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The German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC) is the first private-sector, open ecosystem for entrepreneurship in Europe and is unlocking the potential of entrepreneurship and technology to enable a desirable and sustainable future. Founded in 2015 in Berlin, GTEC is on a mission to inspire people, guide entrepreneurs, and grow sustainable companies with the support of Merck, Henkel, Globumbus, Innogy, Noerr, Tishman Speyer, Union Investment, WeWork, and the Sigmund Kiener Stiftung. As an independent and value-driven ecosystem, GTEC educates and brings together corporates, academia and entrepreneurs to jointly address challenges through the application of technology.

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WeWork and GTEC Announce Partnership to Unlock the Potential of Entrepreneurship

Berlin, 5 March 2018
GTEC is partnering with WeWork to connect the existing WeWork and GTEC communities in Germany and beyond. The aim of this global partnership is to offer GTEC’s powerful network of events and corporate programs at popular WeWork locations to creators and founders.

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Serial Entrepreneur Alexander Piutti Joins GTEC as Managing Director

Berlin, 19 February 2018
GTEC is announcing that Alexander Piutti is joining GTEC as Managing Director to work alongside Founding Managing Director Benjamin Rohé. Alexander Piutti is a serial entrepreneur, business angel, corporate advisor and prolific startup mentor.

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GTEC and Merck Announce Partnership: Global Scouting for Innovative Startups and Researchers

Berlin, 27 September 2017
Merck, the science and technology company, is a new partner of the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC). GTEC​ ​supports​ ​Merck​ ​in​ ​their​ ​search​ ​for​ ​suitable​ ​startups​ ​and​ ​scientific​ ​spin-offs to​ ​build​ ​mentorship​ ​cooperations.

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GTEC Announces International Partnerships with Universities in the USA, Canada and Turkey

Berlin, 24 August 2017
The German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC) announces new international university partnerships. New partners are New York University (NYU), Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) from Waterloo, Canada and Istanbul Technical University (ITU).

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Independent, founder-driven, industry-agnostic: German Tech Entrepreneurship Center Turns Two

Berlin, 12 July 2017
The German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC) is celebrating its second birthday and everything it has accomplished within the last 24 months

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innogy Innovation Hub Launches the IPRIZE

Berlin, 1 June 2017
Today, the innogy Innovation Hub, together with the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC), launches the IPRIZE. With the IPRIZE – the Machine Economy Innovators Award – the innogy Innovation Hub is calling for entrepreneurs and innovators shaping the transition to the machine economy in society, business and culture.

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The World’s First PropTech Innovation Award Ceremony

Berlin, 18th May 2017
Green City Solutions was chosen as the most innovative proptech startup at the PropTech Award Ceremony in Berlin. The prize was awarded by Union Investment and the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC). Its goal is to support startups that give new impulses to the real estate industry with their innovative ideas.

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Nine International Startups are Nominated for World’s First PropTech Innovation Award Ceremony

Berlin, 4th May 2017
Union Investment and the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC), Europe’s first open, private campus for entrepreneurship, are hosting the world’s first PropTech Innovation Award. Its goal is to award innovative ideas that have the potential to disrupt the real estate industry on a global level.

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GTEC is Expanding to Frankfurt

Berlin, 18 April 2017
The German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC), Europe’s first private-sector open campus for technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, is coming to Frankfurt (Main). With that, GTEC unlocks a second base in one of the most economically powerful regions of Europe.

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GTEC Moves to a New Headquarters in Berlin-Mitte to Open Up to More Universities

Berlin, 11 April 2017
The German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC), Europe’s first private-sector open campus for technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, is growing and will move its headquarters in a new location in Berlin-Mitte on June 1st, 2017. To be even closer to the ecosystem of founders in Germany’s capital, GTEC will move into Mindspace.

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GTEC Presenting its Latest Batch of Startups at Demo Day

Berlin, 20 February 2017
The German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC), Germany’s first open, private-sector platform for entrepreneurship, will be hosting its Demo Day at ESMT Berlin. GTEC’s mission is to promote disruptive entrepreneurship in Europe and the Demo Day is the perfect opportunity to drive this initiative.

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