European Startup Conferences

EU Startup Resources offers this European Innovation Conference calendar as a resource to help make connections between startups, investors, and innovators.

Our goal is to bring together startups and innovation professionals to learn about cutting-edge innovations and foster dynamic conversation addressing how technology is transforming Europe.

JAN-MAR | APR-JUN | JUL-SEP | OCT-DEC

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Oct

  • The Next Web – Join 25,000 of the world’s brightest minds to explore the role tech will play in our collective future. Our flagship event’s 15th edition will bring our global speaker lineup and immersive digital experience to your living room. Virtual Conference; Oct 1-2, 2020
  • LEAP Summit – LEAP Summit brings people from all over the world to one place to learn together to solve the most pressing challenges of our time. Zagreb, Croatia; Oct 1-2, 2020
  • Mind the Product London – Mind the Product London is a conference that brings together product leaders to explore design, technology, and business. London, England, United Kingdom; Oct 1-2, 2020
  • Wolves Summit – An event where innovation meets business and capital. Wolves Summit focuses on new technologies that change the world. This year, it will be the 8th edition of the event, full of inspiration, education, and networking.  Connect with 1500+ attendees and schedule 1:1 meetings before the event. This way, you can grow your network and business effectively by making relevant business connections. Warsaw, Poland; Oct 5-7, 2020
  • Digital Leadership Forum 2020– a Boutique conference for digital and communications managers. Vienna, Austria; Oct 5-6, 2020
  • CASHWALK – Germany’s most exclusive pitch day. We connect 50 young and disruptive startups with some of the world’s leading VC and Angel Investors. Munich, Germany; Oct 6, 2020
  • SOUTH SUMMIT – one of the leading startup conference in southern Europe. A platform created to bring together startups, international investors, and leading corporations to search for innovation. Madrid, Spain; Oct 6-8, 2020
  • World Summit AI – Enterprise, Startups, Investors, and Deep Tech will all gather in one inspiring space for two days, and we have the perfect AI-driven networking event app for you to connect with the WSAI community! 5,872 connections and 2,940 meetings were made through the event app in 2018. Amsterdam, Netherlands; Oct 7-8, 2020
  • IT Arena – a tech event with a global outlook and scale, which takes place in Lviv, Ukraine, on the last weekend of September. Productive networking, business matchmaking, and festival spirit are IT Arena trademarks. Three intensive conference days catalyze exponential growth and inspire new solutions and business ideas. IT Arena expands the limits, uniting global tech in Ukraine! Lviv, Ukraine; Oct 8-10, 2020
  • Entrepreneurship Summit – Der Entrepreneurship Summit ist das besondere Gründer-Event in Deutschland. Über 100 Experten aus allen Bereichen des Entrepreneurship treffen auf 1500 Gleichgesinnte, Gründer, Visionäre und Querdenker! Freuen Sie sich auf unvergessliche Keynotes, Impulsgruppen und Interviews. Berlin, Germany; Oct 9-11, 2020
  • Internet of Supply Chain – The only IoT event for supply chain & logistics professionals. If you are a forward-thinking supply chain and logistics professionals, this conference is for you, providing you with insight to transform your supply chain strategy, deliver transparency, value, and efficiency throughout your business by revolutionizing your inventory, warehouse, and fleet management. Berlin, Germany; 2021
  • SaaStock – one of the best conferences for SaaS founders, VCs, and execs in Europe. When the SaaS community comes together, the result is a mutual improvement. Online; Oct 12-15, 2020
  • BERLIN LGBT+ TECH WEEK – Following #UNIT Summit’s success in the past years, we are evolving into the Berlin LGBT+ Tech Week, a unique festival celebrating tech, diversity, and LGBT+ in the workplace! With five days of events, each focusing on a different topic, you’ll get the opportunity to expand your network in a relaxed atmosphere, learn through talks but also discover new businesses and technologies. Featuring more than 20 experts and panels and hosted by some of the coolest tech companies in Berlin, you get food, you get drinks, you get knowledge, everybody gets something! Berlin, Germany; Oct 12-16, 2020
  • DroneDeploy Conference – brings together a community of innovators from our ecosystem of industries, including agriculture, construction, energy/oil & gas, mining, and more, to discuss the latest drone innovations and hot topics impacting operations. Virtual; Sept 13-14, 2020
  • Investors Forum 2020 – Over 200 LPs and over 200 GPs will once again gather in Geneva for an event unlike any other. With a strict one-to-one ratio of LPs to GPs, this event delivers unparalleled content, debate, and networking in a collegiate, non-commercial environment. The Investors’ Forum is open only to Invest Europe member LPs and GPs and qualified institutional investors. All registrations will be reviewed to ensure entrance criteria are met. We encourage you to begin the registration review process early to reserve your place at the event. Geneva, Switzerland; Oct 13-14, 2020
  • Dublin Tech SummitDublin Tech Summit is a two-day global tech conference that sits at the Irish tech scene’s heart. In just three short years, DTS has emerged as Ireland’s largest tech event as well as “Europe’s fastest-growing tech conference.” DTS brings together some of the most influential tech and business leaders to Dublin for two days of growth & development, knowledge sharing, covering the latest trends, networking, and of course,…the craic! Virtual; Oct 14, 2020
