The startup scene in Europe is large and active enough to have a “Hot 100” list designated by Wired Magazine every year, as well as a few hundred events dedicated specifically to the startup community.
Whether you’re looking to understand the startup landscape in Europe or you’re in the midst of developing a startup, these events are key to getting you noticed–and potentially funded.
Here are the top startup events in Europe for the third and fourth quarters of 2017.
Startup Jobs Fair in Berlin connects exceptional talent with startups that are looking to hire the best of the best in their respective fields.
Tech Open Air in Berlin prides itself on providing an inspirational atmosphere for startups to learn, connect and grow. Tech Open Air uses storytelling, art installations, interactive panels and live music to stimulate the creative minds that come to witness this unique experience.
The Conference in Malmö Sweden is designed to help attendees take complex problems and fill in the solution gaps with the help of brain scientists, marketing experts, interactive workshops and masterclasses.
Hack Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland is the largest European hackathon, where teams create web, mobile, or desktop applications in 40-hours nonstop. The event is completely free and you can join a team or create your own.
Os!o Innovation Week in Oslo, Norway is the place to discuss and develop innovative ideas by combining entrepreneurship and technology. It’s not your typical conference in that there are no sales presentations or inspirational talks; Os!o is all about action and implementation.
Technology for Marketing in London is all about trends and technology that will enhance your marketing efforts, which is crucial for both emerging and established startups. Over 5,000 companies will be in attendance at this conference.
IP Expo Europe in London is the top conference in Europe for teaching businesses how to excel using the latest IT technology. Topics range from Cloud technology to AI to Cyber Security.
South Summit in Madrid boasts over 12,000 attendees, 3,000 startups and 650 investors. The program topics range from smart mobility and content to sustainability and biotech. Between the startup competitions and keynote speakers, this event is geared to help budding entrepreneurs come out on top.
Web Summit in Lisbon was named the “largest tech conference in the world” by Inc. With 60,000 attendees spanning all industries, speeches from hundreds of industry leaders and exhibitions from top companies, this is a pretty fair assessment.
hub Conference in Berlin bills itself as an interactive business festival. Participants will work together to solve real-life problems through masterminds and fun workshops. Startups will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas for cash prizes, as well as the chance to network with potential investors.
TechCrunch Disrupt in Berlin is a worldwide tech event that brings together the most revolutionary ideas from top entrepreneurs, investors and hackers. This event is designed to push participants to their creative limits.