Germany

GTA Black Women In Germany

The technology sector in Germany

Germany has one of the largest ICT markets in the world and the single largest software market in Europe with around 100,000 IT companies employing approximately 1.189 million people in 2023.

The German technology sector is poised for sustained growth and innovation, particularly in software and services, driven by digitalisation and the integration of technology across various industries.

Did you know?

  • More than 60% of the technology sector’s business comes from B2B sales, particularly in the software and services segments. German tech providers are finding success in offering B2B technology products to sectors such as mechanical engineering and financial services.
  • The German technology sector is highly innovative, with an estimated 85% of companies in the information and communications technology sector introducing at least one new product or process in the past three years.
  • The German technology industry’s sales revenues were projected to grow by more than 20% to €280 billion by 2022, showing a growth rate stronger by 7 percentage points than Germany’s nominal GDP over the same period.

Germany Chapter Launch With AWS

Thursday 25th April

 

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Germany chapter of GTA Black Women In Tech, a milestone event that underscores our commitment to expanding our network and impact. This inaugural event, held in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), will take place at the AWS offices, marking a significant collaboration that aims to support and empower Black women in the tech industry.

Agenda for the evening

 

  • Registration & Networking | 18:00 – 18:30
  • AWS Opening Remarks | 18:30 – 18:35
  • GTA Black Women In Tech Opening Remarks | 18:35 – 18:45
  • Panel Discussion | 18:45 – 19:30
  • Q&A With Panel | 19:30 –  20:00
  • Networking | 20:00 – 21:00
  • 21.00 – End of the event

Berlin Tech Tour

Friday 26th April

 

Join us for an empowering and innovative Tech Tour of Berlin, exclusively organised by GTA Black Women In Tech and our partners. The tour has been designed to inspire, connect, and elevate our community, offering a unique exploration of tech immersion in one of Europe’s leading tech hubs.

Agenda for the day

 

  • GovTech Tour | 9:30 – 11:30

The GovTech tech tour offers a glimpse into how technology is reshaping public services. Visitors explore their state-of-the-art offices, discovering innovative projects like digital identity systems and smart city solutions. Engaging directly with the team, participants learn about the challenges of implementing tech in government, inspired by the potential for positive change. This tour highlights GovTech’s dedication to tech for public good.

  • SumUp Tour | 11:30 – 12:30

A tech tour of SumUp’s offices reveals an innovative work environment where creativity and collaboration thrive. Visitors get an inside look at how this leading fintech company is revolutionising payments with cutting-edge technology. The tour features presentations and demos, offering insights into SumUp’s user-friendly payment solutions and secure transaction technologies.

  • Lunch | 12:30 – 13:30
  • TBC Tour | 14:30 – 15:30

What do technology & DEI have to do with On?

Friday 26th April – Evening

 

Join us for an enlightening evening where we explore the dynamic interplay between technology, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), and the world of sports, through the lens of On, the pioneering sports brand. Discover how On leverages cutting-edge technology to design sports apparel and footwear that enhances athletic performance.

Agenda for the evening

 

  • Registration & Networking | 18:00 – 18:30
  • Introduction From On | 18:30 – 18:45
  • Introduction From GTA Black Women In Tech | 18:45 – 19:00
  • Roundtable Discussion | 19:00 – 20:00
  • Q&A With Panel | 20:00 – 20:30
  • Networking | 20:30 – 21:00

Exploring Berlin With GTA Black Women In Tech

Saturday 27th April

 

Saturday is set aside for fun and exploring! We’ll immerse ourselves in the vibrant life of Berlin. As we meander through the streets, we’ll uncover the rich history and iconic sights that define Berlin, from the remnants of the Berlin Wall to the majestic Brandenburg Gate. Our journey will also take us to hidden gems, where we can savour the diverse and delicious cuisine Berlin is famous for, from classic German dishes to international delights. As the sun sets, we’ll cap our day by diving into the city’s renowned nightlife, moving to the rhythm of the music on the dance floor of a trendy club. This day promises a perfect blend of cultural exploration, culinary indulgence, and exhilarating entertainment.

Agenda for the day
  • Lunch at Arminius Market Hall | 12:30 – 14:00
  • Sight Seeing & Exploring | 14:00 – 17:00
  • Relax & Get Ready For Dinner | 17:00 – 19:00
  • Dinner & Party | 19:00 – 23:00

Our community partners

Initiatives – Why Black Women in Tech (GTA) is needed in Germany

 

  • Platform to inspire young talent
  • Safe space to share black experiences
  • Educate and train
  • Access to role models and have access to mentoring
  • Access and awareness of Tech Opportunities in the tech ecosystem in Germany