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hy! summit Connects Startups And Industry Thought Leaders

Berlin, (PresseBox) - .
- hy! summit brings together decision-makers of the new and old economy to discuss the European digital transformatio
- Attendees confirmed include: the founders of Kickerstarter, ResearchGate, TeamEurope and digital leaders at Google, Bosch or Siemens
- Key topics include: big data and research, e-health, mobility, wearable technology and security

During the hy! summit in Berlin on March 19-20, 2014, 100 of the most promising European startups will meet representatives of established industries to discuss "new technologies and new ways to innovate" at Radialsystem V. It is the fifth event of the international hy!-network, bringing together decision makers of the new and old economy to identify and realize potential growth and innovation developments in the digital society.

Embedded in a unique atmosphere, the program on March 20 offers participants introductory speeches from digital thought leaders, panel debates, exclusive fireside chats, as well as short presentations on new technologies and their strategic importance for established industries. Companies that are already confirmed include: tado, EyeEm, Kickstarter, SoundCloud, Qype, 9flats, amiando and NumberFour plus digital leaders from Google, Bosch, Siemens, Deutsche Telekom or Fraunhofer Institut.

Discussions will focus on current trend topics big data and research, e-health, security, mobility and wearable technologies. There will also be a special focus on new methods of promoting innovation at the intersection of "old" businesses and startups.

"Pushing forward the dialogue between the new and old economy the hy! summit is a learning and innovation platform. At the summit decision makers of today will meet the ones of tomorrow", says Aydogan Ali Schosswald, CEO of hy!. "Startups are exciting catalysts of our time when it comes to user-centred innovation. So our goal is not only to help them with general support but also giving them access to capital, science, politics and industrial infrastructure."

The 2014 hy! summit is being held in close cooperation with this year's WELT Economic Summit by Axel Springer SE on March 19, 2014. The confidential sessions will connect 60 leaders of the German economy, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, plus other representatives of the government and international organizations.

For more information about hy! and the summit, please visit www.hy.co or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

Regarding press accreditations please send an email to press@hy.co. Due to the exclusive framework of hy! summit, please note that accreditations are limited.

hyvent GmbH

hy! is an international network hosting various events about innovation and entrepreneurship throughout the year. In doing so the hy! network supports the digitalization of the European economy. Visionary companies will come together with well-established business leaders, building a bridge between the old and new economy. hy! is founded and organized by Berlin entrepreneurs Hans Raffauf and Aydogan Ali Schosswald. Since January 2013, Axel Springer SE is holding 49 percent of the hyvent GmbH.

The hy! summit 2014 takes place on March 19-20 and brings together decision makers and innovative startups, as well as investors of the new and old economy in order to identify and realize potential growth and innovation developments within digital.

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