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25 must-attend startup & VC events in Europe in 2023

The Flyer One Ventures team has compiled a list of events and conferences that will take place in various European cities in 2023 and will be relevant to founders, entrepreneurs, startups, and VCs.

​Venture Capital World Summit

Amsterdam, Netherlands

January 30

Venture Capital World Summit promises to offer “unprecedented insights” into the world of venture capital and bring entrepreneurs and investors together. Among its guests, its organizers prioritize companies that have operated for over a year, have positive cash flow, can demonstrate intrinsic positive impact, and are likely to generate quality financial returns.



Barcelona, Spain

February 27 — March 2

4YFN is an event for startups, VCs, corporations, and institutions, which goal is to support entrepreneurs and connect them with investors. The program also features the 4YFN Awards, a startup competition aimed at finding the best digital startups around the globe.


Alpha Wolves

London, UK

March 8—9

Alpha Wolves is a two-day event "connecting capital with business." It helps to learn about what is happening in the startup market and gives an insight into the CEE ecosystem. The event is an exclusive forum for growth-stage companies partnering with venture and growth capital to achieve scale.


Startup Day

Tartu, Estonia

March 15—17

Startup Day 2023 calls itself "a business festival" and is bringing together startup-minded people to celebrate entrepreneurship. About 3,900 people from 52 countries attended the conference in 2022, including some 200 investors. It features a stage program, demo area, workshops, pitching competitions, and matchmaking events.


Women in Tech

London, UK

March 21

The Women in Tech Conference, centered around AI and machine learning professionals, promises its guests to help keep up with current tech trends, as well as to give insights about how to drive unbiased recruitment and develop inclusive and diverse cultures in the workplace. Among others, female executives from Vodafone, Amazon, IKEA, Citi, and Barclays will be speakers at this event.


Investor's Forum 2023

Geneva, Switzerland

March 22—23

Investor's Forum 2023 is the annual flagship event of Invest Europe, which brings together leading LPs and GPs. The event is designed to provide participants with the latest industry insights and data, high-level debate, and networking opportunities. Attendance is open to pre-qualified institutional investors and Invest Europe member GPs and LP fund-of-funds only.


CEE VC Summit 2023 (Vestbee)

Warsaw, Poland

March 28—29

CEE VC Summit 2023 calls itself "the leading matchmaking platform for startups and investors in CEE."

It is an invitation-only two-day event for 200+ GPs and selected LPs to strengthen regional relations, exchange valuable insight, and bridge the gap with more mature VC ecosystems.


Hamburg Startup Conference 2023 (by Startup Network Europe)

Hamburg, Germany

April 12

Startup Network Europe makes conferences for European Startups, which gather thousands of founders, angel investors, and venture capitalists. One of them will take place in Hamburg, promising to bring hundreds of startup founders and international investors. The more detailed program will be announced in the coming months.


EU-Startups Summit

Barcelona, Spain

April 20-21

EU-Startups Summit will gather over 2,000 founders, startup enthusiasts, corporates, angel investors, VCs, and media from across Europe. The event is a great opportunity for networking and a meeting point for aspiring entrepreneurs and investors.


TechChill Riga 2023

Riga, Latvia

April 27—28

TechChill Riga 2023 calls itself "the main tech and startup event in the Baltics," which promises to bridge the gaps in knowledge, skills, and network. About 2,300 people attended the conference last year, including 200 investors and representatives of 300 startups.