THE 12TH EDITION WILL BE HELD ON November 23, 2021

Check out our recap from the 10th edition.

With the combination of HHL Investors Day and SpinLab Demo Day, we created an innovative format for start-up investors and corporates. The new HHL SpinLab Investors Day is an all-day specialist event for the (corporate) VC scene with professional exchange, more than 10 top pitches (SpinLab Demo Day & Best of Mitteldeutschland).

We developed the HHL SpinLab Investors Day into a semi-annual exchange platform for the VC scene, with current topics and competent speakers. The event is organized by both HHL and SpinLab, together with CEIM (Center for Entrepreneurial and Innovative Management).


Past Events

Event Program: 1st June 2021

We've prepared an exciting program for our upcoming event in June 2021. As a visiting investor, here's what you can expect:


These 15 pre-selected startups that are be ready to scale will be pitching:

  • Advanced Infrastructure - Track and Trace for Energy Markets
  • SmartCloudFarming - Smart Solutions for Better Agriculture
  • Pipepredict - Digital Leakage Localization and Pipe Burst Predictions through AI
  • Tenac.io - The Digital Cardiovascular Care Company
  • Thinkers.ai - Intelligent Web Search for Data-Driven Decision Making
  • Aivy - Reliable Arguments for your Recruiting Decisions
  • Caronauten - Immediately reduce CO2-Emissions and Costs
  • Algocyte - Mind and Machine Against Disease
  • Aquapurna - Sustainable European Premium Shrimp
  • Lavelio - More than an Instagram Analytics Tool
  • Flynex - Drone Integration to Generate and Manage Data for Business Intelligence
  • Keleya - Your Way to a Healthy and Relaxed Pregnancy and Safe Birth Experience
  • Vesputi - Your Trusted Partner for Mobility-as-a-Service Solutions
  • Semodia - Semantic Modelling in Automation
  • FS-E - Zero Emission Vans for Cities

And our pitch jury: Tatjana Winter - DB Ventures, Claudio Sander - better ventures, Jan Miczaika - HV Capital, Alexander Kiltz - UVC Partners, Sören Schuster - TGFS


We've got a strong network of investors and our partners that will be present, and you'll be able to schedule 1on1 meetings with them via our networking app.


This time, our event will take place completely online.


Meet our current class, who will be pitching at the next HHL SpinLab Investors Day

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Investors Day Agenda of June 2021


Stephan Stubner (HHL & Monkfish Equity), Eric Weber (SpinLab & Smart Infrastructure Ventures)
5 Startup Pitches
Please find our list of startups above
Take your chance to book 1on1 networking sessions with our VCs, Business Angels or Startups
5 Startup Pitches
Please find our list of startups above
Take your chance to book 1on1 networking sessions with our VCs, Business Angels or Startups
5 Startup Pitches
Please find our list of startups above
Award Ceremony and Official Goodbye
Official End
After the event program, you have the chance to further 1on1 network until 17:30


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Prize Money Sponsors

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Who can you expect to meet at the HHL SpinLab Investors Day? 

... and many more

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Founders Award:

2020 September Winners

"Best of SpinLab Startups"

The 8 SpinLab startups of the 10th accelerator class performed in front of a jury and audience and had the chance to win EUR 5,000 sponsored by the City of Leipzig. The air quality and climate data startup Breeze Technologies secured the best SpinLab Pitch.

"Best of Mitteldeutschland"

Together with the founders networks of Central Germany we are looking for exciting business ideas each year. At the HHL SpinLab Investors Day, young entrepreneurs have the unique opportunity to introduce themselves and their ideas to a large audience and a renowned jury, and to win the capital for their start into business. The award „Best of Mitteldeutschland“ is sponsored by the KARL KOLLE Foundation and comes with EUR 1,500 in prize money.

At the HHL SpinLab Investors Day in September 2020, the Dresden-based company Meshmerize, who is developing wireless mesh networks for industrial and critical applications, won the "Best of Mitteldeutschland" award.


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Burkhard Jung (Mayor of the City of Leipzig) at the HHL Investors Day 2016


Previous Winners

Previous Investors Days


Have questions about the event, or are you interested in attending?

Our team is ready to help! Just fill out the form below to get in touch with our events team, to see how you can get invited to our HHL SpinLab Investors Day.


Carmen Gebhardt

Event Manager

T: +49 341 9851-873


Franziska Greim

Team Assistant

T: +49 341 9851-828


Marina Chkolnikov

SpinLab Event Manager

T: +49 341 355785-70