TNW STARTUP PROGRAM

NEXT LEVEL GROWTH

Scale-up your startup with TNW

TNW2020

Make the right connections

Get your startup in front of your next investor, partner, client, or hire by joining the TNW Startup Program. At TNW2020, we want to make sure that you have everything you need to grow your startup to the next level.

The TNW Startup Program gives you exclusive perks to make it happen, at a greatly reduced price. Gain access to our matchmaking tool, the pitch battle, your own expo booth, a six-month challenge program, and invites to side-events. Scale-up your startup – apply now to attend TNW2020 for just €299,- instead of €650,- (ex. VAT, pp).

CHALLENGES

This year, we’re introducing six-month challenges to facilitate long-term growth, innovation, and networking. Startups can join the challenge that best matches their business. Challenges will launch in January 2020, and involve networking events, deep-dives, and TNW2020 prep. Make sure to sign up before May 17 if you’d like to join!

  • Human intelligence


    The rate of technological progress is accelerating exponentially. With new inventions launching every day, let’s find ways to ensure our intellect and knowledge can keep up.

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  • Sustainable food


    By 2050, we’ll need to feed 2 billion more people. Find out how can we increase the availability of food while decreasing our environmental impact.

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  • Digital products


    In a saturated market, competition is fierce. Explore opportunities to design and create truly memorable digital products in this challenge.

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  • Transportation


    Travel is on the rise – and so is pollution. Find smart solutions to achieving zero-impact transport, on both the planet and our daily lives.

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  • Smooth transaction


    Your online customer journey can make or break your business. Join this challenge to explore how the latest tech can make a smoother (digital) shopping experience.

    APPLY HERE
  • Digital security


    Cybercrimes pose serious threats to individuals and organizations. Investigate how the latest advances in AI can increase security – both online and offline.

    APPLY HERE

TICKETS

Apply to join the Startup Program now

  • Startup Pass

    Available only to accepted startups. This individual pass gives one person access to networking and all our content across both days.

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POL FAÑANÁS

Strategy & Corporate Finance Manager, Validated ID
POL FAÑANÁS

We met Randstad Innovation Fund for the first time at TNW, which led to them becoming co-lead investor in our €2M seed round some months later.

BRAND EXPOSURE

ADD-ON PERKS

Once your Startup Program application is approved, you can get even more brand exposure with two additional perks. Sign up for the TNW2020 Pitch Battle, where 50 finalists will pitch their startups to the most influential minds in tech, including investors and media.

Purchase a one-day Expo Booth for just €799 to showcase your business at TNW2020’s expo floor – with 20,000 tech-minded people attending, this is your chance to reach new audiences and generate leads.

INVESTOR MATCHMAKING

IT'S A MATCH

Our in-house matchmaking platform is unparalleled. We combine our own event scheduling platform with incredibly enriched company data, powered by TNW’s Index.co. Last year more than 350 startups participated in 3800 meetings, and the platform received some of the highest satisfaction ratings ever recorded at a European event.

ALUMNI

These startups joined in previous years.



Deliveroo

  • Food Delivery
  • Restaurants
  • Marketing
  • Delivery
  • Food And Drinks
  • Founded in 2013
  • Raised: $1.8B
  • 1000 employees

"Deliveroo is an award-winning British delivery service founded in 2013 by William Shu and Greg Orlowski. Deliveroo works with over 20,000 best-loved restaurants, as well as over 30,000 riders to provide the best food delivery experience in the world. Del

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Glovo App

  • Logistics
  • On Demand Services
  • Delivery
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $514.9M
  • 60 employees

"We believe everyone should have their entire city accesible to them immediately. Glovo buys, pickups and delivers anything in your city within minutes.

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Picnic

  • Groceries
  • E-Commerce
  • Shopping
  • Software
  • Mobile Applications
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $383M
  • 1900 employees

"Picnic is the world’s fastest growing online supermarket that makes grocery shopping simple, fun, and affordable for everyone.

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TravelPerk

  • Information Technology
  • Travel
  • SaaS
  • Ticketing
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Software
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $133.5M
  • 260 employees

"TravelPerk is a next-generation business travel booking & management platform for companies of any size. We are the world's first and only all-in-one platform for booking business travel that is 100% free. TravelPerk has the world's largest inventory

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Kahoot!

  • Internet
  • Enterprise Software
  • SaaS
  • Education
  • Software
  • Educational Games
  • Gaming
  • Founded in 2012
  • Raised: $58.5M
  • 11 employees

"Kahoot! is a global educational brand & FREE platform that creates classroom heroes. Support: @KahootSupport. Try #GhostMode on our site

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happn

  • Mobile
  • Apps
  • Dating
  • Mobile Applications
  • Founded in 2014
  • Raised: $22M
  • 100 employees

" Happn is a dating app that allows you to find the people you've crossed paths with in real life

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Winnow

  • Hospitality
  • Food Tech
  • Food
  • Food And Drinks
  • Recycling
  • Founded in 2013
  • Raised: $11.8M
  • 120 employees

"Winnow builds artificial intelligence tools to help chefs run more profitable and sustainable kitchens by cutting food waste.

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felyx

  • Transportation
  • Ride Sharing
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Founded in 2016
  • Raised: $8.3M
  • 40 employees

"felyx offers shared electric scooters as a new urban mobility concept. Our fast, convenient, and affordable escooters can be located and activated through an app and parked at any destination ("freefloating").

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Actiview.io

  • Recruiting
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Skill Assessment
  • Virtual Reality
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $6.5M
  • 55 employees

"ActiView develops a Virtual Reality assessment platform that serves HRs in recruiting the most fitting candidates, developing talent, and providing talent-related insights that support strategic decisions

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NEXT

  • Internet
  • Enterprise Software
  • SaaS
  • Software
  • Founded in 2013
  • Raised: $1.5M
  • 18 employees

"Rooted in design thinking and lean, Next is Business Design, Innovation and Transformation software for high performing organizations.

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Clearwatts

  • Data Integration
  • Clean Energy
  • Renewable Energies
  • Solar Energy
  • Founded in 2017
  • Raised: $150k
  • 3 employees

"The independent dataplatform, designed for the energy industry to accelerate the development of sustainable energy.

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SignRequest

  • SaaS
  • Legal
  • Document Management
  • Founded in 2014
  • 10 employees

"SignRequest helps you sign online. Sign yourself or get documents signed. Easy, secure, legally binding and free.

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Temper

    • Founded in 2015
    • 110 employees

    "Temper is the platform for FreeFlex work. We make working for yourself easy. With a super handy platform and enough jobs in the best places.

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    FlixMobility GmbH

    • Technology
    • Travel
    • Transportation
    • Tourism
    • Founded in 2013
    • 1000 employees

    "FlixBus is a European long-distance mobility provider and offers a new, convenient and green way to travel which suits every budget.

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    Effect.AI

    • Technology
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Data Architecture
    • Algorithms
    • Blockchain
    • Founded in 2018
    • 30 employees

    "Effect.AI is a decentralised network for artificial intelligence. We construct, market and power your AI.

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    EVBox

    • Automotive
    • Clean Energy
    • Clean Technology
    • Electric Vehicles
    • Founded in 2010
    • 156 employees

    "EVBox is a leading global player in Electric Vehicle (EV) charging solutions with over 50,000 charging points worldwide.

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