Erstellt am: 27.06.2024

SIBB partners with Vestbee: apply for summer pitch now!

Berlin, June 14, 2024 – SIBB e.V., the association of the digital industry in Berlin and Brandenburg, is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Vestbee. Vestbee, a leading platform with over 25,000 startups and access to 1000+ investors, provides an ideal environment for networking and growth.

Applications for Summer Pitch are open until June 28th, see information below.

Through our cooperation, the SIBB Incubator for early-stage startups will be promoted within the Vestbee community. The Vestbee platform is particularly interesting for startups from Central and Eastern Europe, which gain additional visibility and networking opportunities through several initiatives, among them the CEE Summit. The summit is an important gathering of VCs and LPs in Europe. Very interesting for startups in the SIBB Alumni ecosystem as well is the startup of the month competition. Applications can be done every month here, giving an important visibility to founders among global investors.

"We are very excited about the collaboration with Vestbee. This partnership offers our members and the SIBB Incubator an excellent platform to connect internationally and benefit from a wide range of experiences," says Ron Reckin, Head of SIBB Incubator.

About SIBB e.V.:
SIBB e.V. connects companies in the digital industry in Berlin and Brandenburg and promotes knowledge and experience exchange.

About Vestbee:
Vestbee supports startups through an extensive network, access to investors, and resources. Startups from Central and Eastern Europe particularly benefit from the platform's various offerings and events, among them the CEE Summer Pitch and a huge list of VCs:

More Information about the CEE Summer Pitch

Vestbee has just launched a new program, Vestbee Summer Pitch CEE, which connects startups from Central and Eastern Europe with global investors. 

With Summer Pitch CEE, 100 carefully selected startups will have the opportunity to showcase their ideas, gain exposure, and connect with hundreds of VCs and business angels, a.o. Atomico, Creandum, Molten Ventures, OpenOcean, Beringea, Eleven Ventures, Flashpoint Venture Capital, OTB Ventures, Piton Capital, Dawn Capital, KAYA VC, 500 Global, Flyer One Ventures, BlackFin Capital Partners, Elevator Ventures, No Such Ventures, and many more.

What is offered to startups?

Shortlisted startups will have the exclusive chance to participate in an online Pitching Session, where they'll present their innovative solutions to hundreds of international VC funds and business angels, with a possibility to secure investment from Vestbee SPV and partnering VCs. 

Summer Pitch CEE gives startups a unique opportunity to attract the attention of prominent global investors, receive fundraising support, tailored introductions, and investment alongside media visibility and startup perks and tools, including Mixpanel, Notion, Slack, Hotjar, Stripe, HubSpot, Zendesk and more. 

Which startups are invited to apply?

The Summer Pitch CEE program is tailored to early-stage startups from the CEE region raising funds or planning to do so within the next few months for a pre-seed, seed, or series A round.

Apply now before the deadline on June 28th, 2024.

For additional information on the timeline, selection process, and the benefits of the Summer Pitch CEE program, please visit: