CATAPULTING

FORWARD

DEEP TECH FOUNDERS

14-16  MAY  2024
BERLIN
APPLY HERE

Who's at DTM

Deep Tech Momentum is an invite-only 3-day bootcamp for the
Top 100 European early-stage Deep Tech start-ups.

This carefully selected group will showcase the best Deep Tech entrepreneurs developing early-stage startups in the Deep Tech sphere. Those chosen will have the opportunity to meet the top joiners, investors, experts and mentors in Deep Tech in Europe.

VERTICAL FOCUS

Deep Tech Momentum is open to all Deep Tech startups across nine verticals. It includes a General & Novel AI track with mentors and investors specializing in a wide range of Deep Tech areas.

WHY JOIN DEEP TECH MOMENTUM AS A FOUNDER

Deep Tech Momentum is the go-to event for Europe's leading early stage Deep Tech founders, investors and corporates to accelerate and grow their businesses. Founders benefit in three ways:

Build strong(er) teams

Find tech and business co-founders & early employees with our digital and on-site matching and networking opportunities. At DTM you will find scientific founders looking for builders with a business background and potential tech employees and co-founders.

ACCELERATE YOUR BUSINESS

Create a better fundable startup in three days with hands-on workshops, various 1:1 sessions with top mentors & peer coaching - covering topics like value proposition re-design, creating high performing B2B sales teams for Deep Tech startups, find your monetization formula.

FIND FUNDING FASTER

Win potential investment prize money and acceleration prices through our pitch competition with numerous top-tier VCs that look for outstanding Deep Tech startups to invest. Startups have collectively raised more than €11 million through DTM.

WHY JOIN DEEP TECH MOMENTUM AS A JOINER

Sciencepreneurs

Scientists with Deep Tech IP aspiring to create a business.

Find your business co-founder.
Serial entrepreneurS

Entrepreneurs with a business background or abundant experience in founding startups.

Meet technical people, with strong domain & research expertise.
TALENTS

Talents with interest to work in a Deep Tech startup as one of the first employees.

Meet many startups and find your dream job opportunity.

IMPACT

500+

Early-stage deep tech founders accelerated

150+

Investors & mentors connected

€31M+

Investments facilitated post participation

~600

Founders & mentors matched

50+

Partnerships & collaborations

Close-up portrait of Susanne Schorsch, Partner at Amadeus Capital Partners
Deep Tech Momentum offered a remarkable opportunity to engage with some of Europe's best early-stage Deep Tech founders. We have found very exiting startups at the conference that we want to invest in.
Susanne K.Schorsch
Partner | Amadeus Capital Partners
Close-Up Portrait of Steven Jacobs, Partner at Lakestar
Deep Tech Momentum provides a unique environment where European entrepreneurs, top universities, and investors can get together and exchange ideas.
Steven Jacobs
Partner | Lakestar
Close-up Portrait of Tommy Oehl, Partner at Vsquared Ventures
The quality of Deep Tech founders at DTM was truly inspiring. The three-day bootcamp in particular is a remarkable program that helps early-stage Deep Tech founders to build their businesses faster and to get funding easier.
Thomas Oehl
Partner | Vsquared Ventures
Close-up portrait of Philipp Semmer, Partner at Earlybird
Deep Tech Momentum offered a remarkable opportunity to engage with some of Europe's best early-stage Deep Tech founders. We have found very exiting startups at the conference that we want to invest in.
Philipp Semmer
Partner | Earlybird
Close-up Portrait of Arshia Gratiot, Founder and CEO of Eupnoos
Events like DTM are too few in number. The energy, enthusiasm and “can do” spirit was palpable. I met some incredible people and have now connected with VCs I would never have had the opportunity to meet. Massive shout-out to the Techstars Berlin team!
Arshia Gratiot
Founder & CEO| Eupnoos
Close-up portrait of Florian Schilli, Founder and CEO of Sat:io
This three-day on-site bootcamp proved to be a transformative experience, providing invaluable insights from esteemed mentors, investors, and fellow founders within the deep tech sector.
Florian Schilli
Founder & CEO | Sat:io
Close-up portrait of Laura Hösen, Sales development at IONOS
As a partner at Deep Tech Momentum, I was immersed in a vibrant ecosystem of innovation and collaboration. One of the highlights of the event was the opportunity to network with other partners, industry experts and entrepreneurs. The networking sessions allowed me to forge new partnerships, share ideas, and explore opportunities for collaboration.
Laura Hösen
Sales Development | IONOS
Close-up portrait of Bhushan Chhatre, Startup Manager at Microsoft
Last week, I had the absolute pleasure of attending the Deep Tech Momentum event in Aachen. The event brought together the perfect ecosystem for three exciting days.
Bhushan Chhatre
Startup Manager | Microsoft

2024 PARTNERS

INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS

ambassadors

MaIN PARTNERS

INVESTMENT PARTNERS

SELECTED PARTICIPATING INVESTORS

MENTORS FROM

NETWORK PARTNERS

And more to come!

