Startup Loft Berlin
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What? When? Where? Who? Here you'll find teh FAQs that will help you navigate the AWS Pop-up Loft Berlin.

AWS Startup Loft Berlin

What is the AWS Pop-up Loft?
The AWS Pop-up Loft is a space where startups are invited to stop by, hang out, and receive free, in-person AWS technical guidance from our expert AWS Solution Architects, Engineers, Product Managers, Support, and thought leaders.
Drop in for a session with an AWS Solutions Architect knowing availability is on a first-come, first-served basis. And we’ll have snacks and drinks.

How much does it cost to attend the AWS Loft?
All activities offered in the AWS Loft are free.

When is the AWS Loft open?
The AWS Loft will be open from 15th October, 2015. Our hours of operation are 10am-6pm Monday through Friday. There will be extended evening hours for special events.

Where is the AWS Loft Berlin located?
The AWS Pop-up Loft Berlin is located in the Amazon Offices in Krausenstrasse 38, 10117 Berlin Mitte, 5th floor.

Who can attend the AWS Pop-up Loft?
The AWS Loft is open to both existing customers and to anyone interested in building their applications & business on AWS. The loft will offer events for entrepreneurs, tips for startups and lots of opportunities to network.

May I bring colleagues or friends with me to the AWS Loft?
Please, do. Although, we recommend that everyone registers online prior to coming to the AWS Loft.

What do I need to bring with me to the AWS Loft?
Please bring your registration QR code (print or mobile app) for onsite check-in. If you are participating in Technical Bootcamp, you will need to bring your own laptop. And of course, please bring all of your AWS questions!

What if I don’t register online? May I register onsite?
Yes, we welcome walk-ins, but encourage you to register online. Space is limited and availability onsite is first-come, first-served.

How do I know my registration is confirmed?
You will receive a confirmation email once we have received your session registration through the AWS Pop-up Loft Berlin website. You will also be able to see which session you are registered for by logging into your account on the AWS Pop-up Loft Berlin website.

What if I want to attend the AWS Loft on more than one day?
You will receive a unique QR code upon creating your free membership account for the Loft. This will enable you to access the Loft anytime, however, you will still need to register for individual events via the website in order to secure your seat.

Where can I view the full agenda of the AWS Loft activities?
Please check the AWS Loft Berlin website often, as we are always adding more sessions, bootcamps, and events.

Do I need to make an appointment at Ask an Architect?
Our Solutions Architect team is available between 10am-6pm for a 1:1, 30 or 60-minute appointment. You can register online for a scheduled appointment or request a meeting onsite.

What type of guidance can I get in my Ask an Architect 1:1 consultation?
Our AWS Technical Support tiers cover development and production issues for AWS products and services, along with other key stack components:

  • "How to" questions about AWS services and features
  • Best practices to help you successfully integrate, deploy, and manage applications in the cloud
  • Troubleshooting API and AWS SDK issues
  • Troubleshooting operational or systemic problems with AWS resources
  • Issues with our Management Console or other AWS tools
  • Problems detected by EC2 health checks
  • A number of third-party applications such as OS, web servers, email, VPN, databases, and storage configuration

AWS Support does not include:

  • Code development
  • Debugging custom software
  • Performing system administration tasks

Do I need to book an appointment for a Technical Bootcamp?
We recommend that you register online as space is very limited and demand is high.

What if I reserved a seat for a Technical Bootcamp and am unable to make it?
If you’re unable to make it, we kindly ask that you cancel the appointment to open up the slot to someone else.

How do I cancel my Technical Bootcamp reservation?
You can cancel your Technical Bootcamp registration by logging into your Membership Account and cancel from your programme. Please let us know ahead of time if you are unable to make a Bootcamp so that we can offer this place to someone else. You can also contact us via email to let us know:

Do I need to bring my own laptop to participate in a Technical Bootcamp?
Yes, all participants need to bring their own laptop.

Am I able to reserve a seat at sessions?
We accept walk-ins, but encourage you to register online as space is limited.

Am I able to reserve a seat at sessions?
We accept walk-ins, but encourage you to register online as space is limited.

Who do I contact if I have any other questions?
Please feel free to contact our Berlin Team via email:

Is AWS running Pop-up Lofts in other cities too?
Oh yes! Visit our Pop-up Lofts in London, San Francisco, or New York to have a great time and code happy. Find out more »

AWS Startup Loft Berlin

Once you become a loft member, you will be able to attend all events, tech sessions and Ask an Architect Bar at the AWS Pop-up Loft in Berlin. Additionally, you will have access to the cowroking space, coffee and delish snack at absolutely no charge.

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