Fin-Tech Leaders Event: "Made in Berlin" meets Miami (Berlin Edition)

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Fin-Tech Leaders Event: "Made in Berlin" meets Miami (Berlin Edition)

Join us for an exciting event, explore evolutions and ideas in Web3 and DeFi, delve into the Miami and Berlin Fintech ecosystems.

By Berlin Finance Initiative, USA

When and where

Date and time

Thursday, March 23 · 4 - 8pm CET


Spielfeld Digital Hub Skalitzer Straße 85/86 10997 Berlin Germany

About this event

  • 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Join us for a vibrant afternoon/evening in Berlin as we bring together the Miami and Berlin Web3 ecosystems to explore collaboration and growth opportunities for Berlin Fintechs. With Miami and Berlin rapidly becoming two of the major Web3 centers, this is a chance to connect with industry experts, thought leaders, investors and key players in the Web3/ DeFi space.

Participate in thought-provoking conversations on the latest market trends in Web3 in Berlin & Miami and connect with some of the best minds in the field. In addition, the event will showcase a pitch session highlighting Fin & Tech startups based in Berlin, with feedback provided by a panel of experienced investors.

After an exciting day, unwind with delicious snacks, drinks, and make new connections and friends. The agenda is subject to change, but one thing is for sure, you won't want to miss this unique opportunity to join the leading minds in the Web3/ DeFi space and foster collaboration between Miami and Berlin.

Check out the agenda below!

Some impressions from our last event in Miami last December:

Confirmed Panelists from Miami and Berlin:

RSVP now to secure your spot at this exciting event and see the most promising fintech startups pitch their ideas while connecting with key players from Miami's Web3 scene!

We look forward to seeing you there!

The Berlin Finance Initiative Team


About Us

This event is part of the Fin-Tech Leaders* program, a transatlantic initiative launched by the City of Berlin, Berlin Finance Initiative in cooperation with the Berlin Business Office, USA, to accelerate internationalization and business cooperation between Berlin- and U.S.-based startups and organizations.

Berlin Finance Initiative, USA connects Berlin startups and organizations from the financial technology sectors with key players, decision-makers, investors, and business partners in the US ecosystems.

Berlin Business Office, USA is Berlin’s economic development office in the USA and part of the Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises to strengthen the connectivity between Berlin and the USA.

Berlin Partner for Business and Technology supports companies and scientific institutions that are already established in the Berlin region in their expansion plans and connects them within the strong Berlin Partner network.

CV Labs, a Web3 Ecosystem with locations in Zug (CH), Vaduz, Cape Town, Berlin and Lisbon helps global start-ups, corporates, and investors to leverage blockchain technology. CV Labs offers networking events, co-working spaces, a Blockchain Accelerator program and funding.


*This project is supported by the Berlin Government, Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises and funded by the European Union´s Corona recovery program #ReactEU!

Please note: Video and photo recordings will be made during the event at the event site/online event platform.

If you have questions, please get in touch with Alexander Daamen, Head of Berlin Finance Initiative, USA ( Learn more about what we do at Berlin Finance Initiative, USA, and join our "Fin-Tech Leaders" network here.


4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Registration & Refreshments @"Bistro" with DJ SIZE

This is an opportunity for attendees to check in, grab a refreshment, and mingle with fellow attendees before the event officially begins. This is a great way to network, make new connections and get...

4:30 PM - 4:50 PM

Welcome to Miami feat. Berlin

James Kohnstamm

Achim Oelgarth

Ulrike Lierow-Schad

by James Kohnstamm (Executive VP, Miami Dade-Beacon Council) and Achim Oelgarth (Co-CEO, Berlin Finance Initiative), and Ulrike Lierow-Schad, MD CV Labs Berlin

4:50 PM - 5:30 PM

Panel Discussion: Miami <> Berlin

Dr. Rebekka Revel

Carly E. Howard

Christopher May

Dr. Nina-Luisa Siedler

The panel will bring together experts from both Miami and Berlin and explore how the two cities are positioning themselves to be leaders in the Web3 (r)evolution and how they are working to foster in...

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Startup Pitches & Investor's Panel

Vicktoria Klich

Joanna Da Lu

Thomas Borchers

Mickaël Bellaïche

This session will showcase up-and-coming Fin & Tech startups from Berlin as they pitch their innovative idea and growth plans to a panel of experienced investors from Berlin and Miami.

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Happy Hour & Networking w/ DJ SIZE

The Happy Hour - to connect with like-minded individuals, exchange ideas and form new partnerships between USA and Berlin. We will have snacks (sandwiches, wraps, salads) and drinks ready for you to ...

About the organizer

We are hosting community meetups for fintech companies and entrepreneurs looking to build and grow their Berlin-USA network and connect with other fintech startups, scale-ups, investors, US banks, and various financial institutions.

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