KPMG: International Startup Summit on Sept. 17, 2019



Free of charge: Pitches, networking, yummy food & beer!

We offer a really exciting program and expect around 150 guests consisting of a great mix of startups, investors and corporates all active in the field of growth and innovation.

In his keynote speech,Robert Velten, CEO of Velten Asset Management GmbH, will give valuable insights into the challenges of capital markets and internationalization.

12 startups will get on stage and pitch! The winning startup of the evening will win a free ticket for the December 2019 STEP program to New York City.

If you are a startup interested in one of our 12 pitch slots, pls fill out this form. We will get back to you with an interim answer quickly. The 12 pitch candidates will be chosen in mid August 2019.


Christian Hoppe, CEO Silicon Valley Bank Germany
Eligiusz Skwara, CEO Concepts2Capital
Markus Bold, Head of Chemovator GmbH
Dr. Christian Ellrich, CEO Jesinghausen & Ellrich Partnerbeteiligungs GmbH


2:00pm: Registration and Welcome Coffee
2:30pm: Welcome by KPMG and GACC New York
2:45pm: Keynote Speech by Mr. Robert Velten, CEO at Velten Asset Management GmbH 
3:15pm: 6 pitches by international startups (6 min each)
3:55pm: Networking Break
4:30pm: 6 pitches by international startups (6 min each)
5:10pm: End of pitches
6:00pm: STEP USA ticket winner announcement
8:00pm: End of event