European Startup Conferences

Startup System EU 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

European Innovation CalendarEuropean Accelerator DeadlinesEuropean Digital Health Conferences

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Oct

  • Data for Health Venture Forum promotes innovation and investment into the best technology companies from across Europe and is your chance to connect with VCs, entrepreneurs, industry experts and thought leaders to foster new connections, business, and investment. Budapest, Hungary; Oct 1, 2019
  • Alpine High-Tech Venture Forum 2019 – The Alpine High-Tech Venture Forum promotes innovation and investment into the best technology companies from across Europe and is your chance to connect with VCs, entrepreneurs, industry experts, and thought leaders to foster new connections, business, and investment. Lausanne, Switzerland; Oct 1-2, 2019
  • Microsoft Future Decoded – Future Decoded offers an inspired vision of the digital business of tomorrow, with the tangible advice you need to drive your business. London, UK; Oct 1-2, 2019
  • SOUTH SUMMIT – one of the leading startup conference in southern Europe. A platform created with the aim to bring together startups, international investors and leading corporations in the search for innovation. Madrid, Spain; Oct 2-4, 2019
  • Stream Startup Festival – a not-for-profit startup event made to support the journeys of early-stage startups by giving them practical support and tools of growth. The one-day festival brings you founder stories, workshops, panel discussions and of course networking at its finest. Tampere, Finland; Oct 3, 2019
  • 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. London, UK; Oct 3-4, 2019
  • Mondial.Tech – dedicated to technological innovations for automobiles and tomorrow’s mobility. Automobile manufacturers, equipment manufacturers, Tech giants & start-ups shape the future of transportation and mobility. Paris, France; TBA
  • ngGirls – We believe that the IT industry will greatly benefit from bringing more women into technology. We want to give you an opportunity to learn how to program and become a programmer. Experience in HTML and CSS are an advantage of participating in the workshop. Rome, Italy; Oct 6, 2019
  • Women Startup Challenge Europe HealthTechLaunched in partnership with Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies, the Women Startup Challenge is on a mission to close the funding gap and shake up a culture and economy that’s made it exceedingly difficult for women to launch startups and raise capital. We provide funding, mentoring, and other resources for women who are creating the most innovative tech companies to help scale their products. The 10 finalists will pitch our distinguished jury of investors on 7 October in Paris. Our distinguished jury has included investors from Mozilla, GV (Google Ventures), Techstars, Illuminate Ventures, OneRagtime, Techstars, and more. Paris, France, Oct 7, 2019
  • 4th BFC EU CONFERENCE 2019 – Redefining Finance through DLT & Emerging Tech​. Are you interested in how disruptive technologies will impact financial services? If so, the 4th BFC EU Conference will help you to identify how emerging technologies will redefine financial services to better position you for the future. This year, BFC EU will examine a host of disruptive technologies including distributed ledgers, artificial intelligence, cloud, and big data to help you determine the most suitable technologies for your business needs. Dublin, Ireland; Oct 7-9, 2019
  • InsurTech Rising International450+ insurtech entrepreneurs, incumbents and investors from across the world driving the insurance digital revolution. Paris, Ile-de-France, France; Oct 7-11, 2019
  • LegalTech Startup Challenge – LegalTech Startup Challenge is aiming to make an impact on the Legal sector providing access to domain expertise and market credibility. Istanbul, Turkey; Oct 9, 2019
  • Digital Transformation EXPO Europe 2019Digital Transformation EXPO Europe connects IT leaders, security specialists and data specialists with solutions and services. London, England, United Kingdom; Oct 9-10, 2019
  • 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! 5872 connections and 2940 meetings were made through the event app in 2018. Amsterdam, Netherlands; Oct 9-10, 2019
  • 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; Oct 9-10, 2019
  • beatvyne’s Music x Tech Experience#MxT2019 is a gathering of the world‘s leading experts, from the established to the radical,
    highlighting new technologies in changing global entertainment industry, with a focus on the fan experience. Dublin, Ireland; Oct 11-12, 2019
