The Innovation Radar (IR) is a European Commission initiative to identify high potential innovations and innovators in EU-funded research and innovation projects.
This year the Prize will take place virtually on 24 September in the context of the European Commission’s Research and Innovation Days event. With the help of Dealflow.eu, 10 organisations have been shortlisted per category and, from these, 4 will be selected from each category. Finalists will then have the opportunity at the event to present their EU-funded innovation in a 3 minute pitch and outline the plans to get it to, or closer to, the market. The pitch will be delivered to an experienced jury who are active in the European investment ecosystem.
Find out more about this year’s finalists here.
Register to attend the online finalists’ pitches at https://research-innovation-days.ec.europa.eu/
Register for Techsylvania: Beyond Borders and meet with the world’s leading minds in business and tech from the comfort of your home.
With an amazing roster of conference speakers, Startup Avalanche (their ice-breaking pitching competition), technical workshops, satellite events, Startup Alley, groundbreaking new content and multiple networking opportunities, this online event is not to be missed.
Find out more and get your tickets at https://techsylvania.com/
The European Blockchain Convention is the leading Blockchain Conference for Business in Europe. A place to meet tech leaders, regulators, investors, corporations, developers and entrepreneurs from the Blockchain industry.
Find out more and get your tickets at https://eblockchainconvention.com/virtual/
WIRED Health:Tech explores the technological advances driving the future of patient care. This virtual conference gathers disruptors in health, medicine and science to investigate the impact of COVID-19, explores AI, telehealth and next- gen systems, and addresses the need for remote surgical systems and self-tracking software.
As countries around the world count the costs of the Covid-19 pandemic and look towards recovery, the importance of digital trade has never been clearer to see.
Economic and social activity has been enhanced through teleworking, virtual learning, and other digital solutions. eCommerce and cloud computing have enabled companies to continue to operate globally despite border closures. But will we be able to translate these lessons into meaningful policy innovations, and how?
Join Digital Europe for their open discussion, “The road to Riyadh: Digital trade for a global recovery” as part of their Digital in Practice Programme..
The following experts will join the discussion:
Moderated by Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, Director General, DIGITALEUROPE.
Register to attend here.
TechCrunch Disrupt is five days of non-stop online programming with two big focuses: founders and investors shaping the future of disruptive technology and ideas and startup experts providing insights to entrepreneurs.
It’s where hundreds of startups across a variety of categories tell their stories to the 10,000 attendees from all around the world. It’s the ultimate Silicon Valley experience where the leaders of the startup world gather to ask questions, make connections and be inspired.
Get your tickets today from https://techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-sf-2020/
BASE Conference: HUMANISING BUSINESSES BEYOND PROFIT
The mission of BASE is to bring together entrepreneurs, managers and experts who want to build relationships, grow smartly and learn all there is to know so they can Build, Advance, Sustain and Elevate their and each others’ businesses.
Get your ticket for this year’s two-day conference here: https://baseconference.amsterdam/
Blockchain Week Berlin is a decentralised organised initiative. There is no single owner. It is an agnostic movement based on the premise that self-organisation is the backbone of the ecosystem. They invite projects, individuals and anyone interested in fruitful and educational discussions to join us in Berlin in September.
Blockchain Week Berlin is committed to reduce the noise from the market and focus on education, in order to push mass adoption by providing first-hand information about the industry.
Their concept is simple: keep it educational, try to be as cost-friendly for the community as you can (bearing in mind, we all need to pay bills – so not all events are free!) and to create a welcoming and inclusive environment, so interested parties at any knowledge level feel comfortable to join.
Find out more about the events here.
Our 2020 edition will focus on ALTERNATIVES`
Covid-19 Safety precautions 😷
Find out more and book your ticket at https://francedigitale.org/en/event/ffday/
In the workshop we look at Venture Capital, Business Angels and Startups. If you are (or want to be) an venture capitalist or a business angel, you learn how to identify high-performing start-ups and how to help them to become successful. If you work (or want to work) in a startup, you learn how to get offers from venture capitalists, how to choose among these, and how to ensure you get the most out of the relationship with your investor.
The workshop is free to attend.
