Startup Europe's

Achievements

768

Startups in all stages of growth

Idea

STARTUP

SCALEUP

Through the following activities:

Matchmaking

Mentoring

Scaling support

Public funding opportunities

Minimum viable product (mvp) validation

Raising private funds

Access to markets

Connecting with clients

Connecting with investors (vcs, angels, cvcs)

internationalisation

Addressing the funding gap

Supporting highly innovative startups especially in deep tech fields (ai & blockchain)

access to talent

Networking among ecosystem players

Capacity building

Awareness creation on the startup opportunity

Visibility creation

Promoting gender diversity Exchange of best practices

across players eu ecosystem actors

Through the following activities:

68

Total
sectors

Top 10 sectors


Fintech

Internet of things

Smart city

Big data

Health

Blockchain

Artificial intelligence

analytics

Enterprise software

Industry 4.0

39

Different
Countries

Top 10 countries


Uk

Germany

Italy

France

Spain

Belgium

Netherlands

Estonia

Norway

Ireland


How we make it happen

At Startup Europe, we carry out our activities through initiatives and events

7

initiatives

Backed by Startup Europe and receiving Horizon 2020 Funding

Events


Startup Europe Summit

An annual flagship event organised by Startup Europe offering networking, pitching and thematic workshops for startups across Europe

4 editions

3,000 attendees

300 startups

350 ecosystem builders

250 policymakers

100 investors

50 journalists

Official side event at Slush 2019

Startup Europe participated in the most exciting event of the entrepreneurial calendar, leading:

A matchmaking session between 60 startups and investors

3 workshops on: what the EU can do to help startups to scale up, how digital innovation can help tackle the climate crisis, and how we can close the investment gap between

Funding


DISC: a Startup Europe’s investment programme

Developed in close collaboration with the European Investment Fund (EIF), the DISC initiative contributes to reinforce economic development in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe through:

Investment Facility

Investment Support program

One-stop shop for technical assistance