Six German Entrepreneurs Pitch at Captivate Silicon Valley (11th Edition)

Redwood City, March 22, 2017

German Accelerator’s Q1 2017 program participant Fit Analytics, one of Germany’s top tech startups, successfully graduated from its three-month acceleration program with a final pitch at Captivate Silicon Valley.

The 11th edition of German Accelerator Silicon Valley’s Captivate  once again, took place in the heart of Silicon Valley at HanaHaus in Palo Alto, where German Accelerator welcomed more than 130 guests from the local tech community.

For the first time German Accelerator opened its doors to external startups with a strong German background as well. At this event Shop.Co and GYANT joined to pitch. Further, German Accelerator welcomed the best three startups off GACC‘s STEP program in Silicon Valley, a five day immersion program that helps German entrepreneurs to explore the Silicon Valley business ecosystem.

The following startups presented on stage:

Fit Analytics






Fit Analytics’ Joshua Amrani pitching in front of 130 guests at the sold out venue.

Following each pitch, the expert panel featuring Thomas Vogel (Investment Director at Deutsche Telekom), Boris Hageney (Director at Global Founders Capital), and Jonathan Barker (Partner at Thomvest Ventures) provided business insights, along with challenging questions and astute feedback.

Throughout the night, attendees were provided with ample opportunities to expand their professional network, while engaging first-hand with Germany’s thriving startup environment.

Following the pitches, the audience was provided with the opportunity to put themselves into the shoes of an investor to vote for the “Best Investor Pitch” of the night. Congratulations to the winner Shop.Co !

With that, we are wrapping up Q1 2017 and are looking forward to our Silicon Valley Q2 cohort starting in April. The next Captivate Silicon Valley will take place on June 22, 2017 at Hanahaus, Palo Alto.

About German Accelerator:

The German Accelerator Tech program is a growth acceleration program that supports German startups from tech related sectors to enter the U.S. market. It provides startups with hands-on monitoring and office space at its locations in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and New York City. German Accelerator identifies and selects the most promising German startups and assists them in their pursuit of becoming category leaders with lasting competitiveness and success in the global marketplace. The accelerator’s vision is to establish a permanent bridge between Germany and the U.S. that facilitates transatlantic startups, provides inspiration and drives demand, innovation, research, and development in Germany.

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Press Contact:

Sara Staengle
German Accelerator Inc.
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