The workshop is for people who are active or interested in the domain of venture capital, business angels, and startups.
Pick a date to attend and sign up for free here.
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Startup Olé is one of the biggest tech-entrepreneurial events in Europe and acts as a meeting point for the international tech-entrepreneurial ecosystem. With more than 20,000 participants from 120 countries, more than 850 startups, scaleups and spinoffs, and more than 650 key players and 500 speakers, the event is a fantastic opportunity to learn, network and grow your business. An investment portfolio of more than €50 million will also be present. Can you afford to miss out?
At Startup Olé, attendees, startups, accelerators, corporates, investors, universities and public institutions will meet to develop synergies, secure financing opportunities and boost the digital transformation through a series of activities like matchmaking, roundtables, workshops, networking app and of course networking the Spanish way!
Find out more information here.
The 3rd Digital Economy Forum (DEF2020) hosted by the Ministry of Economy and Finance will be held virtually on September 11.
DEF is a global forum focused on discussing the future of Digital Economy. Since 2018, DEF has been partnering with expert opinion leaders from both inside and outside of Korea to expand awareness and share knowledge on the digital economy on a global scale.
In DEF2020, we will continue our discussion on the digital economy with the theme .
In the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic situation, the digital economy is experiencing extraordinary growth and innovation, shaping the future of human life and technology. In this year’s forum, we will explore the current changes and foreseeable future for the digital economy, focusing on Post-Corona Digital Transformation & Policy, Entertainment & New Media, Work & Job, and Healthcare with Peter Diamandis, the founder of the X-Prize Foundation, The Miilk, Aaltoes, ITU, and WHO, all leaders of the current global digital economy.
Find out more and register at https://def.or.kr/english/
The Dublin Tech Summit is a two-day global conference that brings together some of the most influential tech and business leaders to share inspiring stories of growth, best practices for business development and the latest trends expected for 2020 and beyond. All this and plenty of opportunities for networking!
With 10,000 attendees from 70 countries, 200 guest speakers and 300 global media representatives, DTS has become “Europe’s fastest growing tech conference” and a fantastic opportunity for the world’s leading brands and companies to accelerate growth within the Irish market.
Topics that will be covered include emerging technologies, diversity, scaling for startups and much more.
You can find out more information here.
Join the online Women in AI summit on September 8th, 2020 for an AI-mazing virtual summit on Artificial Intelligence each hour of the day!
Everyone is welcome (not just women!) for a remarkable day of round-the-world AI knowledge sharing.
With 50 keynotes, panels, and workshops by leading global AI experts that cover topics in Health, FinTech, Ethics, Business, Education, Culture, and more. They will also showcase several conversational AIs.
Bringing all minds together, join the Women in AI Summit in taking a step forward and making AI diverse and inclusive for all.
Find out more and sign up at https://www.womeninai.co/wai-summit
Ever wanted to travel 40,075km in a day, taking in local tech ecosystems along the way?
Join Tech Nation on Tuesday 8 September as they navigate across the globe, hearing from leading tech figures in Australia, Singapore, Europe, the UK and US to discover how to expand and scale in different regions post Covid-19, and the countries that are open for business.
Find out more and sign up at https://technation.io/unlocking-global-tech/
All the tech startup people, in one place. Virtually.
UPPSTART is a virtual tech startup conference that will take place online on 4th September 2020. It is made for entrepreneurs, startups, students, industry professionals and those supporting or interested in the tech startup ecosystem.
This year they will run a large scale online event for thousands of people, across 20+ content tracks.
Attendee tickets are completely free, but limited – so grab one here before they run out.
Elevating Founders Europe 2020 is the flagship startup event of London Tech Week. Elevating Founders enables high potential Seed and Series A tech startups exclusive access to curated investors and the enterprise marketplace at TechXLR8, where tech is transforming business.
Elevating Founders Europe is targetting high-potential, seed and series A+ level startups ad scaleups as well as investors and VCs. Elevating Founders runs at TechXLR8 and brings together enterprises from across the entire tech ecosystem giving startups added exposure.
Although applications to pitch are closed, stay tuned for the associated event. Find out more at https://tmt.knect365.com/elevating-founders/
Join B-Hub’s webinar on 31st August to learn about:
Find out more and sign up here.
