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Startup Europe Summit 2018

The European Startup Event comes to Sofia. This time it will be about technology leadership, European ecosystem funding (more than €10 Billion in the pipeline) and growing your business. During the day startup leading founders and tech leaders share their learning, providing perspective and showing what it takes to build a successful startup. Are you joining?

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Featured guests:

  • Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society, European Commission
  • Simon Schaefer, Founder & CEO of Factory, President of Startup Portugal and Angel Investor in Europe.
  • Anja Monrad, Senior Vice President & General Manager at Dell EMC, CEE and chair of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition Governing Board.

Previous editions have featured key influencers such as Commissioners Kroes, Oettinger, and Moedas, President of the European Committee of the Regions Markku Markkula or executives such as former Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick.

What you will find within the Summit?

Breaking news from EU & Tech Leaders

Get inspired from leading tech stars and EU policymakers. Discover new funding opportunities, including programs to support startups (Startup Europe, European Innovation Council). Learn how you can change the tech game.

Business first

It’s about doing business deals. Meeting with investors, corporates and leading enterprises. Discovering how public administration from across the region and Europe can help. This is the place to be.

Ecosystem building – Networking

Startup Europe Summit attendees are driven and focused. Whether you’re looking for funding, a new job, your new co-founder or investment, the summit offers several ways to help you connect with the right people efficiently and effectively.

Three reasons to attend:

  • Learn about European funding opportunities directly from Brussels. With more than €10 Billions in the pipeline, EU is becoming the main investor in Europe!
  • Network with the key decision makers and tech leaders within EU, notably Central Eastern Europe and Western Balkans regions
  • Have access to business deals with corporates- investors – and public administrations for startups and scaleups.

Register now to join 400 key European startup ecosystem enablers – accelerators, investors, entrepreneurs, academia, policy makers and media representatives.

You can find more details about the programme below:

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Registration concludes on 12 November 2018, 12:00 CET. On-site registration is not possible.

Register for the Startup Europe Summit

Networking marketplace: If you want to get the most out of your participation to the event, take a few minutes to see who else is attending the Summit and arrange bilateral meetings with the participants that are of your interest. Participants can look each other up on the participants directory of the event page, and use the personal messaging feature to arrange a bilateral meeting during the event.

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SaaStock 2018

We believe that when the SaaS community comes together the result will be a mutual improvement. That’s why we built SaaStock.

Grow your network
Leverage the community of 1500 leading SaaS Founders and Investors” 3 days, 3 stages, 100 speakers, in one city.

Turn your SaaS up to eleven!
The networking, the learning, the demoing, the deal making, the investing.

SaaS.City
Lots of fringe events to choose from across the City as a precursor to SaaStock. Think of it as the SaaStock ice breaker.

Learn
Learn how to build a leading category SaaS Business from those that have.

Get The Playbook
The SaaStock Sessions will give you the playbook to building a category leading B2B SaaS business. We’re creating the e-playbook on ‘How to build a category leading B2B SaaS business’ that we’ll send to all SaaStock attendees after the event.

Have some craic
Come and Enjoy Europe’s best city for a conference, Dublin. Mix business with pleasure at the SaaStock after party. Enjoy the best pint of Guinness of your life.

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The Next Web Conference 2018

ACCEPT NO IMITATIONS.

Imagine. Build. Test. Iterate. Innovate. Since 2006, TNW Conference has been driving the evolution of technology events into what they are today. Our festival format has inspired imitations across Europe. Our techniques for engineering the perfect networking environment has transformed average expectations when it comes to ROI. And our production values have elevated keynotes from interesting to inspirational.

But the one thing that can’t be copied is our people. Last year, 12,500 business leaders joined us for two days of content and networking, designed to show them how to win at innovation.

In 2018, 15,000 people will help us raise the bar for technology and business innovation events once again – have a look around, and get a feel for how.

  • What is TNW Conference?

    TNW Conference is a technology festival that brings together international technology executives, top-tier investors and promising startups for two days of business and knowledge sharing – surrounded by some of the highest production values at any tech event on the planet. Over the past 12 editions TNW Conference has grown from a 200-person event to one of the leading technology events, bringing together 12,500 attendees a day and 3,500 companies from all over the world.

  • Who can attend the event?

    Anyone 18 or older with a valid ticket is welcome. Full conference passes aren’t transferable between conference days.

  • What are the dates for TNW Conference 2018?

    TNW Conference 2018 will take place on May 24-25th in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

  • Can I suggest a speaker for the conference?

    Yes, you can suggest a speaker before March 20th. Click here if you’d like to submit a speaker proposal.

  • I’m interested in volunteering at TNW Conference 2018, how can I apply?

    In order to apply as a volunteer at TNW Conference 2018, you must be 18 years old or older at the time of the event, interested in tech and innovation – and determined to contribute to the overall success of the event. If the answer is yes to all, then click here to apply.

  • How can I become a sponsor and/or exhibit at TNW Conference?

    We’re glad you asked. Take a look at the Exhibit page or just send Markus an e-mail (markus@thenextweb.com) and he will get back to you.

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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.

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4YNF BARCELONA 2018

Connecting Startups

4YFN is the startup business platform of Mobile World Capital Barcelona that enables startups, investors, corporations and public institutions to discover, create and launch new ventures together.

4YFN offers unique connecting initiatives, such as custom networking activities, technical abilities workshops, congresses, community outreach and open innovation programmes.

We believe that the startup culture is the driving force for change in the economic and social fabric and, of course, Barcelona being a global tech hub is the ideal location for such creation and nurture.

Startups

We support startups by providing founders and teams with educational and financial resources, whilst highlighting talent and boosting their network. 4YFN’s programmes and events give startups in its community access to top-notch content, an international network of contacts, and infinite business opportunities.

Investors

4YFN helps investors to connect with other investors from different international markets, while discovering together the most promising startups from each ecosystem. We build an exclusive platform for investors to share co-investment projects and increase their deal flow.

Corporations

4YFN helps corporations to innovate in collaboration with a global ecosystem of tech entrepreneurs. We bridge the gap between corporations and startups and help them to approach innovation with a shared vision in order to co-create products and services. We organise competitions, hackathons, conferences and meet-ups…
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BEYOND TELLERRAND // MUNICH 2018

After 7 successful and sold out years in Düsseldorf and Berlin, beyond tellerrand, the well-known community event around design, technologies and development stops in Munich to kick off 2018 in a creative and engaging way. Meet old friends and make new friends during two days of exchanging ideas, learning and networking. Speakers include: Stefan Sagmeister, dina Amin, Harry Roberts, Marcy Sutton, Sara Soueidan, Vitaly Friedman and many more …

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1ST BPW NETWORKING NIGHT

On the 4th of January we kick of the year 2018 with our 1st networking night. In cooperation with Berliner Volksbank the BPW welcomes founders and start-ups to use this evening to build up and extend their network. Of course all participants also have the opportunity to get to know the BPW network and to discuss their own start-up plans with industry experts, as well as exchanging views and experiences among each other.

Experience former BPW teams live on stage with their pitches and vote for your favorite. Together with the TU Berlin and Berliner Volksbank the StarTUp Award is given to three young companies. At the same time this is a good opportunity for the audience to get an impression on how to convince with a short pitch. Afterwards, the teams are available for questions and report on their own start-up process.

The 1st networking night is a good platform to find the right ingredients for a successful start to the business.

Our meeting point helps to find a suitable discussion partner and guests can also look for potential co-founders or even search for competencies.

And remember: Five days later, the first deadline to hand in your business concept in the BPW competition ends! A unique opportunity to get rid of burning questions.

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