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 for early stage startups to make impact at TNW2020, and in the tech industry at large. Here is what is included.
Get four Business Passes for your team, with access to content and networking features.
Get a two-day booth in our virtual expo. Demo your product and generate leads.
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.
Must be verified startup that fits the criteria. If we are unable to verify your status, your registration may be cancelled.
Live access to talks, chat and polls
Live access to the digital events platform, the talks on 10 stages and chat and polls.
Premium sessions and access to talk recordings
Get access to Premium sessions and watch all talks on demand up to 90 days after the event
Browse attendee list, chat and schedule meetings
See who else is joining, chat and schedule meetings.
Investor matchmaking (schedule meetings, open office hours and speed dating)
Planning to raise a funding round? Meet your next investor at TNW2020
2-day exhibit booth (virtual) to help meet your lead generation goals
In your virtual exhibitor booth people can join you to chat and see a demo of your product
- Live access to talks, chat and polls
Strategy & Corporate Finance Manager, Validated ID
ROI on steroids. We met Randstad Innovation Fund at TNW, they ended up co-leading with Caixa Capital Risc our €2M seed round.
For just €395 you get
Note: excluding 21% VAT. The normal price for 'non-startups of this package is 10k.
4 Business passes
Get 4 Business passes for your team
2 day exhibitor booth
A virtual exhibitor booth for both days
Schedule 1-1 meetings with investors
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.
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 you've registered for the Startup Program, you can apply to be selected for participation in one of six pitch competitions.
The rate of technological progress is accelerating exponentially. Whether to enhance human intelligence or AI, this battle is for startups with intelligent solutions.
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 and mobility is undergoing a huge shift, reshaping transit in cities and beyond. Find out which startups are leading the way.
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 wellbeing
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.
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.
A selection of startups joining us at TNW2020. See all startups here.