EU-Startups Summit 2022: Europe’s Hottest Startup Event

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  • Everyone startup-related is welcome at the EU-Startup Summit 2022 in Barcelona
  • The date is May 12-13 2022, and the place is Palau de Congressos Catalunya in Barcelona
  • Panel discussions, keynote speeches, and fireside chats from selected founders and investors will be complemented with live pitches with packs of exciting prizes
  • VCs will also pitch themselves before startups in ‘reverse pitches’

Europe’s hottest startup event – EU Startup Summit 2022 – will take place in Barcelona this May. This time, Palau de Congressos – at the very heart of the city – will open its doors to startup founders and enthusiasts, angel investors and VCs, media and corporates from all over Europe and beyond. The Summit will be in-person.

May 12-13 will be tightly packed with unique opportunities for exchanging insights on everything that has to do with founding and scaling. That is not to mention an exciting networking opportunity (with a dedicated networking app).

Speakers and Topics

This year, the event brings together a total of over 70 recognized experts for panel discussion, fireside chats, and keynote speeches. Some of them have already been announced:

The discussions will all have to do with everything and anything Startup with a focus on the most recent cross-industry disruptions and future trends. More precisely:

  • fundraising and creating growth ecosystems
  • angels VS vcs VS crowdfunding
  • data for startups
  • building and utilizing partnerships to the fullest
  • scaling and international expansion
  • the future of business travel and virtual events
  • diversity and inclusivity in the startups ecosystem

See the full tightly packed agenda here.

Startup Pitches

Since the summit is startup-centered, not having a pitching session would be a missed opportunity. This year, 15 finalists were chosen out of an overwhelming 1,300 applications:

  • Autoscriber – an AI-powered speech recognition solution that extracts actionable data from conversations between doctors and patients
  • Beatvest – a Gen Z-focused investment platform.
  • Dashero – a cash flow dashboard tailored for digital businesses.
  • Erasmus Play – a platform for facilitating housing for international students.
  • Gossik – an AI-powered productivity assistant.
  • GreenBytes – a cloud-based solution to predict food consumption and thus combat food waste.
  • LandEx – the first land investment platform in the EU.
  • LEGID App – an online marketplace for legal assistance.
  • Megi – an AI-powered medical assistant and doctor-patient communication facilitator specializing in the cardiovascular sphere.
  • Omgyno – a comprehensive medtech platform for women that combines telemedicine, sexual education, and eCommerce.
  • Rackle – a plug-and-play suite for fintech product creators.
  • scudi – an early wage access provider.
  • StreamBee – a dashboard for content creators that collects performance data from all relevant platforms.
  • Tryp.com – a comprehensive travel facilitation platform that picks the ultimate staying and transportation solutions for multi-destination travels.
  • VMersive – a VR solution for surgeons.

The winner will be rewarded with an exciting set of prizes with a total worth of EUR 125K from the Summit’s partners, including APX, Freshworks, mysimpleshow, Outgrow, Pipedrive, Scaleway, SEMrush, Vonage, and EU Startup Summit itself. This year’s jury deciding the winner will comprise of:

Additionally, the Summit will include its know-how – ‘reverse pitching.’ This is where VCs pitch themselves before startups. 

In a Nutshell

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