Let’s meet Katja, the girl behind a startup Sunny Office! Who are you? I am Katja, a young sun lover who’s been living in Berlin for a while. I love working in the sun, chocolate, running, being free and having wine with friends. These loves determine the directions the story goes… After 5 years in… Read more »
After six months of working at betahaus, “6 people like this” can’t wait to present their baby named: Kreutzbergs Rezeptur – Regenerativum. “6 people like this” are six students from Berlin University of the Arts studying Communication in Social and Economic Context. On their search for a project to prove their skills and knowledge for the Bachelor’s degree,… Read more »
Betapitch is coming to Bulgaria! For the first time you can experience it on the 30th of May 2013 in betahaus | sofia. betapitch is the startup contest of betahaus in which promising teams get a head start and get a chance to work in lively home-like environment. The winning team will stay in betahaus for… Read more »
Monday, April 1st is where HacKidemia will kick-off their one-day ‘Hack The City’ event where all children are welcome to experience a new way of learning and get their hands dirty on the latest technology out there. Drones, 3D printing, laser cutting, video game programming, hacking the standard systems, that’s what you can expect here…. Read more »
Join us for a weekend of classes and events celebrating the marriage of technology and craftsmanship in Berlin. We have the the city’s most prominent artisans and tech experts to educate emerging entrepreneurs on how to leverage technology to grow their businesses and expand their craft. And we gonna party!
We have a new space ready for you! As you have noticed from the signs, betahaus opened the first coworking RECEPTION ever! It is located on the new 1st floor – right above the café. From now on, there will always be somebody to give you a warm welcome smile when you’ll come to work!… Read more »
This past weekend was a Maker Weekend. The workshops started on Saturday with a Coding Jam by Graffiti Research Labs and ranged from turning your old plastic bags into cool new textiles in the Melt-a-Bag workshop, to building your own Rocket Stove! There was even a chance to take a load off at the Natural… Read more »
Who are you? I am a business analyst at hub:raum, the incubator program of Deutsche Telekom. Prior to that I worked as a strategic consultant and have many years of marketing and sales experience. I spend two years in San Francisco working as an consultant on ICT innovation projects and scouting for potential businesses. Before… Read more »
Always looked for a cozy place where to have the coffee with your friends on Saturday? Or just wanted to work very much but had nowhere to sit with your laptop? Always frustrated that betahaus is closed during the weekend? Good news for you! The betahaus| café is opening on Saturdays soon! From 2nd of March on, every… Read more »
8 weeks of acceleration, 3 days of intense venue preparation, media, cameras and a live stream, 15 well trained pitches and 130 people in the audience. No need for judges, the audience full of investors and corporates took over the startups’ questioning. These numbers and the nice booklet predicted an interesting event. The event was already… Read more »
From time to time we’ll publish a guest blogpost by the editors at Fueled. The first one is from Chrissy Giglio. Enjoy: Why Most Startups that got Bought Don’t Have VC Funding: With new data from 2012, we’re able to see some interesting trends that are occurring in the world of startups. This past year there were… Read more »
Our event dreamteam is looking for an trainee (in German we call it Azubi zum “Veranstaltungskaufmann/frau). You would love to become an event manager one day? Then start your 3 year trainee program at betahaus | Berlin. You can apply for it via our profil at somewhere. And this is what we are looking for:… Read more »
“Bond´s bunte Welt” is a fascinating new magazine published by our member Marcus Bond. There are only 200 pieces on sales. Get your issue in betahauscafé for only 6,- Euro! Alessandro our intern did an interview with Marcus Bond: Please provide a short description of the Magazine “Bond´s bunte Welt” is a mixture of GEO,… Read more »
You can’t get creative insights sitting behind an office desk.
The core of betahaus is doing stuff. It’s doing projects, doing it yourself, learning by doing, making things, producing or getting things done. We figured out that this is the perfect way for people to learn things, improve their skills and stay motivated on the way. Talking – Hell now! Let’s do more stuff.
