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TNW STARTUP PROGRAM

Scale up your startup

TNW2020

WHERE STARTUPS SCALE

Our goal at TNW is to help startups reach the next level through connections, business, and access to capital. Thousands of startups have joined our Startup Program over the past years, and collectively raised more than four billion in funding. Now that we've taken TNW2020 online, we can deliver more value to startups on even better terms.

If you are a startup actively looking to raise funding, grow your business, or build awareness, join the TNW Startup Program for optimal exposure to customers, investors, and media for just €395.

Who can join?
Verified startups that meet these criteria can apply for the Startup Program.

  • Founded between 2014-2020
  • Under 200 employees
  • Building and marketing your own software/hardware product (no agencies or consultancies)

WHY JOIN THE STARTUP PROGRAM

Our Startup Program is an affordable way to make an impact at TNW2020, and in the tech industry at large. Here is what is included.

  • TICKETS


    Get four Business Passes for your team, with access to content and networking features.

  • EXHIBIT


    Get a two-day booth in our virtual expo. Demo your product and generate leads.

  • MEET INVESTORS


    Use our networking platform to connect and meet with investors

  • PITCH ON STAGE


    Showcase your startup in front of investors and media by competing on stage.

  • SHARE YOUR STORY


    Over 500 media outlets will be attending. Stand out and boost your brand awareness.

TNW FOR STARTUPS PRICING

We <3 startups. Pick the ticket or Program that best suits your Startup.
Must be verified startup that fits the criteria. If we are unable to verify your status, your registration may be cancelled.

  • Business pass for Startups

    We love startups. If you work at a startup, get the perks of a Business Pass at a discounted rate.

    49
  • Startup Program

    Eligible startups get four Business Passes, a virtual booth, opportunities to pitch, and investor meetings.

    395

POL FAÑANÁS

Strategy & Corporate Finance Manager, Validated ID
POL FAÑANÁS

ROI on steroids. We met Randstad Innovation Fund at TNW, they ended up co-leading with Caixa Capital Risc our €2M seed round.

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

BATTLE IT OUT

Join the TNW Startup Program and become eligible to compete in a Pitch Battle. Pitch your startup in front of a jury (consisting of media, investors, and industry experts) and TNW's virtual audience. Next to exhibiting and investor meetings, gain even more exposure to achieve your goals through a Pitch Battle.

PITCH BATTLE

60 Pitch Battle finalists will be chosen from their applications to pitch their startups to the most influential minds in tech, and a jury consisting of a member of the media, an investor, and a sector expert. Once accepted to the Startup Program, you can apply to be selected for participation in one of six pitch competitions.

  • Intelligence


    The rate of technological progress is accelerating exponentially. Whether to enhance human intelligence or AI, this battle is for startups with intelligent solutions.

  • Sustainable Societies


    The world is facing a huge challenge. More mouths to feed, higher consumer demands, and a need to preserve our environment and planet. Startups with sustainability in mind will battle it out.

  • As A Service


    Software is eating the world. New services are helping to grow businesses and improve processes throughout the world. The hottest young SaaS companies take the stage here.

  • Transportation


    Transportation and mobility is undergoing a huge shift, reshaping transit in cities and beyond. Find out which startups are leading the way.

  • Checkout


    Due to the pandemic, we’re shifting towards a world where ecommerce is the default. At the Checkout Pitch Battle, startups driving the retail revolution take the stage

  • Health and well being


    Health and wellbeing has been a huge topic for the last decade, but the pandemic has catapulted the importance of this space. Here startups in health tech take the stage.

INVESTOR MATCHMAKING

IT'S A MATCH

Secure quality meetings at TNW2020. With our flagship event fully online, making connections is more efficient than ever. Land those investor meetings with our proprietary digital networking experience.

Join the Startup Program to schedule meetings with investors and potential clients prior to the event. Last year, we had 3,800 meetings scheduled between startups and investors, and over 30,000 meetings total.

THE STARTUPS

A selection of startups joining us at TNW2020. See all startups here.



Starling Bank

  • Payments
  • Business Services
  • Banking
  • FinTech
  • Founded in 2014
  • Raised: $298.3M
  • 840 employees

"Starling Bank is an award-winning and fully-licensed bank built to give people a fairer, smarter and more human alternative to the banks of the past. With four different account types – personal, business, joint and euro.

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Personio GmbH

  • SaaS
  • Recruiting
  • Human Resources
  • Human Resource Automation
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $129.3M
  • 350 employees

"Personio is a fast-growing software startup based in Munich that offers a holistic HR and applicant management software designed for companies with 10 to 2,000 employees.

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Tier Mobility

  • Sharing Economy
  • Application Platforms
  • Ride Sharing
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Founded in 2018
  • Raised: $129.1M
  • 370 employees

"TIER Mobility is Europe’s leading company for shared micro-mobility services with a mission to change mobility for good. The company plays the leading force in the transformation of transportation, relieving cities from emissions and congestion.

