Also this year Virtenio took part in the national IT summit of the Federal Government and took part in the Young IT-Day which took place for the first time. Against the background of this year’s summit topic “digitalizing_networking_foundations”, the Berlin-based company presented itself to decision-makers from politics, business and the media with further start-ups in the Young IT Lounge. In addition to the Federal Chancellor Dr. Merkel, the Federal Minister of Economics Dr. Rösler also visited the lounge. There, Henri Kretschmer and Thomas Henn and other founders discussed with the German Economics Minister, BITKOM President Prof. Kempf and the Executive Board Chairman of ThyssenKrupp AG Mr. Hiesinger. Contents included forms of cooperation between the established economy and young ICT companies and funding opportunities for young ICT talents.