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Hamburg Invest welcomes start-ups to join Hamburg's joint CeBit 2018 stand

Hamburg Invest is giving ten to 15 start-ups an opportunity to take part in CeBit for the first time, according to an announcement on Wednesday (April 11, 2018). The world’s largest, international computer expo, CeBIT gets underway in Hanover from June 11-15, 2018. First held in 1995, the fair has been held in March until now. This year’s event is set to be a European festival of innovation and digitization. Delegates can expect a new tech event with lots of conferences and networking opportunities. Around 450 start-ups from 40 countries will present their business ideas in the Scale11 platform at CeBit.


As part of Scale 11, Hamburg Invest is responsible for Hamburg’s joint stand and is giving select founders an opportunity to present their companies. Participating start-ups must pay a fee of EUR 500 plus VAT in return for a workstation and seating, an online profile at the fair as well as logo placement. Start-ups with a knowledge or technology-based business model, proof of concept or prototype, that are headquartered in Hamburg and have not been on the market for ten years maximum are eligible to apply. Interested start-ups must submit their applications to by Friday April 30, 2018 (12 noon) outlining their business model in a brief pitch and their reasons for taking part in CeBIT 2018.

The price does not include travel expenses, accommodation and catering. Participants are responsible for these expenses.

Sources and further information:

Hamburg Invest: Startup-Unit Hamburg

Hamburg Invest provides information and support for budding founders with knowledege and technology-based business models. Hamburg Invest’s recently-created Startup-Unit is a one-stop agency for all start-up related issues including funding, key events, networks and offers for founders in Hamburg.

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