TNW STARTUP PROGRAM

NEXT-LEVEL GROWTH

Make lasting connections to scale-up your startup.

TNW CONFERENCE

Make the right connections

Networking is a core aspect of our event – thousands of attendees 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.

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

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:

  • Sustainability
  • Health & Wellness
  • Mobility & Smart Cities
  • FinTech
  • Data Management & Security
  • Enterprise Software
  • Marketplace & Retail
  • Energy
  • 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?

ALEXANDER WEBER

HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL MARKETS N26 - ALUMNI 2017
ALEXANDER WEBER

One of the best events to meet your customers and potential partners all in one place.

ALUMNI

Join the list of extraordinary companies that have joined our startup programs in the past



INVESTOR MATCHMAKING

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.

JOÃO CARDOSO

CEO AT LOVYS
JOÃO CARDOSO

TNW Conference is perfect for startup fundraising. Index works really well in connecting with investors. Simply put, we had 19 great investor meetings.

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