  • SaaStock – one of the best conference for SaaS founders, VCs, and execs in Europe. When the SaaS community comes together the result is a mutual improvement. Dublin, Ireland; Oct 14-16, 2019
  • O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference 2019 – The O’Reilly AI Conference is a unique opportunity for the brightest minds in applied AI to gather for four intense and invigorating days. London, UK; Oct 14-17, 2019
  • MIPCOM – the year’s most anticipated global market for entertainment content across all platforms. Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, France; Oct 14-19, 2019
  • INNOVEIT – Brings together around 350 entrepreneurs, representatives of higher education and research, EU, national and regional policymakers, as well as EIT graduates and key innovation actors. Budapest, Hungary; Oct 15, 2019
  • Deep Tech Summit – The Deep Tech Summit promotes innovation and investment into the best technology companies from across Europe and is your chance to connect with VCs, entrepreneurs, industry experts, and thought leaders to foster new connections, business, and investment. London, UK; Oct 15-16, 2019
  • Cybersecurity Week Luxembourg 2019 – Cybersecurity Week Luxembourg positions the country as a leading European location for cybersecurity start-ups, talent, investors and experts who are looking for growth opportunities. Cybersecurity Week Luxembourg is an advocacy-campaign week, which takes place from 16 to 21 October and aims to raise awareness of cybersecurity threats, promote cybersecurity among citizens, corporates and SMEs, and provide up-to-date security informa on through educa on and sharing best practices. Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Oct 15-25, 2019
  • BARCELONA TECH JOB FAIR AUTUMN 2019 – a chance for job seekers to talk to companies that are hiring in person. If you’ve had enough of submitting your CV online without the opportunity to make a lasting first impression, here’s your chance to change your strategy and do a bit of networking. Barcelona, Spain; Oct 17, 2019
  • German Private Equity Conference – The 7th Annual German Private Equity Conference will bring together more than 450 delegates of the leading investors and funds in the world. Munich, Bayern, Germany; Oct 17, 2019
  • AWE EU 2019 – AWE EU 2019 is the most essential AR+VR conference and expo. Don’t miss the world’s leading spatial computing (AR/VR/MR) event series, what Forbes calls “the most essential AR+VR conference and expo,” in a unique market.Spatial computing is at a critical crossroads. Find out why this is the case globally and in Europe as industry leaders take the AWE EU stage. Hear from those sharing real-life use cases, solving major technical challenges, bringing AR/VR into new sectors, considering ethical and legal issues, promoting diversity, and working on the cutting edge of XR development. Enter the next dimension at AWE EU 2019! Munich, Bayern, Germany; Oct 17-18; 2018
  • ngGirls – We believe that the IT industry will greatly benefit from bringing more women into technology. We want to give you an opportunity to learn how to program and become a programmer. Experience in HTML and CSS are an advantage of participating in the workshop. Madrid, Spain; Oct 18, 2019
  • Italian Healthcare Venture Forum a part of Meet in Italy for Life Sciences promotes innovation and investment into the best technology companies from across Europe and is your chance to connect with VCs, entrepreneurs, industry experts, and thought leaders to foster new connections, business, and investment. Trieste, Italy; Oct 18, 2019
  • 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 goal of the event is to encourage innovative and creative thinking and to create a favorable environment in which participants can exchange successful business models, experience and good practices. Varna, Bulgaria; Oct 18-19, 2019
  • 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 even maybe chance to be on the main stage as a finalist is for just selected startups. Istanbul, Turkey; Oct 18-21, 2019
  • Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 – 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 19-20, 2019
  • 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. London, UK; Oct 21-27, 2019
  • Scale 19 – SCALE is getting a makeover. Following a strategic review, we are changing our format to focus on creating intimate, highly-targeted events that bring our community of founders, marketing pioneers, and creative visionaries together on a more regular basis. Unfortunately, this means SCALE19 will not go ahead as announced. However, this is not the end of our flagship conference – we hope to see you in 2020 after a short break. In the meantime, stay tuned for updates about our next exciting SCALE events. Berlin, Germany; TBA
