What terrific news for Germany’s biggest Founders Festival Bits & Pretzels in September 2017: Last year’s highlight speaker and Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey will return to Munich.
Bits & Pretzels attracts more than 5,000 founders, startup enthusiasts, investors and all other decision-makers of the startup ecosystem, among them many top CEOs, as well as founders of Airbnb, Delivery Hero, Zendesk, and many more successful startups.
The festival ends with the grand finale at the traditional Oktoberfest in Munich. In 2016, Spacey held the opening keynote and attended the Oktoberfest. The Bits & Pretzels team is now happy to announce that Kevin Spacey will return to Munich and attend the Bits & Pretzels festival in September as a guest.
One of Hollywood‘s best: From LA Confidential to Frank Underwood in House of Cards
Kevin Spacey gained popularity with films like The Usual Suspects, Se7en, LA Confidential and American Beauty. With two Academy Awards, eleven years as Artistic Director of the legendary Old Vic theatre and countless other awards, Spacey’s turn to TV in 2013 garnered him legions of new fans.
He inhabits the character of Congressman Frank Underwood on Netflix’s first original series, House of Cards. For his role, Spacey has won Golden Globe and SAG awards. For his services to theatre, the arts and international culture, Spacey also received an honorary Knighthood from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth.
Experienced startup investor and worldwide speaker at tech conferences
In addition to being recognized for his work in the arts, Kevin Spacey is an active investor in many technology companies.
He is a highly sought after speaker that has mesmerized audiences at tech conferences all over the world, including the World Economic Forum at Davos, where he spoke about the art of storytelling and its role in the future of technology.