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Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur in Hamburg (with great speakers!)

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Esplanade 36, Raum 4011/4013

Esplanade 36 · Hamburg

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*** Learn about running a company from the most experienced founders in Hamburg and see how it’s different from being employed ***

>> Our speakers combined
- 100M+ in company value
- 200+ employees
- 10+ companies founded

>> Who should attend?
- Anyone who dreams of launching their own company
- Anyone with an idea for a new business
- Anyone curious about being an entrepreneur someday

>> What you can learn:
- What is the difference between being employed vs. being a founder
- What to consider before becoming an entrepreneur
- How do you know when the time is right to quit
- What are the first steps in the entrepreneurial journey

>> This event's speakers include:
- Steffen Behn (CTO at better, Founder at Kartenmacherei)
- Teja Töpfer (CEO & Founder at Facelift)
- Jonas Thiemann (CEO & Founder at Applike)
- Laurent Schüler (CEO & Founder at Niucare)
Find out more about our speakers here:

>> Agenda
- Welcome and socialising
- Intro to the Founder Institute
- Inspiring talks on founding a company
- Q&A with top CEO-speakers
- Discussion, free drinks and networking

>> More information
This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit

The event is sponsored by the Founder Institute. Founder Institute provides a step-by-step 4-month program that gives startup founders the structure, mentor support, and network they need to start an enduring company. Founder Institute is based in Silicon Valley and has chapters running in 180 cities worldwide. It is now coming to Hamburg. Find out more here:

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