PHOENIX CONTACT Innovation Ventures is hosting its 1st Start-up-Day

Published: 12 October 2017

The event aims to give high-tech startups the opportunity to pitch their innovations in front of PHOENIX CONTACT top managers, selected investors and business partners.

PHOENIX CONTACT Innovation Ventures, the venture capital arm of the PHOENIX CONTACT Group, invites innovative tech companies for a pitch event on November 13th in our location in Bad Pyrmont. The main purpose of the event is to connect startups with a strong industrial player and our business partners, aiming to serve as an initial point for potential future partnerships.

We are looking for startups that have an innovation in the following sectors: IIoT, Industry 4.0, Big Data & Analytics, Cyber Security, Cloud & Industrial Communication, VR/AR, Smart Services, Smart Infrastructure, Smart Energy, Platform Technologies and AI.

If you want to apply for the pitch event, please send a short pitch deck or one-pager to Click here for more information.

In addition to the pitch event, an exciting keynote speech will be held by PhD Torsten Oelke, experienced entrepreneur and Executive Chairman at CUBE (, who will talk about innovation and startups in industrial environments.

If you are interested in attending the event, please send a message to, so we can send you the registration link. You can find more information about the event here

We look forward to welcoming you to this great event.

Program November 13th 2017:

09:30   Walk-in
10:00   Welcome Speech, Frank St├╝hrenberg, CEO PHOENIX CONTACT Group
10:15   Presentation Portfolio Companies
11:15   Keynote Speech, Dr. Torsten Oelke, Executive Chairman CUBE GmbH
12:00   Flying Buffet and Fair
13:00   Pitch Event
14:40   Voting and Award Ceremony
15:00   End of the Event