Tech Open Air 2018
What is TOA?
Connect and learn with top-tier entrepreneurs, artists, and scientists at a beautiful location. Experience inspirational storytelling, interactive panels, knowshops, pillowtalks, art installations, live music, and so much more…
from tech’s brightest thinkers mashed-up with art, science, music, and, of course,
the uninhibited TOA atmosphere — it’s all in TOA.life.
MY-GATEWAY is selecting 9 startups to attend Web Summit!
MY-GATEWAY representatives are attending Web Summit tech conference in Lisbon this year (5-8th of November), and really want to bring top-notch startups with them! This is surely an opportunity you cannot miss.
By attending Web Summit, your possibilities to boost your growth potential will expand exponentially. As you may already know, our main focus are CEE startups from the ecosystems we work with (i.e. Czech Republic, Slovenia and Romania) but if you have some other connection with those ecosystems – maybe you run your business activities in the CEE region? – then you are most likely able to apply!
Make sure you apply through this F6s application: https://www.f6s.com/my-gatewaytowebsummit18
Deadline for application is on 20th July. Then you should be hearing from our evaluators by 1st August and by 8th August you should be able to confirm your availability to attend the Portuguese event. MY-GATEWAY will only provide you with the entry ticket, unfortunately no travel and accomodation costs will be covered.
The criteria we will followo to make the final decision is the following:
- Startups at a more advanced phase of development of their idea, have an existing prototype and/or viable business plan. Applications from idea stage startups won’t be taken into consideration;
- Startups that are running or interested in running their activities in the CEE region;
- Startups that have a unique idea that stands out from the rest of the competitors.
What is Web Summit?
Web Summit is the largest tech conference in the world and is always a complete success. Like every year, we expect to gather in Lisbon over 70.000 attendees, 1.200 speakers and 170 countries for 3 full days of networking and doing business. Web Summit also gathers the entire investor ecosystem, from big fishes to the most relevant angels and venture investors, as well as over 2,500 international media outlets. Here, startups have lots of opportunities to gain exposure, such us networking, presenting their business and participating in panels, among others. MGW just cover the entry ticket, no the travel cost or any financial support.
LONDON TECH WEEK 2018
Where creativity, talent and innovation come together.
Be part of the future
Welcome to Europe’s largest festival of tech!
Be part of London Tech Week 2018 – the biggest, boldest festival of tech bringing together global innovators and tech enthusiasts to help shape tomorrow’s world. London Tech Week is a unique festival connecting science and creative minds, corporates and startups brought to you by Knect365 and London & Partners.
Attracting over 55,000 attendees across 300 events, London Tech Week is a unique opportunity for exposure to the largest and most engaged tech audience. The growth of tech across the globe continues at an unprecedented rate and as a result, London Tech Week continues to grow, offering new anchor events and an extensive social calendar featuring a Prince’s Trust Gala Dinner, music festival and celebration parties.
Global brand exposure
Bringing together over 55,000 domestic and international tech specialists, enthusiasts and business leaders from across the entire technology industry. London Tech Week provides the opportunity to gain unprecedented brand exposure to the largest and most engaged tech audience. As well as providing year round coverage and thought leadership of a market that meets at London Tech Week via our community site, TechX365.
Looking to host an event in 2018?
Each year, London Tech Week welcomes a range of events of all sizes, from all tech verticals – from hackathons to workshops, to large-scale conferences and forums.
Become part of London’s largest tech event and benefit from a range of marketing promotion options, expanding your reach and bringing your target market to you.
Latitude59 is the flagship startup & tech event of e-Estonia – the world’s first digital society.
At Latitude 59, we bring together the Baltic, CEE & Nordic tech ecosystem and provide a platform for entrepreneurs, investors and leaders to learn, connect and network. We believe that entrepreneurial minds, inspiring leadership, lean companies and pro-active governments are the way forward in creating the digital future.
Come explore different startup themes, network with like-minded people, join our investor-startup matchmaking, exchange futuristic ideas and more in the awesome venue of a century-old power plant that’s been transformed into a creative hub.
In 2017, we welcomed more than 2000 participants including:
- 200 investors spanning from US to Japan who took part in our investor-startup matchmaking
- 150 startups – mostly from the neighbouring Baltic, Nordic & CEE countries
- Attendees from over 20 countries
- Most startups per capita in Europe.
- The only functional digital society in the world.
- World’s first e-Residency program offering a transnational secure digital identity enabling you to run a location independent business online from anywhere in the world.
- Estonia warmly welcomes startup founders from around the world to come and be a part of one of the smallest but liveliest startup communities in Europe. Find out more about the Estonia Startup Visa.
The ultimate meeting point for 2500 bold, pioneering entrepreneurs to look into the future and beyond. A global community of selected startups, executives and investors join forces under the roof of the 500-year-old Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna to redefine human tech frontiers.
Who Is It For
Apply for Pioneers500 and have the chance to attend, pitch, and exhibit at Pioneers’18. For free.
Find 500 highly promising investment opportunities in early and growth stage startups.
Meet young innovative teams working on the technology critical to your industry.
STARTUP CAMP 2018
SHARE EXPERIENCE. CREATE FUTURE.
Bringing together founders, entrepreneurs, investors, and selected students, the Startup Camp serves as the largest early stage startup event in Berlin.
