What is Startup Weekend ‚Die Alm‘ – Connected Lifestyle??

54 hours to go from idea to founding a company: At the Startup Weekend ‚Die Alm’ – Connected Lifestyle you will find co-founders, turn one of your ideas into reality and receive coaching by experienced entrepreneurs and experts. Together with our awesome sponsors, Startup Germany is giving you space for your startup ideas!


An upcoming digital generation is demanding for more comfort and flexibility to support their cosmopolitan daily lifestyle. At the same time, nowadays technology is offering both new chances and also new challenges.

Those who see these trends early and develop sound, scalable business models on top, can utilize these opportunities.

What could you change by developing innovative ideas by combining hardware & software? The possibilities are infinite!


You have the unrestrained will to turn an idea into reality? – It’s up to you. We provide you with accommodation, full catering, mentors, fellow entrepreneurs and 54 hours of controlled chaos in the beautiful surroundings of the Bavarian Alps and the Neuschwanstein Castle. That’s all you need to start building your own business. Previous experience in developing a business idea is not required.

We are looking for innovative concepts that combine both the online and offline world in the areas of fitness & healthcare, mobility & transportation, home automation, education, travel & outdoor and many more!

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. Whether you’re a developer, designer or someone who would simply love to work on a mobility concept of the future.

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

Why should you attend a Startup Weekend?

Learning by doing: You build up your own business idea and test it on the fly.


Meet Co-Founders: Network and connect with like-minded people and work collaborative on your ideas. This helps you to build up your own business network.


Startup Weekend Network: Become part of the global Startup Weekend community and connect with founders, mentors and investors worldwide.


New skills: You will work in multidisciplinary teams and learn from each other through the whole weekend. Startup Weekend is your chance to improve your skills and boost your business dreams!


Business formation: You learn how to develop and validate a business model. Startup Weekend is teaching the lean startup methodology.


Mentorship: Local experts and successful entrepreneurs support you with their experience and knowledge during the weekend. You will receive valuable feedback and guidance during and after the event.


Fun weekend in the Alps: You will enjoy an inspiring weekend with like-minded people in the very south of Bavaria. 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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That was our awesome Jury Team in 2015:



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.”

Wanna become a partner?

Your contact person
Jonas Schneider
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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