Two-day stage program
The four stages at sTARTUp Day feature a diverse program tailored to suit everyone’s interests. Both conference days will be jam-packed with world-class speakers, pitching competitions and community programs – we promise you won’t get bored.
The stage program will be complemented with practical seminars where professionals share experiences and insights from their fields. Around 60 intimate seminars will take place in 6 rooms and run at full speed for two days.
Access to demo area
The demo area is located in two main halls of the venue creating the heart of the event. It's where more than 85 startups and companies can showcase their products, technologies and the latest innovations.
Inspirational side events
We are starting our festival on January 27 – a day dedicated to different side-events happening all around the sTARTUp city. Including those happening on the festival days, we host more than 20 side-events with our great partners.
Official networking party sTARTUp Night
The official sTARTUp Day networking party will take place on January 28 after the second awesome festival day. Around 1700 people are gathering to enjoy the funky festival vibe with some drinks and good music. It will be a Night to remember for sure.
Access to matchmaking app
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.
Early access to matchmaking app
With early access, you’ll gain access to our matchmaking app 2 week 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.
Speed Dating with investors
We’re bringing together startups and investors through speed dating! Each thematic block features 1:1 interactions where startup representatives will have 3 minutes to woo an investor into continuing discussions later on.
Invitation to VIP Reception
VIP-only welcome reception with a welcome drink and surprises for sTARTUp Day speakers, partners, investors and executives taking place on the first festival day, January 27.
Access to investor & executive Lounge
Investor & Executive Lounge is the place where investor and executive ticket owners can network with each other and relax. Grab some snacks and good coffee and enjoy the best view of the Starlight stage from the VIP balcony.
Access to Investor Day
It's an exclusive investors meetup to share experiences, learn from each other, and create meaningful contacts. The networking event is complemented with a stage program meant for Investor ticket owners only takes place on January 27 with more than 150 investors.
Access to Smart Manufacturing Meetup
Smart Manufacturing Meetup is an exclusive business meetup focusing on digital transformation, leadership skills and implementing innovative solutions. Inspiration, exchange of experience and business contacts are the core of Smart Manufacturing Meetup taking place on January 27 with around 200 executive ticket holders.
Access to Leadership Meetup
For the first time at sTARTUp Day, we are going to take the leadership mindset and styles into focus at an exclusive meeting for people in executive positions.
List of participating startups (generated match)
With the help of our good friends from Startup Includer, 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.
List of participating investors
Startups will see the participating investor list (investor name + investment fund name) which enables them to request meetings with the right investors through our matchmaking app.
Special workshops for startups
If you are a startup then get ready for some true startup community celebrations! Special side-events just for startups will help you learn, have fun, network and celebrate the startup-mindset.
Visibility on sTARTUp Day website
We will feature startups on the sTARTUp Day website in a database, showcasing the name, logo, stage, industry and one-liner. This will give startups more visibility and help make meaningful connections with all interested parties.