Conference | The conference features keynote speeches with insights and knowledge-sharing from startup veterans and industry experts. Office Hours | Offers individual lounge areas within the camp for participants to meet with experts for one-on-one Q & A time.
Pitch Marathon | A serious and interactive startup competition helping you to raise your first round of money. Expo | Showcase your product at the Startup Expo and reach out to a much wider audience of students, entrepreneurs, founders, customers, investors, and potential future partners.
We know Startups.
The organizers are serial entrepreneurs themselves who have started, grown, sold or shut down their own companies. Since 2005 we have organized more than 200 events & Meetups. Our goals are to help you start smarter and grow faster.
Student Entrepreneurship across Europe
TATA, YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN EUROPE
Join us for the series finale event on Tuesday 10th April 2018 for an active discussion on the fundamental topic of ‘Student Entrepreneurship across Europe’. Pitch your business and have your say as to the support you need from your ecosystem going forward.
The discussion is brought to you by Tata in partnership with the National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs (NACUE), which is a national organisation in the United Kingdom that promotes entrepreneurship amongst students in higher education and further education.
The event will welcome industry experts, enterprise educators, entrepreneurs and individuals passionate about the eco-system to explore what can be done to improve the startup ecosystems across Europe, in order for the next generation of entrepreneurs to excel.
Throughout the afternoon there will be a showcase of some of the most innovative and early stage startups emerging from Madrid’s impressive entrepreneurship scene, through a series of elevator pitches**.
This event will act as the finale in the series of ‘Youth Entrepreneurship in Europe’ and will focus the discussion on Madrid, Spain to compliment the landscape discussions of Romania and the Netherlands.
**Pitching slots can be reserved via the order form
WOLVES SUMMIT 2018
CREATE, NETWORK & GROW
Seventh edition of one of the most important networking events in Central and Eastern Europe. Meetstartups, investment funds, corporations and many more business representatives…
Wolves Summit is not only a conference for startups, but also for investors, entrepreneurs, corporate representatives and SMBs. Our goal is to create growth opportunities for emerging firms and to acquaint them with the investment environment. We started in Gdynia and now we are meeting at the 7th edition in Warsaw, for two days of conferencing. We offer new firms the opportunity to present their ideas. Wolves Summit is where theory meets practice and, aside from the substantive part, everyone can also get involved in various networking activities. So far we’ve helped schedule 14303 1:1 meetings
The employment of innovative solutions and matchmaking tools enables us to guarantee you the possibility to reach a narrow circle of potential business partners. You will be able to meet numerous specialists during the conference, who will contribute to the growth of your business through established connections.
Startup Europe announces its first Startup Europe ambassadors
The first Startup Europe Ambassadors group were publicly presented during Startup Europe Campfire event held in Paris on 19 March.
They represent a group of key influencers in the European startupe cosystems who will provide information and advice about the European Commission’s Startup Europe initiative.
The objective is to democratise the startup phenomenon so that every European citizen has a fair chance to become a successful entrepreneur. The ambassadors will also help startups in their growth phase to have access to all the opportunities offered at European level.
Throughout the years, European Commission’s Startup Europe initiative has become a top reference in the European startup related field, by supporting directly around 60 local ecosystems and over 750 startups to grow beyond borders. The mission of Startup Europe is to build a Startup Continent by connecting pools of talent. The initiative encourages entrepreneurship, startup creation and growth; and connects startups, investors, accelerators,corporates, universities and the media through an array of grass roots initiatives or networks.
In an ever-changing European startup ecosystem the Startup Europe initiative has designed the group of its Ambassadors to democratise the startup phenomenon so that every citizen has a fair chance to become a successful entrepreneurs wherever they are located in Europe. The role of the ambassadors is to provide information and advice about the European Commission’s Startup Europe initiative. In addition, the ambassadors will also help startups in their growth phase to have access to all the opportunities offered at European level.
The Startup Europe Ambassadors will actively contribute to the visibility of Startup Europe activities at the local level by acting as a key information point in their countries and also as connector for the local ecosystem with the other startups ecosystems across Europe. The first members of this group are the organisations who have been selected through the evaluation of proposals of European Commission’s Horizon 2020 ICT 32 call, as well as partners of European funded projects WeP UP! or OpenMaker.
The complete list of Startup Europe Ambassador is published here: http://startupeuropeclub.eu/startup-europe-ambassadors/ and you can meet them during future Startup Europe events organised in 2018:
- STARTUP OLÉ 2018 (17- 19 April, Salamanca, 2000 startupstakeholders, freeregistration),
- EUROPEAN MAKER WEEK 2018 (18-27 May, 300 makerevents in 28 countries),
- Startup Europe Summit 2018 (European Commission’s foremost technology policy conference for startups, 15 October, Sofia).
More information about future events will be published soon on the single point for startups to access all the information they need to grow and thrive, the website you’re visiting right now: http://startupeuropeclub.eu/
START SUMMIT 2018
BE WHERE INNOVATION HAPPENS
START Summit is Europe’s leading student-run conference for entrepreneurship and technology gathering more than 2000 participants with the aim of connecting relevant stakeholders. We strive for inspiring and educating early-stage founders and students in order to enable innovation.
Our focus topics are defined by today’s mega-trends.
Get in contact with experts and innovators from every field.
Disrupt industries, digitalize everyday life, define new boundaries and create a new reality.