  • VIRTUAL Venture Capital Forum – Recognised as a leading European conference for LPs and GPs engaged in VC activity. Visit the website to find out more about the event. Online; Oct 14-15, 2020
  • Turing Fest – Turing Fest brings the smartest people in global tech to Scotland’s iconic capital city. Be part of a diverse audience of founders, engineers, product managers, marketers, investors, and more, coming together to learn, connect, and share a unique experience. Edinburgh, Scotland; Oct 15-16, 2020
  • World Digital Banking Summit – This event will bring together banking, financial services, and FinTech professionals to discuss new advances in processes and technology to improve the overall banking experience. Leading professionals from global brands will be in attendance to share their experiences and discuss trending topics such as mobile banking, AI payments, privacy, innovation, and much more. Berlin, Germany; Oct 15-16, 2020
  • Bread & Jam Festival – Bread & Jam is an annual 2-day conference and boot camp for emerging and scaling food and drink brands, bringing together food and drink founders and innovators, investors, media, and industry leaders. You can expect a ground-breaking program of panel discussions, inspirational keynotes, hands-on workshops, and mentoring sessions focused on accelerating independent food and drink brands with bold aspirations. If you’re an ambitious food brand, this is an annual event not to be missed. Virtual; Oct 19-20, 2020
  • Cybersecurity Week Luxembourg – Cybersecurity Week Luxembourg positions the country as a top European location for cybersecurity startups, talent, investors, and experts looking for growth opportunities. Cybersecurity Week Luxembourg is an advocacy-campaign week, which takes place from 16 to Oct 21Oct 21 and aims to raise awareness of cybersecurity threats and promote cybersecurity among citizens, corporates SMEs, and provide up-to-date security information through education on and sharing best practices. Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Oct 19-29, 2020
  • Innowave Summit – the best high tech conference in Southeast Europe with a major accent on Digitalization of business and public sectors and focus on Innovations in Marketing, Sales, E-Commerce, and all industries. The event’s goal is to encourage innovative and creative thinking and create a favorable environment in which participants can exchange successful business models, experience, and good practices. Varna, Bulgaria; TBA
  • Startup Istanbul – Top 100 startups will meet world-class mentors, investors, companies, and media in 4 days. Exhibition stand, opportunity to access demo day, mentor hours, workshops, boat tour, and maybe chance to be on the main stage as a finalist for just selected startups. Istanbul, Turkey; Oct 20-22, 2020
  • Mozfest – 10th-anniversary gathering of educators, activists, technologists, researchers, artists, and young people dedicated to creating a better, healthier internet. A seven-day celebration for, by, and about people who love the internet, showcasing world-changing ideas and technology through workshops, talks, and interactive sessions. Amsterdam, The Netherlands; postponed to March 2021
  • Unleash World Paris – UNLEASH World is the largest gathering of HR leaders discussing the future of work and workforce technology globally. Paris, Ile-de-France, France; Oct 20-21, 2021
  • The Festival of Female Entrepreneurs – one of Enterprise Nation’s flagship events. Launching in Bristol before expanding to Edinburgh, it brings together some of the UK’s most influential female entrepreneurs, business leaders, and brightest start-ups to share ideas, solve challenges and get practical insights on how to start and grow a business. Online; Oct 23, 2020
  • Accelerate Global – A unique 24-hour live stream filled with insights, trends, real-world cases, and practical workshops on how to accelerate business transformation just at the click of a mouse. Join the event in your timezone and language and learn how to build a low-code enterprise. Online; Oct 28, 2020
  • Arch Summit – brings together executives from Vodafone’s global network, cutting edge startups, and leading innovators to one place. It is an event facilitating networking opportunities and discussions related to new and emerging technologies. Luxembourg; Oct 27-28, 2021
  • Barcelona Cybersecurity Congress – Providing the perfect opportunity to explain, discuss, and exchange knowledge and ideas to introduce new cybersecurity solutions. Barcelona, Spain; postponed May 11-13, 2021
  • How To Web – How to Web empowers founders and professionals like you to create disrupting tech products and businesses. We showcased over 50 presentations, masterclasses, and debates about successful startups and products, business & innovation war stories, and domain analysis for two days. You will discuss global trends like fintech, AI, Blockchain, tech democracy, and urban transportation. Also cover practical subjects as starting a startup, growing revenue and distribution, designing innovative products, and improving team performance. Bucharest, Romania; postponed until 2021
  • ReactiveConf – World-class 3 day festival of modern technologies for mobile and web innovators. Prague, Czech Republic, postponed Mar 8-9, 2021
  • NOAH Conference London – Connecting Capital with Entrepreneurs. Our mission is to provide a physical marketplace that facilitates funding of European digital companies at all stages. London, UK; canceled
  • Decentralized – Decentralized is a world-class summit that will exchange knowledge and ideas on innovative business and political implications. Decentralized has established itself as Europe’s premier conference on Blockchain and digital currencies. Decentralized will bring together the world’s leading business executives and academic experts to debate current trends and future developments across three conference tracks. Athens, Attiki, Greece; TBA

