#HINTERLAND25

#HINTERLAND25

5 JUNE 2025

5 JUNE 2025

The HEART OF B2B
ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The HEART OF B2B
ENTREPRENEURSHIP

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR 13 JUNE 2024, AS BIELEFELD BECOMES THE EPICENTER WHERE STARTUPS IGNITE, WHERE INVESTORS ENVISION, AND WHERE CORPORATES PIONEER. HINTERLAND OF THINGS 2024 INVITES YOU TO GO BEYOND THE CONVENTIONAL, IN AN EVENT THAT’S MORE THAN JUST A GATHERING – IT’S A CONFLUENCE OF INSPIRATION AND INNOVATION.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR 13 JUNE 2024, AS BIELEFELD BECOMES THE EPICENTER WHERE STARTUPS IGNITE, WHERE INVESTORS ENVISION, AND WHERE CORPORATES PIONEER. HINTERLAND OF THINGS 2024 INVITES YOU TO GO BEYOND THE CONVENTIONAL, IN AN EVENT THAT’S MORE THAN JUST A GATHERING – IT’S A CONFLUENCE OF INSPIRATION AND INNOVATION.

HINTERLAND 2024 PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE 2024

6 KEY TAKE-AWAYS FROM THE HINTERLAND OF THINGS CONFERENCE 2024: ABOUT COURAGE, FAMILY BUSINESSES, DEMOCRACY, KI, RESPONSIBILITY AND A WINNER

HINTERLAND 2024 RECAP STORIES

Synctive wins out of the box.nrw award 2024

What an epic pitch award for our 3 final startups Synctive, Voltfang and arttrade on the hinterland stage.

DEEP TECH AND INDUSTRY TECH ARE THE WINNERS OF THE GERMAN START-UP SCENE

The scene had a tough time in recent years, but new start-ups in Germany are on the rise again.

A.I. IN ACTION: UNDERSTANDING THE REAL VALUE OF KI FOR KMU

The topic of artificial intelligence was a recurring theme throughout the Hinterland of Things Conference - there was hardly a discussion that avoided it.

HOW STARTUPS ATTRACT TOP TALENT WITH DIVERSITY, THE RIGHT RECRUITING AND EDUCATION

At this year's Hinterland of Things conference, industry leaders such as Brigitte Mohn, EdTech start-ups such as Great2Know and experts such as Gülsah Wilke discussed how the job market is changing.

BEYOND GREENWASHING: CLIMATE PROTECTION NEEDS DIVERSE APPROACHES AT ALL LEVELS

Rising temperatures, loss of biodiversity, dwindling resources, more and more waste in the sea: the current threats to our environment are manifold.

SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES SEEK CLOSE COOPERATION WITH STARTUPS

Shortage of skilled workers, competitive pressure, environmental crisis, rising energy and raw material prices and bureaucratic hurdles: Issues that are causing concern for entrepreneurs in the SME sector.

speaker 2024

Judith Peterka
AI Expert
Federal Administration of Germany
Gülsah Wilke
Partner/Head of German Office DN Capital
Co-Founder/Managing Director 2hearts
Zarah Bruhn
Founder & CEO
socialbee
Philipp Klöckner
Investor, Advisor, Podcast Host
Doppelgänger TechTalk Podcast
Frauke von Polier
CPO
Viessmann
Max Honig
CEO
Appinio
Benedikt Bösel
Farmer & Managing Director
Gut und Bösel, Finck Stiftung
Frank Thelen
Founder & CEO
Freigeist Capital
Miriam Meckel
Co-Founder & CEO
ada Learning
Gesa Miczaika
Founding Partner
Auxxo Female Catalyst Fund
Daniel Khachab
Co-Founder & CEO
Choco
Verena Pausder
Chairwoman of the Management
Board Startup Verband

2500 attendees

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family owned businesses & Mittelstand
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of the most innovative startups in B2B tech
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of the most innovative startups in B2B tech
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of Europe’s leading venture capitalists
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press representatives
000
press representatives

05 June 2025

Bielefeld, Germany