Welcome to our ever-growing German-Danish start-up community. With the conVenture - nordic Start-Up convention you have the chance to get to know start-ups from the German and the Danish side of the border and to get in contact with the vivid start-up scene around the Flensburg Fjord.

The conVenture is a low-threshold information- and networking event. It is arranged once a semester and targeted towards academic entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial projects in Flensburg and Sønderborg, as well as towards the regional entrepreneurial networks. In spring, the event is hosted in Sønderborg and in autumn in Flensburg. The conVenture is a common event of all VentureWærft-partners.

Actual line-up // 21. November 2019, Audimax Flensburg

  • 15:00       Free bus shuttle from Sønderborg (Alsion) to Flensburg
  • 16:00       Arrival and registration // Start-Up Pier with coffee and cake
  • 16:30       Welcome @conVenture 6
  • 16:45       Keynote from Ulrik Ortiz Rasmussen (Baltic Business Angels Schleswig-Holstein e.V.):
                     Entrepreneurs are the elite of todya's society!
  • 17:15       Start-Up Story from Janus Beck Wilke (Blue Monkeys in Space): How to scale a niche
  • 17:45       Start-Up Story from Lennart Hahn & Tobias Schütz (European Flipper / Pinball Factory):
                     Founding a foreign idea. Trust the unexpected.
  • 18:45       Start-Up Pier // Networking, food and drinks
  • 20:30       Free bus shuttle from Flensburg to Sønderborg (Alsion)

  • register via eveeno

Former conVentures

    May 2019, Alsion Sønderborg

  • Welcome @conVenture from: Michael Hamann, CEO Sønderborg Vækstråd and Horst-Günter Rubahn, Head of Mads Clausen Institute SDU

  • Start-Up Story: Allan Kazcmarek from Swipbox
  • VenturePitch: Mini-version of Shark Tank
  • Enterprise Workshops: Barcamp inspired
  • Start-Up Pier // Networking, food and drinks

  • November 2018, Audimax Flensburg

  • Start-Up stories from Madeleine von Hohenthal and Benjamin Wenke, Bracenet (D) "Bracenet: Save the Seas - Wear a Net." and Kenneth Madsen, DXTR Labs (DK) "Start-ups are ugly"
  • Workshop: "Pitch-Training: Acoustic Charisma Profiling and Training" with Oliver Niebuhr, SDU
  • Keynote from Jørgen Mads Clausen (Danfoss) "The importance of entrepreneurship in our border region"
  • VenturePitch - our own mini-version of Shark Tank with live feedback

  • April 2018, Alsion Sønderborg

    • Start-Up Stories from Pia Boni, DeafVentures (D) "Kitesurfing without barriers: How two friends combined their passion and skills to create social change" and Allan Sørrig,FurEater (DK) "From solving a personal problem to launching a product for the world market"
    • Special: Guided tour through StartUp Alsion
    • Read more about it here

    November 2017, Audimax Flensburg

    • Start-Up Stories from Karl Henrik Skurnia, Burger King "Mit Anfang 30 Burger König von Flensburg" and Annemarie Heyl, Kale&Me "Mit Säften die Welt gesünder machen"
    • Workshops: "Innovationsmanagement" with Prof. Dr. Dirk Müller, Hochschule Flensburg and "Den richtigen Ton treffen: Investoren-Pitch" with Meike Neitz, Die Zukunftsmanufaktur

    June 2017, Audimax Flensburg

    • Start-Up Stories from Ronni Hvid, RawSnacks "How to start a food business" and Sibilla Kawalla, LIMBERRY "Der Weg in 'Die Höhle der Löwen'"

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