Europe’s premier student run StartUp Conference

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6 & 7th October 2017

Experience the full power

Meet great people and experience the unique IdeaLab! atmosphere


Our diverse and kick-ass speeches will truly inspire you. By listening to renowned founders, VCs, corporates or impressive personalities you will gain priceless insights and feel the pains of founding your own company.


Learn from the best companies in our hands-on workshops and deepen your knowledge in intimate, small groups. We are sure you’re going to find the fitting workshop for you!


This is where the magic happens: Off-stage! Grab some refreshments, go out and mingle. Get to know students and founders or have a drink with our investors – and don’t worry, the coffee’s on us!

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Great speakers from the world's most interesting startups and investors

Have a look at our first speakers for IdeaLab! 2017

Thomas de Buhr


Florian Leibert


Philipp Moehring

Some of our former speakers

Klaus Hommels


Ryan Bubinski


Frank Thelen


Kevin Hale

Y Combinator

Oliver Samwer

Rocket Internet

Frédéric Mazzella


Boris Wertz

Version one ventures, Andreessen Horowitz

Morten Lund


Rene Reinsberg


Alexander Ljung


Robert Gentz & the whole Management Board


Pia Poppenreiter

 Learn more about our speakers
"If you are interested in meeting really exciting startups doing awesome things inside of Germany and all across Europe I highly recommend coming to this conference!"

Kevin Hale
Y Combinator
"IdeaLab! is the best conference for young founders. The most important people are coming together at IdeaLab! every year."

Alexander Kudlich
Rocket Internet
“My brother and I found our first investors at IdeaLab! 2009 – it was a game changer for us. Since then I participate every year and I am thrilled by the professional organization and high quality of participants and speakers.“

Ferry Heilemann
Earlybird, Freighthub

The IdeaLab! family

We are 11 motivated and startup enthusiastic students who are organizing the next conference.
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