The Big Berlin Breakdown: March 4 – 10

By Simone ODonovan |

Check out Silicon Allee’s weekly rundown of all the best events going on in our fair city: what’s happening, what’s coming up and what may be of interest whether you be investor, entrepreneur or hacker.


The Silicon Allee meet up is back – and we have a special surprise for you this month. Join us at Sankt Oberholz for Berlin’s best networking event. There is no need to RSVP, just come along, grab a coffee and get talking. We’ll be based downstairs by the counter. From 9am.

This is the very first meet up for RubyMotion, a toolchain for iOS development using the Ruby programming language. The basics of RubyMotion will be discussed, alongside how easy to use and powerful it is. Ato on Boxhagenerstr. 76/78 from 7.30pm.

Tuesday – Saturday

It may not strictly be taking place in Berlin, but the CeBIT Global Conferences trade show in Hannover is really just down the road. And as one of the biggest events in the digital world it’s not to be missed. It kicks off on Tuesday and has 74 hours of content on topics including social, mobile, cloud, smart and digital lifestyle.


In preparation for Italian conference Codemotion coming to town during the Berlin Web Week in May, there is a meet up this week discussing details of the event. Codemotion’s plans will be made public and some of the conference ambassadors will be introduced, and there will be pizza and drinks. At mobilesuite coworking club at Pappelallee 78/79, from 7pm.

Started by Giorgio Bertolini and Ploonge team, Startupizza is back with its monthly meet up. This time it’s ‘Startupizza & Tongr: Around the World Party’ with an emphasis on languages. With pizza, beers, startuppers and techies, a game will take place with the prize being a free language training coupon. Reserve a spot here. At Supermarkt at Brunnenstr. 64, from 7.30pm.

Wednesday  Thursday

The Wall Street Journal is holding a TechCafe Berlin. Over the two days there will be various events and sessions themed on the trends of the digital industry in Berlin. Speakers such as Berlin Senate minister Cornelia Yzer, Lars Hinrichs from HackFwd and Stephan Jacquemot from Microsoft will shed some light on the topic. Secure your tickets here and drop by KafeeMitte at Weinmeisterstr. 9, from 8am.


HowDo is running a Fix-it event every first Thursday of the month in Neukölln. It will be a gathering of pizza, beer, and people willing to share and exchange knowledge in a true cooperative learning manner, with fixing, creating and inspiring. Take along anything that needs to be fixed, from buttons hanging off shirts to your deteriorating laptop charger, to Hobrechtstrasse 66, from 7pm.


The Breakfast Club is holding one of its regular meet ups at the Basecamp cafe. Aimed to bring together those interested in the entrepreneurial and startup scene in Berlin, the Breakfast Club provides information on financing, idea generation and team building. It’s a great chance to mingle with like-minded people. Registration necessary here. At Basecamp at Mittelstrasse 51-53, from 9am-12pm.

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