Do you have all upcoming ICOs on your screen? For sure not. But at START Summit you will have the opportunity to see six high potential upcoming ICOs pitching their token. You will get the opportunity to see interesting blockchain projects and profit from a pre-sale advantage.
Inspire yourselves in 30 minute keynotes, where the smartest minds in technology and entrepreneurship will give you insight in how the way we think, interact and live will be rapidly changed.
In the exclusive 1-to-1 meetings, investors have the chance to get in touch with the founders of their chosen startups in a private atmosphere. It is the ultimate deal sourcing opportunity! Find the next unicorn.
In this highly interactive format, an industry expert gathers a corporate, an investor and the best 10 startups of the conference from a predetermined field to discuss relevant technological trends. This format provides a unique private setting for unfiltered knowledge transfer, as well as innovation and co-creation partnerships. Background Sessions are predestined to find state-of-the-art solutions for significant industry issues and thereby being where innovation happens!
New ideas, an interactive audience and direct feedback. These incentives sum up our format called START Factor. During START Factor, both seed and early-stage startups as well as ambitious entrepreneurs can pitch their idea ad hoc in the START Arena and START Circus. With the START Summit App the audience will vote you UP or DOWN and thus you’ll know directly if people are convinced by your idea. As soon as you received too many downvotes the lights and your microphone will turn off. So prove yourself or go home! In the end two mentors will give you useful tips for your pitches in the future. You’ll have the chance to apply for this event up to one hour ahead of it.
START Summiteer is the most prestigious pitching competition at START Summit. This format allows 30 early-stage startups to pitch in front of influential and experienced investors. To become the one and only START Summiteer three rounds of pitching and challenging questions must be endured. The final round will be held on the Main Stage in front of 1’000 people where the six best contestants can demonstrate their confidence and credibility. For early-stage startups this could mean the kickstart into a promising future as START Summiteer has become famous for many notable investments and success stories.
Within our 45 minute panels thought leaders in the respective field will debate essential technological trends and issues. Observe how avant-garde opinions clash in an excellent environment suited for seeking solutions to the substantial challenges of today and tomorrow.
Attend our 30 minute on-stage interviews, called Fireside Chats, where curious moderators will challenge veteran entrepreneurs, industry pioneers and unique personalities. What are their thoughts regarding our economic and social future? The answer will be given on all three of our stages.
Witness the most disrupting startups unfold their business models, visions and strategy for the future. Who will be the next unicorn in Blockchain, AI, AR/VR and IoT? Find out at our 15 minute startup showcases.
At our Main Stage with a capacity for 600 interested people, we will present highly inspiring key note speeches given
by the most vision-driven futurists and tech experts in the area of our four focus topics.
“The essential part of creativity is not being afraid to fail” – Edwin H. Land
At the START Arena you will get the chance to participate in innovative and disrupting speeches,
panel discussions and spontaneous startup pitches within the format “START Factor”.
In the Arena, the focus is heading to the interaction and integration of other important entrepreneur-topics.