News & Events

Access2Finance Conference - Maribor

Conference on accessing finance in Slovenia. Two days full of interesting speakers who will give us an overview of what programmes are available to accelerate your startup and scaleup. 

PODIM conference


We are connecting 1000+ brilliant startups, investors, corpos and other stakeholders with global minds and leaders and serving as an effective platform for investing in the most promising startups from the region.

Credit and payments app Twisto raises €14m

Twisto, the credit-based mobile payments app, has raised €14 million in a Series B round with new and existing investors to fund its further expansion in Europe.

Access2Finance Conference - Prague


Are you looking for appropriate subsidies, financial and other SME instruments as a funding option to open your horizons?Then come to our Access 2 finance workshop which is organized as a side event of Startup World Cup & Summit in Prague by CzechInvest within MY-GATEWAY project. Highly welcomed are all promising start-ups, innovative SMEs and "funding suppliers" as banks, investors and other relevant stakeholders.

Please, register here:

Please, note that the programme is subject to change, and will be updated continuously up to the workshop.

Créme de la créme of European startups are heading to Prague in April to clash for the European Champ title


SWCSummit will also welcome world-renowned keynote speakers, dozens of investors, and other innovators

Western Balkan Digital Summit


On April 4-5, 2019, Serbia will be hosting the second Western Balkans Digital Summit (#DSWB) in Belgrade, at the Palace of Serbia.

The Summit will bring together representatives of governments, businesses, regional organizations, CSOs, academic community and the youth, with the aim of setting up a digital platform for the exchange of ideas and proposals.

Krisztina Toth, Europa Media, and Sara Lerota, Spark Accelerator, will be there to discuss a new set of policy recommendations to improve the Western Balkan entrepreneurial situation.

Commissioner Mariya Gabriel endorses the Western Balkan policy recommendations at Startup Europe Summit 2019

It was only on 15 November 2018 at Startup Europe Summit in Sofia, Bulgaria, that the Founding Members of the Startup Europe Central and Eastern Europe Network (SECEEN) and the Startup Europe Western Balkans Network (SEWBN) publicly signed a Joint Declaration aimed at reinforcing the tech entrepreneurship ecosystems of their regions.

Startup Olé

We'll be at Startup Olé with a delegation of 19 startups from the CEE countries. 10 startups have been given the possibility to pitch at the event. Come and meet them if you're there!

Startup Europe Summit

Get inspired by technology leaders. Learn about European funding opportunities directly from Brussels, including programs to support startups (Startup Europe, European Innovation Council, Digital Innovation Hubs, EIT Digital). Learn how you can change the tech game.

Startup Europe Campfire III

All Startup Europe projects members will join this event to discuss what it means to them to be a Startup Europe Ambassador and the activities planned for this year.