WHERE STARTUPS SCALE
At TNW, our goal is to help startups reach the next level through connections, business, and access to capital. In the past thousands of startups have joined our Startup Program and collectively raised more than 4 billion in funding. Now that we're taking TNW digital, we can deliver even more value to startups at even better terms.
TNW helps startups in two ways. The Startup Pass gives you the Business pass at a discounted rate (49 eur). If you’re a startup looking to raise funding, grow your business, or raise awareness, join the TNW Startup Program for optimal exposure to customers, investors, and media for just 395 eur.
Who can join?
Verified startups that meet these criteria can sign up for a Startup Pass or the Startup Program:
- founded between 2014-2020
- has under 200 employees
- is building and marketing it's own software/hardware product (no agencies or consultancies)
WHY JOIN THE STARTUP PROGRAM
Aside from being the most affordable way to be part of TNW2020, our Startup Program comes with some incredible perks.
Get 4 business passes with access to content and networking features for your team
Get a 2-day booth in our virtual expo and demo your product to grow pipeline
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 publications are attending TNW2020. Stand out and boost your brand awareness
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.
Startups joining the TNW Startup Program can compete in the Pitch Battle and pitch their startup in front of a jury (consisting of media, investor and industry expert(s)) and TNW's virtual audience. on stage. After joining the Startup Program you will be able to sign up for one of the pitch competitions below.
The rate of technological progress is accelerating exponentially. Whether it is to enhance Human Intelligence or Artificial intelligence this battle is about startups with intelligent solutions.
The world has a huge challenge. More mouths to feed, higher consumer demands. How By 2050, we’ll need to feed an extra 2 billion people while decreasing our environmental impact. Startups with technologies and products in this field will battle it out.
As A Service
Software is eating the world. New services help to grow businesses and improve business processes throughout the world. The hottest young SaaS companies take the stage here.
Transportation and mobility is undergoing a huge Shift. Find out which startups are leading the way.
Due to the pandemic where shifting towards an ecommerce by default world. At the Checkout Pitch Battles, the hippest and hottest ecommerce startups take the stage.
Health and well being
Health and well being has been a huge topic in the last decade already, but the pandemic has catapulted the importance of this space. Watch the latest health and well being startups take the stage.
The selection process
From application to exhibiting
Awesome, your team is coming to TNW2020, well virtually. No need to book flights or hotels this time around. Make sure your company profile is complete and sign up for one of the pitch battles.
PICK YOUR BATTLES
Sign up for one of the Pitch Battles. Our team and experts (from media, investing and industry background) will discuss your application and select the most exciting startups to compete in the Pitch Battle.
GO DO BUSINESS
Prepare your pitch, discuss your go to TNW strategy with your team (who's doing what, create a personal agenda via the app), and start networking and scheduling meetings with investors and potential client. Get ready to rock.
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
BATTLE IT OUT
Next to exhibiting and investor meetings, you can choose to get even more exposure by signing up for one of the six the Pitch Battle themes. Apply for the chance to showcase at TNW, where the 60 finalists will pitch their startups to the most influential minds in tech and a jury consisting of a member of the media, an investor and sector expert(s)
This is your opportunity to gain exposure and achieve your goals. Interested? Submit your application now.
IT'S A MATCH
Securing quality meetings is the main driver of doing business at TNW. With TNW being fully online, it's more efficient than ever. We've invested heavily in our proprietary networking experience, so you can land those investor meetings.
Schedule meetings with investors and potential clients before the event starts. Last year, we had 3,800 meetings scheduled between startups and investors, and over 30,000 meetings in general.
Here's a selection of the startups that will be joining us for TNW2020. Find all startups here.