One of our good startup friends, Gidsy, is turning 1 and to commemorate this milestone, they are organizing Gidsy Day – happening all day on November 10th in cities all over the world. What is Gidsy Day? On November 10th, there will be Gidsy activities happening all day long all across Berlin & beyond –… Read more »
Good news, the summer of construction at betahaus is almost over! Since weeks Kim Wang and his team are working hard on our new floor. 5 of 9 teamrooms are already finished and the first teams moved in. From now on you will meet the teams: Somewhere, Car2Go and Wahwah.fm (doing a restart soon) in their new… Read more »
Two weeks ago the latest edition of betapitch went down, and it was a blast! The house was packed, the audience great, the jury experienced and the pitches awesome. Just like last time, the Jury was a tiny bit indecisive (the pitches were good and it was hard to decide) and chose two proud winners:
Unsere Freunde von Reign of Art haben uns wieder mit einer tollen Ausstellung beschenkt! Diesmal zeigen sie Kevin Gray (*1982, Bremen). “Seine Sozialisation als Sprüher ist auch nach dem Studium (Meisterschüler 2009) an der KH Berlin noch deutlich spürbar. In Kevin Grays Arbeiten werden scheinbar idyllische Szenen untermalt von einer unterschwelligen, bedrohlichen Atmosphäre. Diese Gegensätzlichkeit bildet den zentralen… Read more »
Where were you working before you got a desk at betahaus? Optionally, you were wearing a suite preparatory to making a decision to change your life completely and uncompromisingly. Or you have always been a freelancer and experienced all the hell and heaven of working wherever your lap top lands.
We are happy to – now even more – officially announce the second edition of our beloved People in Beta Festival on Saturday, September 22nd. It will be a one-day-festival for the startup, coworking and maker scene. So basically for all our friends and fools! It is for free and you are invited!
Bücherwürmer aufgepasst: Seit einiger Zeit gibt es im betahaus | café eine baumelnde Minibücherei über dem großen Podest. In der neuen Leseecke hängen einige der spannendsten Bücher, die Coworker, Startups und Maker sich vorstellen können: “Program or be Programmed”,”The Shallows”, “Thinking, Fast and Slow” und “Wo die wilden Kerle wohnen” sind vier der aktuell zwölf… Read more »
Just a quick note: we have postponed the deadline for the applications to the upcoming betapitch on the 22nd of september to friday, september 7th! We have received a lot of great onepagers already, but we thought to give you one more week to make the magic work and send us your awesome business idea… Read more »
Good news for the Copenhagen lovers amongst you! From now on every betahaus| member gets a 20% discount on the first month at the awesome coworkingspace “republikken“. It’s a 2200m2 playground for creative entrepreneurs, located in Vesterbro Copenhagen.
WHAT: Extension of Build or Buy online design store WHEN: Application deadline – 12 September Do you have an awesome DIY product? We too, join in! Build or Buy is an online design store by betahaus, which provides not only opportunity to buy, but also workshops about how to build (make) this or that product,… Read more »
betahaus | is going to build a SPACESHIP on the 30th! Come and join us! - Okay, just kidding. We won´t build a spaceship (for now…). However, there will be a kickass Maker Party on the 30. August and we would love to see you there! If you want to find out how to build a… Read more »
It seems that what they say is really true: TIME FLYS! One year has passed since we started the first people in beta festival. What does that mean? Only one thing: The time has come for a second edition! This years people in beta festival will be on saturday the 22. September, right before the… Read more »
Sort of. We are planning an education program, designed to assist people realize their projects, whether it’s a business or an art exhibition, organize their work and get stuff done, as pragmatic and successful as possible. As you can see, it’s not gonna be about lecture halls and exams, but about skills, practical experience, people… Read more »
I just spend 3 days in Sofia checking out the newest betahaus. And I have to say Alex&Alex and their dreamteam Elena, Rita and Irena are doing a great job!
Dear Makers, the time has come for more DIY at betahaus: We will not only turn betahaus| café into the city´s very 1st fab café, we will also launch build or buy! build or buy is a collection of DIY-products that you can – SURPRISE! – either build by yourself or buy prefab. On the… Read more »