Latitude59 2020 takes place on Thursday and Friday, 27 and 28 August in Tallinn, Estonia at the Kultuurikatel – a century-old power plant transformed into a one-of-the-kind creative hub. In the true spirit of being the flagship event of e-Estonia, it will also be available online, all around the world.
Latitude59 is THE place to be for various networking opportunities, in-depth discussions with top international players, several pitching rounds for both startups as well as investors, and an overall chance to get together and reflect on the crazy strenuous months behind us and forge new plans for the future.
Expect showcases that reach way beyond the venue, pitching competitions attracting interest both on- and offline, and plenty of founder stories for inspiration and guidance on how to remain resilient during those challenging times. As an added bonus, startup ticket holders can apply to a dedicated mentor programme, designed to help overcome the most critical roadblocks and find answers to all the burning questions that have accumulated during the crisis and beyond.
Find out more and get your tickets at https://latitude59.ee/
Be sure to attend the leading online tech festival for emerging markets!
STEP started out as a series of workshops and small gatherings, and over 9 years has grown to become the largest tech festival in Dubai. STEP Anywhere will bring together a global audience of startups, investors, digital enthusiasts, brands, and more over 3 days online. STEP Anywhere’s first edition in 2020 will feature 6 tracks of live talks and panels, workshops, various startup programming, exhibition and showcasing opportunities, and live entertainment.
With multiple stages and tracks, startup programming, exhibitions and networking, it’s not to be missed.
Find out more and get your tickets from https://anywhere.stepconference.com/
Sign up now for the fully remote way to meet, pitch and raise for your startup!
START Demo Day is the perfect environment to enable efficient matching of great ideas with the necessary capital and expertise. This year you will have the chance to experience all of this from the comfort of your home or office as the event will be fully virtual.
With 500 startups and 250 investors attending, and €100 billion combined assets under management from attending VCs, it’s not to be missed!
Secure your spot at https://www.startdemoday.com/
Join this year’s *ship Startup Festival, the startup event for starting entrepreneurs!
Taking place for the fifth year, *ship brings together entrepreneurs in Kotka, Finland for 3 days – and this year’s hybrid, online/offline event promises to be extra special.
Consisting of a Mentor Programme and the Pitch Captain Competition (PCC), the Mentoring Programme and the PCC until the semifinals will be online programmes.
The top 10 teams will be invited to compete for the grand prize of 5 000 € to the Market Square in Kotka, with the PCC Finals being held on 14th of August.
Find out more here.
The Venture Summit Virtual Connect Global 2020 is dedicated to helping cutting-edge innovators and leading investors connect.
VSVC | GLOBAL will be an engaging and immersive LIVE interactive virtual summit providing startups the opportunity to gain the visibility they need and investors access to vetted deal flow, with 100+ private company presentations, 1-on-1 networking sessions, investor panels and startup bootcamps.
Find out more and secure your place today here.
Want to practise delivering your pitch, and get some valuable feedback?
Just deliver your pitch in 5 minutes or less, that’s it! It’s just you and your pitch deck.
Get immediate, valuable feedback with actionable tips, to make your pitch a high level impact event to all those you deliver it to, ensuring that your Ideal Client (IC) and potential investor will quickly see the value it represents.
Not ready to pitch just yet or just want to see what’s going on? That’s ok, join us in the audience.
Join Pitch Slap’s last session this July on Tuesday 21st at 19.30. Or they are hosting multiple sessions from September onwards.
B-hub, a Startup Europe supported project dedicated to connecting blockchain innovation ecosystems, is launching an open call to accelerate blockchain startups!
Attend their webinar on July 16, 2020 at 11am CET to know more about the acceleration programme and application conditions.
In the first half of the session, B-hub partners Antonella Vulcano and Silvan Jongerius, representatives of Innova and Connect Global, two leading business accelerators in Europe, will present B-hub and the acceleration services opportunities for blockchain startups.
In the second half of the session, attendees will be able to interact directly with the speakers and ask the complementary questions they may have about the open call, the acceleration services, or other B-hub activities.
Register for the webinar here
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