Where startups do business
TNW Conference is engineered to expose startups from early to growth stage to customers, investors and media exposure. Our goal is to help startups to the next level by creating long term value through connections, through business, through access to capital.
Over 5000 startups have exhibited at TNW in the past and collectively raised more than 4 billion in funding. TNW helps startups in 2 ways, via highly discounted Startup Tickets for startups who want to learn and connect and a high value TNW Startup Program (at a crazy low price) for the startups who have a clear goal in mind to raise funding, grow their business, and/or raise awareness and (employer) branding.
Who can apply
In order to be eligible for a Startup Ticket or to join the TNW Startup Program, a startup needs to meet these criteria:
- The company was founded between 2014-2020.
- The company has under 200 employees
- The company is building and marketing it's own software/hardware product (no agencies or consultancies)
Six reasons to join
Aside from being the most affordable way to be part of TNW2020, our Startup Program come with some incredible perks.
1-1 investor meetings
Get access to the matchmaking platform to schedule meetings with investors even before TNW2020 has started.
DO BUSINESS WITH CORPORATES
We're working with leading corporates to find solutions (provided by startups) for their challenges. We work closely with the startups and corporates to find the best matches. We've setup over 40 pilots for startups with corporates in the past 12 months. This is a huge opportunity to boost your business. Eligible for companies in the TNW Startup Program only.
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.
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.
In a saturated market, competition is fierce. Explore opportunities to design and create truly memorable digital products in this challenge.
Transportation is on the rise – and so is pollution. Find smart solutions to achieving zero-impact transport, on both the planet and our daily lives.
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.
Cybercrimes pose serious threats to individuals and organizations. Investigate how the latest advances in Artificial Intelligence can increase security – both online and offline.
Pick your style
Fit the criteria? Apply for Startup Tickets or the Startup Program
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ROI on steroids. We met Randstad Innovation Fund at TNW, they ended up leading our €2M seed round.
After you've applied for the Startup Program our team validates your submission. We're scheduling a call will the startups that fit the criteria and to determine in which program you'd be a fit.
The purpose of the call is to figure out what your objectives are and if your company is a good fit with our audience and offering. It's crucial to us that you're geared to get most out of the conference.
From there we'll let you know if you're selected in the TNW Startup Program
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.
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.
These startups joined in previous years.
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