Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQs

START Call is Berlin biggest annual student Startup Conference. It is an exchange platform for students and startups. We have started in 2016, successfully brought together 200 attendees and 18 startups.

The two-day conference is full of stage program, as well as side events like tours to the startups offices, Pitch Competition, Job and Networking Fair.

START Call is organized by START Berlin – the community of students and young entrepreneurs, who will help you to reach the next level in your life and introduce you to Berlin startup scene.

START Call is a unique opportunity to expand your network and change your career position within two days!

Join Berlin startup community, meet the right people, find your dream team, grow your idea and join the innovation movement!

YOU! The event is open to students, recent graduates and professionals interested in tech and business. Get your ticket here!
START Call is a two-day conference with the official program running from 11:00 to 19:00, on 17-18th of November 2017.
START Call will be held at the Berliner Technische Kunsthochschule.

BTK – Hochschule für Gestaltung
Dessauer Str. 3-5,
10963 Berlin.

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Speeches and workshops will be held in English but for personal interactions feel free to speak whichever language is most comfortable for both parties.
It’s not an interview with the Big Four, nobody will be judging you according to your appearance. So you can keep it casual.
You can look for a stay near Potsdamer Platz in Berlin or contact us at
Most importantly, don’t forget your ID card so that we could find you on the list of participants. You may also want to take your CV or business cards with you, depending on your purpose.

Ticket FAQs

You can buy your ticket through our START Call website or on the eventbrite website. If you have purchased a student ticket, we will ask you to upload your CV that will be shared with the companies at the job fair. If you do not want to upload one, please purchase a professional ticket.
We have two types of tickets – student (for students and recent graduates) and professional (for anyone interested who isn’t a student or a graduate).
Early-bird tickets cost 12 euros for students and 24 euros for professionals. This offer is valid only till the end of October, after that the regular price for students will be 20 euros, professional tickets will cost 40 euros.
We are offering the following payment methods: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, SEPA, SOFORT Überweisung.
No, tickets cannot be bought at the entrance.
You can buy tickets until 16th of November or as long as there are some tickets left.
Unfortunately, the tickets are not refundable. This also applies in case of illness.
If you can find someone who would be interested in attending the event instead of you, it’s possible to transfer the ticket to another person.
The ticket includes entrance, free food and drinks, as well as free entrance to the after-party.