Captivate Silicon Valley | 12th Edition

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22.06.2017 | 18:00
- 21:00
HanaHaus | 456 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301

The German American Chamber of Commerce (GACC West) in collaboration with the German Accelerator Silicon Valley (GASV), Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI), and the German American Business Association (GABA), cordially inviteto the 12th 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 be given ample opportunities to network and exchange first-hand with startups from Germany's thriving tech scene during breakout discussions.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm

HanaHaus | 456 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301


enercast |enercast allows the integration of wind and solar energy into electricity grids and energy markets by precisely predicting their energy output.

ICAROS | ICAROS revolutionizes the way people work out and play by combining Virtual Reality and a mechanical balance device into an immersive experience.
octopusnow | Reinventing the way we create visual content. From photography to 360° & VR, octopus provides smart business solutions and global opportunities for the creators.
parcelLab | parcelLab is the global leader in automated customer communication management during the e-commerce delivery process. Through targeted and optimized customer engagement via email, SMS and Facebook we boost revenue and NPS for online shops.
picalike | Picalike is an AI-enabled image recognition company, that increases sales by understanding and predicting customer preferences.
retarus | With a worldwide network of state-of-the-art infrastructure and its own data centers, Retarus controls the information flows of internationally successful companies. | creates training data for machine learning algorithms.


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!