HANNOVER MESSE 2020, 20 - 24 April
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Young Tech Enterprises

Startup Pitch & Startup Matchmaking

This is the place where successful companies and innovative startups meet.


HANNOVER MESSE presents the digital world leaders of the future. Together with the German Startups Association e.V. (Bundesverband Deutsche Startups e.V.) it is organizing the Startup Pitch and Startup Matchmaking @ Young Tech Enterprises from 1 to 5 April 2018.

Startup Pitch

Forty young companies compete not only for prize money, but also for potential investors, customers, partners and media coverage.

Each competitor has ten minutes to present his concept. The condition: impress with products and solutions relevant to HANNOVER MESSE – from industrial automation, power transmission and fluid technology, and energy to compressed air and vacuum technology, industrial supply and research. The pitches take place daily from 11 – 12am and 15 – 16pm at the Young Tech Enterprises stage in Hall 13. A panel of experts selects the winner on Friday afternoon.

Startup Matchmaking powered by VDMA Startup Machine

This is where successful companies and innovative startups meet! Based on a matchmaking, which uses the information and interests of the participants, a personal get-together takes place directly at the HANNOVER MESSE. Since there are only limited places, we ask for an early registration.

HANNOVER MESSE offers this added value to all exhibitors, members of the VDMA and guests.

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