Dear Friends and Startup Enthusiasts,

German Accelerator Silicon Valley cordially invites you to the 21st edition of its pitching and networking event, Captivate.

Captivate features best-in-class German startups that have recently completed and graduated from German Accelerator’s three-month acceleration and immersion program in Silicon Valley and San Francisco. The evening will focus on company pitches and expert feedback from invited panelists. The featured companies are currently expanding in the U.S. market and are currently in different growth and funding phases.

Join us for an event of networking, refreshments, and appetizers. Attendees are provided ample opportunities to expand their professional network through breakout discussions while engaging first-hand with Germany's thriving startup environment. Please note, we have limited spacing. This is first come, first served!

Pitching Startups:

Advanced Blockchain provides the peaq-protocol, a protocol for communication between parties that takes elements out of normal blockchain protocols and combining it with a directed acyclic graph, making it the worlds first "DAGchain“, which is guaranteeing fully decentralization, scalability and an efficient consensus algorithm.

ioxp (input/output of experience) offers a software that captures know-how and skill expertise from expert workers in the industrial workplace by just recording a single video. We use latest AI technology to automatically create Augmented Reality step-by-step instructions which not only train but also warn of dangers and errors.

BOTfriends offers a Conversational Middleware Platform that combines various existing best practice tools and technologies related to chat- and voicebots.

Retorio offers Artificial Intelligence for discovering sales and customer service talents, conducting trainings, and empowering your HR department.

Santo develops a platform that connects people who need international delivery with travelers and commuters. Think Uber/Airbnb for international deliveries.

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More to come!


6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Registration & Networking

7:00 pm - 8:10 pm: Company Pitches

8:10 pm - 8:15 pm: Audience Voting & Winner Announcement

8:15 pm - 9:00 pm: Networking & Demo Tables

Who Should Attend:

  • Startup entrepreneurs

  • Business Angels and Venture Capital investors

  • Thought and innovation leaders

  • Corporate representatives

  • Other movers and shakers from the startup community