Heads up, start-ups! Take part in our elevator pitch 2019: MAINTECH STARTUP SUMMIT

11. March 2019

11.03.2019, Frankfurt am Main.

Are you dealing with the question of how current technology can be further developed? How processes in the financial sector can be improved or even automated? And you have the idea that will form the future of the financial and insurance industry? Then apply for the MAINTECH STARTUP SUMMIT, the elevator pitch event organised by Frankfurt School, EXCON Services and fintus GmbH.

At this event you have the opportunity to present your business idea in front of a top-class audience and jury and to compete against like-minded people. Submit your idea, present it to our committee in German or English and win one of three attractive prices worth a total of €10,000 – and start a business on your own! All finalists will have the opportunity to present their ideas to potential employers and investors an.

So if you are a student, exchange student or graduate of the Frankfurt School or any other regional university in the Rhine-Main area, a start-up company or just someone having a special business idea: apply until March 15th with your pitch documents to MAINTECH STARTUP SUMMIT. The best teams will be invited to the pitch event on April 11th.

“Start-ups are the beginning of something new and unexpected. With the MAINTECH STARTUP SUMMIT we want to provide a stage for the most original ideas and offer the participants an initial aid for an extraordinary business idea.” Says Benjamin Herrmann’s CEO and founder of fintus GmbH.

The jury is composed of Neil Swaelens, Business Development Manager at Sanitment; Professor Dr. Florian Ellsäßer; Ram Shoham, founder of Accelerator Frankfurt; Joanna Karajanov, CIO and responsible for the Al Initiative of Frankfurt School and Viktor Luckner of Profunda.Applications can still be submitted until March 15th 2019.
The application is submitted via email to: and should contain the following documents: a description of your business idea, at least one page and, of course, an introduction of yourself/your team.

Further information about the event, participation and registration:

Nathalie Gellert,
11th of March 

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