The Big Berlin Breakdown: August 12 – 18

By David Knight |

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 monthly meet up is back. For those of you who haven’t been before, the event is a great way for everyone in the tech and startup scenes to get together and network. It’s an open event with no speeches or presentations – just turn up; no need to RSVP. You can sign up if you want, however, on our Facebook event page. At Sankt Oberholz on Rosenthaler Platz, from 9am.


Rocket Internet is set to host its first IT event at Base_camp in Berlin to bring together the city’s developer scene. Dubbed Rocket Tech Talk, the event will feature three of the startup incubator’s developers presenting keynotes about different IT-related topics. More info here. At Mittelstrasse 51, from 6.30-10pm.


The eighth eBay Tech Talk will feature talks by Dr. Arne Roock, trainer and coach for Lean and Kanban at IT-agile in Germany, and Andy Gross, co-creator of Riak and chief architect at Basho. More info here. At mobilsuite at Pappelallee 78/79, from 7pm.


Startup Rally is a series of events across nine European cities with active startup scenes – Amsterdam, Hamburg, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Munich, Zurich, Paris and London. It aims to break down local tech bubbles and build a bridge between startup communities to help them exchange experiences and lean from each other. Moreover, all the startups have the opportunity to meet industry leaders and get their some expert advise. More info here. At betahaus at Prinzessinnenstrasse 19-20, from 5.30-9pm.