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HOPP design store – your trusted guide into the unknown

Nestled at the heart of Tartu, HOPP is the design store of Tartu Centre for Creative Industries, launched very much in the startup spirit. The store has been operating for a year and embodies a bold and youthful style, bringing...
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Kirke Leinatamm from Scopus Studio on 3D design, digital fashion, and reducing the fashion industry‘s footprint

A fashion item with a 97% smaller carbon footprint than a regular garment? Yes, it’s possible – in 3D. We explored the...
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Antonius 2022 Showcases Sustainable Everyday Fashion and Forward-Looking Digital Fashion

For the first time in sTARTUp Day history, we have a fashion show on our side events program! Antonius fashion show, part...
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Martin Kikas: "I scare off laziness with my fears."

Ö STUDIO is a dynamic form of collaboration between audiovisual companies and artists that offers specialized art-directed multidisciplinary solutions such as video,...
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Chris Hales: "For me, the important thing always is to get it, however clunky, to work."

Since the 1990s media artist Chris Hales has taken a solo DIY approach to create interactive film installations and performances that have...
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Hero of the Week - Taniel Põld: “I am inspired by Estonian startup landscape”

Taniel Põld is the CEO of Degritter, a company specializing in ultrasonic cleaning of vinyl records and is particularly distinguished by its...
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Raine Toss (k u u l design): “Each failure is necessary for growth”

Raine Toss is the founder and designer of the Estonian clothing brand k u u l. The brand was initially created by...
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Marcus Engman: “IKEA has promised to make all their products parts of a circular economy by 2030.”

Each year, IKEA sells 3,800 000 products designed by 20 designers and put on display by 1000 interior designers, says Marcus Engman,...
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Sirla, Co-Founder of SprayPrinter: “The value of street art is in creative freedom.”

Who would be a better person to discuss the essence and future and street art with, than street art specialist Sirla, who...
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Tickets from 129€

Tickets

Find your perfect ticket type! All ticket types grant access to all three festival days. 

Venue access
Ϟ Day Zero: Side Events on August 24
Ϟ Day 1: Embracing Technology on August 25
Ϟ Day 2: Empowering Entrepreneurship on August 26
Matchmaking
This is where the magic happens. Through our matchmaking app, you can schedule 20-minute meetings with participants and meet them at our matchmaking area. General access to the matchmaking app will be available 3 days before sTARTUp Day begins.
Stage program
There will be three stages at sTARTUp Day 2023 - Starlight stage, Insight stage and Pitching stage - with speakers and presenters who cover a variety of topics for every taste.
Demo area access
This is the Mecca of entrepreneurship! Explore the latest innovations and discover new products, services, friends, opportunities and perhaps, your new career challenge.
Networking party
Legendary sTARTUp Night wraps up the first conference day. The afterparty is bringing together the coolest festival visitors, good music and lots of surprises!
Seminars
Practical seminars to sharpen & level up your skills.
Side events
Vibrant side-events taking place all over Tartu before, during and after the official festival.
Early access to matchmaking app
With early access, you’ll gain access to our matchmaking app 2 weeks earlier than most people. Use the opportunity to get a head start and request meetings with the hottest participants before all their slots are full.
VIP Reception
Celebrate the beginning of sTARTUp Day in style! The VIP reception brings together speakers, investors & executives for an unforgettable night
VIP Lounge access
Escape to your own lounge where you can kick back and relax, get some work done or prep for the next meeting.
Investor Day
Investor Day on March 15 is an exclusive investors' meetup to share experiences, learn from each other, and create meaningful contacts. Structured in a way you'd feel both elevated by and busy with new ideas while leaving enough room for networking.
Executive Day
Executive Day on March 15 is an exclusive executives' meetup to share experiences, learn from each other, and create meaningful contacts. Structured in a way you'd feel both elevated by and busy with new ideas while leaving enough room for networking.
List of attending investors
Startups will see the participating investors' list (investor's name + investment fund's name) which enables them to request meetings with the right investors through our matchmaking app.
List of attending startups
There are over 300 unique startups at sTARTUp Day, which can be quite overwhelming at times. We'll send you a database of all of the participating startups so you can browse through them all and select the ones you want to meet beforehand.
Personalised startup matches
With the help of our good friends from Dealum, we will find the most relevant startup matches based on each investor’s profile. This means that investors will get a list of hand-selected startups who meet their requirements, making it even easier to meet the right startup.
Visibility at sTARTUp Day website
All validated startups and the biggest VC funds will be featured on the sTARTUp Day website.

