Bitkom Innovation Cube with Vodafone


Join the Bitkom Innovation Cube and meet startups and established players of the digital economy. Are you a young, dynamic start up and have an exciting, innovative consumer electronic product? Then we are looking forward to your application! Our partner Vodafone Germany offers start-ups partnerships with access to the knowledge and customer base of one of the leading telecommunication providers worldwide. Make the first step towards a successful long-term cooperation with Vodafone Germany – get the chance to present your ideas and products on consumer electronics after handing in your successful application.

If your start-up meets the below listed criteria, Vodafone Germany wants your application:


⇒ Your start-up is involved in the digital industry.

⇒ Your start-up creates a consumer electronic device working with connectivity (e.g. gadgets, wearables, smart home devices).

⇒ Your start-up has reached at least the seed, start-up or growth phase.

⇒ Your start-up has an up and running prototype.


Among all applicants Vodafone and Bitkom will choose the eight most interesting projects. On 15th September 2016 those eight projects will get five minutes each to excite the audience for their concepts. Afterwards there is the opportunity for networking –  direct talks with each other and with decision makers.


Vodafone’s Startup Power Team
Are you ready to reshape the world of telecommunications with your start-up? Then we at the Vodafone Startup Power Team are more than ready to support you in the realisation of your ideas – no matter whether it concerns development of commercialisation. Our work is exclusively focused on start-ups. We constantly screen the market and scout for new trends and innovative product ideas. We are your first point of contact to get in touch with all the Vodafone business units for your start-up. We support you all along the way.


Vodafone provides mobile, fixed and cable technologies and with 44 million customers and 11 billion revenues, Vodafone is one of the leading telecommunication providers in Germany. Vodafone employs 14.000 people to ensure the best customer satisfaction.
Vodafone Group Plc is one of the world’s leading telecommunications groups, with a significant presence in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific through the Company’s subsidiary undertakings, joint ventures, associated undertakings and investments.

What is in for you?

Your business idea deserves a special partner. A partner like Vodafone. We constantly aim at challenging the status quo and changing the game. At Vodafone, you’ll find the perfect environment to do so. Our dedicated team is responsible for commercial development, technology partnership, know-how and to get in contact with our network. But the main focus for consumer electronics is to establish a distribution partnership:


We’ll help you with your next big step – with Vodafone as a partner you’ve got the chance to scale your business. We’ll support you in entering markets. In Germany, you will get access to a large, established distribution network of more than 200 fully-owned shops and 1100 partner agencies, a successful online store and a wide enterprise network.

Startup Power Team Vodafone
Who we are looking for

We are looking for advanced start-ups around the topic of consumer electronics such as:

Connected Devices / Gadgets


Smart Home