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WHU Founders' Conference

2022/10/07-08
Vallendar, GER
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Europe's premier student-led
startup Conference

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SPEAKERS

+650

PARTICIPANTS

+50

Startups

2

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ABOUT THIS EVENT
THE BEST IN Their Field

The IdeaLab! - WHU Founders' Conference is one of the leading conferences for startups and entrepreneurship in Europe and is organized entirely by 12 students of WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management. It will take place for the 22nd time this year from October 7th to 8th and impresses with exciting workshops, inspiring speakers, motivated participants, industry-leading sponsors and unique networking opportunities.

Where

Vallendar,
Germany

When

Friday to SaturdayOct 07 to 08, 2022

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What you can get

Inspiration

At IdeaLab! you can get inspired by keynote speeches from outstanding entrepreneurs and experienced investors and gain deep insights into their personal success stories (and failures). Moreover, industry experts evaluate the latest tech and startup trends in our various panel discussions.

Knowledge

As a participant, you will have the chance to attend exclusive workshops with some of Europe's best venture capital funds and unicorn startups to learn more about their industry. If you have always wanted to know how to raise successful rounds or prepare for an IPO, this is the place to be!

Networking

At our speeddating events, students and young professionals can get in personal contact with top employees and secure their next internship or job. Furthermore, we connect founders with investors who are actively looking for new investment opportunities at our conference.

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SPEAKER
THE BEST IN Their Field
Lukasz Gadowski
Janna Ensthaler
Sebastian Pollok
Soheil Mirpour
Robin Godenrath
Shikha Ahluwalia
THE BEST IN Their Field
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THE BEST IN Their Field

This year we will bring together over 650 students, founders, start-up enthusiasts, corporates, angel investors, VCs, and media from across the globe.

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Our Agenda

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM (Burgplatz)
Breakfast
09:00 AM - 09:15 AM (Main Stage)
Opening Remarks
09:15 AM - 09:45 AM (Main Stage)
Opening Speech
09:45 AM - 10:15 AM (Main Stage)
Speech: 100x energy, decentralized agiculture & flying taxis – a vision of sustainable abundance
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Opening Speech
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1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Crowd Markets and the Gig Economy
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2:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Break
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Technology and Consumer Behaviour
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Digital Platforms and New Updates
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8:40 AM - 9:30 AM
Breakfast
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8:47 AM - 10:00 AM
Opening Conference
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Business Value of IT
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Break
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1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Crowd Markets and the Gig Economy
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2:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Break
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Technology and Consumer Behaviour
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Digital Platforms and New Updates
Idealab! 2022

Financial Sponsors

Testimonials
Philipp Westermeyer
Founder of OMR

„It is one of the most authentic conferences I have ever been to“

Testimonials
Ferry Heilemann
Co-Founder of Forto

„My brother and I found our first investors at IdeaLab! 2009 – it was a game changer for us.“

Testimonials
Kevin Hale
Y Combinator

„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!“

Testimonials
Alexander Kudlich
General Partner at 468 Capital

“IdeaLab! is the best conference for young founders. The most important people are coming together at IdeaLab! every year.“

REGISTRATION

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Startup

€200

  • Venture Speeddating
  • Meet & Raise
  • Pitch Battle
  • IdeaMatch!
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Student &
Young Professional

€95

  • Speeddating
  • Exclusive Workshops
  • Two Galadinners
  • Two Big Afterparties
  • Free Accommodation
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Investor &
Corporate

€1000

  • Speeddating
  • Meet & Raise
  • 24/7 Fleet
  • Exclusive Lounge
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Burgplatz 2
56179 Vallendar
Germany