Willkommen in Berlin.

‘The greatest cultural extravanganza’. David Bowie

Berlin | 10th July 2017 (Duration 4 Weeks)

The creative industry in Berlin is probably the most vibrant in the whole of Europe with music, fashion, film, art and design attracting entrepreneurs from all over the world. The low cost of living and rental space is a big attraction to international startups looking to minimise overheads.

Vibrant Music Scene

Enjoy the most current music trends in some of the most awe inspiring locations. You’ll find everything from techno to trip hop.

Culture and History

Take a step back into recent history with visits to some of the cities most famous spots such as Checkpoint Charlie and the Berlin Wall.

Foodie Heaven

Berliner’s love their food and drink, so meet and mingle in some of the cities best food markets and taste the city.

Meet the locals

In Berlin we wanted to find locals that represented the true startup scene with connections across multiple cowork spaces and industries. Our on ground local partners provide the best way to fully immerse in the startup scene with knowlege on local events, individuals and connections to ensure you make the most of your experienceship.

Sissel is one of the brightest stars in the startup scene in Berlin, launching the hottest local resource for everything entrepreneurial – the Startup Guide. The guide covers everything from founders to resources in the local area and now has publications in Berlin, Aarhus, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Lisbon.

Sissel Hansen

Founder and Influencer, Berlin

A design and communication entrepreneur who has launched companies from design company and cowork spaces to cuisine, Jørgen brings a blend of training flavours to find the right ingredients to develop your new business idea. Jørgen is also a trainer and teacher at the Kaospilots Switzerland and works in developing critical thinking in startups.

Jørgen Smidstrup

Entrepreneur and Startup Coach, Berlin

Berlin has one of the most exciting startup scenes in the world.

Attracting some of the worlds most energetic and creative young minds, Berlin is becoming the go to place for budding entrepreneurs, and with strong government support it won’t be long until it’s seen as Europe’s Silicon Valley.

Berlin’s Startup Superheros

Berlin is fast becoming one of Europes most attractive cities for fledgling startups. With a creative cutting edge like no other, companies can find their own uniqueness and test with an open local culture. Over the years there have been notable successes in the music industry with SoundCloud disrupting traditional listening habits. The gulf of developers and coders has also seen the rise of tech success in the forms of organisations such as Wunderlist and Delivery Hero.


Placements on our Startup Experienceships are limited to 20 per start date/location. Don’t miss out for summer 2017, send us your details below.


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