Rooftop Pitch Potsdam auf dem Dach der Potsdamer Wissenschaftsetage ©Standortmanagemenment Golm GmbH/sevens[+]maltry

Rooftop Pitch Potsdam 2024 – Call for Applications

On 3 June 2024, the Rooftop Pitch Potsdam will take place – start-ups can apply until April 22nd! The Potsdam Startup Pitch is the summer event for founders, investors and startup teams. The event is the ideal networking forum for innovative startups from science and for investors with a focus on early-stage financing.

Call for Applications

Are you missing the crucial early-stage financing for your startup to really take off? The Rooftop Pitch Potsdam gives the opportunity to present your start-up concept to potential investors and make personal contacts. The application process for the Rooftop Pitch Potsdam 2024 begins on 26 February 2024. Start-ups with innovative start-up concepts can apply to take part until 22 April. The application is open to start-ups from all sectors – we are particularly looking forward to concepts from life sciences and health. If your startup is selected, you will present your start-up concept to VCs, business angels and other investors above the rooftops of Potsdam on 3 June. Selected start-ups will receive notice by May 15th, 2025.

Procedure for Startups

  1. Start of the application phase: 26 February 2024
  2. Application deadline for startups: 22 April 2024
  3. Information for startups selected to pitch: 15 May 2024
  4. Rooftop Pitch Potsdam: 3 June 2024

>>> Follow this link to apply for the Rooftop Pitch Potsdam 2024

All start-ups can take part in the following workshops free of charge

  • “PSP Academy: Pitch Training” on 22 May 2024 – registration here
  • “Startup Insights: Fundraising Masterclass” | 23 to 27 May – register here

Wild Card: Among the startups, we will award a wild card for the startup event of Wirtschaftsförderung Land Brandenburg GmbH (WFBB) on 5 September in Potsdam!

Information for Investors

Do you support start-ups with early-stage financing and are you interested in new start-ups in the capital region? Then the Rooftop Pitch Potsdam is the right place for you! Register now – on 3 June 2024 we will present up to ten start-ups with innovative concepts from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Investors are welcome to register via this link. For more information, please get in contact Ilka Mai, startup@potsdam-sciencepark.de, +49 331 237 351 107.

Supporters and Partners

The Rooftop Pitch Potsdam 2024 is organized by Standortmanagement Golm GmbH (location management) of the Potsdam Science Park in close collaboration with supporters and partners. The projects of Standortmanagement Golm GmbH are co-financed by the European Union.

This event is supported by:

  • Knappworst Steuerberatung
  • Economic Development Agency Brandenburg – Wirtschaftsförderung Brandenburg (WFBB)

Partners of the Rooftop Pitch Potsdam 2024 are:

  • Potsdam Transfer – University of Potsdam
  • Brandenburg State Capital Potsdam
  • Business Angels Club Berlin-Brandenburg e.V. (BACB)
  • HPI School of Entrepreneurship
  • MediaTech Hub Accelerator Babelsberg
  • Helmholtz Centre Potsdam – GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP
  • HTGF Hightech-Gründerfonds, venture capital investor
  • Brandenburg Kapital GmbH
  • IHK Potsdam – Chamber of Industry and Commerce Potsdam

We are very much looking forward to the joint event and ten pitches of innovative start-ups from the capital region!

On 3 June 2024, the Rooftop Pitch Potsdam will take place – start-ups can apply until April 22nd! The Potsdam Startup Pitch is the summer event for founders, investors and startup teams. The event is the ideal networking forum for innovative startups from science and for investors with a focus on early-stage financing.