Nov

  • World Bio Markets – the only event that focuses entirely on the commercialization of the bio-economy. We connect brands and retailers across the various chemical, material, and product industries to the entire value chain to collaboratively drive change through commercially viable innovation. Amsterdam, Netherlands; Postponed until Mar 29-31, 2021
  • Virtual Reality Nordic 2020 – Virtual Reality Nordic 2020 is a one-day event dedicated to building the Nordic VR ecosystem by bringing innovators. Oulu, Oulu, Finland; Nov 3, 2020
  • AltFi London Summit – Join over 200 industry leaders to explore the theme of Scaling-Up in Europe, looking at the opportunity and challenges that Europe’s fintech growth story holds. London, UK; Nov 9, 2020
  • Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo – Discover a refreshing and imaginative approach that will change the way innovative CIOs and IT executives think about digital leadership, business strategy, information, and technology. Virtual; Nov 9-12, 2020
  • Fintech Week is the event week dedicated to the future of finance. It is Germany’s largest fintech event with more than 1,500 visitors from banks, insurance companies, fintech, and insurtech companies and around 30 events under its roof: networking events, conferences, workshops, panels on best cases, a hackathon, and more. Hamburg, Germany; TBD
  • GoingVC Demo Day 2020 – The goal of GoingVC Partners’ demo day is to help early-stage founders raise money. We’re looking to invest in early-stage startups solving problems we care about. We are sector agnostic and encourage any and all startups that are currently looking for their first money to apply for demo day. This means any startup that is pre-seed. Deadline: Nov 10, 2020
  • Telco Data Analytics & AI Europe – The catalyst for telco transformation offering new opportunities with ai, analytics, and automation. Online; Nov 10-11, 2020
  • Frontiers Health is the healthcare innovation edition of Frontiers Conferences. Designed to provide a unique platform to learn, exchange, and get inspired by the topics of digital disruption and technologies in healthcare. As with all Frontiers conferences, the experience is king, with various hands-on workshops, immersive sessions, and thought-provoking keynotes. Virtual; Nov 12-13, 2020
  • European Startup Festival 2020 – The European Startup Festival is celebrating the European Startup Community connecting all stakeholders of the start-up ecosystem. Online; Nov 16-21, 2020
  • Smart City Expo World Congress – At Smart City Expo World Congress, we dare to keep dreaming of a smart urban evolution that claims for the cities we need: green, inclusive, liveable spaces that look ahead and leave no one behind. Virtual Conference; Nov 17-18, 2020
  • TechDay London – We know startups are looking for a few main resources to help propel their growth, and that’s exactly who we invite to join us as attendees. TechDay offers a unique opportunity to showcase your brand and connect with our 7,000 attendees! London, UK; Virtual, Nov 17-19, 2020
  • Malta Blockchain Summit – Malta Blockchain Summit is a blockchain expo that discusses the Blockchain’s potential applications, quantum technology, Artificial Intelligence, big data, and IoT. The Summit anticipates 5,000 delegates and world-class speakers, 300 exhibitors, and sponsors. It will also feature a Hackathon as well as an ICO Pitch with hundreds of investors. Valletta, Malta; Nov 18-19, 2020
  • SingularityU Greece Summit – brings the world’s leading speakers and experts on exponentially accelerating technologies together with Greek business leaders of today and tomorrow, giving us the knowledge and insight we need to compete—and win—in an exponentially changing world. Athens, Greece; TBD
  • Data Natives Unlimited 2020 Conference – bringing thinkers, innovators, and creators in data and tech on its stages to share their learnings and inspirational stories. We will explore the future trends in data science, the new economy, and debate on how future society will look. Online; Nov 18-20, 2020
