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THIS WAS STARTUP WEEKEND BREMEN SPACE (2019, Nov. 1-3)!
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FRIDAY: 42 attendees, 15 idea pitches!!! Top 8 ideas were chosen, teams formed and worked on late in the night at Kraftwerk City Accelerator Bremen. Super motivating speech by Guy Rigot about founding Galileo Masters Grand Prize winner PlanBlue & awesome insights from Constance Bourouh & Helge Hussmann about the new Bremen-based space startups incubator, ESA BIC NG.

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Enter the Stage for Idea Elevator Pitches!



SATURDAY: Teams brainstormed. Got out of the building. Validated assumptions. Worked on Pitch Model Canvas, Personas, Value Proposition asf. Pivoted, pivoted, and pivoted. Got in-depth feedback from passionate coaches. At dinner, Marco Witzmann pushed the attendees with his startup story on how he attended Startup Weekend Bremen SPACE in 2015 and did not win an award, but founded Valispace one year later and now builds awesome software for engineers of complex hardware, like e.g. rockets. .

SUNDAY: Sunday is the day of opportunity! 8 Teams lined up to pitch the startup ideas they have worked on this weekend. The Kraftwerk City Accelerator is fueled with excitement & energy, the jury is eager to see the pitches.

And the winners are:

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AWARDS

Thanks for the awesome design work to
Nils Sprenger & PSST+PENG



Champion #3: Rocket KIDS
Problem:                    
lack of holistic space education for kids
Solution:                    
mobile interactive exhibition
Value proposition:      
create your own planet

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Champion #3: Rocket KIDS

Rocket KIDS won..
...a Coaching by ESA BIC NG for Application Readiness at the upcoming ESA BIC NG incubator call in March 2020.
... 1 month of free co-working at Kraftwerk City Accelerator Bremen for the whole team 

 

Champion #2: S2R
Problem:                     The development of space hardware is a risky and expensive process.
Solution:                     We offer a hardware validation service platform for SMEs and Startups.
Value proposition:       Customers can validate their product in a rapid, cost-effective way and generate new possible use cases.

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Champion #2: S2R



S2R won..
...a Coaching by ESA BIC NG for Application Readiness at the upcoming ESA BIC NG incubator call in March 2020.
... 2 months of free co-working at Kraftwerk City Accelerator Bremen for the whole team

 

Champion #1: JELLY SPACE
Problem:                    
Difficult for startups / SMEs to access specialized/niche space knowledge.
Solution:                   
  We offer a platform that facilitates knowledge exchange & collaboration between industry experts, research institutions, Startups & SMEs
Value proposition:     
Startups / SMEs /Researchers can easily get access to specialized space industry knowledge | Solutions (both open and IP secured) that can help them solve their problems and have access to an elite collaborated space community.

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Champion #1: JELLY SPACE



JELLY SPACE won..
...a Coaching by ESA BIC NG for Application Readiness at the upcoming ESA BIC NG incubator call in March 2020.
... 3 months of free co-working at Kraftwerk City Accelerator Bremen for the whole team

 

Event though there are 3 winners, all participants have won. They pushed themselves out of the comfort zone, changed their mindset, learned new skills and build connections to people that are as crazy like themselves to spend their time at a startup weekend ;-)

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All attendees are winners!


A VERY LOUD THANK YOU to all people & supporters, that helped to make the startup weekend happen.  Please find them at the event's website: STARTUP WEEKEND BREMEN SPACE (2019, Nov. 1-3)

 [all credits for the photos below to Felix Rohde (Instagram: fefe_view)]