TNW Conference

On the road to world domination

TNW Conference is designed to give startups at all stages a unique opportunity to showcase their business to a global audience of decision makers, executives and investors in the tech community.

In 2016, more than 1400 bootstrapped, seed and Series A companies came together at TNW Conference to look for funding, customers, media exposure or mentoring.

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4 Startup Programs

For twelve years TNW Conference has given a platform to the most promising startups in the world to present their products to the world leaders of the technology industry. 

Out of thousands of founders coming to the conference we’re selecting 250 companies that pay a little bit extra to demo in the business area and fight for a spot to present their startup in our 450-capacity, gladiator style, three-floor pitching tower.

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  • Bootstrap

    Bootstrap

    Designed to give 50 very early-stage startups the opportunity to present their work to a broad audience.

    • 1 Day Demo Booth
    • 3 Conference Tickets
    • Access to Matchmaking
  • Boost

    Boost

    Built for 100 growth-stage startups that are ready to boost their access to capital and customers.

    • 1 Day Demo Booth
    • 3 Conference Tickets
    • Access to Matchmaking
    • Chance to pitch in Arena
  • Scale

    Scale

    Our program for 50 late-stage startups that already have significant traction in the market.

    • 1 Day Demo Booth
    • 4 Conference Tickets
    • Access to Matchmaking
    • Chance to pitch in Arena
  • Impact

    Impact

    Impact shines a spotlight on 50 companies solving the world’s most difficult problems.

    • 1 Day Demo Booth
    • 3 Conference Tickets
    • Access to Matchmaking
    • Chance to pitch in Arena
Investor Matchmaking

LOOKING FOR INVESTMENT?

You're in the right place. Last year, participating startups pre-booked 1439 meetings and raised over €14 million in funding. 

This year we're set to blow these numbers away. With a brand new investor matchmaking platform powered by Index.co, a dedicated investor relations team and more than 250 investors already confirmed, it will be easier than ever to raise funding.

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Pitch to 15,000 attendees

Aside from being the most affordable way to visit TNW Conference, our startup programs come with some incredible perks.

  • Exhibitor booth — Get a high quality demo booth to connect with press, investors & early-adopters
  • Conference tickets — Each program comes with 2-4 full conference passes
  • Investor matchmaking — Last edition, participating startups pre-booked 1439 meetings and raised over €14 million.
  • Pitching opportunities — The chance to be selected for stage time in our custom-built, three-floor pitching arena!
  • Corporate & mentor office hours — The chance to meet with awesome corporate partners, as well as handpicked mentors
The Experience

It’s a festival unlike others

Imagine meeting your next client or business partner while you're both in line for a Dutch Seaweed Burger or Mediterranean Seafood Platter?

Last year we co-curated 16 of Amsterdam's best food trucks, and paired that with 4x singer-songwriters, 3x dinosaurs and a closing party by Kriss Kross Amsterdam, the DJ's with a number #1 track on Spotify.

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Class of 2017

​A decade of startups

Since 2006, the startups that have participated in our startup programs have raised over 2 billion dollars from top-tier VC funds.

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2016 aftermovie

A new age of tech events has begun

TNW Conference 2017 is set to be 50% bigger and 100% better. We look forward to seeing you there.