Bits and Pretzels Munich

Bits and Pretzels Munich

Sep 30, 2018Oct 02, 2018

Bits and Pretzels is a founders’ festival, which takes place from September 30 to October 2 in Munich, coinciding with the world-famous Oktoberfest. This renowned business and technology conference brings with it three days of vision, learning and networking. 

Connecting, learning and networking

This renowned business and technology conference brings with it three days of vision, learning and networking. Successful entrepreneurs from all around the world, as well as aspiring entrepreneurs will be joined together for a giant meetup, for networking and learning together. Bits and Pretzels connects 5.000 founders, investors, startup enthusiasts and so many other key players in the startup ecosystem.

Book via IamExpat and get two Oktoberfest vouchers and a hoodie.

The conference will go on from 9am to 6pm each of the three days and each night, exciting social events take place from 7pm to 1am. The first day of conference ends with the After Party. The following evening, Startup Night takes place and on the final night, the conference ends with the Oktoberfest “liquid networking”.  


Locations of Bits and Pretzels

The event location for the first and second day is: ICM International Congress Centre Munich, Messegelände, Am Messesee, Munich. The event for the third day is: Festhalle Schottenhamel at Oktoberfest, Theresienwiese, Bavariaring, Munich.

Speakers at Bits and Pretzels 2018

The conference is a melting-pot of many eminent entrepreneurs, investors and CEOs. The line-up of speakers includes:

  • Nico Rosberg: investor and former Formula One world champion
  • Tarana Burke: Founder of the #MeToo movement
  • Jan Bohmermann: satirist, TV host and multiple award-winner
  • Tanmay Bakshi: Neural Network architect, Tanmay Teaches
  • Hannes Ametsreiter: CEO of Vodafone Deutschland
  • Jeff Clarke: CEO of Kodak
  • Leilah Janah: CEO and Founder of Samasource and LXMI
  • Vinny Lingham: CEO and Co-Founder of
  • Jochen Engert: CEO and Founder of FlixMobility
  • Marc Samwer: Founder of Global Founders Capital
  • David Blumberg: Founder and MP of Blumberg Capital
  • Amanda Gutterman: CMO of ConsenSys

Bits and Pretzels Tickets

To guarantee your place at Bits and Pretzels, whether you’re pitching, networking or sponsoring, book your tickets in advance on the Bits and Pretzels website. Attendees who book via IamExpat will receive two Oktoberfest vouchers and a premium hoodie.