Inspiration. Innovation. Networking.

Come around and be inspired by new ideas, meet startups and entrepreneurs, initiate cooperation structures between innovative ecosystems of Hamburg and India.

Inspiration. Innovation. Networking.

India Week 2019Tech Mahindra, Google, DESY, Digital Hub Logistics Hamburg, Airbus Bizlab, IvyCap Ventures, Foviatech, Localyze, India Home Health Care, AECAL, BambooFactory, GINSEP and Taylor Wessing offer fascinative, innovative and future oriented insights. This event provides a great opportunity to establish international contacts within a high profile audience and boost innovation to the next level.

When and Where?

Wednesday, 30.10.2019, 14:00-21:00 hrs
Taylor Wessing, Hanseatic Trade Center, Am Sandtorkai 41, 20457 Hamburg


13:30 hrs for Workshop/ 15:00 hrs for Event

Please register yourself with name, company, position and indicate your participation for Workshop/ Event (you could attend both)

RSVP Registration by 21.10.2019:


13:30 Registration for Workshop

14:00-15:00 Workshop: Prof. Peter Kabel, AECAL

Theme: Overview of India’s startup ecosystem from the perspective of a German investor. Chat with Indian startups via Skype and introducing Hamburg as an innovative business and startup location.

15:00 Registration for Event

15:20 Welcome Speech, Dr: Philipp Behrendt, Taylor Wessing

15:25 Welcome Speech, Madan Lal Raigar, Consul General, Consulate General of India Hamburg

Event Moderator: Veronika Reichboth, Director Startup-Unit, Hamburg Invest

15:30 Tech Mahindra, Marcel Buchner, Country Manager Germany and Austria, Enterprise Business

15:45 DESY, Dr. Dorothea Ringe, Project beyourpilot/ Start-up Office

16:00 IvyCap Ventures, Vikram Gupta, Founder, IvyCap Ventures/ Mumbai

16:15 Taylor Wessing Terms of Startup Investments in India and Germany - Comparing Apples and Oranges: A brief insight by Dr. Jens Wolf, Head of the German Venture Capital Group

16:30 India Home Health Care, Frank Goller, Co-Founder and former CEO of IHHC, Angel Investor for Healthcare Startups in Germany, Europe & India

16:45 Localyze, Franziska Löw, Founder & CTO

17:00-17:30 Have a break!

17.30 Google Germany GmbH, Kashmira Wagh, Google Marketing Platform

17:45 Airbus Bizlab, Rey Buckman, Airbus Bizlab Platform Leader Hamburg

18:00 Foviatech, Sustainable digital aviation - a beacon of hope for our Green Planet, Sowmya Thyagarajan, Founder & CEO

18:15 GINSEP, The German Indian Startup Exchange Program, Julian Zix, Project Lead

18:30 BambooFactory, Julianne Frömmter, Startup Internationalization Consultant & Former T-Hub Director, International Programs in Hyderabad

18:45 Digital Hub Logistics, A sneak peek into the success stories of Freightbro from Mumbai joining the hub, Johannes Berg, Managing Director

19:00 Closing: Amita Desai, HamburgAmbassador in India

Networking reception on the roof top of Taylor Wessing with beautiful views over the city and Elbphilharmonie

Partners of the event: 

Hamburg Invest, Hamburg Ministry of Economy, Transport and Innovation, OAV Asia Pacific Business Association, Taylor Wessing, Consulate General of India in Hamburg, GINSEP