  • Connected World Summit 2019 – Connected World is the 2-day Festival of Connected Technology, uniting 2,500 industry leaders, tech innovators, and decision-makers. London, England, United Kingdom; Oct 22-23, 2019
  • Unleash World Paris 2019UNLEASH World is the largest gathering of HR leaders discussing the future of work and workforce technology in the world. Paris, Ile-de-France, France; Oct 22-23, 2019
  • MUNICH TECH JOB FAIR AUTUMN 2019 – a chance for job seekers to talk to companies that are hiring in person. If you’ve had enough of submitting your CV online without the opportunity to make a lasting first impression, here’s your chance to change your strategy and do a bit of networking. Munich, Germany; Oct 23, 2019
  • Codemotion Milan – Codemotion is a two-day event open to all languages and technologies with a focus on topics such as Frontend, Security, Mobile, DevOps, IoT, Cloud, Big Data, AI /Machine Learning, Design/UX, Game Dev, Inspirational, Functional Programming, Javascript, Containers, Microservices, AR/MR/VR, Diversity in Tech, FAAS/Serverless. Milan, Italy, Oct 24-25, 2019
  • 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; Oct 25, 2019
  • Smart Capital 2019 – The Smart Capital Conference promotes innovation and investment into the best technology companies from across Europe and is your chance to connect with VCs, entrepreneurs, industry experts, and thought leaders to foster new connections, business, and investment. Copenhagen, Denmark; Oct 29-30, 2019
  • ZURICH TECH JOB FAIR AUTUMN 2019 – a chance for job seekers to talk to companies that are hiring in person. If you’ve had enough of submitting your CV online without the opportunity to make a lasting first impression, here’s your chance to change your strategy and do a bit of networking. Zurich, Switzerland; Oct 30, 2019
  • StartupConthe innovation-driven network and business event at C-level with the aim of connecting early-stage startups with suitable partners, businesses, and investors. Cologne, Germany; Oct 30, 2019
  • Innovation World Cup at StartupCon – the Innovation World Cup® Series will be in Cologne (Germany) at StartupCon, the innovation-driven network and business event at C-level with the aim of connecting early-stage startups with suitable partners, businesses, and investors. Cologne, Germany; Oct 30, 2019
  • How To Web – How to Web empowers founders and professionals like you to create disrupting tech products and businesses. During two days we are showcasing over 50 presentations, masterclasses, and debates about successful startups and products, business & innovation war stories and domain analysis. You will discuss global trends like fintech, AI, blockchain, techdemocracy, and urban transportation. Also cover practical subjects as starting a startup, growing revenue and distribution, designing innovative products and improving team performance. Bucharest, Romania; Oct 30-31, 2019
  • ReactiveConf – World-class 3 day festival of modern technologies for mobile and web innovators. Prague, Czech Republic, TBA
  • NOAH Conference London – Connecting Capital with Entrepreneurs. Our mission is to provide a physical marketplace that facilitates funding of digital European companies at all stages. London, UK; Oct 30-31, 2019
  • Nordic Venture Forum 2019 – For its 17th edition, the Nordic Venture Forum (NVF) will once again continue the tradition of driving tech innovation further positioning itself in Copenhagen, Denmark on the 30th and 31st of October 2019 at the Scandic Falkoner. The Nordic region is recognized as the most entrepreneurial region within Europe by the OECD and the Nordic Venture Forum has established itself as the event that stands at the forefront of global technological growth. Copenhagen, Denmark; Oct 30-31, 2019
  • Investor Summit Liechtenstein – The investor Summit Liechtenstein connects start-ups and SMEs with capital search with top-class investors and decision-makers. At the center of the event are the company presentations. Schann, Liechtenstein, Oct 31, 2019
  • Decentralized 2019Decentralized 2019 is a world-class summit will exchanging knowledge and ideas on the innovative business and political implications. Decentralized has established itself as Europe’s premier conference on blockchain and digital currencies. Decentralized 2019 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; Oct 30 – Nov 1, 2019

