Zusammen mit unserem Partner, dem CODE_n Wettbewerb, verlosen wir 15 Tickets zur diesjährigen CeBIT in Hannover vom 10. bis 14. März 2014. Die Tickets sind für alle Tage gültig.

Dieses Jahr steht die CeBIT unter dem Motto Big Date & Datability. Als Partnerland wird Großbritannien mit dabei sein.

Als Gäste und Sprecher sind u.a. Steve Wozniak (Apple-Mitgründer), Natalya Kaspersky (CEO der InfoWatch Group) und Jimmy Wales (Gründer von Wikipedia) angekündigt. Lasst Euch das nicht entgehen!

Wer ein Ticket zur CeBIT gewinnen möchte, schreibt dies einfach in die Kommentare unter diesen Blogpost. First come, first serve. Die Verlosung endet am 2. März 2014, 18 Uhr. Die Ticket-Codes schicken wir Euch danach per E-Mail zu.


Bildquelle: CeBIT Website

Die 50 Finalisten des CODE_n Wettbewerbs 2014 stehen fest. Herzlichen Glückwunsch! Mit dabei ist wieder eine bunte Mischung vieler Nationen. Bemerkenswert ist diesmal auch, dass viele der Startups aus den USA kommen.

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Und hier noch ein paar offizielle Worte von Seiten der GFT zu der Ankündigung der Finalisten:

The 50 CODE_n Contest finalists are given a once in a life time opportunity to present their companies on a global scale at the most important event for the digital industry, the CeBIT in Hanover, Germany. From March 10-14, 2014, they get to showcase their extraordinary business concept to investors, the international press, and more than 280,000 visitors over the course of five days in a separate exhibition hall designed by a renowned international artist.

The winner of the CODE_n14 Award will be announced during a spectacular award show live at CeBIT and will receive prize money of €30,000.

Important dates:
CeBIT: March 10-14, 2014
CODE_n14 Award Show: March 12, 2014

Will your digital business model change the world of tomorrow? Will it inspire the way we use data in the future? Are you driving the data revolution?

CODE_n is always on the lookout for young entrepreneurs with fresh, unconventional business ideas. The CODE_n14 Contest is searching for groundbreaking innovations and applications that help take advantage of the enormous potential of „big data“ in different industries such as finance, health, automotive engineering, manufacturing, telecommunications and retail.

Participation is open to all international startups founded between January 2009 and today, which have proof of at least one financial statement to date. October 31, 2013 is the final deadline for the submission of applications. The 50 finalists of the CODE_n14 Contest will be announced at the end of November.

Finalists will have the opportunity to exhibit at CeBIT in Hannover, March 10-14, 2014 and many more advantages. The CODE_n jury, who selects the CODE_n14 Award winner, consists of top managers, renowned IT experts and investors. The announcement of the winner will take place in the course of the Award Show at CeBIT in March 2014. Find out more on CODE_n’s website.

Der weltweite CODE_n 13 Wettbewerb der GFT in Verbindung mit der CeBIT 2013 geht in die nächste Runde. Im Folgenden findet ihr Informationen zum Bewerbungsverfahren und den Awards. Bewerbt euch also noch schnell mit eurem Startup!


Are you a digital pioneer?

Will your digital business model change the life of tomorrow? Will it inspire the way we use energy in the future?

As the world is currently facing a massive energy challenge, we need to find smart solutions that provide answers to the climate change and the impending energy shortage. Therefore, the upcoming CODE_n Contest searches for IT based solutions, services and methods meeting the energy challenge, strengthening a more intensive use of renewable energy, increasing the energy efficiency, providing a smarter energy management.

Do you dare the new?

Register here and apply now!

Registration deadline: 30 November 2012

More details about the Award:
The CODE_n Contest is structured by the following two categories:

Category 1 „Startup“: company founded, between 0-3 years old
Category 2 „Emerging company“: company founded, between 3-7 years old

The most innovative business models from each category will receive free exhibition space in a spectacular setting at CeBIT 2013. Out of these 50 start-ups or small and medium-sized enterprises one winner in each category will be selected by our renowned CODE_n jury. Both winners will receive prize money of 15.000 Euro each.

Two special prizes will be awarded:
Sponsored by Dell, the best business solution implemented on a Windows 8 mobile device (either tablet or ultrabook) will receive prize money of 10.000 Euro. The task: Use key application features delivered through the new operating system to create a datacenter management solution, project and workflow management or lifestyle integration.
Three German finalists will each get the opportunity to acquire private venture capital of up to 100.000 Euro via the crowdfunding platform Seedmatch.

Application until 30 November 2012
Announcement of 50 finalists: 15 December 2012
CeBIT: 5-9 March 2013
Award Show: 7 March 2013

Good luck to all applicants!