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EU Startups Summit 2023

On April 20-21, we’ll be hosting the next edition of our annual EU-Startups Summit! At this exclusive in-person event we’ll be showcasing many of Europe’s hottest startups and coming together to learn from some of the most successful European entrepreneurs of our time.

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EU Startups Summit 2023
EU Startups Summit 2023

Time & Location

20 Apr 2023, 9:00 am – 21 Apr 2023, 9:00 am

Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

About the Event

The EU-Startups Summit will return to Barcelona on April 20-21!

The annual EU-Startups Summit will take place in Barcelona once again this year, giving a boost to Europe’s wider startup ecosystem from this thriving hub.

  • For its annual flagship event, EU-Startups will gather over 2,000 founders, startup enthusiasts and investors in Barcelona on April 20-21 for two days of networking, inspiration and learning.
  • The attendees, from across Europe, represent the different minds, innovators and entrepreneurs pushing forward impactful innovation that is shaping our future.
  • The EU-Startups Summit will once again host the annual Pitch Competition. A standout feature of each year, the finalists will compete for a prize package valued at over €160k.

Barcelona, March 2023. The 2023 edition of the annual EU-Startups Summit is due to take place on April 20-21 in Barcelona, gathering together startup founders, investors, enthusiasts, and stakeholders from right across the European startup ecosystem and beyond. This year’s event, which is becoming a standout occasion on the European startup calendar, is expected to be its biggest one yet with more than 2,000 attendees gathering for two days of networking, inspiration and learning.

The Summit will take place in the Palacio de Congresos in Barcelona on April 20-21. Speakers already confirmed include the likes of Michael Cassau (Founder and CEO, Grover), Lina Chong (Director, Target Global), Diliara Lupenko (Co-Founder and COO, Impress) and Rob Cassedy (CEO, Wallapop).

The event seeks to highlight the brightest and most promising innovations and entrepreneurs as well as to celebrate and learn from Europe’s biggest success stories. Barcelona provides the inspirational background, itself highlighting how startups can become part of an exciting entrepreneurial culture and create cities that are hubs of innovation, inspiration and impact.

Thomas Ohr, Founder and CEO: “We are very excited to once again welcome attendees from all across Europe (and beyond) to Barcelona, a thriving hub of innovation and a great backdrop for our event. The EU-Startups Summit connects people from across the startup ecosystem, encouraging insightful discussions, inspiring innovation and creating connections. We are especially excited about our speaker lineup this year and the return of the always-popular Pitch Competition.”

The EU-Startups Summit is a premium gathering of founders, startup enthusiasts, corporates and investors from right across the continent. The event always has been and always will be a great location for networking, with many deals and new collaborations being formed on-site. This year, an extra emphasis is being placed on networking and connections, including an enhanced networking app in development and extended exhibition space.

As one of the annual highlights, the Summit will once again host its annual Pitch Competition on the main stage - with a prize package of over €160k. Expecting about 1,300 applications, the 15 finalists will be invited to pitch at the EU-Startups Summit in front of the attendees and an expert jury of VC investors. It’s an event that always leaves everyone at the edge of their seats, and a chance to hear pitches from Europe’s most promising early-stage startups, ready to shape the future of innovation.

Alongside all of this, attendees will have access to the main stage and the workshop stage. They’ll feature fireside chats with some of Europe’s most successful founders and investors, educational talks, and insightful panel discussions.

Don’t miss out!

The 2023 edition of the EU-Startups Summit will showcase many of Europe’s hottest startups and is a chance to learn from some of the most successful European entrepreneurs of our time.

The event, which will gather over 2,000 founders, startup enthusiasts, corporates, angel investors, VCs, and media from across Europe, will bring two days of networking, inspiration and learning.

Tickets for the EU-Startups Summit are available here:

About EU-Startups

Based in Barcelona, EU-Startups is the leading online publication about startups and innovation In Europe. Since 2010, the publication has been publishing content about European tech-based companies and startups, aiming to highlight impactful innovation and disruptive stories.

EU-Startups has played host to the EU-Startups Summit since 2014, an event where entrepreneurs, investors and startup enthusiasts can come together to shape the future of Europe’s startup ecosystem and foster innovation and collaboration.

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