Visitor

169€
139€
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Venue access
Ϟ Day Zero: Side Events on August 24
Ϟ Day 1: Embracing Technology on August 25
Ϟ Day 2: Empowering Entrepreneurship on August 26
Matchmaking
This is where the magic happens. Through our matchmaking app, you can schedule 20-minute meetings with participants and meet them at our matchmaking area. General access to the matchmaking app will be available 3 days before sTARTUp Day begins.
Stage program
There will be three stages at sTARTUp Day 2023 - Starlight stage, Insight stage and Pitching stage - with speakers and presenters who cover a variety of topics for every taste.
Demo area access
This is the Mecca of entrepreneurship! Explore the latest innovations and discover new products, services, friends, opportunities and perhaps, your new career challenge.
Networking party
Legendary sTARTUp Night wraps up the first conference day. The afterparty is bringing together the coolest festival visitors, good music and lots of surprises!
Seminars
Practical seminars to sharpen & level up your skills.
Side events
Vibrant side-events taking place all over Tartu before, during and after the official festival.
Early access to matchmaking app
With early access, you’ll gain access to our matchmaking app 2 weeks earlier than most people. Use the opportunity to get a head start and request meetings with the hottest participants before all their slots are full.
VIP Reception
Celebrate the beginning of sTARTUp Day in style! The VIP reception brings together speakers, investors & executives for an unforgettable night
VIP Lounge access
Escape to your own lounge where you can kick back and relax, get some work done or prep for the next meeting.
Investor Day
Investor Day on March 15 is an exclusive investors' meetup to share experiences, learn from each other, and create meaningful contacts. Structured in a way you'd feel both elevated by and busy with new ideas while leaving enough room for networking.
Executive Day
Executive Day on March 15 is an exclusive executives' meetup to share experiences, learn from each other, and create meaningful contacts. Structured in a way you'd feel both elevated by and busy with new ideas while leaving enough room for networking.
List of attending investors
Startups will see the participating investors' list (investor's name + investment fund's name) which enables them to request meetings with the right investors through our matchmaking app.
List of attending startups
There are over 300 unique startups at sTARTUp Day, which can be quite overwhelming at times. We'll send you a database of all of the participating startups so you can browse through them all and select the ones you want to meet beforehand.
Personalised startup matches
With the help of our good friends from Dealum, we will find the most relevant startup matches based on each investor’s profile. This means that investors will get a list of hand-selected startups who meet their requirements, making it even easier to meet the right startup.
Visibility at sTARTUp Day website
All validated startups and the biggest VC funds will be featured on the sTARTUp Day website.

Startup

149€
129€
BUY NOW
Venue access
Ϟ Day Zero: Side Events on August 24
Ϟ Day 1: Embracing Technology on August 25
Ϟ Day 2: Empowering Entrepreneurship on August 26
Matchmaking
This is where the magic happens. Through our matchmaking app, you can schedule 20-minute meetings with participants and meet them at our matchmaking area. General access to the matchmaking app will be available 3 days before sTARTUp Day begins.
Stage program
There will be three stages at sTARTUp Day 2023 - Starlight stage, Insight stage and Pitching stage - with speakers and presenters who cover a variety of topics for every taste.
Demo area access
This is the Mecca of entrepreneurship! Explore the latest innovations and discover new products, services, friends, opportunities and perhaps, your new career challenge.
Networking party
Legendary sTARTUp Night wraps up the first conference day. The afterparty is bringing together the coolest festival visitors, good music and lots of surprises!
Seminars
Practical seminars to sharpen & level up your skills.
Side events
Vibrant side-events taking place all over Tartu before, during and after the official festival.
Early access to matchmaking app
With early access, you’ll gain access to our matchmaking app 2 weeks earlier than most people. Use the opportunity to get a head start and request meetings with the hottest participants before all their slots are full.
VIP Reception
Celebrate the beginning of sTARTUp Day in style! The VIP reception brings together speakers, investors & executives for an unforgettable night
VIP Lounge access
Escape to your own lounge where you can kick back and relax, get some work done or prep for the next meeting.
Investor Day
Investor Day on March 15 is an exclusive investors' meetup to share experiences, learn from each other, and create meaningful contacts. Structured in a way you'd feel both elevated by and busy with new ideas while leaving enough room for networking.
Executive Day
Executive Day on March 15 is an exclusive executives' meetup to share experiences, learn from each other, and create meaningful contacts. Structured in a way you'd feel both elevated by and busy with new ideas while leaving enough room for networking.
List of attending investors
Startups will see the participating investors' list (investor's name + investment fund's name) which enables them to request meetings with the right investors through our matchmaking app.
List of attending startups
There are over 300 unique startups at sTARTUp Day, which can be quite overwhelming at times. We'll send you a database of all of the participating startups so you can browse through them all and select the ones you want to meet beforehand.
Personalised startup matches
With the help of our good friends from Dealum, we will find the most relevant startup matches based on each investor’s profile. This means that investors will get a list of hand-selected startups who meet their requirements, making it even easier to meet the right startup.
Visibility at sTARTUp Day website
All validated startups and the biggest VC funds will be featured on the sTARTUp Day website.

