International Pitch-event

Nordic Startup Challenge: Your smart access to Hamburg's industry

On September 11th to September 13th 2023 we are reviving the Hanseatic League!​​ With the aim of promoting exchange, innovation and settlement in Hamburg, we invite selected startups from northern Europe to a three-day start-up event. ​The focus is on the industry complex "Coastal Economy & Logistics".
During the “Nordic Startup Challenge” we invited one start-up from each of the following countries to participate in an three-day event in Hamburg to connect with the local economy.
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The Startups of the Competition

Scedule of the Pitch Event

17.00 Uhr - Admission
17.30 Uhr – Welcome with Freya Oehle and Axel Hoops 
17.40 Uhr – 10 Startups – 10 Pitches
18.40 Uhr – Interview Dr. Heyne, CEO Hamburg Chamber of Commerce
18.50 Uhr – Award Ceremony
19.00 Uhr – Networking with Meet & Eat 
23.00 Uhr – End

Our Jury

  • Axel Hoops, Handelskammer Hamburg 
  • Timo Linnemann, Plug and Play  
  • Martin Neuendorf, HHLAnext  
  • Thanh Hai Nguyen, Jungheinrich AG  
  • Ricarda Rattay, Hamburg Invest  
  • Tim Reinsch, TecPier GmbH & Co. KG  
  • Isabelle Rickmers, Turtle GmbH  
  • Sebastian Schulz, Hanse Ventures und Meet & Eat  
  • Stefanie Teichmann, HPA  
  • Frederik Wexel, MSC Germany S.A. & Co. KG 
Hier können Sie sich anmelden!