Workshops, panel discussions, lectures of inspiring entrepreneurs or meeting up with investors: The participants have many opportunities to profit from this unique event.

The Elements

Speeches, Panels & Workshops

Inspiring personalities will provide deep and interesting insights, hold motivating speeches and spread their knowledge.

Speed Networking

Founders and Investors can network in short cycles, get to know each other and discuss their ideas.

Be excited ...

The EBSpreneurship Forum 2016 will feature a brand new component … STAY TUNED


We arrange interviews between partners & participants.

EBSpreneurship Fair

Companies can present their products & services and get into contact with other participants. It also is a great place to relax.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We will feature exciting opportunities to foster networking.

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Andreas Thuemmler

Managing Partner ACXIT Capital Partners

Konstantin Urban

Founder & Board Member

Dr. Hendrik Brandis

Founding Partner Earlybird Ventures

Dr. Christian Saller

General Partner Holtzbrinck Ventures

Oliver Blueher

CEO DACH & Nordics Dropbox

André Schwämmlein

Founder & Managing Director FlixBus

Dr. Berthold von Freyberg

Founding Partner Target Partners

Thomas Storck

CSO & CIO; Chairman of Management Board of METRO Cash & Carry Germany

Philipp Hartmann

Founder & Managing Partner Rheingau Founders

Kai Hansen

Founder & Managing Partner Rheingau Founders

Maximilian Tayenthal

CFO & Co-Founder N26

Dr. Tobias Johann

Founder & Managing Partner Rheingau Founders

Filip Dames

Founding Partner Cherry Ventures

Martin Biermann

CTO HRS Innovation HUB

Joerg Gerbig

CEO & Founder Lieferando

Gerald Hörhan

Executive Director Pallas Capital

Steffen Kottkamp

General Executive Manager MackMedia

Rouven Dresselhaus

Founder & Managing Partner Cavalry Ventures

Sebastian Diemer

Business Angel & Founder Kreditech

David Klein

Managing Partner One Peak Partners

Jay Habib

CEO & Founder

Anton Rummel

CEO Move24

Christian Schröder

Director Global Founders Fund

Annemarie Heyl

Co-Founder & COO Kale&Me

Alexander Artopé

CEO & Co-Founder Smava

Thomas Bachem

Founder & Member of the board Bundesverband Deutsche Startups

Erik Podzuweit

Founder & CEO Scalable Capital

Ofer Akermann

Executive Director Institute of Masters of SEO

Christoph Sollich

The Pitch Doctor

Soheil Mirpour

Investment Executive in Private Equity KKR

Sofia Bozoukova

Senior Manager International Business Development ProSiebenSat.1

Dr. Johannes Metzler

Founder & CEO Escaleto

This year's Panels

On-Campus investors

  • building10 is a company builder and pre seed investor that focuses on B2B startups. Our mission is to build 10 companies in this space within the next 3 years. We work closely with our companies and offer operational support in 10 Key Areas.

  • Cavalry Ventures is a partnership based in Berlin. They make early-stage investments in teams who question the status quo and think big. All of them have started and run companies for a living and they have invested in and supported many companies over the past years.

    Cavalry Ventures
  • Cherry Ventures is a Berlin-based VC fund, founded by a team of entrepreneurs with substantial experience in building fast-scaling consumer businesses. They invest in the best teams worldwide as early as possible. Their goal is to add value by supporting their venture teams in building successful and sustainable businesses.

    Cherry Ventures
  • Venture Capital is a product for entrepreneurs. Earlybird backs non-linear companies that create network effects, shorten value-chains, drive new economies or improve people’s lives. They back European companies that have a global profile, from a few hundred thousand up to $15m.

  • As dealmakers in technology, GP Bullhound provides independent strategic advice on mergers and acquisitions and private placements to entrepreneurs, companies and investors.

  • Hanse Ventures offers a successful environment for entrepreneurial talents to realize their dream of their own internet business. Hanse Ventures allows founders to concentrate their efforts on their primary goal: The growth of their own start-up

  • As one of the most successful European venture capital firms and with more than € 600m under management, HV has been supporting exceptional founders in building market-leading internet companies for over 16 years.

    Holtzbrinck Ventures
  • The HRS Innovation Hub develops new strategies and solutions to power the group portfolio of HRS with market leading and customer centric services in the accommodation and hospitality industry.

  • Lufthansa sets off to be a leading shaper of the digital transformation in the travel industry. The Lufthansa Innovation Hub scouts and builds startups and digital companies with strong products for travel to jointly co-create innovative offers.

    Lufthansa Innovation HUB
  • One Peak is a specialist investor in exciting growth stage technology and tech-enabled companies in Europe. They partner with exceptional entrepreneurs and management teams to transform rapidly growing technology businesses into lasting, category-defining industry leaders.

    One Peak Partners
  • Rheingau Founders is a professional co-founder with a focus on building digital businesses which can actively support the founding team in the very early stages of their start-up project. They further play a very active role in the start-up’s crucial operations for the first 12-24 months after foundation.

    Rheingau Founders
  • Rocket Internet identifies, builds and invests in companies to then scale them with the goal of long-term, sustainable impact. They spot proven business models and act fast to become market leaders, paving the way for long-term profitability.

    Rocket Internet
  • Seed + Speed

    STS Ventures concentrates all business angel activities of Cologne-based serial-entrepreneur and successful investor Stephan Schubert.

    STS Ventures
  • Target Partners invests in young technology companies in the DACH region. Through their personal commitment, a global network and their deep experience as entrepreneurs, managers and venture capital investors, they support you in building a great company.

    Target Partners