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Dates: June 9-10, 2016 | Register here
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Cost: 
Free for startups; EUR 500,-  for corporates
Location: Berlin, Germany

The Summit is created to support entrepreneurs and startups from around Europe.

Startup Europe Summit 2016

The Tech Conference for Startups and Policy

The Startup Europe Summit (SES) is a pop-up conference that brings together entrepreneurs, investors, academics, policy makers and major corporates. It showcases new EU-funded initiatives designed to boost Europe’s tech and web startups.

Taking place in one of Europe’s entrepreneurial hubs, the Startup Europe Summit will be hosted in Berlin by the Factory on the June 9-10, 2016. Attended by some of Europe’s leading startups, European policymakers, venture capitalists, corporations, and startup accelerators, the discussions will be focused on the future of European entrepreneurship, the challenges and successes of technology and policy in Europe. The Startup Summit provides a space for entrepreneurs and policymakers alike to learn about the evolutions and opportunities for startups and young entrepreneurs in Europe.

Now, for the second time, captains of the industry, Europe’s leading startup founders and policy makers gathered to discuss during this two-day event what’s next for Europe. The second edition of the Startup Europe Summit will be held in Berlin, Germany, on 9 and 10 June 2016. Europe Summit 2016 will be the first public event at Factory’s new Silicon Allee campus, in Berlin’s Mitte District.

Opportunities for Startups at Startup Europe Summit 2016

  • The Startup Games: A pitch contest for early stage startups
  • Startup Expo
  • Meet investors One-on-One

The first SES was held in Berlin in 2015. The Startup Europe Summit 2015 was a 2-day technology summit hosted at Factory Berlin that was put together in cooperation with the European Commission, Factory and the Startup Europe Initiative. There were talks from Europe’s key startup players, a startup fair showcasing the newest technology products developed in Europe as well as a closed top-floor, available for private meetings between founders, industry representatives and policy makers. The invite-only event attracted 1200 attendees.

Big name attendees included GoEurope, Blablacar, Günther Öttinger, Andrus Ansip, Neelie Kroes of the EU Commission (and the Dutch Special Envoy for Startups), Index Ventures, Startup Bootcamp, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, and Google.

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