Investor

249€
199€
BUY NOW
Venue access
Ϟ Day Zero: Side Events on August 24
Ϟ Day 1: Embracing Technology on August 25
Ϟ Day 2: Empowering Entrepreneurship on August 26
Matchmaking
This is where the magic happens. Through our matchmaking app, you can schedule 20-minute meetings with participants and meet them at our matchmaking area. General access to the matchmaking app will be available 3 days before sTARTUp Day begins.
Stage program
There will be three stages at sTARTUp Day 2023 - Starlight stage, Insight stage and Pitching stage - with speakers and presenters who cover a variety of topics for every taste.
Demo area access
This is the Mecca of entrepreneurship! Explore the latest innovations and discover new products, services, friends, opportunities and perhaps, your new career challenge.
Networking party
Legendary sTARTUp Night wraps up the first conference day. The afterparty is bringing together the coolest festival visitors, good music and lots of surprises!
Seminars
Practical seminars to sharpen & level up your skills.
Side events
Vibrant side-events taking place all over Tartu before, during and after the official festival.
Early access to matchmaking app
With early access, you’ll gain access to our matchmaking app 2 weeks earlier than most people. Use the opportunity to get a head start and request meetings with the hottest participants before all their slots are full.
VIP Reception
Celebrate the beginning of sTARTUp Day in style! The VIP reception brings together speakers, investors & executives for an unforgettable night
VIP Lounge access
Escape to your own lounge where you can kick back and relax, get some work done or prep for the next meeting.
Investor Day
Investor Day on March 15 is an exclusive investors' meetup to share experiences, learn from each other, and create meaningful contacts. Structured in a way you'd feel both elevated by and busy with new ideas while leaving enough room for networking.
Executive Day
Executive Day on March 15 is an exclusive executives' meetup to share experiences, learn from each other, and create meaningful contacts. Structured in a way you'd feel both elevated by and busy with new ideas while leaving enough room for networking.
List of attending investors
Startups will see the participating investors' list (investor's name + investment fund's name) which enables them to request meetings with the right investors through our matchmaking app.
List of attending startups
There are over 300 unique startups at sTARTUp Day, which can be quite overwhelming at times. We'll send you a database of all of the participating startups so you can browse through them all and select the ones you want to meet beforehand.
Personalised startup matches
With the help of our good friends from Dealum, we will find the most relevant startup matches based on each investor’s profile. This means that investors will get a list of hand-selected startups who meet their requirements, making it even easier to meet the right startup.
Visibility at sTARTUp Day website
All validated startups and the biggest VC funds will be featured on the sTARTUp Day website.

Executive

249€
199€
BUY NOW
Venue access
Ϟ Day Zero: Side Events on August 24
Ϟ Day 1: Embracing Technology on August 25
Ϟ Day 2: Empowering Entrepreneurship on August 26
Matchmaking
This is where the magic happens. Through our matchmaking app, you can schedule 20-minute meetings with participants and meet them at our matchmaking area. General access to the matchmaking app will be available 3 days before sTARTUp Day begins.
Stage program
There will be three stages at sTARTUp Day 2023 - Starlight stage, Insight stage and Pitching stage - with speakers and presenters who cover a variety of topics for every taste.
Demo area access
This is the Mecca of entrepreneurship! Explore the latest innovations and discover new products, services, friends, opportunities and perhaps, your new career challenge.
Networking party
Legendary sTARTUp Night wraps up the first conference day. The afterparty is bringing together the coolest festival visitors, good music and lots of surprises!
Seminars
Practical seminars to sharpen & level up your skills.
Side events
Vibrant side-events taking place all over Tartu before, during and after the official festival.
Early access to matchmaking app
With early access, you’ll gain access to our matchmaking app 2 weeks earlier than most people. Use the opportunity to get a head start and request meetings with the hottest participants before all their slots are full.
VIP Reception
Celebrate the beginning of sTARTUp Day in style! The VIP reception brings together speakers, investors & executives for an unforgettable night
VIP Lounge access
Escape to your own lounge where you can kick back and relax, get some work done or prep for the next meeting.
Investor Day
Investor Day on March 15 is an exclusive investors' meetup to share experiences, learn from each other, and create meaningful contacts. Structured in a way you'd feel both elevated by and busy with new ideas while leaving enough room for networking.
Executive Day
Executive Day on March 15 is an exclusive executives' meetup to share experiences, learn from each other, and create meaningful contacts. Structured in a way you'd feel both elevated by and busy with new ideas while leaving enough room for networking.
List of attending investors
Startups will see the participating investors' list (investor's name + investment fund's name) which enables them to request meetings with the right investors through our matchmaking app.
List of attending startups
There are over 300 unique startups at sTARTUp Day, which can be quite overwhelming at times. We'll send you a database of all of the participating startups so you can browse through them all and select the ones you want to meet beforehand.
Personalised startup matches
With the help of our good friends from Dealum, we will find the most relevant startup matches based on each investor’s profile. This means that investors will get a list of hand-selected startups who meet their requirements, making it even easier to meet the right startup.
Visibility at sTARTUp Day website
All validated startups and the biggest VC funds will be featured on the sTARTUp Day website.