Captivate Silicon Valley | 15th Edition

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03/28/2018 | 06:00 PM
- 09:00 PM
HanaHaus | 456 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301

German Accelerator Silicon Valley cordially invites you to the 15th edition of its pitching and networking event, Captivate.
Captivate features best-in-class German tech startups that have recently completed German Accelerator’s three-month acceleration and immersion program here in Silicon Valley and San Francisco.

The evening will focus on company pitches and feature expert feedback from invited panelists. Additionally, audience members will be given the chance to vote for the best pitch, in real time, and select the winner of the evening's Best Pitch Award.

Attendees will have ample opportunities to network and exchange firsthand with startups from Germany's thriving tech scene during breakout discussions.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm

HanaHaus | 456 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301


FMC | The Ferroelectric Memory Company introduces a new semiconductor memory technology which reduces manufacturing cost by around 30% while at the same time cutting power consumption for storing data by a factor of 1000.

Franka Emika | Franka Emika develops, designs and distributes collaborative industrial robots. Their vision is to make robots a commodity by putting humans at the center of development. Their robot Panda is the first system of a completely new generation of robots - cost-efficient and easily programmable.

Greenpocket | Greenpocket's Energy Intelligence Platform is an innovative and highly flexible energy management and visualization system, which comes as a B2B SaaS white label software for utilities.

Mesaic | Mesaic provides companies with the technology to build a consumer-centric and messaging-driven communication platform to translate today's business processes and related communication into messenger channels.

Perdoo | For companies looking to establish a clear path to success, Perdoo turns business strategy into measurable goals everyone can understand and work toward. To achieve this, Perdoo uses a refined OKR methodology software that makes managing goals simple and rewarding.

RiseML | RiseML is a deep learning platform for Kubernetes that makes it simple for teams to prepare, run, monitor, and scale machine learning experiments on GPU clusters.

timee | timee is a communication platform to plan and share your future. The app allows you to follow friends, influencers, celebrities or companies to see what they are going to do in the future.

TwentyBN | Twenty Billion Neurons teach machines to perceive the world like humans. By using a unique crowd-acting platform on which humans can demonstrate the world to machines, TwentyBN train computers to become aware of what they are looking at.


6:00 pm

Registration and Networking

6:30 pm

Welcome & Introduction

6:45 pm

Company Pitches

8:10 pm

Audience Voting

8:15 pm

Q&A with Companies

8:35 pm

Winner Announcement & Networking

9:00 pm

End of Event



  • Startup entrepreneurs
  • Business Angels and VCs
  • Innovation and R&D experts
  • Silicon Valley thought and opinion leaders
  • Tech editors, journalists and bloggers
  • Corporate Representative


  • Get inspired and meet exciting new companies and technologies “Made in Germany”
  • Establish and strengthen your cross-Atlantic links to startups, corporates, academia and policy makers
  • Mingle and foster relationships with the Silicon Valley based German-American startup community
  • Join us for a very inspiring networking event and enjoy innovative insights!


RSVP here!