TNW STARTUP PROGRAM

NEXT LEVEL GROWTH

Make a splash to scale-up your startup

TNW2020

WHERE STARTUPS SCALE

At TNW, our goal is to help startups reach the next level through connections, business, and access to capital. In the past thousands of startups have joined our Startup Program and collectively raised more than 4 billion in funding. Now that we're taking TNW digital, we can deliver even more value to startups at even better terms.

TNW helps startups in two ways. The Startup Pass gives you the Business pass at a discounted rate (49 eur). If you’re a startup looking to raise funding, grow your business, or raise awareness, join the TNW Startup Program for optimal exposure to customers, investors, and media for just 395 eur.

Who can join?
Verified startups that meet these criteria can sign up for a Startup Pass or the Startup Program:

  • founded between 2014-2020
  • has under 200 employees
  • is building and marketing it's own software/hardware product (no agencies or consultancies)

WHY JOIN THE STARTUP PROGRAM

Aside from being the most affordable way to be part of TNW2020, our Startup Program comes with some incredible perks.

  • TICKETS


    Get 4 business passes with access to content and networking features for your team

  • EXHIBIT


    Get a 2-day booth in our virtual expo and demo your product to grow pipeline

  • MEET INVESTORS


    Use our networking platform to connect and meet with investors

  • PITCH ON STAGE


    Showcase your startup in front of investors and media by competing on stage

  • SHARE YOUR STORY


    Over 500 media publications are attending TNW2020. Stand out and boost your brand awareness

POL FAÑANÁS

Strategy & Corporate Finance Manager, Validated ID
POL FAÑANÁS

ROI on steroids. We met Randstad Innovation Fund at TNW, they ended up co-leading with Caixa Capital Risc our €2M seed round.

PITCH BATTLE

Startups joining the TNW Startup Program can compete in the Pitch Battle and pitch their startup in front of a jury (consisting of media, investor and industry expert(s)) and TNW's virtual audience. on stage. After joining the Startup Program you will be able to sign up for one of the pitch competitions below.

  • Intelligence


    The rate of technological progress is accelerating exponentially. Whether it is to enhance Human Intelligence or Artificial intelligence this battle is about startups with intelligent solutions.

  • Sustainable Societies


    The world has a huge challenge. More mouths to feed, higher consumer demands. How By 2050, we’ll need to feed an extra 2 billion people while decreasing our environmental impact. Startups with technologies and products in this field will battle it out.

  • As A Service


    Software is eating the world. New services help to grow businesses and improve business processes throughout the world. The hottest young SaaS companies take the stage here.

  • Transportation


    Transportation and mobility is undergoing a huge Shift. Find out which startups are leading the way.

  • Checkout


    Due to the pandemic where shifting towards an ecommerce by default world. At the Checkout Pitch Battles, the hippest and hottest ecommerce startups take the stage.

  • Health and well being


    Health and well being has been a huge topic in the last decade already, but the pandemic has catapulted the importance of this space. Watch the latest health and well being startups take the stage.

The selection process

From application to exhibiting

  • REGISTER


    Awesome, your team is coming to TNW2020, well virtually. No need to book flights or hotels this time around. Make sure your company profile is complete and sign up for one of the pitch battles.

  • PICK YOUR BATTLES


    Sign up for one of the Pitch Battles. Our team and experts (from media, investing and industry background) will discuss your application and select the most exciting startups to compete in the Pitch Battle.

  • GO DO BUSINESS


    Prepare your pitch, discuss your go to TNW strategy with your team (who's doing what, create a personal agenda via the app), and start networking and scheduling meetings with investors and potential client. Get ready to rock.

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

BATTLE IT OUT

Next to exhibiting and investor meetings, you can choose to get even more exposure by signing up for one of the six the Pitch Battle themes. Apply for the chance to showcase at TNW, where the 60 finalists will pitch their startups to the most influential minds in tech and a jury consisting of a member of the media, an investor and sector expert(s)

This is your opportunity to gain exposure and achieve your goals. Interested? Submit your application now.

INVESTOR MATCHMAKING

IT'S A MATCH

Securing quality meetings is the main driver of doing business at TNW. With TNW being fully online, it's more efficient than ever. We've invested heavily in our proprietary networking experience, so you can land those investor meetings.

Schedule meetings with investors and potential clients before the event starts. Last year, we had 3,800 meetings scheduled between startups and investors, and over 30,000 meetings in general.

THE STARTUPS

Here's a selection of the startups that will be joining us for TNW2020. Find all startups here.



Starling Bank

  • Payments
  • Business Services
  • Banking
  • FinTech
  • Founded in 2014
  • Raised: $298.3M
  • 840 employees

"Starling Bank is an award-winning and fully-licensed bank built to give people a fairer, smarter and more human alternative to the banks of the past. With four different account types – personal, business, joint and euro.

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Personio GmbH

  • SaaS
  • Recruiting
  • Human Resources
  • Human Resource Automation
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $129.3M
  • 350 employees

"Personio is a fast-growing software startup based in Munich that offers a holistic HR and applicant management software designed for companies with 10 to 2,000 employees.

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Tier Mobility

  • Sharing Economy
  • Application Platforms
  • Ride Sharing
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Founded in 2018
  • Raised: $129.1M
  • 370 employees

"TIER Mobility is Europe’s leading company for shared micro-mobility services with a mission to change mobility for good. The company plays the leading force in the transformation of transportation, relieving cities from emissions and congestion.

