Pitch Slam 2020 hosted by PHOENIX CONTACT Innovation Ventures and inQventures on the 4th of March 2020

Published: 11 December 2019

Due to our last successful start-up pitch events, we are happy to repeat this event again in 2020. This time, we will host it together with inQventures, the incubator of the leading IT-service provider adesso. Once again, we are looking for innovative high-tech start-ups as we would like to give them the opportunity to pitch their innovative business ideas and connect them with the top managers of PHOENIX CONTACT and adesso as well as selected investors and innovative industrial players.

For the pitch event we are looking for start-ups with highly disruptive technologies and business models that have an innovation in the following sectors: (Industrial) IoT, Industry 4.0, Big Data & Analytics, Cyber Security, Cloud & Industrial Communication, VR/AR, Smart Services, Smart Infrastructure, Smart Energy, Platform Technologies, AI, Mobility, Healthtech, Fintech, Insurtech, Public or Utilities.

Your way to participate on our event:


Do you want to be the next Pitch Slammer?
Then apply and send your pitch deck to dpiper[at]phoenixcontact.com until the 14th of February 2020. Click here for more information. Beside the pitch event we would like to give start-ups the opportunity to present their company through a fair in our industry solution center in Bad Pyrmont.


If you are interested in attending the event, please feel free to register directly via our registration form. You can find more information about the event here.
We look forward to welcoming you to this event.

Program on the 4th of March 2020:

09:30am       Walk-In & Registration
10:00am       Welcome Speech
10:30am       Warm-up
10:45am       PITCH EVENT I
11:45am       Networking & Fair
01:00pm       PITCH EVENT II
02:00pm       Networking & Fair
03:00pm       PITCH EVENT III
04:00pm       Live-Voting & Award Ceremony 
04:30pm       Networking & Fair