Make the right connections
Networking is a core aspect of our event – thousands of delegates and investors come every year just to meet with startups like you. We want to make sure that you have every opportunity to secure new connections with investors, corporates, mentors, and media – anyone you need to grow your startup to the next level.
That’s why the TNW Startup Program will offer your team exclusive access to our matchmaking platform, curated meetings with investors, and tickets to our side events at a special startup rate (€299,- ex VAT pp instead of €650,-).
Six reasons to join
Here’s why the TNW Startup Program is for you:
Explore our conference
You’ll receive access to the TNW2019 terrain and our main parties
Enjoy our content
You can listen to all our speaker talks and attend workshops
Meet with investors
You’ll get priority access to our matchmaking platform to ensure you connect with investors and mentors
Pitch your startup
Showcase your startup by competing in a high-profile setting
Showcase your startup
Demo on our Exhibition Floor in front of 15,000 attendees with your own booth
Join our side events
Anyone who’s anyone will be at our exclusive drinks, dinners, and boat rides
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One of the best events to meet your customers and potential partners all in one place.
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.
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
BATTLE IT OUT
As part of the startup program, you can choose to get even more exposure by signing up for the Pitch Battle. Apply for the chance to showcase at TNW2019, where the 50 finalists will pitch their startups to the most influential minds in tech.
This is your opportunity to gain exposure and achieve your goals. Interested? Submit your application now.
HOW IT WORKS
GOT WHAT IT TAKES?
To be eligible, your startup must fit into one of the following verticals:
- Health & Wellness
- Mobility & Smart Cities
- Data Management & Security
- Enterprise Software
- Marketplace & Retail
- HR & Workforce Management
- Food & Agri Tech
We’ll select up to five startups in each vertical. If you make it as a finalist, you’ll have five minutes for your pitch, followed by five minutes of Q&A. The prize? Invaluable exposure for your startup and the chance to attract top investors! Are you ready to take your startup to the next level?
BLENDING PROFIT WITH PURPOSE
The most promising startups tackling social, environmental, and economic issues will compete at the Chivas Venture Final on May 9 at TNW Conference.
Chivas Venture 2019 is a global competition that gives away $1 million in no-strings funding every year to social entrepreneurs that blend profit with purpose. To date, Chivas Venture has already given away $4 million to the most promising startups making a positive impact on our world.
In front of a panel of judges and the entire TNW Conference audience, the top five startups will compete to become this year’s winner and take home a cut of the $1 million. Learn more about the Chivas Venture and don’t miss it on our main stage!
These startups are already joining in May
You'll be in great company
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