Past Meetup

m3 - How Car Startups Are Made In Germany.

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Ever thought about starting your own car startup, maybe like Elon Musk? ;-)

If so, join like-minded makers & manufacturers at the new WeWork space at the Sony Center in Berlin to learn & exchange about anything related to car-startups Made in Germany.


• Presentation by Hans-Jürgen Esch, an electrical engineer & inventor of the EQ electro vehicle.

• Presentation by Robin Tech, founder of Atom Leap, an accelerator for hardware startups that focusses on automotives in its current batch.

• Panel discussion

• Q&A

• Networking + beers (thanks to WeWork!)

A little bit of context:

Fact: One in every five cars worldwide carries a German brand. Source: VDA 2015

Question: Does this existing success make Germany the ideal *platform* for future car startups? Will the next Tesla(s) launch from Germany?

Fact: 21 of the world’s top 100 automotive suppliers are German companies. Source: Automobilwoche, Spezial Dez. 2015

Question: How essential is the topic auto startups for German automotive suppliers?

Fact: R&D personnel within the German automobile industry reached a level of just about[masked] in 2015. Around[masked] are employed in the industry as a whole. Source: VDA 2016

Question: What happens if this incredibly large group of professionals joins the "startup ecosystem"?

Intrigued? Then join us for our 6th m3 meetup in Berlin to discuss these and many more questions reg. car startups.

Note: This m3 edition will be held in German. Diese Edition wird mal wieder auf Deutsch sein.

Looking fwd to seeing all of you again,

p.s. you can already RSVP for our next meetup in July. This one will be at the Fab Lab Berlin and about the challenges around "Invent to Manufacture".