Rising Stars Award 2019
September 5th, 2019
For the 5th time we honored successful and innovative German-American startups during our
Rising Stars Event
at Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park on September 5th, 2019.
Our mission is to bring together the German-American startup community, top entrepreneurs, decision makers, investors and startup founders under one roof.
Winners of 2019
We would like to congratulate our Rising Stars and Audience Award winner Franka Emika and our Newcomer Winner ProGlove to becoming our Rising Stars winner. All finalists impressed the judges and it was not easy to find a winner!
We are happy to announce to have Bill Reichert once again as our Moderator for the pitch competition.
We have put together an incredible jury panel comprised of well-known Venture Capitalists, Angel Investors and business incubators:
Chairman and Chief Development Officer
Patricia Birgit Roller
SAP.iO Foundry SF
This is a great opportunity to ``wine down`` after work! Enjoy an exciting evening of fine wine tasting and high level networking with industry experts at an upscale venue.
|4:00 PM - 5:30 PM||VIP workshops and networking|
|5:30 PM - 6:30 PM||Networking reception|
|6:30 PM - 6:45 PM||Welcome|
|6:45 PM - 7:45 PM||Elevator pitches|
|7:45 PM - 8:30 PM||Voting, networking and dessert buffet|
|8:30 PM - 9:00 PM||Award ceremony|
Owned and operated by the Allied Arts Guild Auxiliary, Allied Arts Guild is a beautiful and historic garden oasis, home to unique shops, artists’ studios, and Blue Garden Café. Since 1929, Allied Arts Guild has provided an inspiring environment for working artists, beautiful gardens and shops for visitors, and support for critically ill children at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.
Allied Arts is conveniently located at the southern end of Menlo Park, near Stanford Shopping Center.
75 Arbor Rd
Menlo Park, California
The German American Business Association of California (GABA) is a member-driven non-profit organization that fosters transatlantic knowledge-sharing and networking among German-American and Californian business and tech communities.
The Representative of German Business for the Western United States (GACC West), located in San Francisco in direct proximity to Silicon Valley, acts as a link between German and American companies and organizations.