The Big Berlin Breakdown: October 28 – November 3

By David Knight |

Want to know what’s going on in the world of tech events? The Big Berlin Breakdown, the city’s original and best curated events guide, will help you discover what’s happening, what’s coming up and what may be of interest be you investor, entrepreneur or hacker.


The Berlin Amazon Web Services User Group meets tonight at Nokia House Berlin and features two group presentations followed by Q&A and pizza. On the agenda will be Amazon CloudFront, a service for content delivery which integrates with other AWS services and enables efficient content delivery for websites and application without requiring long-term contracts or up front fees. Sign up here. At Invalidenstrasse 117, from 6pm.

Monday to Tuesday

TechCrunch Disrupt is already well under way. It features talks, panel discussion, the Startup Battlefield and also Startup Alley. You can follow it here. At Arena Berlin.


Slava Rubin, founder and CEO of Indiegogo, will be joined by Thomas Herzog of at betahaus for a panel discussion on crowdfunding and crowd investment. There will also be crowdfunded/crowdinvested startups to demonstrate what works and what doesn’t. The evening is being hosted by Christoph Raethke of the Berlin Startup Academy and there will be drinks afterwards when you can talk with the panelists. Sign up here. At Prinzessinnenstraße 19-20, from 7-10pm.

Wednesday to Thursday

Plenty of those in attendance at Disrupt will be going on to one of the Dublin Web Summit and Pioneers Festival which take place on the following two days. Click here and here for more info.


The Berlin Geekettes are holding a University Day aimed at inspiring and motivating female students who are considering going into the tech industry. The mini-summit will see around 200 students and leading ladies from technology, including Jessica Hayden of SoundCloud and Anna Rojahn from Fast Forward Imaging. At Unter den Linden 1, from 9.30am-7pm.