EU-Startups Summit 2021

On April 28-30, 2021, we’re going to host our annual EU-Startups Summit online! At the event we’ll showcase a selection of Europe’s hottest startups and come together to learn from some of the most successful European entrepreneurs of our time.

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The EU-Startups Summit will gather over 1,500 founders, startup enthusiasts, corporates, angel investors, VCs, and media from across Europe. The three-day virtual event is a great opportunity for networking, and a meeting point for aspiring entrepreneurs and investors who are aiming to build international tech companies. We’ll have fireside chats with internationally successful founders, great networking opportunities (AI-based matchmaking, video calls, session chats, etc.), workshops, and an exciting pitch competition with 15 finalists – selected from about 1,000 applicants!

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Some Impressions from our previous in-person event:

The Speakers

We’ll welcome many high-profile speakers (successful entrepreneurs, investors, etc.) on our virtual stage at this year’s EU-Startups Summit. Below you’ll find some of the speakers we already announced. And here you’ll find the current stat of the agenda.

Mette Lykke
Mette Lykke
Mette Lykke is the CEO of Too Good To Go and former co-founder of Endomondo.
Vasco Pedro
Vasco Pedro
CEO of Unbabel - one Portugal's fastest growing startups leveraging AI and providing real-time, human-quality translations at scale.
Frédéric Mazzella
Frédéric Mazzella
Frédéric Mazzella is the co-founder and President of BlaBlaCar.
Alice Zagury
Alice Zagury
CEO of The Family - a European organisation that nurtures Entrepreneurs through Education, Unfair Advantages & Capital.
Oscar Pierre
Oscar Pierre
CEO of Glovo - a Spanish unicorn (over €465 million in funding) which is one of the world’s fastest growing on-demand delivery players.
Ann-Christine Roope
Ann-Christine Roope
CEO of Ethan Partners - a rapidly growing Executive Search company that is based in London and operating internationally.
Carlota Pi
Carlota Pi
Executive President of Holaluz - a Spanish scale-up that's been revolutionising the energy sector for nearly a decade. Most recently Holaluz did an IPO.
Federico Mattia Dolci
Federico Mattia Dolci
CEO of BOOM - a hyper-growing tech startup from Milan that provides high-quality photographic solutions.
James Jenkins Yates
James Jenkins Yates
CEO of Airsorted - the proptech startup is active in 20+ cities and has generated over €115 million in bookings for its hosts
Davide Dattoli
Davide Dattoli
CEO of Talent Garden - the leading European coworking network and educational institute for the digital and tech community.
Florian Gschwandtner
Florian Gschwandtner
Serial entrepreneur who is also the co-founder and former CEO of Runtastic.
Alexander Limpert
Alexander Limpert
CEO of GuestReady - the tech-enabled short-term rental management company operating in fifteen cities across Europe and Asia.
Ville Simola
Ville Simola
CEO of Maria 01- a huge coworking space in Helsinki that set out to become Europe’s largest startup campus.
Dustin Figge
Dustin Figge
CEO of Homelike - which boasts over 50,000 apartments in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Netherlands, Spain & the UK
Albert Bosch
Albert Bosch
CEO of Housfy - a rapidly growing proptech startup that is digitalising the real estate industry.
Andrea Scotti Calderini
Andrea Scotti Calderini
CEO of Freeda Media - the #1 global female media brand on Instagram, for engagement and interactions.
Tilo Bonow
Tilo Bonow
CEO of PIABO - the Berlin-based PR agency of choice for challenger brands like N26, Shopify, Tinder and wework.
Azahara Espejo
Azahara Espejo
Head of Business Development Spain at Crowdcube - one of the worlds leading equity crowdfunding platforms.
Phil Libin
Phil Libin
Co-founder and CEO of All Turtles, a mission-driven product studio, and mmhmm, a new app created during the pandemic that makes video communication more clear and compelling. Previously he founded Evernote.
David Heinemeier Hansson
David Heinemeier Hansson
Co-founder of Basecamp, creator of Ruby-on-Rails, and author of many best-selling business books
Renaud Visage
Renaud Visage
Co-founder of Eventbrite, Board Partner at Point Nine Capital, and angel investor.
John Kim
John Kim
Co-founder & CEO of the US-based unicorn Sendbird.

Pitch Competition

Prize-packageDuring the EU-Startups Summit, we’ll also have a big pitch competition with 15 of Europe’s most exciting early-stage startups. The pre-selected startups are going to pitch their business idea with a 3-minute-presentation in front of our attendees and an expert jury of well known investors. The winning startup team will receive an awesome prize package worth about €78,500 (incl. AWS credits, Spaces credits, Vonage credits, and more). The deadline for applications was on March 15. The finalists can be found here.

Timings & Tickets

The main event will take place on April 28-30, from 10am to 6pm. Compared to many other major tech events, we keep our ticket prices affordable, starting at €169 for startup founders and wantrepreneurs, €349 for investors, and €449/€590 for corporates and service providers. Also, everyone who attends this year’s online edition of the EU-Startups Summit will get a 60% discount for next year’s in-person event in beautiful Barcelona!
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Catalonia-Trade-InvestmentCatalonia Trade & Investment is the public agency that works to attract foreign investment to Catalonia, promoting the area as attractive, innovative and competitive business location. Check their offerings and the Catalonia Startup Directory.

Spaces-logoSpaces offers creative working environments with a unique entrepreneurial spirit and a great community. Add an international network of mobile workspaces and a full calendar of business events and networking lunches, and you’ll see just how Spaces keeps you engaged and open to new possibilities. Originating in Amsterdam, Spaces wants to redefine the way work is done.

Sendbird is a leading mobile engagement API platform trusted by brands like Reddit, Delivery Hero, Carousell, Headspace, and Hinge to easily embed real-time chat, voice, and video into their apps and websites. Sendbird makes real-time interactions available through easy-to-access APIs on top of a fully managed platform.