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Soldo

  • Mobile
  • Payments
  • Financial Services
  • Small and Medium Businesses
  • Banking
  • FinTech
  • Founded in 2014
  • Raised: $72M
  • 150 employees

"Soldo is a fast growing financial technology (fintech) company tackling the problem of spend management for businesses with a single prepaid spending account and multiple mastercards for those handling money on behalf of the business

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Tourlane

  • Travel
  • Tourism
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Booking
  • Founded in 2016
  • Raised: $71M
  • 350 employees

"Tourlane’s travel experts empower you to take your travel to the next level. We combine proprietary technology with the expertise of experienced travel specialists to make planning and booking of multi-day trips easy and personal for travellers.

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Funnel

  • Data Integration
  • Business Intelligence
  • Adtech
  • Marketing Intelligence
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $65M
  • 40 employees

"Funnel automates data collection, mapping, and reporting from all advertising platforms. Out of the box integrations to 380+ ad platforms.

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DefinedCrowd

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Speech Recognition
  • Software
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $62.9M
  • 195 employees

"DefinedCrowd is an intelligent data platform for AI by combining Crowd-as-a-Service and machine learning to accelerate enterprise data training and modeling.

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CASAVO

  • Sales and Marketing
  • Property Management
  • Founded in 2017
  • Raised: $62.4M
  • 80 employees

"We give you a guaranteed and fair sale price for your home from day one, eliminating months of uncertainty. Get an instant valuation online or email us.

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Klaxoon

  • Information Technology
  • Information Services
  • EdTech
  • E-learning
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $55.6M
  • 240 employees

"Klaxoon, the meeting revolution Adopted by millions of teams worldwide, Klaxoon is the full range of products that radically improves teamwork efficiency, for each moment when a team needs to collaborate.

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Dixa

  • Email
  • Technology
  • Services
  • Internet
  • Customer Service
  • Customer Support Tools
  • Chat
  • Communication
  • Deep Tech
  • Founded in 2016
  • Raised: $52.8M
  • 100 employees

"Dixa is a global customer service tech company on a mission to create friendships between brands and their customers, break down technology silos and eliminate bad customer service.

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Swappie

  • Online Shopping
  • Electronics
  • Founded in 2016
  • Raised: $40M
  • 120 employees

"Swappie.com is a safe and secure online store for used smartphones where you can order little-used, affordable smartphones directly from our store, which have been tested and refurbished using the newest technology.

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Otovo

  • Sustainability
  • Renewable Energies
  • Green
  • Solar Energy
  • Founded in 2016
  • Raised: $35M
  • 75 employees

"The clean energy company for the future. We put solar on your roof. No up front cost. Just home made clean energy. Feat. @otovosimen @otovobentzen @athornor

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Adverity

  • SaaS
  • Analytics
  • Data Integration
  • Software
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $34M
  • 150 employees

"Adverity is a data management and analytics platform specialized in enabling data-driven marketers to demonstrate value faster and easier, by transforming siloed data into actionable insights.

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UrbanVolt

  • Sustainability
  • Electronics
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Subscription Service
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $33M
  • 16 employees

"Making Sustainable Easy for large corporates via Lighting as a Service across their supply chains around the world. We provide clean energy assets as a subscription service.

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Stuart

  • Transportation
  • Logistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • On Demand Economy
  • Bicycles
  • Founded in 2015
  • Raised: $28.3M
  • 250 employees

"Stuart is a disruptive on-demand delivery app and platform that speeds up the way goods are transported in cities.

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Unacast

  • Analytics
  • Information Services
  • Marketing
  • Industry
  • Founded in 2014
  • Raised: $27.3M
  • 40 employees

"Unacast powers a global network of proximity providers, enabling brands and retailers to retarget their customers based on offline behavior

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Lightyear

  • Transportation
  • Sustainability
  • Energy
  • Clean Technology
  • Green
  • Founded in 2016
  • Raised: $24.6M
  • 110 employees

" We are developing world's first long range solar car. Our ultimate goals is to bring clean mobility for everyone, everywhere.

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Glofox

  • Fitness
  • Health and Wellness
  • Cloud Management
  • Software
  • Founded in 2014
  • Raised: $22.7M
  • 120 employees

"Glofox is the business management software helping fitness entrepreneurs to build successful, growing businesses and improve worldwide health and wellbeing.

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Fraugster

  • Technology
  • Finance
  • Big Data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • FinTech
  • Deep Tech
  • Founded in 2014
  • Raised: $19.1M
  • 60 employees

"Fraugster has evolved into an AI-driven security company that shields e-commerce businesses and their consumers against cyber-criminal and always fulfills its commitment to increase every customer’s revenue growth

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refurbed

  • Consumer Electronics
  • E-Commerce
  • Marketplaces
  • Clean Technology
  • Founded in 2017
  • Raised: $17M
  • 60 employees

"Refurbed is the fastest-growing online marketplace for refurbished electronics in Germany & Austria. We built a platform to bring professional merchants and consumers together. Our products are up to 40% cheaper & 100% more environmentally friendly.

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Kodit.io

  • Real Estate
  • Analytics
  • Big Data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Founded in 2017
  • Raised: $15.5M
  • 50 employees

"Kodit.io is the leading iBuyer in Europe. We bring liquidity to the real estate market. Thanks to our AI, we eliminate all the hassle and lack of transparency related to the process of selling and buying apartments.

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