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The event

The Corporate Incubation & Acceleration Summit is a 2 day event based in the thriving startup city Berlin that brings together 150+ international intrapreneurs, corporate change makers and corporate incubator and accelerator managers to connect, discuss and shape the future of Corporate Incubation and Acceleration. With an incredibly diverse range of speakers, partners, best practice slams, a warm up workshop and an awesome team of volunteers, we are prepared for a full blown elaboration of innovation.

The event is brought to you by the makers & doers of Corporate Startup Summit!


You can look forward to the line-up of international experts from startups, corporate incubators and others.

You will be able to choose from following formats:


(30 Minutes)

Best Practice Slam

(15 Minutes)


(30 Minutes)


(60 Minutes)

7st December // Warmup-Workshop - APPLICATION ONLY!

1st Dec Warmup Workshop
14:00 – 14:15 Welcome and introduction into Design Thinking
14:15 – 14:30 Team introduction and onboarding
14:30 – 15:15 Elaborate Problem – What are systematic  difficulties and operational challenges?
15:15 – 16:00 Create solutions – How can we deal with or resolve the problem?
16:00 – 16:30 Presentation of the challenges and possible solutions – Get feedback
16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break and networking
17:00 – 17:30 Input to possible solutions and results presentation of the study
17:30 – 18:15 Solution concept creation (prototyping)
18:15 – 18:30 Presentation preparation
18:30 – 19:00 Final result presentation
19:00 – 20:00 Get-2-gether with pizza and beer

Key Aspects of the Workshop

  • How to set up an incubator / accelerator, what are the Do‘s and Dont‘s?
  • How can (corporate) incubators / accelerators be managed “lean & agile“ and tied in with the line?
  • How will roles, tasks and tools of the incubator / accelerator Manager develop?

Objective: Development of concepts and Best Practices in relation to

  1. Setting up a (corporate) incubator / accelerator (positioning, internal (stakeholder) management, marketing etc)
  2. Managing a incubation / acceleration program (corporate vs independent vs joint ventures)
  3. Derivation of future line-up, new concepts (Integrated Venturing, 360° strategies for innovation departments etc.)

Workshop approach:

Elaboration of the main challenges and added values in terms of setup and management of Incubators & Accelerators by exchange in the cross-sector dialogue. The teams, consisting of interested Corporate, Incubator & Accelerator staff, will be complemented by experts and consultants. A Design Thinking coach will accompany the teams and guide them through the process.

Target Group: 30 curated corporate managers that investigate the opportunity to build an corporate incubator or accelerator / that already are in the processes of implementing an corporate incubator or accelerator / that already run an corporate incubator or accelerator.

Costs: 249 € (plus VAT)

8nd December // Corporate Incubation & Acceleration Summit

2nd Dec Main Stage Workshop 1 Workshop 2
08:30 – 09:00 Breakfast
09:00 – 09:30 Opening of Corporate Incubation & Acceleration Summit 2015
Peter Borchers (hub:raum) & Katrin Zimmermann (Lufthansa Innovation Hub)
09:30 – 10:00 Corporate Acceleration at Wayra
Reijo Pold (Wayra UK)
10:00 – 10:15 Coffee break
10:15 – 11:15 Inducing Corporate Startup Synergies
(Best practice slams)
Corrado Tomassoni (PayPal), Erik Meierhoff (Rakuten Europe), Sebastian Fittko (RWE), Alexander Franke (kloeckner.i)
Alternativ Incubation & Acceleration Models
(Best practice slams)
Pascal Miserez (itheca Group), Mitko Vasilev (Cisco), Philippe Thiltges (WhatAVenture), Klaus Kammermeier (InnovationsLabs Berlin)
11:15 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30 Corporate Acceleration and Intrapreneurship – Getting it right
Andy Goldstein (Deloitte Digital)
Excubation: the New Way of Managing Innovation
Regine Haschka-Helmer (Seedlab), Klemens Dreesbach (Microsoft)
How to Move from Startup to “Scaleup”
Jaspar Roos
(XL Family)
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 14:00 Corporate Incubation & Acceleration 2025
Peter Borchers (hub:raum), Jörg Rheinboldt (Axel Springer Plug & Play), Reijo Pold (Wayra UK)
14:00 – 15:00 Getting the Startup Dealflow Right
(Best practice slams)
Guido Baltes (IST Innovation Institut), Teshia Treuhaft (Senic), Sebastian Esser (Home Eat Home, Coca-Cola), Andy Goldstein (LMU, Deloitte Digital)
Fundaments of Corporate Incubator & Accelerator
(Best practice slams)
Viktor Pasquali (AWS Austria), Jakob Muus (Volkswagen Financial Services), Martin Hoffmann (VISA), Mali Marafini (interruptiv)

15:00 – 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 – 16:15 Worst Practices of Corporate Incubators & Accelerators
Boris Friedrich Milkowski (GoodPatch)
Gamified Startup Toolkit as a basis for Corporate Incubation & Acceleration program
Johannes Ellenberg (Accelerate Stuttgart), Michal Jirasek (Founderscope)
Corporate Incubation & Acceleration of Fintech Fusion
Mali Marafini (interruptiv)
16:15 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 17:00 Why Another Corporate Incubator & Accelerator?
Mike Reiner (Amazon Web Services), Peter Borchers (hub:raum), Prof.  Dr. Sven Ripsas (HWR Berlin)
17:00 – 17:15 Closing


Speakers 2015


Deloitte Digital (PRNewsFoto/Deloitte Digital)
itheca Group
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impact solutions
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These ticket prices apply only for 2nd December. Only selected participants that apply for the warmup workshop on 1st December will have access on that day. This warmup workshop costs extra.

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