  • Slush – Tech events are usually impressively lined up with the most accomplished and triumphant: their success is surely easy to recognize, but what’s much harder is to dig into their best-kept secrets and the real practices they preach and work by. This year, our on-stage and off-stage program is going all out to give you the best, hands-on advice by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. In 2018, over 3,100 startups, 1,800 investors, and 650 journalists from over 130 countries gathered at Slush to kick it with like-minded tech-heads while experiencing the phenomenal atmosphere. Helsinki, Finland; 2021
  • Tech Jobs Fair Berlin – Tech Jobs Fair provides job seekers an opportunity to browse and apply to some of Europe’s fastest-growing companies. We provide comprehensive hiring solutions and candidates from categories like work students, fresh graduates, experienced professionals, and strategic hires for key positions. Berlin, Germany; Nov 11, 2021
  • Investor Summit Liechtenstein – The investor Summit Liechtenstein connects startups and SMEs with capital search with top-class investors and decision-makers. At the center of the event are the company presentations. Schann, Liechtenstein, Nov 25, 2020
  • SiGMA iGaming Conference – Increasing in size, scope, and success over the last five years, SiGMA’19 will be the busiest show yet, offering 12,500 delegates the chance to network with leaders in the iGaming industry, strike deals with the biggest brands, engage the leading suppliers, and secure support from the affiliates that matter. The 6th edition of SiGMA will take place between the 27th to Nov 29Nov 29 in Malta; visitors from 80+ countries will be creating next-level business opportunities for the global iGaming sector in 2020 and beyond. Positioned at the cutting edge of a very competitive industry, the Summit has evolved into the definitive iGaming showcase, operating on both a European and world stage. Msida, Malta; postponed Feb 16-18, 2021
  • Robotex – an international robotics education network, hosting tech event series across all continents and running robotics and startup programs. Tallinn, Estonia; Spring 2021
  • Swiss Fintech Investor Day is a matchmaking event where Fintech startups selected by a jury pitch to find experienced smart money investors. It is the largest fintech investor event in Switzerland, gathering over 250 attendees from all over the world. The event is targeted at investors, business angels, venture capitalists, tech fund managers, family offices, corporate investors, and startup supporters. It is organized by the Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC). Zurich, Switzerland; Nov 30, 2020

Dec

  • The Big Score – ‍The Big Score is a venture capital & corporate sourcing event that brings together scaleups and investors. It will be streamed live from the event’s usual home of Ghent, Belgium. Online; Dec 1-3, 2020
  • Web Summit – It’s been called “the best technology conference on the planet.” But we think it’s different. And that difference works for our attendees, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to the most exciting startups in the world. Our speakers may be world-class, but our networking is “simply legendary.” Lisbon, Portugal; Dec 2-4, 2020
  • Indo-German Startup Week – initiated by the German Indian Startup Exchange Program and is powered by SAP. This one-week summit brings together startup eco-systems of Germany and India to impact entrepreneurs looking for support to internationalize into the respective other markets. On 10th Dec 2020, a pitch marathon with 40 startups, 10 each among the focus sectors, will pitch to an esteemed jury. What makes this pitch marathon interesting is the challenges provided by our corporate partners, leading each of the focus sectors – Advanced Analytics by SAP, Intelligent IoT by Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions, Digital Health by Siemens Healthineers, and Mobility by Mercedes Benz Research and Development. Online; Dec 7-11, 2020
  • APIdays Paris – The new API Stack for the Programmable Society is the world’s leading API Conference. It expects 2,000 API practitioners and IT decision-makers (CTOs, CDOs, VP Engineers, Architects, PMs, Developers, Investors, etc.). Paris, France, Dec 8-10, 2020

European Startup Conferences

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