Get prepared for seed $ | Meet investors & corporates

Apply for 5-HT X-linker | May 2019, 6-10

Startups from the fields of Digital Chemistry & Digital Health are intensively examined for their investment readiness and get connected with investors and corporates. During the one-week program, the startups receive individual coaching regarding their business model, market, product, team, financial and legal structure. On the final day, the excellently prepared startups have exclusive sessions with relevant corporates and pitch in front of high-class investors.


  • Participants
    The program is designed specifically for startups within Digital Chemistry & Digital Health who are looking for a seed investment
  • Date 
    May 2019, 6-10
  • Location 
    The program will take place in the major cities of the Metropolitan Area Rhine-Neckar: Heidelberg, Ludwigshafen and Mannheim. Mannheim Central Station is just 30 minutes away from Frankfurt International Airport (by high-speed train). If required, we will help you to organise your arrival and departure.
  • Language
    The program is fully conducted in English.
  • Our offer
    The whole program is free of charge.
    Throughout the week, we provide you with free meals and drinks. Also, benefit from special hotel recommendations. If required, we will help you to organise your accommodation.
  • Your benefit
    Get fully prepared to pitch in front of high-class investors and meet corporate delegates. Expand your network and boost your startup’s development.
  • Application
    Our application portal opens February 1. Please fill out the application form with all required information.
    Application Deadline is April 15.
    After reviewing your application, we will schedule a video call asap to get-to-know each other. Latest April 22, we will send out invitations.


Monday, May 06
Arrival, get-to-know-session, keynote speech, startup dinner

Tuesday, May 07
Professional pitch training: structure, speaking, slides will be reviewed

Wednesday & Thursday, May 08 & 09
Mentoring sessions: In specific 1:1 sessions our experienced mentors will challenge your Startup individually in the following fields: business model, market, product, team, financial and legal structure.
Wednesday evening: speaking slot (BBQ talk: beer, bread, questions)

Friday, May 10
Corporate Speed Dating: You get to know digital innovation teams from corporates and research institutes such as BASF or SAP. Within 10 mins both you and the corporates’ delegates have the chance to evaluate if further collaboration might be beneficial.
Keynote speech: CDO BASF
Investor Pitch: You have the chance to present your startup’s solution in front of high-class investors, ranging from Germany’s largest seed investor High Tech-Gründerfonds, CVC’s (e.g. BASF Venture Capital) to various business angels.
Final and Awarding: Win the interest of investors and corporates!

You are interested to attend at the final Pitch Day as an investor, corporate or guest? Please contact Susann Hering, Susann.hering@5-ht.com













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