WHo attends and why



What our guests said about the event


Monica Dodi, Women‘s Venture Capital Fund:
"I wish I had a fund to invest in almost all companies that presented!”


Georg Machnik, JeNaCell (Falling Walls Science Start-up of the Year 2017):
"There is not a lot that can top this. The prize attracts enormous attention from potential customers."


Beat Weibel, Siemens AG:
"Innovation is mainly done by start-up companies, therefore I am very interested to see what these start-up companies have to propose."


Dana Kralisch, JeNaCell (Falling Walls Science Start-up of the Year 2017):
“I was intrigued by the variety of fresh ideas and the high level of engagement. It´s a wonderful experience to be part of such a group!”


Tom Monroe, Vaxxilon (Falling Walls Science-Start-up of the Year 2016):
“Falling Walls has been a tremendous platform for us to make the world aware of our science”


Stefan von Holtzbrinck, Holtzbrinck Publishing Group (Chairman of the Falling Walls Venture Jury):
“This is a unique event that scientific start-ups need.”  


Alison Mitchell, Springer Nature (Jury Member 2017):
"The level of energy you get from Falling Walls is just incredible.”


Lotfi Belkhir, McMaster University:
“The quality of startups and the overall organisation was simply outstanding.”


Hermann Hauser, Amadeus Capital Partners:
"Falling Walls Venture manages to reach out to a very large number of areas in the world. They cover the whole world of entrepreneurship.”


Carsten Mahrenholz, Coldplasmatech:
“One of the most anticipated events for top start-ups.“