What is Tech5?

Tech5 is an annual competition organised by TNW and Adyen.

The competition showcases and awards the fastest growing companies by revenue in six key European markets.

One winner from the best of these six markets will be announced on stage at The Next Web Conference 2018.

Why should I enter TECH5?

Enter TECH5 and show millions of people around the world your business.

Finalists get international media exposure and instantly become part of a network of the fastest growing startups in Europe. You’ll reach more people than ever before and take your business to a new level.

If you were founded in 2013 or later, and are located in the Netherlands, the UK, Spain, France, Germany or Sweden, you can apply now!

See you at the finals!!

Country Winners 2017

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UK: Deliveroo
Germany: Bragi
The Netherlands: Tiqets
France: Misterfly
Sweden: Matsmart

Previous Tech5 winners

These companies already made their mark on Tech5

  • Fairphone
  • YPlan
  • Lyst
  • Transferwise
  • made.com
  • SwiftKey
  • CrowdCube
  • Lesara
  • Foodpanda
  • Movinga
  • FinanceFox
  • Blacklane
  • Delivery Hero
  • Finexkap
  • Drivy
  • Cabify
  • Kantox
  • Acast
  • Deliveroo
  • Tiqets
  • Bragi
  • MisterFly
  • Happn
  • CornerJob

Our country ambassadors

We are working with key influencers to connect to your country’s ecosystem

  • Jose Iglesias

    Jose Iglesias

    Director EMEA, Techstars

  • Aurore Belfrage

    Aurore Belfrage

    Head of Together, EQT Ventures

  • Jan Hammer

    Jan Hammer

    General Partner, Index Ventures

  • Patrick de Laive

    Patrick de Laive

    Co-Founder, TNW

  • Maximilian von der Ahé

    Maximilian von der Ahé

    Co-Founder , Betahaus

  • Willy Braun

    Willy Braun

    Co-Founder , Daphni

Our connection to fast growing startups

The Next Web is a tech media company that believes technology is making the world a better place. Successful startups deserve a chance to shine. The TNW Conference and our news blog are some of the ways we do this.

Adyen is one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the world. Now, they want to share an opportunity for young companies with the same ambition.

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