Nov

  • Benelux Venture Forum 2019 – The Benelux Venture Forum promotes innovation and investment into the best technology companies from across Europe and is your chance to connect with VCs, entrepreneurs, industry experts and thought leaders to foster new connections, business, and investment. Maastricht, Netherlands; Nov 1, 2019
  • Cleantech Energy Transition Summit 2019 – The Cleantech Energy Transition Summit promotes innovation and investment into the best technology companies from across Europe and is your chance to connect with VCs, entrepreneurs, industry experts, and thought leaders to foster new connections, business, and investment. Rotterdam, Netherlands;  Nov 1, 2019
  • ePitch Venture Forum 2019 – The ePitch Venture Forum promotes innovation and investment into the best technology companies from across Europe and is your chance to connect with VCs, entrepreneurs, industry experts, and thought leaders to foster new connections, business, and investment. Online;  Nov 1, 2019
  • NRW Venture Forum 2019 – The NRW Venture Forum promotes innovation and investment into the best technology companies from across Europe and is your chance to connect with VCs, entrepreneurs, industry experts, and thought leaders to foster new connections, business, and investment. Cologne, Germany;  Nov 1, 2019
  • Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 – 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. Barcelona, Spain; Nov 3-7, 2019
  • MoneyConf –  comes to you from the people behind Web Summit, the world’s fastest-growing technology event. MoneyConf has become “Europe’s largest cryptocurrency and fintech event”, a crossroads for the world’s largest buyers and sellers of technology, alongside many of the world’s most disruptive emerging fintech companies. In 2018, over 5,000 of the top names in the industry, from CEOs of global institutions and brands to the founders of the world’s most disruptive startups joined us at MoneyConf. Amid legendary networking opportunities, attendees have access to two days of content including keynotes, fireside chats, workshops and panel discussions from key players redrawing the boundaries of fintech and financial services. Lisbon, Portugal; Nov 4-7, 2019
  • O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference London – O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference provides design, development & deployment training that veteran & aspiring software architects. London, UK; Nov 4-7, 2019
  • O’Reilly Velocity Conference: London – O’Reilly Velocity Conference: London is to learn to build & run the systems that power modern businesses. London, UK; Nov 4-7, 2019
  • Web Summit – It’s been called “the best technology conference on the planet.” But we just 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; Nov 4-7, 2019
  • VMware Europe – VMworld Europe brings you four days of innovation to accelerate your journey to a software-defined business. Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain; Nov 4-7, 2019
  • 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; Nov 4-9, 2019
  • Telco Data Analytics & AI Europe – The catalyst for telco transformation offering new opportunities with ai, analytics and automation. London, UK; Nov 5-6, 2019
  • ngGirls – We believe that the IT industry will greatly benefit from bringing more women into technology. We want to give you an opportunity to learn how to program and become a programmer. Experience in HTML and CSS are an advantage of participating in the workshop. Kharkiv, Ukraine; Nov 5-6, 2019
  • BERLIN TECH JOB FAIR AUTUMN 2019 – a chance for job seekers to talk to companies that are hiring in person. If you’ve had enough of submitting your CV online without the opportunity to make a lasting first impression, here’s your chance to change your strategy and do a bit of networking. Berlin, Germany; Nov 7, 2019
  • Malta Blockchain Summit – Malta Blockchain Summit is a blockchain expo that discusses potential applications of the Blockchain, quantum technology, Artificial Intelligence, big data, and IoT. The Summit anticipates 5,000 delegates and world-class speakers, 300 exhibitor and sponsors. It will also feature a Hackathon as well as an ICO Pitch with hundreds of investors. Valletta, Malta; Nov 7-8, 2019
  • START Call – Berlin’s leading startup conference for founders, industry experts, and young professionals. Speeches from successful founders, hands-on workshops, a job fair, and a startup tour await you at the event. Famous startups such as N26, movinga, Signavio and many more will be there! Berlin, Germany; Nov 8-9, 2019
  • STICKS & STONES Job & Career Fair – With more than 3,000 visitors per year, STICKS & STONES is Europe’s biggest job and career fair for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, trans people, and straight allies. Munich, Germany; TBA
  • 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; Nov 11-12, 2019
  • Codemotion Berlin – Codemotion is a two-day event open to all languages and technologies with a focus on topics such as Frontend, Security, Mobile, DevOps, IoT, Cloud, Big Data, AI /Machine Learning, Design/UX, Game Dev, Inspirational, Functional Programming, Javascript, Containers, Microservices, AR/MR/VR, Diversity in Tech, FAAS/Serverless. Berlin, Germany; Nov 12-13, 2019
  • 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 a variety of hands-on workshops, immersive sessions, and thought-provoking keynotes. Berlin, Germany; Nov 13-15, 2019
  • 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 to Slush to kick it with like-minded tech-heads while experiencing the phenomenal atmosphere. Helsinki, Finland; Nov 21-22, 2019
  • European Fintech Forum will take place at the impressive Schloss Schönbrunn in the heart of Vienna. The event is set to bring together approximately 200 top executives bankers, lawmakers, regulators, investors, lawyers, and fintech entrepreneurs to discuss the latest trends in the fintech industry. The key focus will be on peer learning, so there will be plenty of networking opportunities to share experiences, views, and ideas with visitors from all over Europe. Vienna, Austria; Nov 22, 2019
  • Data Natives – Data Natives is Europe’s leading events platform for the data-driven generation. Born in Berlin, Germany – Data Natives emerged to spur the interaction between startups and businesses within the growing field of Big Data, AI, Machine Learning and IoT. After 4 successful years hosting our conference in Berlin and Tel Aviv, the fifth exciting edition of Data Natives is in Berlin. Berlin, Germany; Nov 25-26, 2019
  • UNICORNS IN TECH meets eBay & Brands4friends – UNICORNS IN TECH is the global tech community for LGBT+ and straight allies. It is the ideal place for everyone who is at home in the world of technology, whether they are an industry professional or a more casual enthusiast. On a monthly basis, we organize get-together events, hosted by proud companies. Berlin, Germany; TBA
  • SBC Digital Health Demo Day – 300 Investors + Corporates + Mentors + fellow Entrepreneurs, 12 Digital Health startups, fast-paced stage pitching. High potential startups from seven countries who joined this year’s Startupbootcamp Digital Health Berlin Acceleration program, will share from the stage how their amazing teams and products will disrupt the health tech-industry. Berlin, Germany; TBA
  • SiGMA iGaming Conference – Increasing in size, scope, and success over the last 5 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 29th November 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; Nov 27-29, 2019
  • Robotex – an international robotics education network, hosting tech event series across all continents, as well as running robotics and startup programs. Tallinn, Estonia; Nov 29 – Dec 1, 2019

