Startup Weekend Die Alm will take you from Munich on a 3-day startup workshop into the mountains. From the 28th to 30th of October you will get the unique chance to develop innovative startup ideas into solid businesses. You will get a feeling, if running a startup is the right track for you.


At the ‚Startup Alm’ you will find co-founders and receive coaching by experienced entrepreneurs and experts. In a creative environment you will learn highly valuable business tools and methods and to apply them during the event.


The adventure takes place in the mountains and we’ll provide you with a bus transfer from Munich ZOB and 2 nights of accommodation and full catering for the whole weekend!


That’s all you need to start building your own business. Previous experience in developing a business idea is not required.

Startup Alm Event in October

Whether you’re a business enthusiast, an engineer, a developer, designer or someone who would simply love to work on an innovative startup idea, this event is right for you.

Startup Alm welcomes both people with a startup idea and people that want to start up but still haven’t found the right idea. As we will assist in matching teams, the event is bringing value to both groups following the workshop principle powered by Google for Entrepreneurs. At the end of the weekend you’ll receive valuable feedback for your team by our great jury.

Get your ticket and become part of this awesome 3-day startup adventure!

Startup Alm Event October

Why should you attend the Startup Alm?

  • Learning by doing: You will not only sit back and listen like in other events but will actually take action on starting up. You will work on a business idea and test it on the fly during the weekend that follows a successful concept being developed by Google for Entrepreneurs. Over 8,000 Startups have come out of the 1,500 Startup Weekends to date. We want to give you the opportunity to go the same way.
  • Meet Co-Founders: Network and connect with like-minded people and work together on your ideas. This helps you to build up your own business network.
  • New skills: You will work in multidisciplinary teams and learn from each other throughout the whole weekend. You don’t have to be a programmer or a marketing crack. The Startup Weekend concept gives you the chance to improve your skills and boost your business dreams!
  • Business formation: You learn how to develop and validate a business model as the Startup Weekend concept is teaching the lean startup methodology.
  • Mentorship: Successful entrepreneurs support you with their experience and knowledge during the weekend. You will receive valuable feedback and guidance during and after the event.
  • Startup Weekend Network: Become part of the global Startup Weekend community and connect with founders, mentors and investors worldwide.
  • Fun weekend in the Alps: You will enjoy an inspiring weekend with like-minded people in the very south of Bavaria close to Castle Neuschwanstein. Join the fun and order your tickets now!



11:00 am
12:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
Meet Up
Bus Transfer
Pitches Start
Form Teams
Brainstorming & begin work
Meeting point is Munich ZOB (central bus station @ Hackerbrücke)
Warm up in the bus including inspirational speeches & tipps
Arrive at the venue and get checked in
You are participating at Startup Weekend!
Optionally line up to give your pitch
Attendees vote for the top pitches
Time to eat & network
Teams start forming and discussing ideas
Start to structure your teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as you want


8:00 am
8:30 am
9:30 am
10:00 am
12:00 pm
2:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
10:00 pm
Morning Excercise
Introduction Mentors
Begin Work
Lunch + Optional ‚Alm Hike‘
Team Work
Team Work
Wrap-Up + After Work
Optional little excericse for a fit start into the day
Simple breakfast & coffee
Mentors will be introduced
Teams start working and can be coached by mentors – Optional presentations on business model canvas & pitch decks
Bon appétit! – Optional: Hike up to ‚Drehhütte‘ and get a clear head for fresh ideas (appr. 2h return)
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
Bon appétit!
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as you want – or: Relax and have fun in the ping pong room. This is the perfect chance to exchange ideas with the other teams.


8:00 am
8:30 am
9:30 am
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
2:30 pm
4:30 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
Morning Exercise
Team Work
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final Presentations
Judging & Awards
Wrap-Up & Departure
Optional little excericse for a fit start into the day
Simple breakfast & coffee
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions
Bon appétit!
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place
Be prepared!
Bon appétit!
The judges will present the results
Bus transfer to Munich ZOB


Our judges are high-profile experts that give you an honest and detailed feedback and will pick the award-winning teams!





Our mentors are experts on different fields. They love to help you with their knowledge and expertise and will bring you back on track in case your workflow stucks somehow.




Our Blog keeps you updated about current updates and tips for Startup Weekend attendees!

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What previous partners said:
Deutsche Bahn AG

Svetlana Naperstak
Project Manager Business Development – Deutsche Bahn AG

“Since my colleagues attended Startup Weekend I’m getting asked all the time why we can’t solve our problems that fast and efficient.”

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Representative Bavaria, Startup Germany e.V.



These amazing people make Startup Weekend possible.

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    Kim Wlach

    Representative Bavaria - Startup Germany

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    Jonas Schneider

    Representative Bavaria - Startup Germany

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    Shirin Kamali

    Marketing & Design Startup Germany

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    Jacob Friedrich

    Education Programme Startup Germany


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The unique Startup Weekend experience will get you into the mountains end of October in order to provide you the best environment to get from „idea to startup“. At Startup Weekend Die Alm youll learn that the mountains are not only great for relaxation but are also perfect to elaborate new starting ideas and extend your network. Escape with us form 28.10.-30.10. into the beautiful Bavarian Alps, close to Castle Neuschwanstein. You’ll be picked up at Munich ZOB on Friday for a complete weekend incl. accommodation and catering on „Die Alm“.


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