Be Prepared with our Pre-Program to the Digital Start.up! Germany tour 2020.

Learn more about the vibrant Rhine-Ruhr Region and how you can successfully get in touch with companies and potential partners during the tour and beyond.

01
STARTUP ECOSYSTEM NRW: KEY PLAYERS AND POSSIBLE LINKS
Why has NRW one of the most vibrating start-up ecosystems in the world? Foreign start-ups can profit from the environment of globally operating companies, innovative medium-sized businesses and numerous renowned universities. In the webinar you will learn how to get support in NRW and how to get access to the ecosystem.
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10th September, 4.00 pm, CET
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10th September, 4.00 pm, CET
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NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA: GERMANY'S INDUSTRIAL HEARTLAND - INTERESTING SECTORS AND FUTURE CHANCES
NRW is the industrial heart of Germany and a pioneer in many future-oriented industries. The webinar will provide you with information about the economic circumstances and give you access to industries (for example 5G and logistics) and relevant players.
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11th September, 4.00 pm, CET
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11th September, 4.00 pm, CET
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03
The Legal Framework in Germany: Taxes, company forms and more to start your business
It is easier than you think to start a business in Germany. In this webinar you will learn exactly what you have to consider, how the German tax system works and what tricks you need to know as a foreign start-up.
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14th September, 5.00 pm, CET
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14th September, 5.00 pm, CET
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04
Dealing with Germans: Strategies, international contracts and 
import / export regulations
During this webinar you will learn which strategies companies use for internationalization and market access. Get an overview on information available on the internet for finding potential business partners in Germany. Furthermore, you will get familiar with terms and conditions you might encounter in international contracts, and you will learn, which laws and regulations you have to follow if you want to bring goods to Germany from outside the EU or export from Germany.
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23th September, 10.00 am, CET
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23th September, 10.00 am, CET
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05
Opportunities through and after Corona crisis
In times of crisis new opportunities open up. In this webinar we will show you which future industries in NRW will profit from the crisis and what opportunities arise for foreign start-ups in this context.
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29th September, 5.00 pm, CET
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29th September, 5.00 pm, CET
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06
German business culture
To do successful business, you have to know and understand your counterpart. This is why intercultural communication is incredibly important. In this webinar you will learn more about what makes the Germans tick and how to do successful business with them.
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30th September, 5.00 pm, CET
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30th September, 5.00 pm, CET
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07
Get a grip on German customers!
After you’ve learned what business culture we have in Germany it’s time to get in touch with your potential customers. But who are they and how is Germany’s economy structured (have you ever heard about “Mittelstand”?). Get an insight with Dr. Marc Thom from Sony.
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7th October, 5.30 pm, CET
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7th October, 4.00 pm, CET
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08
Sales in Germany
Successful selling of your products is absolutely vital for the success of your start-up. Selling is a top priority of any CEO or company founder. Participants will learn in this webinar the key success criterion of successful B2B selling in Germany, determining the economic decision maker early, how to shorten the sales cycle, how to increase the deal size and dealing with common obstacles.
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8th October, 4.00 pm, CET
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8th October, 4.00 pm, CET
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09
How to pitch in Germany (digitally)?
What do you have to pay particular attention to when pitching to German companies? What is important to potential business partners? And how do conditions change if you can only present yourself digitally? You will learn these and other tricks in this webinar.
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13th October, 4.00 pm, CET
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13th October, 4.00 pm, CET
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