Startup Europe Partnership 2.0

What is Startup Europe Partnership 2.0?

The Startup Europe Partnership (SEP) aims to offer an integrated pan-European platform that helps the best startups emerge from local ecosystems and scale up. How? By connecting top European startups to established corporates and stock markets/investors to provide them with financing that encourages growth and business development, as well as exposing them to concrete strategic options.

Startup Europe Partnership 2.0's main activities

Startup Europe Partnership 2.0's in numbers


172 corporate executives.


1000+ highly curated 1:1 meetings.


172 corporate executives.


125 investors.


205 scaleups.

Startup Europe Partnership 2.0 highlights

Organising Europe’s Corporate Startup Stars Awards to acknowledge large companies that collaborate with startups to foster innovation and mutual growth.

2018 top 3 winners:

Samsung Electronics, KPN and Sodexo

Startup testimonials

Mathesia (crowdsourcing platform dedicated to data science and maths)

Took part in the Open Innovation for Mid-Sized Companies programme, part of the Startup Europe Partnership

“Embrace everything you hear and don’t be afraid to adapt! Innovation requires fearlessness.”