Go Big with IoT: NBT's Open Pitch Day

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We are inviting all early-stage startups, founders, and entrepreneurs in the IoT (Internet of Things) space for our second pitching session this year!


Go Big with IoT is NBT's Open Pitch Day so that upcoming innovators can show their ideas and projects. Don’t miss this chance to show your project to Berlin’s IoT community, get feedback and recommendations from a jury of industry experts, and increase your chances of getting funded. 


In addition, you will have the opportunity to join the ventures portfolio of NBT, Europe’s primer startup incubator for IoT.


A successful pitch can open new doors to building your dream company and we are here to help you with this.



After the pitches we can all enjoy an afternoon of networking specialized in tech company development.


1st place

10,000 AWS Credits
2 Raspberry Pi 4

2nd place

5,000 AWS Credits
1 Raspberry Pi 4

3rd place

5,000 AWS Credits
1 Raspberry Pi 4

In addition, all startups that get selected to pitch will receive 3,000 AWS credits courtesy of our sponsors.

Applications are open

Register your project for immediate evaluation. Our team of Venture Developers will review it and reach back out in case you are chosen to present.
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Who YOU are

You are a budding IoT entrepreneur, serial founder, technologist or generally driven individual who wants to break into the tech space with an idea that solves big world problems. You are not afraid of challenges and are prepared to communicate your ideas in a clear way.


Who WE are

NBT is a Berlin-based tech company builder, featuring an agile team of venture developers, investors, and engineers with expertise in IoT, blockchain and new business models. With successful ventures across diverse industries, we are also Germany’s IoT de:hub, part of a nation-wide digital initiative of specialized innovation hubs, with access to wide-ranging partnerships.

Submit your idea

Hurry, we have limited spots!
Submit your idea and get chosen by our Venture Development team.
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- Kostanija Petrovic, Senior Product Owner Tracking IOT at HERE Technologies

- Bryony Cooper, Managing Partner at Arkley Brinc VC

- Jasmin Skenderi, CTO & Member of the Executive Board at Next Big Thing AG

- Dr. Thomas KuhntMember of the Executive Board of HDI Global SE and advisory board chair of IoT start-up HDI TH!NX




17:30 - Doors Open

17:40 - Welcome from NBT

Welcome note from Falco Schuett, Director of Marketing and Partnerships

17:45 - Start of the Pitching Session

5-10 min pitch per startup + Q&A. Our Venture Development jury provides feedback and follow-up steps

19:30 - End of Pitching Session and Q&A

Rounding up all the last questions of the pitching delegations and moving on to the last part of the event

19:40 - Networking

This time is used to connect all the participants and guests

20:30 - End of the event


Event details

Tue, October 8th, 5.30 - 8.30 p.m.

Location: Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park

Lohmühlenstrasse 65, 12435 Berlin

Sponsored by

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No pitch but want to attend?

If you want to attend the event as a listener/networker (no-pitch required), please register to our event on the Eventbrite platform. We look forward to welcoming you!

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