All Aboard: StartupBus Tales at the November Breakfast Meet Up

By David Knight |

Spending four days on a bus with a bunch of strangers seems like a bit of a nightmare – but for the 25 brave souls who boarded the StartupBus in Berlin on October 26, it was the start of an “amazing” trip. They spent their time creating and hacking as they made their way to Cologne, Karlsruhe, Munich and finally Vienna, where they presented at the Pioneers Festival.

Some of the intrepid ‘buspreneurs’ joined us for Silicon Allee’s November breakfast meet up at Sankt Oberholz on Tuesday morning, and talked about the non-stop innovation that went on. One of the sponsors of the trip, as well as sponsoring our meet up, was freelance working platform Elance.

And it was great to hear that the StartupBus folk had left a good impression on the thousands of attendees at Pioneers.

But it was bad news for those who wanted to catch the tram after Tuesday’s event – construction work on the tracks at Rosenthaler Platz meant they were facing another bus tri…

As usual, the meet up attracted a large crowd of startup people, including hackers, entrepreneurs, investors and more. A big thank you to Sankt Oberholz as always, and we’ll be back next month – keep an eye out for details.