EU-Startups Summit 2024

On May 9-10, we’ll be hosting the 10th edition of our annual EU-Startups Summit! At this exclusive in-person event we’ll be showcasing many of Europe’s hottest startups and coming together to learn from some of the most successful European entrepreneurs of our time. Ready for two days of networking, inspiration and learning?

The Meeting Place for Europe’s most promising Startups & Investors









We will gather over 2,000 founders, startup enthusiasts, corporates, angel investors, VCs, and media from across Europe. The event will provide great networking opportunities, with a dedicated networking app (all participants get access about 10 days prior to the event), and serve as THE meeting point for aspiring entrepreneurs and investors who are aiming to build international tech companies. We’ll have fireside chats with internationally successful founders, insightful keynotes, and an exciting pitch competition on our main stage with some of Europe’s most promising startup teams – selected from over 1,400 applicants!


In the exhibition hall of this year’s EU-Startups Summit about 60 innovative companies will exhibit with a dedicated booth. In total, our 2,000 participants will represent about 1,200 different companies and you’ll be able to connect with them face-to-face and through our dedicated networking app.


Aside of great networking opportunities, we’ll have two stages with exciting talks and workshops. Our line-up of roughly 80 speakers includes unicorn founders, CEOs, and some of the of the world’s most successful investors. A few names we already announced:

Dr. Werner Vogels
Lubomila Jordanova
Kilian Kaminski
Giorgio Tinacci
Viktor Jarnheimer
Gerhard Trautmann
Pekka Mäki
Anastasia Georgievskaya
Fritz Trott
Massimiliano Magrini
Clara Armand-Delille
Silvio Schembri
Jevgeni Kabanov
Akansha Dimri
Joaquín Cuenca
Namrata Sandhu
Federico Menna
Cathy White
Kurt Farrugia
Sharon Klaver
Constantinos Calios
Mike Butcher
Andrea D’ Amico
Melissa Donohoe
Sander van de Rijdt
Dominik Angerer
Angelo Burgarello
Arianne Alcorta
Iryna Krepchuk
Jan Reichelt
Zoltan Vardy
Jan Hase
Thomas Ohr
Audrey Caruana
Elina Vale
EU-Startups Summit – Oyster
Katja Kolmetz
Bart Becks
Ruben Cuschieri
Eoghan O’Neill
Regina Lau
Thomas Bigagli
Lauren Basler
Federico Travella
Jacqueline Davidson
Mélanie Dufour
Clem Bigot
Roman Kirsch


During 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 a lot of international visibility, many new investor connections and an awesome prize package worth €390k.



The main event will take place on May 9-10, from 9am to 6pm. Doors open at 9am and you can start the day with good coffee and networking. The on-stage program starts at 10am. In the evening of both event days we’ll have an buzzing networking party on the beautiful rooftop terrace of the Mediteranian Conference Center, with stunning sunset views.

  • AGENDA: The current draft of the Main Stage and Growth Stage agenda can be found here! Many more speakers and event highlights will be added soon.

Compared to other major tech events we keep our ticket prices affordable, starting at €169 for students and ending at €600 for large corporate reps. Tickets are available here.

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The event will take place at the beautiful Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta and is easily reachable via public transport and taxi. Here you’ll find some hotel suggestions for your stay on the Island. Make sure to book your Malta adventure soon!

The buzz was awesome as was the possibility to network with other founders and investors.

Patrick Cox


The EU-Startups Summit brought together a really great mix of people – united by their enthusiasm for startups!

Renata Bade Barajas


We really liked the approachability of anyone there. We networked the sh*t out of the event and loved every single second of it!

Bart van Eekelen


I met many interesting and innovative startups with good investment potential!

Yechiel Lanzkron

Unorthodox Ventures

The event gave me the opportunity to interact with great PEOPLE (founders, investors, VCs) and I really liked the expo, workshops, and fireside chats!

Denisa Gheorghita


Amazing panels and very interesting talks! Also, great people to meet and an outstanding positive vibe!

Cristian Medina



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