By Invitation Only
"The hot new ticket on the Tech Conference scene" - Forbes
What is START?
This year START will showcase 150 of the world’s highest potential young companies. If you feel you should be in the room there are two ways of getting in. One - get three fellow founders or investors you respect to recommend you and explain why your company is exceptional. Two - ask one of our previous START or f.ounders attendees to recommend you. All referrals can be made to email@example.com.Download Overview Doc The Class of 2013
Last Year's Attendees
A who’s who of the world’s most innovative companies
Jack Dorsey came to "meet people and to explore the city". If you're selected to be part of Web Summit's startup program then we build networking opportunities for you. We line up meetings with investors, media, partners and more. Of course you can just attend by buying a ticket, or you can apply. It's FREE to apply.
Without a doubt it was the best event I’ve experienced for the tech and entrepreneurial community - Tony Florence, General Partner - NEA
The world's largest and leading startup and investor event
Kleiner Perkins, Sequioa, Andreessen Horowitz, Accel, Google Ventures, Goldman Sachs, 500 Startups and many more "come to find the next Google or Facebook" in the words of Skype founder and investor Niklas Zennstrom. With over 500 investors, including every major fund globally, in one room, shouldn't you be there?