Dec

  • 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; Dec 4, 2019
  • European Venture Contest Final 2019 – The European Venture Contest Final promotes innovation and investment into the best technology companies from across Europe and is your chance to connect with VCs, entrepreneurs, industry experts and thought leaders to foster new connections, business, and investment. Düsseldorf, Germany; Dec 9, 2019
  • APIdays Paris – The new API Stack for the Programmable Society is the world’s leading API Conference, with an expected 2,000 API practitioners and IT decision-makers (CTOs, CDOs, VP Engineers, Architects, PMs, Developers, Investors etc.). Paris, France, Dec 10-11, 2019
  • Disrupt Berlin – If you’re serious about startups, we’re still keeping it as real as ever. At Disrupt, everyone is a startupper – no matter if you’re a founder, investor, hacker or tech leader. So much more than just on-stage interviews, Disrupt is where you’ll find the renowned Startup Battlefield competition, hundreds of startups in Startup Alley, Workshops and legendary networking at our After Parties… and we’re in Berlin, right where many startup dreams begin. Berlin, Germany; Dec 11-12, 2019
  • StartupItalia! Open Summit –  we want to bring this data, this desire to do business and this drive to bring innovation to our country, believing in its future and growth. We are building the new edition of #sios19! Milan, Italy; Dec 16, 2019

European Startup Conferences

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European Innovation CalendarEuropean Accelerator DeadlinesEuropean Digital Health Conferences