From Zero to Hero

sTARTUp Day brings together over 100 world-class speakers and 4000 attendees to discuss business, innovation and new technologies, share startup success stories and lessons learned. The three-day program is complemented with several pitching competitions, practical seminars with professionals, side-events and a large expo area where companies showcase their latest innovations. 

We have organized matchmaking to connect startups with investors, find future business partners and encourage startup-corporate collaboration. Numerous parties and networking events take place during the festival. It's a business party you don't want to miss!

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TOPICS

Founders’ psychology

Is founding a startup with your best friend a good idea? Discussions about mentorship and evolving as a founder.

Space Technology

Space is new frontier for startups –  from data analytics and water purification to SpaceX rockets.

Fuck-up Stories

When is the right time to give up? Failing is part of the learning process and sometimes we need to hear that other people have failed, too.

Science to Business

Is an invention an innovation when it’s not on the market? How to overcome the struggles when getting your academic research to the market?

Smart City

New trends like big data and sustainable development will change cities as we know them. What will future cities look like?

Corporate Innovation

Every company needs innovation to stay relevant, but the questions remains in house R&D or outsourcing?

Founders' Stories

The true zero to hero stories that are here to inspire all current and future founders working on their big break.

Biotechnology

Starting a biotech startup is more difficult as you need to build up a lab in addition to a company. What opportunities can it bring?

Creative Economy

The creative industry is often disregarded in the startup scene, but we are here to talk about their obstacles as well.

Startup Ecosystem

Every starting company needs support, but what kind of support and who should offer it is up for debate.

Reverse Pitching

Pitching in a reverse way: investors and accelerators presenting themselves to startups

Previous speakers 

We are are currently working on the speakers list of sTARTUp Day 2020. Stay tuned!

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Christer Fuglesang
1st & only Swedish astronaut
Peter Vesterbacka
Entrepreneur
Oliver Leisalu
Taxify, Co-Founder
Adrian Kaehler
Giant.AI, Founder and CEO
Sten Tamkivi
Topia, Chief Product Officer
Patrick Mork
madmork stories, Chief Storyteller; ex-Google Play
Marc Sands
Marketing Guru
Jevgeni Kabanov
ZeroTurnaround, Founder; Taxify, Chief Product Officer
Allan Martinson
LeapIN, CEO
Skinner Layne
Vaxios, Exosphere. Founder
Christian von den Brincken
Ströer, Head of Business Development
Roger Dickey
Gigster, Founder

Tickets

Get your sTARTUp Day ticket now! 

VISITOR

49€

You have startup mindset of getting things done no matter where you work or study

 

STARTUP

49€

You are this crazy person who has left the comfort zone to make your dreams come true 

 

INVESTOR

99€

You are the strategist and visionary enabling startups to build a better future for everyone

 

EXECUTIVE

99€

You are the leader of innovation, always looking for better solutions and taking your company forward

 

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Experiences

A buzzing event, full of energy, excellent pitches, great speakers and loads of passion. I loved being part of sTARTUp day!
David Beckett
Best3Minutes, Pitch Coach
Networking opportunities at sTARTUp Day exceeded all of our expectations and led to several new business partnerships. Such a vibrant entrepreneurial community was created in Tartu – a combination of business and pleasure.
Annet Muru
STACC, Marketing Manager
sTARTUp Day is an event with a casual and positive atmosphere, always at an interesting venue. Perfect for networking – big enough to attract people and small enough to find all the relevant ones.
Martin Vares
Fractory.co, Founder & CEO

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