CrowdReviews Partners with Bits & Pretzels to Announce: Nico Rosberg, Former Formula One World Champion & Investor Joins Bits & Pretzels 2018 as a Center Stage Speaker

Naples, FL, July 03, 2018 --( On the second day of the founders festival Bits & Pretzels, which takes place in Munich on September 30th – October 2nd, Nico Rosberg will talk about the future of mobility and his activities as an investor.

Starting as a kart driver at the age of six, Nico Rosberg successfully passed the Formula A, Formula 3 and GP2 Series before he earned his first Formula 1 cockpit at Williams in 2006. After 206 races, 57 podium finishes, winning 23 Grand-Prix and the World Championship in 2016, he announced his retirement from the sport.

After his successful racing career, Nico Rosberg became an active investor. In April 2018, he has become a shareholder and long-term investor in all-electric racing series Formula E.

Furthermore, he invested in several startups from the mobility and marketing sector, like SpaceX and Lyft.

Nico Rosberg is a brand ambassador for several national and international brands and has won several awards: In 2017, he won the "Laureus Breakthrough of the Year" award. The prize was granted to Rosberg for his outstanding achievement when he beat his teammate Lewis Hamilton to the world title after finishing second two years in a row.

In May 2018, Nico Rosberg has won his first award as a business person. He has been awarded as "GreenTec Entrepreneur of the Year" for his sustainable and long-term commitment as an entrepreneur and pioneer for innovative and green technologies.

About Bits & Pretzels
Bits & Pretzels is an application-only, three-day festival that connects 5,000 founders, investors, startup enthusiasts, and all other decision-makers of the startup ecosystem. The festival takes place in a unique setting around the Oktoberfest in Munich from September 30th – October 2nd, 2018. The most successful startup entrepreneurs from all around the world, as well as investors and media representatives will meet at the event for inspiration, learning, and matchmaking.

Within just a few years, Bits & Pretzels has evolved into a three day international founders festival, filled with keynotes, discussions, and a historic finale at the Oktoberfest. The festival already gained attention with high-class speakers such as Richard Branson, Kevin Spacey, many top CEOs, as well as founders of Airbnb, Delivery Hero, Zendesk, and many more successful startups. Innovative formats like the "Academy Stage" make for the ideal transfer of knowledge, and the "Table Captains" the perfect networking at the Oktoberfest.

This years speakers already include: Tarana Burke (founder of the #MeToo movement), Hannes Ametsreiter (CEO Vodafone Germany), Marc Samwer and many more global successful founders, investors, and well-known personalities.

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Press contact:
Eva Lauerer
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Tel: +49 159 041 87 243
E-Mail: press@bitsandpretzels
Samuel Powers