HomeOther StuffMicah Smurthwaite, Partner at Next47, will speak at this year's EU-Startups Summit!

Micah Smurthwaite, Partner at Next47, will speak at this year’s EU-Startups Summit!

On April 20-21, 2023, we will be welcoming you again to our annual EU-Startups Summit in Barcelona! This year, the event will be bigger and better than ever before and we’ll have lots of exciting speakers, panel discussions, networking activities, pitch competitions and much more. The EU-Startups Summit will gather over 2,000 founders, startup enthusiasts and investors for two days of networking, inspiration and learning!

Next up in our fantastic lineup of speakers is Micah Smurthwaite, Partner at Next47! Micah will join us for an insightful look into how the right sales set-up will move the needle for B2B startups.

Based in the iconic Silicon Valley, Next47 is a global venture firm for enterprise founders leading investments in early and expansion-stage companies right around the world. Micah joined Next47 in 2020 and is a Partner based in London. His focus is on sourcing and supporting investments in enterprise software, infrastructure, cybersecurity, and frontier technology companies – verticals which are growing fast in Europe’s startup ecosystem.

Before joining Next47, Micah was the first sales hire at Cloudflare, where he was part of the team that grew revenue from $1 million to over $100 million. While scaling Cloudflare, he opened Cloudflare’s EMEA sales office and established Cloudflare’s channel sales division. Micah has also supported founders by helping them grow revenue as a Venture Partner at Alchemist Accelerator. Leveraging his extensive experience, Micah will join us on the workshop stage this year, giving you the chance to learn from an industry expert on how to set up your sales strategy. It’s surely a topic you don’t want to miss.

Don’t forget to secure your ticket as soon as possible, and add this very special event to your calendar in 2023! To learn more about the event, and the other wonderful speakers taking part, check out our dedicated event page, and enjoy the video below, which will give you some insights into what’s to come.

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Patricia Allen
Patricia Allen
is the Head of Content at EU-Startups. With a background in politics, Patricia has a real passion for how shared ideas across communities and cultures can bring new initiatives and innovations for the future. She spends her time bringing you the latest news and updates of startups across Europe, and curating our social media.

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