ARE YOU A STARTUP?

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WE ARE CREATING A PAN-EUROPEAN ECOSYSTEM

The objective is to build bridges and encourage entrepreneurs to go global.

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EVENTS HAPPENING EVERY MONTH

Check the calendar for what’s happening.

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ACTIVITIES FOR EVERY STAGE

Check below for the activities that make sense for you. If you’re not sure, talk to us.

HACKATHONS

A hackathon is a coding marathon in which teams are challenged to create an idea in a very short time.

Hackathons bring innovation, making us think outside of the box.

WORKSHOPS

Series of multi-format events designed to inspire, motivate and encourage young Europeans to start their own business and become successful entrepreneurs.

 Covering topics such as overcoming the fear of failure and getting started in the startup space.

VISUALMAP

Platform to provide a detailed and consistent analysis of the startup ecosystems across Europe.

Integrating data from national company registries with Angel List, Crunchbase and Seed DBA.

VIDEOLIBRARY

Video content produced for entrepreneurs and startups during WELCOME activities.

CROSSBORDER

One-week intense ad-hoc mentorship program that provides startups with high-level international mentors support on specific topics and industry based on the selected startups needs.

EUROPASS

16 startups will each travel to 2 top European tech events

e.g. Pioneers festival Vienna, Tech Open Air Berlin, Dublin Tech Summit etc.

Each startup will be given €1,900 for tickets, travel & subsistence

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Selected startups will “tour” Europe visiting Dublin, Berlin, Milan, Madrid and Salamanca.

Full immersion in each ecosystem: qualified introductions and company visits to the best and most relevant players in town.

Startups will also participate to a top-notch training program in San Francisco: the MTB “Startup School”.

Intensive 3-week training with lectures, workshops, mentoring and weekly presentation critique.

Strong foundation in: lean startup methodology, communication skills, growth hacking, trending technical topics, financial management.

WORKSHOPÇ

Interactive learning sessions on sheet negotiation, pitch practice, finance, lean and metrics  for startups, etc.

Get a clear overview about the strategy needed to be followed and implemented in the market.

CELEB

“The Startup Games” within Startup Europe Summit

“May the investors ever be in your favor”

MEETUPS

Meet the top investors in Europe through private networking meetings and dinners.

Attend and participate in panel discussions, fireside chats and other speaking opportunities.

MATCHMAKING

4 Matchmaking sessions inserted in top EU tech events.

Selected startups are assessed and introduced to matching investors and corporate members to initiate business discussions.

2015 results: event average of 40 meetings leading to 70% qualified follow-ups.

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European community of “Billion-Euro” startups working together on building, from a policy prospective, a European technology entrepreneurial ecosystem able to compete on a global scale.

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Selected EU startups will be showcased during the “European Innovation Day” event in Silicon Valley

Connect with more than 400 attendees and participate to a free week of the top-notch training program “Startup School” in San Francisco.

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Startup Olé

The new European entrepreneurial arena creating bridges with business, academia, public and private investors.

 Salamanca, September 7-8

UN

Startup Europe University Network

The aim of this activity is to create a forum gathering a European community of universities and business/scientific parks with an entrepreneurship perspective.

ACC

Accelerator Assembly

An innovative network to support and promote tech friendly accelerators in Europe, delivering an industry-led forum with maximum pan-European reach and impact.

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Startup Europe Summit

The Policy Conference for Startups and Tech.

Berlin, June 9-10

NLG

Startup Europe Nation High Level Group

The aim of this activity is to create a forum gathering a European community of entrepreneurial national policy makers, program leaders and officers of EU bodies and State members.

CROW

Crowdfunding Access Portal

CAP is a Pan European network of Crowdfunding Platforms from different European ecosystems, through which startups and investors can meet and close deals together.