Meet the innovators from Asian and Berlin Startup Ecosystems

Category: Digital Industries

© #AsiaBerlinSummit 2020

#AsiaBerlinSummit 2020

© AsiaBerlinSummit 2020

With a mission to connect startup ecosystems in Asia and Berlin -- the AsiaBerlin Summit, an annual conference by the Berlin Senate Department offers you a unique opportunity for a physical meeting with guests from Asia and Europe in Berlin on 21 - 27 September 2020. 

The Summit will focus on these main aspects across 8 stages this year:

  • Internationalization of Berlin startups across sectors such as UrbanTech, HealthTech, FinTech, industry 4.0, AI, and Blockchain
  • Diversity from the ground up by integrating different voices in your company DNA through HR, mentorship, and investment in future talent
  • Investing in the times of COVID and support programs for Urban Tech & Social Entrepreneurs


Speakers for AsiaBerlin Summit 2020: Corporates and investors meet thriving startups

After a welcome by DIHK President Eric Schweitzer, CEO of ALBA Group, and the opening of the Summit by Ramona Pop, Berlin Mayor and Senator for Economics, Energy, and Public Enterprises, we will open the stage for Cedrik Neike (Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG and CEO Smart Infrastructure) and Thomas Saueressig (Member of the Executive Board of SAP SE), who will discuss corporate-startup cooperation with Shradha Sharma, Founder, YourStory. 

Some of the main speakers joining us this year include Clas Neumann, Head of SAP Labs and President of the Asia-Pacific Forum Berlin, Alexa Gorman, SVP, Head of EMEA Foundries; Alexander Hirschfeld, Head of Research, German Startup Association;  Paul Miller, Managing Partner and CEO, Bethnal Green Ventures and Claus Karthe, Program CEO German Accelerator Southeast Asia, German Accelerator. We will have investors from Vidici VenturesSAP.IOFutures Industry Ventures Fund, SBI Holdings, and family offices such as  Unifier Ventures.  Please find a link to all speakers here.

Find answers to questions such as how startups can help governments and corporations get on track with digitalization. Has blockchain entered the winter of its life? And after the havoc of the Coronavirus pandemic, is crypto about to become the hottest currency once again. 

Deep dive into all these topics and more. Click here for our current agenda. 

The Summit has implemented high safety and hygiene measures at our venue to give you the opportunity to meet fellow entrepreneurs and the investor community from Asia and Berlin. 

If you cannot visit us at the AsiaBerlin Summit at DIHK and Spielfeld Digital Hub in Berlin this year, we will come to you. Join us online or meet the AsiaBerlin Community face-to-face in the vibrant startup hub of Europe. 

How to attend the conference?

Get your ticket for the first hybrid AsiaBerlin Summit and meet Investors, startups, policymakers, and innovators. Please be aware that offline tickets are limited. You are requested to apply for a waiting list as we will not be able to give all applicants access to an offline ticket. The waiting list is open until September 4. If you are granted access to the offline event, AsiaBerlin Summit will inform you specifically about this until September 11. Besides that, everyone is welcome as online attendees. The conference is using Brella for the event and will send you the login information before the event. Register here for the event.