IT-Entrepreneurship (Winter Semester 2019/2020)

Dr. Rouven Westphal (HPC Germany, HP Ventures)
Nicolai Bohn (HPI E-School, HPI Seed Fund)
Various guest speakers from the startup scene

The IT-Entrepreneurship lecture includes the participation at the HPI bootcamp. It starts with a with a preparation-day at the beginning of the course and will be followed by the three-day intensive HPI bootcamp weekend, where you will live through the ups and downs that come along with building a team and bringing forth new business ideas and experience startup life first hand. At the end of the bootcamp you will pitch your bootcamp work to an expert jury. The bootcamp will also be open to business students and D-School alumni. So that you have the opportunity to create great business ideas in interdisciplinary teams. The theme of this year’s bootcamp is Media Tech. The IT-Entrepreneurship lecture will end with a follow-up-day. The lecture will contain several guest speakers to impart entrepreneurial knowledge and experience and the bootcamp will also be a great networking opportunity.

The primary goal is to guide students through the topics of founding a company. Thus, equipped with the relevant store of knowledge and experience, they will later be able to implement their developed business model or their own business idea. We also aim to motivate HPI students to think more entrepreneurial.

  • You can find furthe information about this event here.