IdeaLab! 2019

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Join us on 4th & 5th of October 2019 in Vallendar, Germany

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Europes leading student-run startup conference

Win The PitchBattle!

Out of every Young Founder application 8 will have the chance to pitch their company in front of top-tier investors and win great prices.

€10,000 in Cash
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The winner of the PitchBattle! will get 10.000 Euros in cash for further growth of his/her startup.  

€75,000 Media Budget 

Receive 75.000 Euros in Media Budget from the partner companies like Handelsblatt, DIE ZEIT, WirtschaftsWoche and Tagesspiegel of Dieter von Holtzbrinck Ventures

Strategy Workshop

Spend a day with McKinsey’s digital thought leaders to rapidly prototype new ideas for your startup

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Meet First Class Investors

Parties, Food, Drinks & Accommodation All-Inclusive

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HackerGames is taking part just before IdeaLab! - Europe’s premier student-led startup conference.


Gather with the brightest minds from around the world to collaborate and bring your ideas to life. You will form teams of 4 to work on a hardware or software project.


After hacking for 24 hours, you will pitch your prototype in front of the top investors on the conferences' main stage.


Let us take care of food, accommodation and the details, so you can build your network, win incredible prices from our sponsors, and learn from experienced mentors.

Recruit Students From The Best Universities

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Still not convinced? Watch last years' aftermovie

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