Selected Speakers & Mentors at DTM'24

Robert Habeck
Vice Chancellor of Germany | Minister of Economy and Climate Action
Brad Feld
Co-Founder | Techstars
Co-Author | Ventures Deals
Partner | Foundry
Malte Brettel
Professor & Head of innovation | RWTH Aachen University
Shirley Romig
Chief Accelerator Investment Officer | Techstars
Steve Jacobs
Partner & CPO | Lakestar
Thomas Oehl
General Partner | Vsquared Ventures
Jasper Masemann
Partner | Cherry Ventures
Hélène Huby
Founder & CEO | The Exploration Company
Clément Vanden Driessche
Investment Director | Elaia Partners
Rasmus Rothe
Co-Founder | Merantix
Bulent Altan
Founding Partner | Alpine Space Ventures
Philipp Semmer
Partner | Earlybird-X
Maxi Pethö-Schramm
Early Stage Investor | HV Capital
Jan Miczaika
Partner | HV Capital
Fabian Gruner
Principal | HV Capital
Dr. Fei Tian
Principal | MIG Capital
Thong Le Hoang
Principal | Visionaries Tomorrow
Thomas Sattelberger
Former State Secretary | Federal Ministry of Research and Education
Rob Desborough
CEO & Managing Director | Seraphim Space
Joram Voelklein
Founding Partner | Alpine Space Ventures
Lukas Leitner
Investment Team | Lakestar
Vincent Clot
Business and Open Innovation Director | Thales Alenia Space
Daniel Metzler
CEO | Isar Aerospace
Anna Christmann
Commissioner for Digital Economy and Startups | Federal Ministry for Economics and Climate Action
Martin Schilling
Managing Director | Techstars Berlin
Rick Hao
Partner | Speedinvest
Jana Hecker
Managing General Partner | Einstein Ventures
Manuel Grossmann
Founding Partner | Amino Collective
Benjamin Belot
Partner | Kurma Partners
Patrik Sobocki
Senior Investment Director & Head of DeepTech Investment Practice | Industrifonden
Matthias Wachter
Managing Director - NewSpace Initiative | New Space BDI Initiative
Luis Shemtov
VC & Founder | Lunar Ventures
Lynn Zoenen
Principal | Alpine Space Ventures
Kelly Chen
Founding Team | NATO Innovation Fund (NIF)
Robert Gallenbertger
Partner | Matterwave
Axel Menneking
Vice President Startup Incubation & Venturing | hub:raum - Deutsche Telekom
Max Bautin
Managing Partner & Co-Founder | IQ Capital

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WHAT'S AWAITING YOU?

Drive your Deep Tech startup to the next level. Dive into a 3-day DeepTech BootCamp where innovation takes center stage across three tracks: Novel AI, Bio, and Space.

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10:00
Welcome Speech & Kick-off
10:00-10:15
Opening
10:15-10:30
Key Note Speech
10:30-10:45
11:00
DTM Panel
10:45-11:30
12:00
Grow Your Team, Joiner / Founder Matcher
12:00-13:00
13:00
Lunch
13:00-14:00
14:00
Workshop: Setting an Attractive Northstar with Martin Schilling I
14:00-15:30
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Discover your startup’s true North Star. From value proposition to team composition, he’ll guide you through the six key questions investors seek answers to. Uncover your unique opportunity, envision your future, gain momentum, monetize in an uncrowded market, assemble a stellar team, and define your funding goals. This workshop covers all the essentials and is the ultimate compass for a successful pre-seed fundraising pitch deck.
15:00
16:00
Workshop: Setting an Attractive Northstar with Martin Schilling II
15:45-17:30
17:00
18:00
Founder Social Event
18:00-20:00
19:00
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09:00
Novel AI & General Track: Opening Keynote & Panel
09:30-10:00
Bio Track: Opening keynote & panel
09:30-10:00
Space Track: Opening keynote & panel
09:30-10:00
10:00
Mentor Madness Briefing & Coffee
10:30-11:00
11:00
Novel AI & General Track: Mentor Madness
11:00-13:00
Bio Track: Mentor Madness
11:00-13:00
Space Track: Mentor Madness
11:00-13:00
12:00
13:00
Lunch
13:00-14:00
14:00
Novel AI & General Track: Workshops Block I
14:00-15:30
Bio Track: Workshops Block I
14:00-15:30
Space Track: Workshops Block I
14:00-15:30
15:00
16:00
Novel AI & General Track: Workshops Block II
16:00-17:00
Bio Track: Workshops Block II
16:00-17:00
Space Track: Workshops Block II
16:00-17:00
17:00
Fireside Chat with Brad Feld
17:15-18:15
Entrepreneurial Academics Roundtable
17:30-18:30
Corporate Innovation Unit Roundtable
17:30-18:30
18:00
19:00
Investor Dinner
19:00-23:00
Founders Drinks & Networking
19:30-23:00
20:00
21:00
22:00
23:00
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09:00
10:00
Novel AI & General Track: Pre-selection Pitching
9:30-11:30
Bio Track: Pre-selection Pitching
9:30-11:30
Space Track: Pre-selection Pitching
9:30-11:30
11:00
12:00
Pitch Finale
12:00-13:00
13:00
Event Close
13:00-13:30
14:00
15:00
Lunch
13:30-14:30

TICKETS

TO DTM 2024

FOUNDERS TICKETS

(Pre-)seed Deep Tech founders with a business idea and some traction.

↓↓↓   Earlybird price   ↓↓↓

150€
/ per person
VAT 19% not incl.
• 3-Day ticket DTM'24
Access to all workshops & matchmaking event
Access to Mentor Madness
• Pitch competition day - On-stage pitching
APPLY HERE
JOINERS TICKETS

Sciencepreneurs with Deep Tech IP that have started or will start a company or serial entrepreneurs with an interest to join a Deep Tech company.

↓↓↓   Earlybird price   ↓↓↓

90€
/ per person
VAT 19% not incl.
• 3-Day ticket DTM'24
Access to all workshops & matchmaking event
• Pitch competition day
APPLY HERE
INVESTORS TICKETS

VCs or angels with a focus on early stage Deep Tech investments in Europe

980€
/ per person
VAT 19% not incl.
• 3-Day ticket DTM'24
Access to all workshops & matchmaking event
• Mentorship opportunity
• Pitch competition day
Access to the exclusive Investor Dinner
APPLY HERE

If you are a corporate interested in partnering with Deep Tech Momentum

Contact us here