Launchpad Silicon Valley - Med Tech

September 9 - 12, 2024


Discover - Learn - Launch

Want to take off with your solution - at home or in Silicon Valley?

Elevate your startup with our tailored program; your Launchpad to success! Our program is designed to connect founders with industry titans in the Valley, showcase tried-and-true strategies, and arm you with the tools needed to grow with confidence, whether you're scaling at home or venturing into the US market.

Goals of the Program

Best Practices

Deep dive into the world's leading Medtech ecosystem with top Medtech experts & exciting site visits.

Market Discovery

Workshops & tools on topics such as sales, marketing, investor mindset, pitch training & customer discovery in the USA.


Pitch in front of pioneers of the tech scene, meet fellow founders and become part of Silicon Valley.

Sample Program Agenda

4 weeks before the trip | 1.5-h Virtual Bootcamp

Sample agenda based on previous programs

8:00 - 9:30 AM 

Welcome & Intro
Cultural Aspects of Doing Business in Silicon Valley
Walk Through Agenda
Internal Networking

Day 1 | Kick-Off & Intro to Silicon Valley

Sample agenda based on previous programs

9:00 AM

Welcome & Intro into the Program

9:15 AM

Kick-Off Briefing: Intro in the Silicon Valley Med Tech Ecosystem
with Silicon Valley Med Tech Expert

10:15 AM

Workshop: Silicon Valley Mindset
mit Silicon Valley Mentor

12:00 PM


1:00 PM

Pitch Training
with Silicon Valley Mentor

2:30 PM

Workshop: Investor Mindset
with seasoned Silicon Valley Investor

4:00 PM

Debrief Day 1

Day 2 | Deep Dive Tech & Customer Discovery

Sample agenda based on previous programs

9:00 AM

Company Visits (at big tech, startups, research insitutions)

12:00 PM


1:00 PM

Workshop: Customer Discovery part 1

2:45 PM

Workshop: Customer Discovery part 2

4:00 PM

Debrief Day II

Day 3 | Site Visits & Networking

Sample agenda based on previous programs

10:00 AM

Site Visit Med Tech VC
Insights into the Silicon Valley VC-world

12:00 PM


1:00 PM

Peer-to-peer Networking at a Startup Incubator
Networking with your peers and Silicon Valley founders

3:30 PM

Startup Accelerator Site Visit
Startup stories & best practices from the Silicon Valley

4:30 PM

Debrief Day III 

5:30 PM

Pitch Event & Networking
Chance to pitch your startup and to network with the tech scene

Day 4 | Debriefing / B2B Meetings (Optional)

10:00 AM

Debriefing of the Program / B2B Meetings (Optional)


Individual departure

Details about the Program

Date virtual Workshop: 4 weeks before the trip | 1.5-hour webinar

Date of the Trip: September 9 - 12, 2024

Language: English


  • In order to have the greatest impact, your product should already be launched on the market and you should have your first customers.
  • Seats are limited to a maximum of 10 startups with a maximum of 2 participant per startup.

Application Deadline: June 1, 2024
(since we're filling seats on a rolling basis, you should apply now!)

Apply here!

Why Silicon Valley?

Silicon Valley is the world's leading innovation ecosystem with the largest share of global VC investments. 

Nowhere else in the world are technologies being driven forward at the same speed and scale. German founders can also benefit from this decades-long experience. 

Key facts of the ecosystem

  • 40,000 - 50,000 startups
  • 75 billion USD VC funding
  • +50% of global AI investment
  • 78 colleges & universities

Seize the opportunity and learn from world-leading innovators to drive your startup forward!