The focus

Deutsche Bahn was looking for startups specializing in retail and services that had new fresh business ideas for our stations. The goal? Improving the customers' experience through quality service. Next Station offered entrepreneurs the unique opportunity to test their products in our train stations.

Selection Criteria

  • Economically viable as well as fit with our train stations
  • Scalable and possibility of nationwide implementation
  • Innovative and creates added value for customers and/or partners
  • Driven, highly capable team of min. 2 persons
  • Available to spend 3 months in Berlin (Jannowitzbr├╝cke)

Impressions

The jury

In order to evaluate the startups, we selected a jury of internal and external experts.

Anna Alex


Outfittery GmbH

Founder and CEO

Andreas B├╝rgler


DB Station&Service AG

Head of Operations

Andreas Hamprecht


DB Station&Service AG

Head of Business Development

Clemens Kabel


IBB Beteiligungs GmbH

Investment Director

Horst Mutsch


DB Station&Service AG

Head of commercial renting

Futoshi Sano


East Japan Railway Company

Manager Life-Style Business Development

Andreas Stammnitz


dfv Mediengruppe

Director Digital Business

The audience


Your voice - the joker