A selection of successful startup incubator initiatives from media companies and a
discussion around why media - as much as startups - have a real interest in working
together at an early stage and to find that win-win situation that can potentially help both
sides grow wiser and stronger.
8 – 9 October 2019, Messe Berlin, Hall 21 Berlin Publishing Days on 7 & 10 October
APX Axel Springer Porsche, Germany
Melanie Schröder is part of the management board of APX, a joint venture of Axel Springer and Porsche. Based in Berlin, APX invests in early-stage, digital companies, via their 100-day acceleration program. Before joining APX, Melanie worked in different investment and finance positions within the Axel Springer group over the last 10 years. She combines her time at APX with her role as anaging Director of Axel Springer Plug and Play, managing a portfolio of 100+ companies like N26, Zizooboats, and Careship.