Captivate Silicon Valley | 14th Edition

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14.12.2017 | 18:00
- 21:00
HanaHaus | 456 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301

The German American Chamber of Commerce (GACC West) in collaboration with the German Accelerator Silicon Valley (GASV), Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI), and the German American Business Association (GABA), cordially inviteto the 14th edition of its pitching and networking event, Captivate.

Captivate features best-in-class German tech startups that have recently completed German Accelerator’s three-month acceleration and immersion program here in Silicon Valley and San Francisco.

The evening will focus on company pitches and feature expert feedback from invited panelists. Additionally, audience members will be given the chance to vote for the best pitch, in real time, and select the winner of the evening's Best Pitch Award. 

Attendees will be given ample opportunities to network and exchange first-hand with startups from Germany's thriving tech scene during breakout discussions.

Thursday, December 14, 2017 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm

HanaHaus | 456 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301


TERRALOUPE | Terraloupe digitizes and measures the world using highly accurate geo data. They acquire aerial images through their network of partners, process them into 3D models and analyze them via deep learning algorithms.
LOODSE | Loodse's software makes it easy to manage multiple container clusters in any organization. With Kubermatic, they enable companies to run fully managed clusters that increase efficiency, scalability, and flexibility of their infrastructure.
TINK | Tink is the first comparison and consulting platform for smart home products. Their goal is to help customers making the most out of their smart home.
MULTIROTOR | MULTIROTOR is a pioneer in the UAV market. In 2008, MULTIROTOR developed the first micro-multicopter for innovative B2B applications - long before unmanned aerial vehicle systems (UAV) were widely known.
OPENASAPP | Open as App is a brand new cloud service for Instant App Creation based on spreadsheet formats, without coding or macro writing. Automatically, you can integrate Apps with calculations, dashboards, lists, maps into your company.
SPEECHAGAIN | SpeechAgain is a self-administered digital speech therapy, built specifically for stutterers. Their patent-pending treatment combines Germany's leading stutter treatment with machine learning and speech recognition.


Carl Zeiss VISUHEALTH | VISUHEALTH is a remote eye screening solution treating eye diseases such as Diabetic Retinopathy to prevent blindness. Carl Zeiss is the first corporate pilot project participating in the program.


6:00 pm

Registration and Networking

6:30 pm

Welcome & Introduction

6:45 pm

Company Pitches

8:10 pm

Audience Voting

8:15 pm

Q&A with Companies

8:35 pm

Winner Announcement & Networking

9:00 pm

End of Event



  • Startup entrepreneurs
  • Business Angels and VCs
  • Innovation and R&D experts
  • Silicon Valley thought and opinion leaders
  • Tech editors, journalists and bloggers
  • Corporate Representative


  • Get inspired and meet exciting new companies and technologies “Made in Germany”
  • Establish and strengthen your cross-Atlantic links to startups, corporates, academia and policy makers
  • Mingle and foster relationships with the Silicon Valley based German-American startup community
  • Join us for a very inspiring networking event and enjoy innovative insights!


RSVP here!