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Soldo

  • Mobile
  • Payments
  • Financial Services
  • Small and Medium Businesses
  • Banking
  • FinTech
  • Founded in 2014
  • Raised: $72M
  • 150 employees

"Soldo is a fast growing financial technology (fintech) company tackling the problem of spend management for businesses with a single prepaid spending account and multiple mastercards for those handling money on behalf of the business

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Tourlane

  • Travel
  • Tourism
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Booking
  • Founded in 2016
  • Raised: $71M
  • 350 employees

"Tourlane’s travel experts empower you to take your travel to the next level. We combine proprietary technology with the expertise of experienced travel specialists to make planning and booking of multi-day trips easy and personal for travellers.

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Funnel

  • Data Integration
  • Business Intelligence
  • Adtech
  • Marketing Intelligence
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $65M
  • 40 employees

"Funnel automates data collection, mapping, and reporting from all advertising platforms. Out of the box integrations to 380+ ad platforms.

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DefinedCrowd

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Speech Recognition
  • Software
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $62.9M
  • 195 employees

"DefinedCrowd is an intelligent data platform for AI by combining Crowd-as-a-Service and machine learning to accelerate enterprise data training and modeling.

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CASAVO

  • Sales and Marketing
  • Property Management
  • Founded in 2017
  • Raised: $62.4M
  • 80 employees

"We give you a guaranteed and fair sale price for your home from day one, eliminating months of uncertainty. Get an instant valuation online or email us.

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Klaxoon

  • Information Technology
  • Information Services
  • EdTech
  • E-learning
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $55.6M
  • 240 employees

"Klaxoon, the meeting revolution Adopted by millions of teams worldwide, Klaxoon is the full range of products that radically improves teamwork efficiency, for each moment when a team needs to collaborate.

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Dixa

  • Email
  • Technology
  • Services
  • Internet
  • Customer Service
  • Customer Support Tools
  • Chat
  • Communication
  • Deep Tech
  • Founded in 2016
  • Raised: $52.8M
  • 100 employees

"Dixa is a global customer service tech company on a mission to create friendships between brands and their customers, break down technology silos and eliminate bad customer service.

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Swappie

  • Online Shopping
  • Electronics
  • Founded in 2016
  • Raised: $40M
  • 120 employees

"Swappie.com is a safe and secure online store for used smartphones where you can order little-used, affordable smartphones directly from our store, which have been tested and refurbished using the newest technology.

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Otovo

  • Sustainability
  • Renewable Energies
  • Green
  • Solar Energy
  • Founded in 2016
  • Raised: $35M
  • 75 employees

"The clean energy company for the future. We put solar on your roof. No up front cost. Just home made clean energy. Feat. @otovosimen @otovobentzen @athornor

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Adverity

  • SaaS
  • Analytics
  • Data Integration
  • Software
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $34M
  • 150 employees

"Adverity is a data management and analytics platform specialized in enabling data-driven marketers to demonstrate value faster and easier, by transforming siloed data into actionable insights.

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UrbanVolt

  • Sustainability
  • Electronics
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Subscription Service
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $33M
  • 16 employees

"Making Sustainable Easy for large corporates via Lighting as a Service across their supply chains around the world. We provide clean energy assets as a subscription service.

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Stuart

  • Transportation
  • Logistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • On Demand Economy
  • Bicycles
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $28.3M
  • 250 employees

"Stuart is a disruptive on-demand delivery app and platform that speeds up the way goods are transported in cities.

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Unacast

  • Analytics
  • Information Services
  • Marketing
  • Industry
  • Founded in 2014
  • Raised: $27.3M
  • 40 employees

"Unacast powers a global network of proximity providers, enabling brands and retailers to retarget their customers based on offline behavior

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Lightyear

  • Transportation
  • Sustainability
  • Energy
  • Clean Technology
  • Green
  • Founded in 2016
  • Raised: $24.6M
  • 110 employees

" We are developing world's first long range solar car. Our ultimate goals is to bring clean mobility for everyone, everywhere.

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Glofox

  • Fitness
  • Health and Wellness
  • Cloud Management
  • Software
  • Founded in 2014
  • Raised: $22.7M
  • 120 employees

"Glofox is the business management software helping fitness entrepreneurs to build successful, growing businesses and improve worldwide health and wellbeing.

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Fraugster

  • Technology
  • Finance
  • Big Data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • FinTech
  • Deep Tech
  • Founded in 2014
  • Raised: $19.1M
  • 60 employees

"Fraugster has evolved into an AI-driven security company that shields e-commerce businesses and their consumers against cyber-criminal and always fulfills its commitment to increase every customer’s revenue growth

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Plum

  • Personal Finance
  • FinTech
  • Mobile Applications
  • Founded in 2016
  • Raised: $18M
  • 35 employees

"Plum is your personal savings assistant. It monitors your daily spend & automagically saves for you. Brought to you by early @transferwise & @tictail employees.

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refurbed

  • Consumer Electronics
  • E-Commerce
  • Marketplaces
  • Clean Technology
  • Founded in 2017
  • Raised: $17M
  • 60 employees

"Refurbed is the fastest-growing online marketplace for refurbished electronics in Germany & Austria. We built a platform to bring professional merchants and consumers together. Our products are up to 40% cheaper & 100% more environmentally friendly.

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